We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

23 Steps Steak House - CLOSED

332 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-787-2200
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good10%
  • Average40%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Apr 10, 2013
Oct 27, 2012
“Closed and Easily Forgotton”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Steakhouse, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
332 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
All Details
Reviews (10)
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 10 reviews

Reviewed April 10, 2013

This restaurant is no longer in business in Highlands so it should be taken off of Trip Advisor. Lots of other restaurants that you will enjoy in Highlands - but watch out for the Wedding Weekends that will make you want to go back home...More

Thank not2woryluv
Reviewed October 27, 2012

I wasn't surprised to see this place closed. I tried it a few times and found it mediocre. I also thought the staff was somewhat rude. The local merchants said another restaurant would be opening in that same space. It is a difficult spot because...More

1  Thank EarthGirl51
Reviewed October 26, 2012

We make a 50 mile trip today Oct. 26th to eat, what we heard, were the best steaks around. Upon arriving at the restaurant we found it closed. After asking at the visitor's center and a local business owner, we were told the restaurant had...More

1  Thank msargent67
Reviewed September 21, 2012

We are frequent visitors to Highlands, traveling from Atlanta to escape the heat and for weekend getaways. Recently discovered 23 Steps and was amazed at the quality of the meat, attentive service and expansive wine list. With so many sides to choose from, we tried...More

Thank ShoeWizard
Reviewed September 5, 2012

My wife & I have been to 23 Steps several times over the last few years. Everything we have ordered has been delicious! The value for the food is good. The chef, I believe, is Russian, and many of the staff are too, but the...More

2  Thank David G G
Reviewed August 30, 2012

We were celebrating my mother's Birthday at 23 Steps Steak House. It was 18 of us and we had a reservation for the inside dining room. But when we got there we changed our mind and decided to sit outside. The servers organized a big...More

Thank Michelle K
Reviewed August 25, 2012

I went there last night. It was three of us. My friends had Lamb Shanks special. AMAZING! I had 12 oz NY Strip. It was cooked perfectly! Nice flavor, nice cut, delicious black truffle red wine reduction sauce. Our server Dmitry was very attentive and...More

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed August 15, 2012

Best Steaks in Highlands. Nice Wine list. Excellent martinis. Thank you very much for a wonderful fine dining experience. We loved it all. Highly recommend.

Thank Alex C
Reviewed July 23, 2012

I went to 23 Steps Steakhouse in Highlands this past Saturday for a date night. Although the entrance in located directly on Main Street in Highlands, you walk up 23 steps (hence, the name) and immediately feel like you've stepped into a cozy European restaurant....More

2  Thank 22note
Kabaila, Manager at 23 Steps Steak House, responded to this reviewResponded July 24, 2012

Dear, customer! We glad to hear that you enjoyed you dinner at our restaurant! We look forward to seeing you again! Thank you! Andrei Kabaila, Manager

Reviewed July 22, 2012

We stopped going to Oak Street for dinner three years ago for the inconsistent business hours. We continued to drop in for lunch every now and then. Hit or miss on our enjoyment of the food. Yesterday probably sealed the deal as far as if...More

4  Thank CJW1928
Nearby HotelsSee all 7 hotels in Highlands
Old Edwards Inn and Spa
1,316 reviews
.10 miles away
Highlands Inn
186 reviews
.10 miles away
The Park On Main Hotel
246 reviews
.13 miles away
200 Main
249 reviews
.17 miles away
Nearby Restaurants
Ristorante Paoletti
1,012 reviews
.12 miles away
Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream
331 reviews
.02 miles away
Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
836 reviews
.16 miles away
Meritage Bistro
193 reviews
.21 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cullasaja River Gorge
101 reviews
.24 miles away
The Bascom
103 reviews
.44 miles away
Highlands Playhouse
63 reviews
.05 miles away
Highlands Art Gallery
7 reviews
.16 miles away
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Average prices
$10 - $35
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 332 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-787-2200
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing