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High Point Restaurant

224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3052
+1 931-924-4600
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good21%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“steak” (45 reviews)
“salads” (21 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3052
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51 - 60 of 198 reviews

Reviewed June 16, 2016

I say "Best in the area" because that's really all there is in the area. I hate to compare it to other steak places but I can't help it. This place is really nice. They have a wide range of options. The atmosphere is great...More

Thank Christine A
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 13, 2016

Thank you for your review Christine. We hope you come back to see us soon.

Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

Good was great! The restaurant has ties to Al Capone 's day. The place can handle a large party. The food is pricy but great.

Thank Andrew F
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you for the review Andrew! Would love for you to come see us again soon!

Reviewed May 19, 2016

WOW! This whole place is wonderful! The food is exquisite! The house itself is worth the drive! Make sure to ask a seasoned waitress about the history of the home, as it was used by Al Capone: underground tunnels were discovered by the city during...More

Thank Nancy W
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

What a great review Nancy! We love to hear from our customers who are in love with the history just as much as we are! Thank you for this.

Reviewed May 19, 2016

What cab I say that hasn't been said about this incredible jewel in a picturesque town? The food is world class the selection ample, prices are fair and service professional. Also the history of this being Al Capones home ads a certain fun aura GO____

Thank JohnPatsi
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thanks so much for review John!! We appreciate you and your kind words! Come visit us again soon!

Reviewed May 11, 2016

12 of us enjoyed a wonderful meal together at High Point during graduation time. The menu and food were very good - a surprisingly large selection to choose from. Everyone enjoyed their meals and portions are large. Nice atmosphere and although is was crowded it...More

Thank Brad G
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Yes, we are very busy during graduation times, but try to keep service as timely as possible! Sorry you weren't in love with the venison. It is not something we have regularly, so I hope you come visit us again and try something new!! Thanks...More

Reviewed May 10, 2016

Had three straight dinners here on Sewanee commencement weekend. Each one was excellent. Had trout, salmon, and steak. Generous portions. Friendly and attentive service. Waitresses very helpful in suggesting food selection. Was a little noisy on two occasions. Would return again if I am back...More

Thank ProfessorBob
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Oh wow! I'm so glad to hear that you enjoyed your time with us so well that you came back three dinners in a row!! We appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. Come back again soon!

Reviewed May 8, 2016 via mobile

Possibly the best steak I have ever had! This place has it all - beautiful atmosphere, history, great service, and excellent food. It is pricey but for a special occasion I can't think of another place I would rather go. I highly recommend it. It...More

Thank jdo2k67
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you so much for this wonderful review! So glad you enjoyed your time with us and hope you come back again soon!

Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

This is the higher end restaurant in this town. Dinner may cost you 30 without wine. The food was excellent and the staff was attentive and quick. They do take reservations.

Thank cyclist3md
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you for the review! Hope you come to see us again soon!

Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

We had heard good things, but we're extremely disappointed! First off the oysters Rockefeller were terrible, pasty, with no rock salt! My salmon was way over cooked and the the vegetable special was cold! Our daughter had ordered the filet and was served the NY...More

Thank bergy11
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

I'm sorry to hear that you didn't enjoy your time with us. We appreciate your honesty and will take you suggestions into consideration. We do hope that you will give us another try!

Reviewed April 28, 2016

HighPoint still is a great destination restaurant on the Mountain. Open year round with a consistent high quality food and service. Always a treat!

Thank JlharTen
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2016

Thank you so much for your review!!

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Ellen D
February 16, 2017|
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Response from Cassie F | Property representative |
Hi there. We are located at 224 Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356.
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Sandra U
October 31, 2016|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
There didn't seem to be an official dress code. We were dressed fairly formal, others were business casual.
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lsgs93
July 22, 2016|
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Response from JimE782 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. I'm not certain. But it is a very reputable place. If you call, I'm sure that would clear it up.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $50
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Monteagle
  • Phone Number: +1 931-924-4600
Description
Built inside a 1929 mansion that presumably once was financed by Al Capone, the restaurant serves a menu of traditional gourmet dishes including Brie en Croute, Blackened Salmon Oscar and Black Thai Duck. The mansion that houses the restaurant was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 and still features the original escape hatches and underground tunnels that were used by Capone to transfer liquor during the Prohibition Era. In 2001, High Point received the "Best Gourmet Meal in Tennessee" award from "Tennessee" magazine.
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