Enjoy the Varied Tastes Of the Mountains
With everything there is to do in Cherokee, you can work up quite an appetite. But don’t worry, you won’t go hungry; Cherokee has everything from fast food, to ample buffets to fine dining. And if all you want is a good snack of candy, ice cream or fudge, it’s available all around town.
So whether you’ve got a family to feed, or are looking for a table for two, one of our Cherokee restaurants will suit your price range and taste.
No alcoholic beverages are sold on the Cherokee reservation, except at Harrah’s Cherokee Casino and Hotel.
What Did The Ancient Cherokees Eat?
According to the Museum of the Cherokee Indian, a traditional Indian feast consisted of…
Blackberries, elderberries, wild plum, persimmon, dewberries, gooseberries and fox grapes.
Hickory nuts, butternuts, walnuts and hazelnuts.
Chestnut bread, hominy bread, bean bread, molasses bread and wild potato bread.
Roast bear, roast deer, speckled trout, and turkey.
Potatoes, corn, wild greens, succotash, artichokes and ramps.
Sassafras tea, spicewood tea and sumacade.