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Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

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474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447 (South 5th Street)
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Maryville, Tennessee
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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Absolutely delightful. Friendly service, but not over smothering. Calamari is the best we've had outside of New Orleans! During our after diner drink in the bar we had the privilege to shake hands with Chef Wolgang! This is one of Highlands finest restaurants. A+++ (be sure to make reservations)

Thank TNtravles
Highlands, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Food very good. Bartender, young and arrogant to say the least. Needs maturity and attitude adjustment. Could not believe the way to talked to us! We should have left immediately.

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texanHighlands_NC, Owner at Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro, responded to this review

I am so sorry for our bartenders attitude. Hope you will come back in. The problem has been taken care. More 

New Oxford, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Read the menu and gave it a try, food was great and service was outstanding. Definitely recommend we came during the Bistro hour, seating is limited but worth the wait if you have to.

Thank Samuel C
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visit the Highland every year and Wolfgang's is always a place we look forward to. He's always there and comes out of the kitchen to take with everyone. He is a chef that really takes pride in what he cooks and every meal we've had there is amazing!!

Thank Kris H
Greenville, South Carolina
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I work in Highlands ,and send many of our patrons to eat here. They all have loved it. Great food, atmosphere, service, and ambiance. My best friend and I ,ate dinner there last night on the deck. The ambiance was great, Jeff our server did a nice job, the food was great my friend had the crab cake appetizer, I... More 

Thank Sapphireyes64
Longboat Key, Florida
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Highlands. The Wine Bistro is a charming area with comfortable seating and smaller menu than the main restaurant which features dishes which are at once interesting and delicious. A must if you are staying in or near the town.

Thank jlrw524
Greenville, Alabama
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the Lamb entree and the Shrimp and Grits. Started the dinner with the Lobster Bisque and Wedge Salad. The bisque was served hot and very flavorful. The Lamb was also served hot and cooked to a perfect medium rare. Sauce and mint jelly balanced the taste perfectly. The Shrimp and Grits was served hot and very tasty. We... More 

Thank Gale S
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had nice delicious food and romantic atmosphere. Just love it! Definitely will come back again to Highlands and will stop here!

Thank Donna B
Dallas, Texas
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221 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was such a nice surprise. The food here wasn't out of this world great, but was VERY good. They had great appetizers, mains and desserts. In addition they have a very impressive wine list. I highly recommend!

Thank wetraveler73
Upper Tantallon, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took a huge detour on our way from Atlanta to Charlotte, only to stop by at Wolfgang`s in Highlands, NC for dinner. We have dined there before and knew it was worth the trip. The food was delicious as usual and the service was, of course, excellent. Very impressive selection of seasonal dishes, seafood, meats and German specialities along... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$19 - $38
Cajun & Creole, American, German, International, Gluten Free Options
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
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
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: 8285263807
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. Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace. 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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