During the season it is recommended that reservations be made in advance. If for some reason you cannot keep your reservation, please take the time to cancel.

Cypress International

Open year round for Dinner

Taste the world.  The most exciting dining in Highlands

Monday – Sunday 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

332 Main Street 828.526.4429

Wine Spectator Award

Lakeside Restaurant

Open Thursday, Friday, & Saturday through November     Dinner service at 5:30 p.m. Closed Thanksgiving Day

This cozy, intimate restaurant overlooks Harris Lake and offers alfresco dining

531 Smallwood Ave. 828.526.9419

Log Cabin

Serving comfortable Italian, steaks & seafood

Casual dining in a historic 1924 log cabin

130 Log Cabin Lane (behind the Highlands Inn Lodge)


Wine Spectator Award

Madison’s Restaurant and Wine Garden

Open Year round serving breakfast, lunch & dinner

Fine dining restaurant located in the Old Edwards Inn


Meritage Bistro

Europen Cuisine in Highlands

Serving Lunch & Dinner – Closed Tuesdays – Indoor and Outdoor Dining

460 Carolina Way 828.526.1019

    Wine Spectator Award

On the Verandah

Dinner & Sunday Brunch

Contemporary American cuisine in Highlands most scenic dining setting overlooking Lake Sequoyah

Hwy 64 West (Franklin Rd.) 828.526.2338

Ristorante Paoletti

Dinner from 5:00 p.m. daily

Celebrating 32 years in Highlands. Paoletti’s offers fantastic Italian dining complimented by an extensive wine list.

Main Street, beside the Highlands Inn 828.526.4906

Wild Thyme Gourmet

Lunch & Dinner year round

Gourmet foods & full-service bar

343-D Main St. Town Square 828.526.4035

Wine Spectator Award

Wolfgang’s Restaurant & Wine Bistro

Bistro opens at 4 pm. Dining Room 5:30 pm. Seasonal hours.

Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang Green, former Executive Chef at Brennan’s in New Orleans, invites you to dine in the mountain atmosphere of one of Highlands oldest historic homes.  The menu is regional/continental, but features New Orleans specialties, steaks, veal, pasta, fresh seafood, venison and Bavarian specialties.

474 Main St. 828.526.3807