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Fressers Eatery - CLOSED

470 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741-8418
+1 828-526-4188
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“burger” (6 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“trout” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
International, Healthy
470 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741-8418
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Reviewed September 2, 2008

This place looks nice enough, and the menu looked good when we browsed their website, so we went for lunch. We (DH/DW) were greeted at the door by a woman in dungaree shorts and polo shirt who turned out to be the owner. Although there...More

2  Thank NoOtherNameAvailable
Reviewed June 16, 2008

Don't be put off my the dated decor and loungey live music - Fresser's has excellent food. We were about to turn around and leave when we first walked in, but we're so glad we stayed. I'm still craving the wonderful field greens, dried fruit,...More

2  Thank KatrinaVHH
Reviewed June 2, 2008

If you want to be comfortable, please your eye and reward your palate, eat a meal at Fresser's. The surroundings are interesting and inviting. The menu has a good variety of choices. The trout was wonderful with vegetables and new potatos that were perfectly cooked...More

1  Thank raylynATL
Reviewed May 29, 2008

We ventured into this quaint mountain town looking for The Wild Thyme, but couldn't find it or remember the name. We asked a couple of locals for a family friendly eatery that wouldn't be too pricey. They recommend the pizza joint and rib shack, we...More

2  Thank Sqwerl
Reviewed May 13, 2008

Fresser's has a wonderful selection of items to choose from, lunch or dinner. I loved the Chicken Scallopine. Debbie, (chef) is very sensitive to special diets, and can prepare something for everyone, vegan, vegetarian, non dairy, etc..... Nothing is a problem. I will definitely go...More

1  Thank Ravenel
Reviewed May 6, 2008

My friend and I happened on this off the beaten trail restaurant and to say it was an awesome meal was an understatement. I had the bacon blue cheese burger wrap with Fressers Fries. My friend had the almond coated trout. They used ground almonds...More

1  Thank FoodLoverATL
Reviewed April 30, 2008

We had lunch at Fressers after it being highly recommended by the owners of the bed and breakfast inn we were staying in the Highlands. We found the food to be average or "ok" but we felt the prices were a little on the high...More

1  Thank Raymond007
MENOTU, Chef / Owner at Fressers Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2009

I'm sorry to read of your disappointment in FressersEatery. I would love for you to revisit our restaurant and give us another try. If after your meal you are again not satisfied, which I truely doubt will happen, please ask for me so I can...More

Reviewed April 27, 2008

The food is excellent! There definitely were more expensive restaurants, but for the money - I would like a little more food. I had a grilled chicken sandwich and a side of 4 cucumber slices for $10. It was very good food, though!

1  Thank troutfishe
Reviewed November 23, 2006

We had lunch and dinner at Fresser's with another couple and thoroughly enjoyed the food, service, and setting, day and evening. Menu consists of healthy variations on American fare that permit diners to enjoy some delicious desserts. We had a variety of beautifully presented entrees,...More

6  Thank RovingRangers
Reviewed May 18, 2005

While staying in Highlands, NC, we had dinner at Fressers Eatery just off Main Street next to "Helen's Barn." The menu is creative and delicious and a great value in a town full of high prices for 5 star restaurants. While not questioning the excellence...More

22  Thank ninjaqueen
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Oak St, Highlands, NC 28741-8418
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4188
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