Tapoco Tavern offers incredible outside dining experiences adjacent to the world famous Cheoah River.  Indoor and private room options for groups also available.

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We are excited to announce that on Saturday, May 23rd @ 11am, we will reopen in room dining.  However, the Tapoco Tavern will only be open to 50% capacity inside and outside at this time per Governor Cooper’s Order, see below.  Please call 828-498-2800 to place To Go orders.   Click here to view our new safety procedures.


Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order No. 141 modify North Carolina’s Stay At Home order and transition to Phase 2 – Safer at Home. On June 24th, he signed Executive Order No. 147 requiring face mask to be worn in public places.


Perched on the banks of the world famous Cheoah River, Tapoco Tavern combines the very best of classic pizzeria and all American flavors with a view and environment unmatched in all of Western Carolina. Order up a wood stone oven pizza for the family or indulge in the house favorite, “Bloody Mary” from our full-service bar. From steaks, burgers, salads, and local Carolina Mountain trout, there’s something for everyone.


Breakfast is served daily in the Cheoah Room just off from the Front Desk. Each morning from 8am-10am we serve hot and cold items. Depending on the number of lodge guests, options either from an a la carte menu or breakfast buffet which includes:  eggs your way, Maple sausage, Applewood Smoked Bacon, biscuits and gravy, French toast casserole, hash brown casserole, yogurt, Danish, fruit,  Belgian Waffles with warmed Maple syrup, and/or a choice of cereals. Coffee, tea, juice, and milk are included with your breakfast.

Meals are not included in the room rates.