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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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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Beautiful afternoon, low humidity, and good food. My wife had the daily special- Shrimp Hoggie with Caesar Salad. I had 8 oz hamburger with Caesar Salad. Note the sandwiches come with a side, but Caesar salad was an additional cost. The service was timely and good location. I would recommend this... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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Spokane, Washington
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101 reviews 101 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This place did not disappoint. The service was wonderful, and the food was delicious! The fried green tomatoes are not to be missed. The trout salad was fabulous! I hope this place continues to do well. We will definitely be back!

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

Went there with a big group for lunch. Everybody loved what they got and everything was done right. Food we had included, the vertical pear salad (made my taste buds smile!), turkey apple and brie sandwich (the two who got this couldn't stop raving about it!), sunburst mountain trout salad (said it might be the best salad hes ever had!),... More 

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Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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52 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful afternoon, low humidity, and good food. My wife had the daily special- Shrimp Hoggie with Caesar Salad. I had 8 oz hamburger with Caesar Salad. Note the sandwiches come with a side, but Caesar salad was an additional cost. The service was timely and good location. I would recommend this restaurant.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

We had a party of ten. Service was wonderful and the food was fantastic. Me Each meal had a unique taste. Great at pairing wines with food. Trout salad was very tasty. Chicken salad melt was fabulous can't wait to go back.

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Dacula, Georgia
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116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Stopped in for our first time and enjoyed an outdoor table for lunch. Four of us for lunch and we all had something different and enjoyed it. Little weird when our friend wanted to order a specialty sandwich and substitute the brie for another kind of cheese, but was turned down. I realize that the cheese was chosen for the... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This restaurant has beautiful outdoor seating and a fairly exciting menu. My wife and our party of 8 enjoyed our meal for the most part. My wife had the lobster bisque in a bread bowl, and I had a chopped tuna salad special. I enjoyed my meal, though the portion was very small, especially compared to the other salads that... More 

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Calhoun, Georgia
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26 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

The Bistro has a new manager in Robbie Lang, and is becoming the new go to place in Highlands. I've had the hamburger, and two of the entree salads, all of which were really good. There is an excellent staff there and I think people should give this place another chance! I will be going back for sure, and as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

The whole experience was great! The service was friendly. The atmosphere was comfortable and quaint. The special of the day was fish tacos and the were superb. The restrooms were clean. Overall a great experience. Next time I visit Highlands, I will be back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Loved everything about this dining experience- quaint little Bistro- sat outside on a Beautiful Day. Food was amazing and the staff was very attentive- never even had to ask for anything because she kept checking on us!

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Starkville, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

We had our son's wedding rehearsal dinner at this restaurant. The owner was wonderful to work with. She was available, concerned, and flexible. She worked with us right up to the time of the dinner. She gave advice on the food and when we asked for some things not on the menu, the chef produced most delicious entree's. The ambience... More 

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

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  • 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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bistro

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