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The Orchard Restaurant & Guest Cottage

905 Highway 107 South, Cashiers, NC 28717
828-743-7614
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Ranked #2 of 25 Restaurants in Cashiers
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: American, Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Highlands, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

This is really a good restaurant that just doesn't seem to gets due. We have anything other than very good food and service. The menu is extensive and the prices fair. We strongly recommend The Orchard and plan on going back with soon.

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inishowen
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

My partner and myself dined here, didn't make a booking but, were promptly taken to a seat. The food was amazing. I had mouth watering Trout and my partner had the tender steak. We both shared a goats cheese and crackers dish, which was very filling and delicious. Our waiter was very attentive and informative of all the ingredients and... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014 via mobile

We always enjoy our dining at The Orchard and last night was no different. We were seated on the outdoor patio which provides a neat mountain setting and view of the apple trees and grounds. Our food was terrific....I had a perfectly prepared filet while my wife had the sockeye salmon special. Service was top notch. This is our favorite... 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 21, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I dined there two days ago. The service was welcoming, friendly, and professional. They were forthcoming in their recommendations and helped us order a great meal. My wife had the Coho Salmon and I had one of their excellent trout dishes (with crabmeat stuffing). The fried green tomato appetizer was very good being thickly cut and perfectly... More

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

The Orchard is a lovely restaurant, with great ambience. There are several dining areas, and the rooms we ate in was quite intimate. Just a few minutes' drive from the crossroads in Sapphire, it was highly recommended to us. The Orchard did not disappoint.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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303 reviews 303 reviews
228 restaurant reviews
122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

If I wanted service with an attitude I would have visited NYC not Cashiers. Our waitress was bossy and while efficient just hard to deal with. The food and atmosphere were both very good including the Chattoga and Almandine trout as well as the gatherers stew (vegetarian) and the pork chop. Martinis are a good value and excellent size.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

If you are looking for the best mountain trout, prepared in at least 5 different variations...this is the only place. Think it might need to be a little Cashiers twist on the low country favorite, shrimp and grits, can't be beat. Who would think the fried chicken livers tops your sweet southern grandma...they do. Lovely old cottage in a beautiful... More

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Georgia
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118 reviews 118 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This restaurant is what everyone has in mind when in the "country". The rustic old building is a perfect compliment to lovely natural scenic town. The best part though is the well prepared, tasty food. Everyone at our table enjoyed their selection and our dishes of seafood and pasta and broiled (I think) swordfish was the best ever. Professional service... More

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Columbia, South carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We dine at this restaurant annually during our vacation in the area. For the past eleven years we have eaten at this quality restaurant during our last night''s stay before returning home. The owners are extremely friendly and the staff is equally friendly and provide excellent service. The wine & food menu offers many choices and every meal we have... 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
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I will get right to it.. Food was great.. the service was as always very relaxed. Living and eating here in this area it takes about 3 hours from start to finish. love the old house that was made into a great restaurant. The owners are always on site to make sure you are always enjoying you meal. The menu... More

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