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The Gamekeeper's Tavern

American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774-6617
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Coral Springs, Florida
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant last week. The server was wonderful. We went again today and the meal was so so. My wife ordered one glass of wine. Later, she ordered a second glass that was never delivered. When the bill arrived I noticed that we were charged for two glasses of wine. I spoke with the... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There is indoor seating with live music, as well as a covered deck with a big outdoor fireplace and a big screen tv. The food is tasty and fairly reasonably priced.

Thank vickied53
Thornton, PA
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The problem here is the 'new' restaurant doesn't look open because the entrance is at the rear of the building away from the road. Make the effort, the food is very original and service was helpful explaining the ingredients and preparation. Our entrees included a unique Cuban, grouper, a brined fried chicken with a sweet/sour pickle brine and southern salad... More 

Thank mweidel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Now Sapphire Whiskey Kitchen. Great salmon and the best grilled Caesar. Nice and comfortable outside. Cyndi great server

Thank robinhiker
North Carolina
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Service was excellent. Good was mostly great. Didn't like the chicken wings. The fried Chicken sandwich was amazing! Will be back.

Thank AdrianneO
Sarasota, Florida
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One thing, you need to drive around the back to get to the restaurant. After that, was pleasantly surprised with the outdoor dining area, which is where we ate. Great food. Most food was nice sandwich meal. With appetizers and scrumptious desserts. We were not disappointed. Nice touch too, chef brings out the meals. Enjoyed our meal.

Thank L P
Montclair, New Jersey
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

We had a bad experience with service once before, the waitress blamed my sister for a mistake the kitchen made. The arguing from the server, and the owner backing her up was unbearable. A couple of years later we decided to give it a second try. WHAT A MISTAKE! The food was terrible, and the attitude of the owner AGAIN... More 

Thank deevanj
Ninety Six, South Carolina, United States
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30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had enjoyed a dinner here so much we wanted to return. We were so disappointed to learn that the Gamekeeper's Tavern closed in Cashiers. It has been replaced by a pub. We didn't go there.

Thank Barbara R
Cashiers, North Carolina
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93 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The location has changed names and has a great menu, they even have pecans and bacon on the appetizer menu. The sandwiches and burgers were great. The surprise was fining out they had 4 different cigars, some of the best I have ever smoked, smelled and savored. If you are a cigar lover then stop in for a drink and... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2016

This restaurant is now Sapphire Whiskey Kitchen. The best dinner in a long time. Homemade blackened blue cheese dressing was fantastic. The hamburger was very good. Mixed drinks at the bar were also very good.

Thank Stephen R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774-6617
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Cashiers
  • Phone Number: 828-743-4263

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?