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The Gamekeeper's Tavern

3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774
828-743-4263
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Ranked #10 of 25 Restaurants in Cashiers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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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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English first
Gurnee, Illinois
Top Contributor
85 reviews 85 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We ate at The Gamekeeper's Tavern last night. We had enjoyed a meal at the bar a year ago and were happy to revisit, but we were disappointed. The waitress, who didn't appear to have more than four or five tables to keep up with (and it was late enough in the evening that the place was not overly busy)... More

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Covington, Kentucky
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Once again The Gamekeepers Tavern proves itself to be the best restaurant in the Cashiers/Highlands area. The food, atmosphere, service, food, music, location and did I say food? Tonight we had the salmon, scallops, elk, shrimp and grits and trout dinners were perfect. The appetizers, fresh baked bread and outrageous desserts...delicious! We are a family of 5 and everyone was... More

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Augusta, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Ate dinner at The Tavern this past Saturday night. We sat at the bar and really enjoyed the atmosphere. I had the catch of the day and it was very good. Everyone in our party liked their food, particularly the scallops. This place is a must visit if in Cashiers.

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Atlanta, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is top notch, for foodies and wine lovers. There is definitely a local game theme, and you will usually find local trout and an occasional exotic animal or two on the menu. Not everything is game and you can find steak, lamb, shrimp and other typical menu items as well. Everything is excellent, but personally the greek nachos are... More

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Cary, North Carolina
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Four of stopped in for lunch July 18/14. . Ordered coffee. She brought our coffee cups, but put the pot of coffee on the empty table next to us and left. After 5 minutes we asked the hostess if we had to serve ourselves from the coffee pot. She contacted our server and she finally pressed and poured the coffee.... More

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