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The Copper Door

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2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904 (Hiawassee Street)
828-389-8460
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5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Fine dining in Historic Hayesville, NC. We feature the finest steaks...
Fine dining in Historic Hayesville, NC. We feature the finest steaks, fresh seafood and signature dishes to please the discerning palate at prices that won’t break your budget. Come enjoy the intimate atmosphere. Our attentive staff will anticipate your needs and insure that your dining experience is exceptional. We are one block west of the old Clay County Courthouse, next door to Square One Interiors by Design. We are two hours west of Asheville, two hours north of Atlanta and two hours east of Chattanooga. We accept Visa, Discover, and Mastercard.
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  • 144
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful food, atmosphere, and wine

Attentive and knowledgeable staff, fantastic food, excellent coffee, award winning wine. Everything on the menu exceeds expectations.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Bob L
Good for:
  • Special occasions
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14 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Attentive and knowledgeable staff, fantastic food, excellent coffee, award winning wine. Everything on the menu exceeds expectations.

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

Thank you! We're so glad we exceed your expectations - thank you for the opportunity to do so! More 

Atlanta, GA
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21 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite place in this area due to the quality of the food, service, and menu selection, The best in the area if you want a fine meal.

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

We're so glad to be your favorite! Thank you for the honor and the review! More 

Blairsville, Georgia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

I love living in this area but I really miss the restaurants from my hometown of Chicago. The Copper Door is the first place outside of Atlanta that made me feel like I could have been in Chicago, New York or Atlanta! That's a pretty big accomplishment for a restaurant in a tiny little town. I can't say enough good... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

We're glad you love living here - and that The Copper Door can make you feel more at home! Thank you for the kind review! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Boo, family of 4 heard this place had a good steak, so we stopped in about 530pm for dinner b4 a movie. Two staff members at hostess stand seemed to be in complete SHOCK and PANIC. The nerve of us to stop in without a reservation! They were completely snobbish about us coming in without reservations to the point we... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

I'm so sorry you had a bad experience at the hostess stand. You are right, you probably witnessed a little panic. We had reservations for every table last night between 6:30 and 7:30 and the hostess working is fairly new. I'm sorry I was not at the front door when you came in to make the transition smoother and quicker.... More 

Odessa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Made our reservations based on previous reviews. Food and Wine menus offered great choices. Found a Chateau Montelenn cabernet listed that I had wanted to try, plus the menu offered some of my favorites including a veal chop and duck. The wine was excellant, the service OK, but I was very disappointed in the quality and preparation of our steaks.... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

I am so sorry your experience at the Copper Door did not live up to your expectations and our own standard of service! I apologize that you experienced a delay in getting your food and that you were displeased. I remember your party but am so sorry I did not know that your steaks were overcooked. I hope you'll give... More 

Mooresville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Beautiful little town in the southwest part of the state. The steak was cooked perfectly with the vegetables tender, fantastic, and top it off with a banana fosters dessert. The waiter came out of the kitchen and prepared the dessert table side, awesome! Over all the prices were high, but really worth it.

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

I'm so glad you had a wonderful experience! Thank you for sharing! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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114 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

We made reservations because of the excellent reviews on Trip Advisor. I have to start by saying that the service was just adequate. I am not sure if the server was having a bad night or was overwhelmed but I just didn't feel the service was what we normally expect or receive at a nice restaurant. The rack of lamb... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

I am so sorry your experience did not live up to our standard. I know how frustrating it can be to not receive good service when dining out. I'd love to know who your server was and when you dined with us to address the situation - feel free to email me at ada@thecopperdoor.com. Thank you for your feedback. More 

Lake Worth, Florida, USA
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85 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner tonight at the Cooper Door, and everything from start to finish was outstanding! Started with the mushroom bisque soup (our friends had the seafood chowder), and both were superb. Shared the spinach salad and that was also delicious. My wife had the scallops casino and I had the rack of lamb - both were excellent. Drinks and... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

Thank you for recommending us! So glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

Hayesville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a surprisingly upscale restaurant located in the small town of Hayesville. It offers excellent cuisine, fine wines, and a gourmet beer menu. The chef/owner is the reason for the restaurant being as good as it is. The service is also excellent and waiters are knowledgeable about the wines. Living nearby, we go to this restaurant on special occasions... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

Thank you for making us your special occasion place, and bringing friends! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

We had heard about The Copper Door from many of our friends in the NW mountains of Georgia and decided to drive the 45 minutes to check it out for ourselves. We were celebrating our 44th wedding anniversary and like to go to interesting and new places especially one so highly touted by our friends. We were not disappointed. Our... More 

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Ada B, Manager at The Copper Door, responded to this review

That sounds like a lovely evening! Thank you for spending your anniversary with us! More 

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Additional Information about The Copper Door

Address: 2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone Number: 828-389-8460
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hayesville
Open Hours:
Monday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904
    (Hiawassee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hayesville
  • Phone Number: 828-389-8460

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 31
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Fine dining in Historic Hayesville, NC. We feature the finest steaks, fresh seafood and signature dishes to please the discerning palate at prices that won’t break your budget. Come enjoy the intimate atmosphere. Our attentive staff will anticipate your needs and insure that your dining experience is exceptional. We are one block west of the old Clay County Courthouse, next door to Square One Interiors by Design. We are two hours west of Asheville, two hours north of Atlanta and two hours east of Chattanooga. We accept Visa, Discover, and Mastercard.
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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