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Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

474 Main Street, P.O. Box 1282, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-3807
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Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $19 - $36
Cuisines: Eclectic
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: South 5th Street
Description: Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang invites you to dine in his garden pavilion or by the fireside in a historic home. Recipient of the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for the past years, our wine list features over 800 wines. Eclectic Contemporary American Cuisine with a New Orleans flair, Seafood and Steaks. Nestled amongst the rhododendrons on the historic main street of Highlands. "Our State" magazine named Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro the place you must eat in Macon County. Featured in Southern Living, Southern Accents, WNC Magazine, and Outside Magazine. Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace. Elected Member of Academy of Chefs Certified Executive Chef Member Texas Culinary Olympic Team Voted Jamaican and Texas Chef of the Year Chaine des Rotisseurs
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Miami, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

We came during Thanksgiving week and it was packed; a few families in front of us were attempting to walk in without reservations but told (after graciously trying) that there was no way. We were sat in a room with temporary windows and space heaters but quite comfortable. Ambiance is typical mountain lodge with dark carpet, stone fireplaces, branch sconces... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW via mobile

I had shrimp and grits and my wife had veal medallions. Perfectly cooked and the sauces were excellent. Very extensive wine list. We had a great time!

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Fort Morgan, Colorado
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

We visited for dinner celebrating our anniversary. Due to a very rainy day they weren't very busy. The menu was full of unique creations. The servers were excellent. The food was excellent with the best red cabbage and sauerkraut I've ever had. While I wouldn't recommend the restaurant for small children there were two tables near us both with small... More

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Ocala, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Ambiance, wine selection, incredible entrees, salads, desserts, and after dinner liquers.All staff knowledgeable, and so efficient.

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Jacksonville, FL
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103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We had dinner here and the food was great, the atmosphere was even more wonderful. We all really enjoyed our meal by the fireplace on a cold night and it was great!!!

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Greenville, South Carolina, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Dinner at Wolfgang's was a pleasure from the moment we walked in. We chose to do the small plate menu in the bar/wine bistro area. We were not disappointed. Oysters Rockefeller, Flatbread with Smoked Salmon, mouthwatering Lamb Chops with grilled asparagus. Unfortunately we will have to return another time for desserts since we couldn't eat another bite. The wine menu... More

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Love the atmosphere of this place and liked the food. Great customer service and enjoyed our experience on our vacation. Would go to this restaurant again. I was impressed with management and staff.

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North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Staff was really terrific. Food was outstanding. I had the trout that was prepared just right. Kale salad was not that good, it was hard to chew.

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Philadelphia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Ate here with a large party the other night. Service was pretty good; we had a couple of loud kids in the back room and they were very patient. Food wasn't bad, but didn't live up to the hype. I had the Grilled Salmon entree and the "couscous" on the menu was actually the Harvest Grain Blend from Trader Joe's.... More

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texanHighlands_NC, Owner at Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro, responded to this review

Wolfgang and I both came back to your room and checked on everything. We would have appreciated if you would have told either one us when we came to your table to check if everybody was happy. Your indication at that time was that everybody was. The 30.00 for the entrée are for the salmon and vegetable also. For saying... More

Sebring
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My wife and I visited Wolfgang's for wine and appetizers on a cold Sunday evening, sitting in comfortable armchairs near the fireplace in the Bistro. We were looking for a more casual atmosphere; so, the Bistro fit our needs perfectly. We live a little over an hour away across the mountains; so, we're hoping for a good experience. We were... More

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Additional Information about Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

Address: 474 Main Street, P.O. Box 1282, Highlands, NC 28741
Phone Number: +1 828-526-3807
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands
Average Prices: USD 19 - 36
Cuisine: Eclectic

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