The Museum Restaurant

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

Soups, sandwiches, beans, drinks and desserts until 3 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!

Today’s Specials 

 Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Entrees:  $7.49 (includes 2 sides)

  • Roast Beef
  • Cheesy Bacon Jalapeno Chicken

Homemade Soup:  $4.95 for a bowl

  • Vegetable
  • White Chicken Chili

Soup & Sandwich Combo:  $6.95

Bowl of soup and your choice of Sandwich

  • Chicken Salad
  • Tuna Salad
  • Pimiento Cheese Sandwich
  • White or Wheat Bread

Vegetable Plate (choose 3 sides) – $5.49

Sides (choose 2 with an entree or a la carte) – $1.95 per side

  • Pinto Beans
  • Green Beans
  • Fried Apples
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Dijon Brussels Sprouts
  • Broccoli Mac & Cheese
  • Glazed Carrots
  • White Beans
  • Turnip Greens
  • Creamy Dill Cucumbers
  • Italian Spaghetti Salad
  • Mandarin Orange Salad
  • Peaches & Cream Salad
  • Cole Slaw
  • Potato Salad
  • Cottage Cheese
  • Pickled Beets
  • Jello & Fruit
  • Tomato, Cucumber & Onion

We offer fresh baked cookies, cakes & pies by the slice, daily!

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

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

Click here for a list of a la carte catering items