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The Oaks

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American, Steakhouse, Seafood, International
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3499 Highway 76 West, Hiawassee, GA 30546
+1 706-896-4141
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Brunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Scenic view
Description: The Oaks offers a fine dining experience with a seasonally influenced...
The Oaks offers a fine dining experience with a seasonally influenced dinner menu, including fine steaks, prime rib, chicken, and fresh seafood selections. Beautiful presentations of fresh food, simply prepared, coupled with an attentive staff, makes The Oaks the perfect choice for intimate dining or entertaining. Enjoy casual elegance in a stately paneled dining room or cocktails on our lakefront terrace amidst beautiful surroundings.
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  • 127
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Beautiful restaurant and great service

My husband and I stayed at The Ridges Resort over New Years and dined at The Oaks restaurant for breakfast New Years Day. We were warmly welcomed by staff as soon as we entered. The food was excellent and the view overlooking the lake as we dined was just beautiful. I would highly recommend... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
sassynesswithasmile
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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90 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at The Ridges Resort over New Years and dined at The Oaks restaurant for breakfast New Years Day. We were warmly welcomed by staff as soon as we entered. The food was excellent and the view overlooking the lake as we dined was just beautiful. I would highly recommend dining there. The restaurant was closed... More 

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Thank sassynesswithasmile
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

From moment of check-in to our check-out our stay was wonderful, enjoyable and relaxing. All of the staff were friendly and hospitable. If you are going to this area give The Oaks a try. Great for families also.

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Thank Jerry M
Seminole FL
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Private event, the rehearsal dinner, was excellent - both food and service. Completely arranged by the most amazing wedding planner - Kristin. Thank you.

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1 Thank tklee54
Woodstock, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015 via mobile

Fantastic food and service for large groups. Recommend for any group using the local resort as it's on the same property. Good lake views!!

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Thank Jerry B
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our lunch there and found it to be as expected. We are returning this evening and will further update after that visit.

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1 Thank bailey4692
Athens, Georgia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Visited The Oaks last summer for a birthday dinner on Lake Chatuge. The setting is lovely -- ambiance great -- drinks wonderful -- service good -- food less than par. Will not return unless it's for drinks and appetizers.

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3 Thank 123Brenda4562014
St. Petersburg, Florida
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Sadly the restaurant is no longer open but this is a lovely location to plan a special event - birthday, wedding etc. We hosted a birthday party and the food was good, the staff fabulous and I would highly recommend. Location looks right out on Lake Chatuge and the marina.

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Thank jeannejak
Marietta, Georgia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

The food was tasty and delicious, and the service was great! The staff was very accommodating in meeting our needs and provided our food on time! The desserts were exceptional and the beef brisket would melt in your mouth! It was all top quality!

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Thank Alice C
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

As a realtor with Coldwell Banker in Hiawassee I often take my clients to local area restaurants... This one in Hiawassee is always a favorite. Unique menu pleasant service and lovely hotel and grounds make the Oaks and the Ridges Resort a must see must stay must eat destination.

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Thank KarenOnsager
Watkinsville, Georgia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Breakfast Buffet was included with price of Hotel. Very nice setting with good choices. I liked the numerous choices from meat, eggs, grits to breads and cereals.

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Thank Kelly D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3499 Highway 76 West, Hiawassee, GA 30546
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-4141

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

Description

The Oaks offers a fine dining experience with a seasonally influenced dinner menu, including fine steaks, prime rib, chicken, and fresh seafood selections. Beautiful presentations of fresh food, simply prepared, coupled with an attentive staff, makes The Oaks the perfect choice for intimate dining or entertaining. Enjoy casual elegance in a stately paneled dining room or cocktails on our lakefront terrace amidst beautiful surroundings.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?