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All 25 Cashiers Restaurants

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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Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

I have been going here for years. The Orchard made it through the tough times when others failed. They also stay open later in the year and still draw a good crowd late in the season. I think this is because of the great food and consistent service. The menu is interesting without being eclectic. The steaks are always good.... More 

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Roswell, Georgia
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106 reviews 106 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A very popular restaurant in the area and by far one of the best. The wine list and service is great. We all had trout prepared several different ways and you can't go wrong with any selection.you get ample portions and the sides are awesome. It's a Must Do when in Cashiers

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Shelby, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

My girlfriends and I ate here this past week while on a shopping getaway. We chose this place based on the reviews and close proximity to where we were staying. It's a charming, cozy place but there were some problems. We started off with an appetizer of the brie with apples, candied nuts, crostinis, crackers and a port wine berry... More 

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Chad B, Owner at The Orchard Restaurant & Guest Cottage, responded to this review

We regret that your recent dining experience at The Orchard Restaurant did not meet all of your expectations. It is our goal to serve good food, with friendly and efficient service, in a pleasant atmosphere. We do appreciate you taking the time to let us know where we failed in making your visit completely satisfactory. Thank you for your positive... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

The Orchard, Cashiers' hommage to fine mountain dining. The staff, servers and chefs do a fine job. The chefs seem to be in their element when preparing various fish and meat dishes. To me, the overall menu looks quite heavy but I am told that the trout is excellent. For the vegetarian, dining here borders on penance. The menu shows... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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124 reviews 124 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The restaurant is very lovely, has good service, but not too fussy. The food is good, Southern style. If you're lucky, and it's the soup of the day, get the crab & corn chowder. Husband had the short rib special, and it was meltingly delicious.

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Cashiers, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

It was my wife's Birthday and this is her favorite restaurant in Cashiers. The setting, atmosphere, service, food and wine was perfect. Travis treats you like you are special. I only wish the wine wasn't so expensive. We'll be back!

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Highlands, North Carolina
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31 reviews 31 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We are a big fan of The Orchard. There are many wonderful restaurants in the Highlands Cashiers area. This one ranks right up there with the best of them. Not quite as pretentious or full of themselves as some of the others, it has never failed to deliver fine meals. Last night I had venison and my wife had salmon.... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This is my personal favorite of the restaurants in the Cashiers Area. The food is outstanding. I've traveled a lot, dined at the finest restaurants, and none surpass The Orchard. Glenville Trout is my favorite, but every dish I have tried (and that is almost every one on the menu!) is distinctly delicious. The ambiance could be improved (call Francie... More 

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Tifton
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great food especially if you love mountain trout! Service is excellent and not stuffy at all! Been four times as a tourist and can't wait to go back again! Gourmet food at reasonable prices!

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Palm Coast, FL
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Five of us had a wonderful meal at the Orchard. My husband and our friend had the Glenville Fried Trout and said it was the best he's had. The rest of us had the Franklinia Ravioli which was amazing. One of my friends is a vegan and they substituted marinara sauce. She said it was excellent. The ambiance is very... More 

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Additional Information about The Orchard Restaurant & Guest Cottage

Address: 905 Highway 107 South, Cashiers, NC 28717
Phone Number: 828-743-7614
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Cashiers
Average Prices: USD 10 - 35
Cuisine: American, Seafood

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