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Bocelli’s Italian Eatery


Bocelli’s is a family-oriented, traditional Italian restaurant nestled in the mountains of downtown Waynesville, NC. Since 2008, we’ve been passionate about serving up fresh, made-to-order Italian entrées, pasta and pizza. We invite you to our cucina to enjoy delicious, handcrafted food in our warm, casual environment or out on our outside patio.


Our Hours

12:00 PM – 8:30 PM
12:00 PM – 8:30 PM
12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
12:00 PM – 8:30 PM
We have multiple parking locations. Next to the building. Across the street in Haywood Square Plaza. Public parking lot, as well as the public parking garage.


Daily Specials:


Lasagna, Salad & Bread


12″ House Calzone


6″ Sub, Fries & Drink


Buy One Get One Spaghetti Dinner, Salad & Bread

(Dine-in Only. No Substitutions.)

Sample Menu

There’s something for everyone to enjoy on our made-to-order menu.
Click the button to download our full menu. The below is just a sampling of some of our favorite dishes.
Entrees available gluten-free upon request.

Mozzarella Sticks
Creamy mozzarella sticks, battered and fried. Served with our signature marinara.
Caprese Salad
Sliced buffalo mozzarella, tomatoes and basil topped with a drizzle of our housemade Italian dressing and balsamic reduction.
Breaded Mushrooms
Homemade dipped & dusted, deep fried and served with ranch dressing.
Chicken Strips
Breaded chicken strips, crispy fried and served with honey mustard.
Delicious chicken wings oven roasted, flash fried, then seasoned to perfection! Choose from plain, dry rub, mild, hot or BBQ.
Marinated calamari in a delicious herb seasoned breading served with our signature marinara.
Garlic Knots
Homemade dough, freshly baked, basted with garlic olive oil, then lightly dusted with parmesan and topped with an herb blend of rosemary, oregano and thyme. Served with our signature marinara.
Cheese Bread
Italian garlic bread baked with fresh mozzarella. Served with our signature marinara.
Salads & Soups
Dressing Options
Housemade Italian
Housemade Ranch
Housemade 1000 Island
Bleu Cheese
Parmesan Peppercorn
Honey Mustard
Balsamic Vinaigrette
Fat Free Raspberry Vinaigrette
Chef’s Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette

Add Mozzarella Cheese, Kalamata Olives, Pepperoncini, Feta, Gorgonzola or Candied Pecans to any salad.
Protein Options
Add Chicken or Shrimp to any salad.
House Salad
Fresh greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, dried cranberries and sunflower seeds.
Bocelli’s Specialty Salad
Fresh baby spinach, julienne apples, crumbled gorgonzola and toasted walnuts, paired with housemade Chef's Strawberry Basil Vinaigrette.
Antipasto Salad
Fresh greens, ham, provolone, capicola, salami, tomatos, onions, cucumbers.
Greek Salad
Fresh greens, tomatoes, cucumbers, onions, pepperoncini, and kalamata olives topped with feta cheese.
Buffalo Chicken Salad
Fresh greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers and fried chicken tossed in mild wing sauce. Served with House Italian and Bleu Cheese.
Chicken Salad
Fresh greens, tomatoes, onions, cucumbers, dried cranberries and sunflower seeds, topped with grilled or fried chicken.
Creamy Tomato Basil Soup or Soup of the Day
Soup, Salad & Choice of Bread
(Served 12 – 4 daily)
Wild Alaskan Salmon
Fresh Wild Alaskan salmon filet pan seared with fresh tomato, basil and a lemon butter sauce. Served over fresh spinach risotto. One of our most popular dishes!
Trout Bocelli
Local trout filet lightly dusted, pan seared, then finished with a beurre noir sauce (white wine, lemon, capers and brown butter.) Served over a bed of Chef’s choice risotto topped with a garnish of vegetable ratatouille. One of our most popular dishes!
Chef's Grouper
Herb panko encrusted fresh Atlantic grouper pan seared and topped with Chef's choice in-season fruit chutney. Served over parmesan risotto.
Shrimp Scampi
Hand sliced garlic and shrimp sautéed, deglazed with white wine, fresh tomatoes and butter. Tossed with fettuccine.
Shrimp, Artichoke & Sundried Tomato Pasta
Tender shrimp sautéed with artichokes and sundried tomatoes served over angel hair pasta in a fresh basil and oregano white wine cream sauce.
Chicken Marsala
Tenderized chicken breast sautéed with button mushrooms and our signature marsala wine sauce served over Chef's risotto.
Chicken Piccata
Tenderized chicken breast pan seared with a lemon caper beurre blanc, served over Chef’s risotto.
Chicken Florentine Bocelli
Boneless chicken breast, spinach, artichokes and feta cheese sautéed in garlic oil and white wine. Served over creamy fettuccine florentine. One of our most popular dishes!
Chicken Carbonara Con Capicola
Sliced grilled chicken breast, capicola, green peppers and onions sautéed in garlic oil and white wine, tossed with penne pasta in our own spicy tomato cream sauce.
Bocelli’s Smothered Chicken
Fresh grilled and roasted chicken breast topped with sautéed onions, mushrooms, green peppers and tomatoes. Finished with melted provolone cheese and served with Chef’s risotto.
Chicken or Eggplant Parmigiano
Breaded and smothered in our signature marinara sauce then baked with mozzarella cheese, served with angel hair pasta.
Tortellini Campagna (Jack’s favorite!)
Mushrooms, artichokes, sundried tomatoes, sliced Italian sausage sautéed and tossed with tri-color tortellini in our own tomato cream sauce.
Mediterranean Veggie Pasta (Morgan’s favorite!)
Sautéed garlic, spinach, mushrooms, kalamata olives, fresh tomatoes and feta cheese finished with a white wine lemon butter sauce, tossed with angel hair pasta. Add Chicken or Shrimp.
Fettucine Alfredo
Fresh garlic and basil sautéed and deglazed with white wine, then finished with cream, fresh parmesan and seasonings. Served over fettuccine. Add Chicken or Shrimp.
Quattro Fromage
Feta, gorgonzola and parmesan cream sauce tossed with fresh broccoli and penne, topped with mozzarella then baked. Finished with fresh made bruschetta. Add Chicken or Shrimp.
Pasta Dinners
Roasted Wild Mushroom Ravioli (Alyson’s favorite!)
Tender pasta pockets filled with portabello and crimini mushrooms sautéed with sundried tomatoes, fresh garlic and fresh mushrooms tossed in a gorgonzola cream sauce. Topped with candied pecans. One of our most popular dishes!
Spinach & Roasted Garlic Ravioli
Pasta pockets stuffed with spinach and roasted garlic tossed with red pepper pesto cream sauce and sautéed fresh baby spinach.
Cheese Ravioli Marinara
Pasta pockets stuffed with a wonderful blend of ricotta, fontina, parmesan and Romano topped with our signature marinara and sprinkled with shredded parmesan.
Fettuccini Bolognese
Mirepoix (fresh sautéed carrots, celery, onions) sautéed with our seasoned ground beef and sausage mixture browned then deglazed with red wine. Finished with marinara and tossed with fettuccine.
Meat Lasagna
Layers of lean beef, herb seasoned ricotta and marinara along with minced mushrooms, onions, green peppers and fresh parmesan. Topped with mozzarella, then baked.
Stuffed Green Pepper (Brigham’s favorite!)
Green pepper stuffed with housemade mixture of ground beef, pork, seasonings and orzo.Topped with our signature marinara and mozzarella.
Baked Ziti
Penne pasta tossed with herb seasoned ricotta cheese and covered in our signature marinara. Topped with mozzarella, then baked.
Baked Spaghetti (Emrick’s favorite!)
Bed of spaghetti layered with fresh parmesan and our signature marinara. Topped with mozzarella then baked.
Manicotti filled with herb seasoned ricotta cheese and covered with our signature marinara. Topped with mozzarella then baked.
Create Your Own Pasta
Choose your pasta: Spaghetti, Angel Hair, Penne or Fettuccine.
Choose your sauce: Signature Marinara Sauce, Meat Sauce, Tomato Cream Sauce. Garlic Oil with fresh Tomatoes.
Add sliced Sausage, Meatballs, Chicken or Shrimp.
Create Your Own
12" / 16" See full menu for regular toppings, specialty toppings and premium toppings.
Palermo Special
12" / 16" Spinach, artichokes, fresh garlic, tomatoes, feta cheese and oregano. Choice of red sauce or garlic oil base.
Butcher's Choice
12" / 16" Pepperoni, ham, ground beef, Italian sausage, bacon and extra cheese.
The Garden
12" / 16" Mushrooms, onions, green peppers, black and green olives, fresh tomatoes and extra cheese.
The Luau
12" / 16" Ham and pineapple.
White Pizza
12" / 16" Ricotta and mozzarella cheeses, fresh garlic, garlic butter, fresh tomatoes and oregano.
Bocelli's Best
12" / 16" Pepperoni, ham, ground beef, Italian sausage, mushrooms, onions, green peppers, black olives and extra cheese.
Philly all the Way
12" / 16" Seasoned steak, green peppers, onions, mushrooms and mozzarella with a garlic oil base.
12" / 16" Garlic oil base with fresh buffalo mozzarella, fresh tomatoes, fresh basil, fresh parmesan, oregano and house seasoning.
8" personal cheese pizza
Available 11:30 AM - 4:00 PM Daily
10” Gluten Free Cheese Pizza
Maximum 5 toppings, download full menu for toppings.
Create Your Own
12" / 16" See full menu for regular toppings, specialty toppings and premium toppings. Wheat and White dough available.
House Calzone
12" / 16" Ham, ricotta and mozzarella.
Loaded Calzone
12" / 16" Filled with pepperoni, Italian sausage, ground beef, mushrooms, onions, and green peppers.
Butcher's Choice Calzone
12" / 16" Stuffed with pepperoni, Italian sausage, ham, bacon, and ground beef.
The Garden Calzone
12" / 16" Mushrooms, onions, green peppers, black and green olives, fresh tomatoes, and extra cheese.
Fresh Hot Subs
Half / Whole
Pizza Sub, Eggplant Parmigiano, Meatball Parmigiano, Philly Cheese Steak (Mother's Favorite!), Chicken Parmigiano, Chicken Philly
*Served with your choice of fries or pasta salad.
Fresh Cold Subs
Half / Whole
Grilled Chicken / Ham & Cheese
Italian - ham, capicola, salami, provolone
*All dressed with lettuce, tomato, onion & Diced pickle, drizzled with House Italian and served with your choice of fries or pasta salad.
For the Kid's
(10 years and under, please)
Your choice of: Manicotti, Cheese Ravioli, Chicken Strips & Fries, Spaghetti with Marinara, 8" Cheese Pizza.

All kid's pasta includes a garlic knot.
Chef’s Dessert Pizza
Chef's freshly prepared seasonal fruit 8” pizza baked in our brick oven and finished with
delicious housemade glaze. (Made fresh to order, please allow time for preparation.)
Cinnamon Knots
Fresh fried dough rolled in cinnamon sugar and drizzled with homemade glaze. (Made fresh to order, please allow time for preparation.)
Fresh pastry shells filled with a blend of sweetened mascarpone and ricotta mixed with chocolate chips then drizzled with chocolate sauce and powdered sugar.
Espresso syrup-soaked ladyfingers layered with sweetened rich mascarpone cheese
and dusted with cocoa powder topped with chocolate sauce and powdered sugar.
White Wine
Borgo Magredo Pinot Grigio (Italy)
Bright and balanced, with notes of fresh white peach and ginger.
Twin Islands Sauvignon Blanc (New Zealand)
Zesty and mouth-watering, with notes of grapefruit, passionfruit and fresh mint.
Famille Perrin Le Grand Prebois Blanc
Aromas of honey suckle and white peach. Almond skin and apricots on the pallet.
Lagaria Chardonnay (Italy)
Light and fresh, bursting with tropical fruits and spice.
JJ Vincent Bourgogne Chardonnay (France)
Lush and fruity, ripe and round with vanilla and brioche scents. The palate is fresh and subtle with
a good length and finesse.
Sea Sun Chardonnay (California)
Creamy and soft, with notes of honeysuckle, lemon, vanilla and a whisper of toasted oak.
Bex Riesling (Nahe, Germany)
Nice aromas of orange blossom and peach, leads to a long finish.
Tintero Moscato (Piedmont, Italy)
Delightfully fizzy and slightly sweet, bursting with green apple, jasmine and white tea.
Zonin Prosecco Brut-Asti (Italy)
Dry and pleasantly fruity with fresh, aromatic note on the finish; reveals an abundance of almonds and hints of fresh citrus.
Allure Splits
A combination of floral bouquets and ripe fruit greets the senses with aromas and flavors of gardenias, apricot, honeysuckle and peach are profuse. The lively bubbles are accompanied by a slightly sweet finish.
La Galope Rose’ (Southwest France)
Dry, approachable and fresh, with lingering notes of strawberry and raspberry.
Red Wines
Straccali Chianti (Italy)
Produced from hand-picked grapes harvested from select vineyards In Tuscany’s Chianti zone. Bright and youthful with aromas and flavors of ripe red fruit.
Tintero Rosso Red Blend (Italy)
Bright fruit and zesty spice balanced by fresh acidity.
Shooting Star Pinot Noir (California)
Soft and smooth, with red-fruit aromas leaving palate filled of plums and spice.
Maysara 3 Degrees Pinot Noir (Oregon)
Vibrant yet earthy, with notes of black pepper and ripe black currant.
Parcel 41 Merlot ( Napa Valley)
Round and juicy with notes of leather, black currant and milk chocolate.
Righetti Valpolicella Ripasso (Veneto, Italy)
Supple and rich, with notes of raisins, black cherry and dark chocolate.
Masciarelli Montepulciano D’Abruzzo (Italy)
Ripe red fruit, leather and spice balanced by delicate tannins and a lush finish.
Terzetto Barbaresco Nebbiolo (Italy)
Dry, rich, and slightly floral, balanced by notes of cherry and licorice.
Los Cardos Malbec (Argentina)
Sweet, spicy and intense aromas, with notes of red fruits and herbs (such as Herbes de Provence). This wine is soft, velvety, fresh, and well balanced.
Susana Balbo Signature Malbec (Mendoza, Argentina)
Raspberry, plum and currant are framed by a hint of mineral and smoke.
Stemmari Cabernet Sauvignon (Italy)
Powerful yet delicate, with notes of ripe black cherry and baking spice.
Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon (California)
Vibrant black cherry, candied blackberry and spice with a hint of coffee and dark chocolate create a lingering and delightful finish.
Bonanza Cabernet (California)
Juicy and savory, bursting with dark fruit aromas, fresh earth, and vanilla.
Peirano Estate Illusion Red Blend (California)
Velvet smooth and intensely rich, this blend of Zin, Merlot, Petit Syrah and Cab delivers a powerful burst of blackberry, plum and ripe black cherry with a toasty oak finish.

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