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470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741 (Formerly Skyline Lodge Restaurant)
+1 828-526-2121
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 7:30 am - 11:00 am
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Greenville, South Carolina
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438 reviews
258 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Wife and I ate dinner and breakfast here. For dinner I had the trout, she had the seafood pasta. Food very tasty. Also had a glass a wine each, she had salad, I had french onion soup. Bill with tip was $120 - so not cheap. Service was lacking - maybe 12 or so tables in the restaurant. Decor a... More 

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Thank Ron T
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

other guests write ; "Beautiful historic hotel atop 4300 ft high Flat Top Mountain with spectacular sunrise and sunset views. Just minutes from downtown Highlands, but without the traffic and noise. The service and food was amazing. All of this at a very reasonable price will bring us back to Skyline Lodge again soon." More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

Love the food, love the staff, love everything! Don't miss this great little hideaway between Cashiers and Highlands.

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Thank Kathy W
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

.......thank you for your recommendation and specially for dining with us .. More 

Naples
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81 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2016

We were searching for prime rib in Highlands. We found this little gem. What a beautiful setting. The views are unbeatable. The prime rib was delicious. I also had a tomato and mozzarella salad that was very good.

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Thank Tiffany K
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

mmmmmmmm yes,,, thank you ..Friday night for prime rib at Altitudes ....we appreciate your patronage very much .. .. More 

Ocala, Florida
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

Delightfully surprised at the excellence of our meal. It is evident that the chef is an artist who crafts masterpieces of food. expensive? Yes - but you do, in fact, get what you pay for. Wish we could have stayed for the renowned Sunday Brunch.

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Thank Larry C
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

THANK YOU we are all very pleased with chef Kirtis ,, his menu gets better and better..and Sunday Brunch ...WOW More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

Nice atmosphere & view. Head waitress rude, rushed "Ms. Trunchbull" from Matilda. We felt unwelcome.

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Thank Laurel L
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

....yes sir , you mentioned this incident to me as you were departing from a very busy Altitudes ,,and I expressed my sorrow , apologized for the confusion and being short of staff ,,..also I told the waitress of my displeasure for treating you so ,,,, More 

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

We stayed two nights here and had dinner and breakfast on site at the lodge. Rustic mountain looking rooms, and a great view from the patio dining. Bartender Tug was the best we've seen. Thanks

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Thank J G
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..Yes we all love him ,,,thank you ,,,,,we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves ....happy trails to you ................ More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We chose Skyline for quietude away from downtown activity and for pet friendly. WOW! The Altitudes Restaurant Staff were attentive and made our Anniversary very memorable. Our table was in a cove with doors open to a balcony with a view. The food was fantastic. The bed is comfortable and the patio with rockers and a view is quite pleasant.... More 

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Thank burkhalters
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

...thank you for your comments ,,my staff strives to keep Skyline a No stress zone ....we appreciate that you spent your anniversary with us ... happy trails to you ... More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

If you are in Highlands, this is a great hotel for those with pets or looking for more reasonable rate. We have been here mutiple times and believe it's better than the hotels downtown since it is secluded and very peaceful. The views overlooking the homes is spectacular; however, be careful, those rooms do not have A/C. All in all,... More 

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Thank Bruce D
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..thank you very much for your insightful review ...we very much appreciate that you took the time to write your comments and recommendation More 

Saint Francisville, Louisiana
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273 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 7, 2016

We had 12:30PM reservations on Father's day and the place was packed. We had to wait for a table to be cleared, but were handed Mimosas to enjoy in the lobby. Another couple came in and we exchanged eating experiences. Soon we were escorted to our table to enjoy Price Fixe menu where we enjoyed salads, grilled trout, vegetables and... More 

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Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..thank you very much for coming to our Sunday Brunch and writing your recommendation ...we appreciate your patronage very much .. More 

Dahlonega, Georgia
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227 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 26, 2016

We only ate breakfast at this restaurant but it was fantastic and very reasonably priced. Wide selection of breakfast items to choose from with daily specials as well. We had eggs, bacon, potatoes, toast, pancakes and coffee. It was ALL very good. I would have had the same thing at dinner if it were available. It was that good. Staff... More 

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Thank Ray W
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

.. thank you .....I love breakfast here also and would have it at dinner time too....my staff works extremely hard to make our guests very happy and want to return soon ....happy trails .......plus this is a no-stress zone ! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $45
Cuisine
French, American, Seafood, International
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741 (Formerly Skyline Lodge Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2121
Description
Enjoy sunset dining inside or out on the cocktail patio with Highlands' best view at the top of Flat Mountain at 4300 ft. elevation at the historic Skyline Lodge built by Arthur Kelsey a student of Frank Lloyd Wright in 1929. Our executive Chef Kirtis will tease your taste buds with his gourmet dishes. Chef also creates daily specials that feature a great diversity of world flavors, reaching out to Italy, France, Meditteranean and more on a daily basis. Open Wednesday through Saturday for dinner and Saturday , Sunday and holidays for breakfast . They close the weekend with their famous Sunday Champagne Brunch from 12pm to 2pm. Make your reservations today. Located just 5 minutes from Highlands, take Flat Mountain Road off 64 East to Skyline Lodge Road(just after bridge)and make a left to 470 Skyline Lodge Road.

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