Asia House

(Open year round)
Located at 151 Helens Barn Avenue, Asia House brings an authentic Asian fusion of Chinese, Japanese, and Thai foods. Open 7 days a week; Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Sunday: 12:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. 828-787-1680

Brick Oven

(Open year round)
Located in the Mountain Brook Shopping Center on Hwy 64 East. Serving pizza, calzones, salads. Easy parking two blocks off Main St. 828-526-4121

Buck’s Cafe

(Open year round)
Highlands own version of Starbuck’s Cafe©. Espresso, cappuccino, latte, iced drinks, frozen drinks, desserts and pastries. Featuring paninis (Italian-styled grilled sandwiches) wines by the glass. Outside patio.
Stop after dinner and enjoy music some weekend nights.
Located on Main Street. 828-526-0020

Dusty’s Rhodes Superette

(Open year round) Meat Market, Deli & Bakery
Located at 493 Dillard Road. Second generation family-run business with emphasis on quality food products. Specializing in locally sourced meats. Monday – Friday: 8:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. and Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. 828-526-2762

El Azteca

(Open year round)
Located in the Highlands Plaza. Authentic Mexican food handcrafted with the freshest ingredients. Open 7 days a week; Monday – Saturday: 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m., Sunday: 11:00 a.m.  – 8:00 p.m. 828-526-2244

Highlands BBQ Company

(Open year round)
595 Franklin Road. Barbecue restaurant with sides, desserts, draft beers, and a full bar. Open 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Closed Tuesday. 828-526-5000

The Lost Hiker

(Open year round)

Bar frequented by the “locals.” Enjoy live music and drink specials. No food served. Located off Main Street at 476 Carolina Way. Sunday – Thursday: 5:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Friday & Saturday: 5:00 p.m. – 2:30 a.m. 828-526-8232

Mountain Fresh Grocery

(Open year round) Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
Made to order burgers, sandwiches, salads, and soups. Wood fire pizza and bakery. Wine and Beer available by the glass and on tap. Located at 21 East Main Street. Open 7 days a week, hours vary. 828-526-2400 


Mountaintop Wine Shoppe

(Open year round)
Located beside Main Street Inn at 269 Oak St. Large selection of wine at great prices. Wine tasting and cheese plates available. Monday – Thursday: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Closed Sunday. 828-526-4080

Pizza Place

(Open Year Round) Lunch & Dinner

Located on Main Street. Eat in or carry out. Serves items from great chef salads to hot and cold sandwiches and, of course, pizza. 828-526-5660

Rosewood Market

(Seasonal) Great food to go. Entrees, salads, vegetables, sides, sandwiches, soups, desserts, assorted spreads, wines, cheeses, freshly baked breads, and more. Open Tuesday-Saturday 11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Hwy 64 and NC 106.    828-526-0383  

Satulah Mountain Brewing

(Open year round)
Located on Carolina Way right behind Bank of America. Offering Pints, Flights, Growlers, and complimentary pretzels. No food served. Open Thursday: 2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Friday & Saturday: 2:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. 828-482-9794

Sports Page

(Seasonal) Breakfast & Lunch

Located in Oak Square on Main Street. Soups, salads, sandwiches and more for the hearty appetite. Open Monday – Saturday 7:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Dine in or take out. 828-526-3555  


(Open year round)
Subs, Pizza, Flatbread, and Salads. Open 7 days a week; 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.  828-526-1706

Sweet Treats

(Open year round)

Located on the corner of Main Street and 4th Street. Homemade ice cream treats and much more for your sweet tooth. Enjoy soup, sandwiches and salads. Open 11:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 828-526-9632

The Ugly Dog Public House

(Open year round)
Located “on the hill” at 294 South 4th Street. A friendly place with a Pub feel, offering live music, food, and beverages to keep you entertained into the night. Monday: 4:00 p.m – until and Tuesday – Sunday: 11:30 a.m. – until. 828-526-8364