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Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
+1 828-526-3807
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cajun & Creole, American, German, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
1. Best of Wine Spectator
"The wine list is full of fantastic bottles, library vintages"
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2. Award Winning Chef Wolfgang
"also nice when the Chef comes the table to ask you how your meal was."
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3. Specials Occasions, Rehearsals
"worked to make it the joyous event it turned out to be"
Edith W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We always enjoy Wolfgang's, whether it is in the Wine Bistro or the restaurant the food is always delicious! The owner is out and about every time we dine at this lovely restaurant and he is always interested in our comments. His appearance on a...More

Thank GApeach017
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Wolfgang’s at the recommendation of a family member. It was everything we had heard! The citrus salad which was a starter and the grilled shrimp with risotto entree were both perfect. Their coffee was also very good and since it was...More

1  Thank 3x5
Reviewed 5 days ago

From the exterior, this restaurant looks relatively small, but it is not! When taking into consideration the large, completely covered outdoor space, it is quite impressive. The servers were very attentive and the food was excellent. Very nice wine selection also. The evening we dined...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in on a Saturday evening and the restaurant was not that busy. The Wedge Salad was what you would expect and the Soup du Jour (Kale, Mushrooms, Chicken Stock, etc) was not loved by the gentleman in our party. I thoroughly enjoyed my...More

1  Thank charlottejayne
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good Filet, Bavarian Sampler is also good, just a bit heavy (its a lot of food). Order the Caprese salad. Friendly staff.

Thank ScottinTN
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked by phone to see if there was room in the Bistro around five so hiked on down and was seated immediately. Good but tailored selection of wines. Generous pours in every case. Small plates were marginally ok for sharing but all well prepared. Wait...More

Thank sam69-73
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pass on this one. We were sat at a table that should not have been placed in that location Against a door. Too small of a table. My entree was un-impressive. I ordered the mixed grill and the ham was shoe leather. The dinner rolls...More

2  Thank Ralph S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been eating here for years and we have never had a bad meal. The menu can change with some seasonal dishes but It is consistent, always good service and plenty of room. If you enjoy wine they have a large selection as well.

Thank Lon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were lucky to get reservations at Wolfgang’s over Labor Day weekend — Highlands was packed, and as first-time visitors, we had no idea that the restaurants would be booked well in advance. I called and was told there was no availability. Hmmm. Waited 24...More

Thank K R M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat at the bar-side of the patio and enjoyed cocktails and appetizers. Great staff and great food.

Thank Rob H
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May 5, 2018|
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Response from bogartsmama2018 | Reviewed this property |
No. You see various dress.
Linda M
August 16, 2017|
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Response from bogartsmama2018 | Reviewed this property |
To get the time & date you want, I would call several months ahead for those summer visits.
Becky S
April 2, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$19 - $38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (South 5th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3807
  • E-mail
Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang invites you to dine in his garden pavilion or by the fireside in a historic home. Nestled amongst the rhododendrons on the historic main street of Highlands. . Wolfgang's is the recipient of the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for the past years, our wine list features over 800 wines. Eclectic Contemporary American Cuisine with a New Orleans flair, Seafood and Steaks. . "Our State" magazine named Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro the place you must eat in Macon County. Featured in Southern Living, Southern Accents, WNC Magazine, and Outside Magazine. Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace. Elected Member of Academy of Chefs Certified Executive Chef Member Texas Culinary Olympic Team Voted Jamaican and Texas Chef of the Year and Chaine des Rotisseurs.
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