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Ristorante Paoletti

440 Main St, Pob 189, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
+1 828-526-4906
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good11%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Italian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
440 Main St, Pob 189, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We always have a great experience and this was no different. It was my sister's birthday and we had reservations for months to insure our party of four got in. The Shrimp and Scallop Risotto was wonderful; the veal scaloppine was light and tasty; the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I ate at the bar. Adrienne the barkeep was fun and very attentive. Met nice people at the bar. The wine list is very extensive. The Menu has something for everyone. We enjoyed the calamari and prosciutto wrapped goat cheese mission figs....More

1  Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a staple in Highlands. It is hard to get in, they book up pretty quick. But oh my goodness, the food is out of this world! If you want a great wine selection, this is the place. I haven't found a better wine...More

1  Thank mosleram
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice restaurant in Highland with attentive service and attractive decor...Rated very highly on TripAdvisor. Wine options were a tad pricey, so be prepared. We will return in the future.

Thank Cal36
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First, let me say we visited over Labor Day weekend, and every restaurant was packed. We were very much looking forward to our dinner at Ristorante Paoletti, and the outcome was that my husband’s meal was outstanding while mine was so-so. While I normally would...More

Thank K R M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

wow, Reservation at 9PM, and as we stood there, before 9PM, our table (that darling hubby had talked in lenth about to their reservationist) was given to the couple in front of us. (With no reservation.) Ok, We were fine, looking forward to a good...More

Thank Suzi C
Arthur P, Owner at Ristorante Paoletti, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

While we regret that this romantic anniversary did not pan out as planned, we did our best to please. The review is so one-sided and false in how it is representing our handling of a reservations in alleging that we gave her table away to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Skip the pasta and go straight to the seafood and steak. Fabulous! Julio is a definite asset. He knows the menu well and can guide you through the specials and the fresh fish options for the evening as well as wine. We had several pasta...More

2  Thank User32541
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had dinner in the Highlands at Paolettii's Ristorante and it was absolutely fantastic. Service, wine, atmosphere and meals were delivered with perfection. Can't wait to visit again hopefully this year.

1  Thank Dave S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meal and wine list that’s divine. The food, service and wine are all top notch. You can’t go wrong!

Thank mhpTexas
Reviewed August 19, 2018

They were booked out and we had to take a 5pm reservation. The food was well worth it. I was thinking "Italian", but it really is a fabulous seafood and pasta restaurant. Everything on the menu looked delicious and our waiter, Kenny, went above and...More

2  Thank bevmul
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March 3, 2018|
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Response from mdhclc | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling the restaurant directly and also making a reservation.
Misty H
October 31, 2017|
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Response from Debra S | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Very popular with locals.
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Sharon S | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $42
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 440 Main St, Pob 189, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (Next Door to Highlands Inn, Across Street from Old Edwards Inn)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4906
  • E-mail
Thirty years in Highlands
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