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Bistro on Main

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270 Main Street, The Main Street Inn, Highlands, NC
(828) 526-2590
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great friendly service

Food very tasty and great special fruit tea. Lovely inside dining and little tables outside as well, weather permitting.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 11, 2014
Sandra S
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Summerville, South Carolina
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Highlands, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We had a most wonderful Valentine Dinner. Food was exceptionL as was service and atmosphere. Very enjoyable evening. Highlands' Hidden Gem - Main Street Bistro.

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Sarasota, Florida, United States
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We loved this place! Ate there several times during our stay. The best food in Highlands! The fresh local trout was excellent as was the rest of our meal. The owners brought special tastes from the chef.

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Tennessee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Decent atmosphere and service. Our appetizer was fried pimento cheese and was amazing. Unfortunately this is the only positive thing I have to say. The potato salad was absolutely horrific....couldn't tell if it was a bad recipe (red potatoes, sweet potatoes and miracle whip) or if it was spoiled. Only had one bite. Ordered the turkey apple and Brie sandwich... More 

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Atlanta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Food was creative, delicious and well prepared. Incredible flavors and everyone said their dish was great. Service was excellent and we had a large group.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Food very tasty and great special fruit tea. Lovely inside dining and little tables outside as well, weather permitting.

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Clearwater, Florida
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127 reviews 127 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have read some of the negative reviews and other than some very average service our party of three was very satisfied with our food. We sat outside on a beautiful winter day and had a very enjoyable lunch. Food while not spectacular was still good enough for lunch and prices were not bad for an upscale town. Keep it... More 

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Had a wonderful pimento, bacon sandwich. The food is great but the restaurant could use a little updating. Has outside eating which was the main draw for eating here so it was a nice surprise the food was so good.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I had the Hamburger (Dry but good). And my wife's meal was the best.. Quinoa salad! Try it! The wait (over 40 minutes) lost this place a star, everyone there had to wait waaay to long.

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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014 via mobile

A most pleasant experience for us. Had lunch on a fall afternoon. Spinach salad with goat cheese was great. Turkey, brie, stewed apples on Cibiatta bread was delicious. Would reccomend for a simi Southern experience with an international flair

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Minden, Louisiana
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

My husband and I have eaten here on previous trips and love the atmosphere, the food, and the service. This time, we had the trout meniere dinner and the salmon dinner. Both were excellent! For dessert, I enjoyed the flour less chocolate dessert, drizzled with chocolate and raspberry sauce. Yummy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 270 Main Street, The Main Street Inn, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: (828) 526-2590

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  • Cuisine: Bistro

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