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Located on the banks of the Nantahala River and just 20 minutes outside of Bryson City, Nantahala Outdoor Center offers multiple onsite restaurants and venues for your visit.

Enjoy gastro pub fare at River’s End Restaurant while watching rafters and kayakers drift down the Nantahala River from your window seat. If you are looking for a quick bite without sacrificing taste, stop through Big Wesser for casual riverside food and drinks.

Grab a coffee, freshly made donuts and ice cream at the little blue bus, Slow Joe’s Coffee & Donuts, or for a quick cold beverage, check out Switchback Taps exclusively serving New Belgium craft beers and shots.

Whether you are just passing through, hiking the AT, or joining us for an adventure, NOC’s has a hearty meal, sweet treat, or tasty beverage perfect for your riverside visit!

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