Museum Restaurant

Serving home-cooked daily lunch specials everyday from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Soups, sandwiches, beans, drinks and desserts until 3:00 p.m.

Pull up a chair and enjoy a meal as they’ve been fixed in country kitchens for generations. Our Southern Appalachian style cooking offers delicious casseroles, hearty entrees, tantalizing sides and homemade desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth!

The Restaurant at Museum of Appalachia offers cafe’ style service. Order from our counter from a daily menu board and then take your seat; we will bring your food right out to you!

It’s relaxing, cozy and comfortable with a fabulous view. It’s a wonderful, wholesome place to enjoy a delicious meal.

And….we have free wi-fi access in the dining room!

Come see us!

Daily Special: $8.95 (includes 2 sides)

Senior Daily Special (will only receive if requested): $7.95 (includes 2 sides)

Vegetable Plate (choose 3): $6.49

Soup & Sandwich Combo: $8.95

Bowl of soup and your choice of Sandwich

  • Chicken Salad
  • Tuna Salad
  • Pimento Cheese Sandwich
  • White or Wheat Bread
  • Vegetable Soup or Soup of the Day

Pinto Beans & Cornbread: $4.95

Sides (choose 2 with an entree or a la carte): $2.95 per side

  • We offer unique sides each day. You can see a sample of our side offerings in the weekly menu posted below

Desserts: We offer a plethora of cakes, cobblers, pies, cookies, and more.

& much more!

Leave the cooking to us!  Order something for your next event.

We cook it, you pick it up!  It’s that easy!

Entrees must be ordered at least 72 hours in advance.

Orders must be picked up during regular museum business hours.

To order, please call 865-494-7680 or e-mail

Book one of our rental facilities for your special occasion with catering from The Restaurant at the Museum of Appalachia!

Click Here to download our in-house event catering menu