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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
Cuisines: Contemporary
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
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
Sapphire, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 NEW

We have been to the Gamekeeper's Tavern for lunch but this was the first time for dinner. Very nice atmosphere, good food and great service. There is a very extensive wine list for those who look for that kind of thing. Food is on the pricey side but there is something for everyone on the menu.

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Stone Mountain, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

A gem of an experience that had me thinking I was vacationing in Europe's countryside. A drive to the mountains for leaf season turned into an awesome culinary experience for me and a couple of friends. Timing was just right as we went around a curve enroute to Asheville. Just in time for lunch and I knew this had to... More

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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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Bargersville
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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
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18 reviews 18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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
148 helpful votes 148 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
43 helpful votes 43 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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29 reviews 29 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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