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The Gamekeeper's Tavern

3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Cashiers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Went for dinner. Place had its Halloween decorations up. Loads of ambiance. Cozy, comfortable restaurant. Fire in the fireplace. Gal playing piano bar out on the porch. Food was excellent but pricey. Menu is ala carte. I had 8 oz. sirloin with a peppercorn glaze and marsala mushrooms. Both were outstanding. The wife had a crab cake with baked potato.... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Delightful lunch on the patio. Great service and nice creative menu. Wine list is fantastic. Inside is dark so outside is nice in September.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Dark inside but there is outside seating. Meals were pricey. Wine store in the front. Not very friendly staff. Not for kids.

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Hickory, North Carolina
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

First time to The Gamekeeper on Sept 27 2014 for dinner and I absolutley fell in love. From the entrance, to the staff, to the bar, to the dining room, and then the food. The atmosphere is very relaxed and cozy to make you feel right at home. Bar is stocked with top shelf liquors and great selection of beers... More

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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264 reviews 264 reviews
203 restaurant reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We enjoyed a delightful lunch on the patio. Our server was personable and attentive. He had great knowledge of the menu which was helpful. The food was served perfectly. I had the venison chowder and the baseball steak and both were excellent. My wife had the veggie plate and even though she is a picky eater she thought it was... More

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Gurnee, Illinois
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87 reviews 87 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

As some other reviewer said, we read the reviews panning the place, but looked at how nice the atmosphere was and decided to take a chance. The service was excellent. Our server was very knowledgable and attentive. She said that they just started the fall menu. I had the quail /waffle selection, which was very creative and delicious. Who knew... More

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Glenville, North Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

We had heard about the great back porch bar and football games We were invited by friends and took them up on it. It started off as a shocker when the waitress told us about the special .....cowgirl cut steak @ 50 bucks and the bison steak at a whopping $ 65.00 dollars. We ordered our meal and first it... More

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Highlands, North Carolina
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64 reviews 64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

Was concerned that it was either not open or not good when I drove up. Pulling around to the back of the building I found simple cars and a lively covered deck with occupied tables and fireside seating. The meal...mine grilled grouper and cauliflower/cilantro rice was a tasty surprise. The dish that topped it was my dining friend's. She asked... More

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Stonington, Connecticut
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

I was at first reluctant to eat here after reading some of the reviews re service but glad I gave it a try. Don't pass it up. We were welcomed and seated quickly. Our server was Heather: all service attitude, knowledge, smiles, and recommendations when asked. The restaurant provides an attractive setting. My wife and I had the lamb chops... More

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Marathon, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

My husband and I stopped in one evening for dinner while passing through Cashiers.First off it is one of the most beautiful buildings I have ever seen. Though we didn't have a reservation we were very lucky to sit outside (would recommend one, they looked quite busy.) Our server was Rene or something like that, not really sure because she's... More

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