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“Wonderful food”

Lakeside Restaurant
Ranked #12 of 56 Restaurants in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed November 1, 2012

We were visiting from Michigan in the NC area for a week and found this restaurant online. What great food and outstanding service. Don't let the humble exterior appearance make you think this is not a first class place to dine. We changed our reservation time twice in the afternoon and this was received without complaint. Great wine, great tasty food and fine staff. If we visit the area we will definitely return.

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4  Thank Kathy M
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Reviewed October 29, 2012

We eat at Lakeside every year and look forward to it. We make reservations months in advance to be sure we get to enjoy this incredible place and it never disappoints. Love it!

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5  Thank hart1012
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Reviewed October 27, 2012

Manny, the owner-chef, is on hand to make sure everything is to your liking. This 15-year institution is always packed, so make sure you reserve a table in advance. Very cozy dining room with an energetic buzz from the crowd. A trip to Highlands should include a a dinner at Lakeside.

3  Thank Terry F
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

We had dinner there on Friday night. We had reservations and were seated when we walked in. The place is small but very comfortable. I would definitely make reservations during peak season and weekends. We had the best meal we have ever eaten in Highlands. Paoletti's included. The best FRESH Red Snapper ever. Get the whole Red Snapper that is lightly fried Tempura style. The best the fish I have ever eaten and we spend 6 months a year in Destin, Florida. Scallops and blackened grouper were very good as well. Outstanding Restaurant!!

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3  Thank Mark M
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Reviewed October 23, 2012

I can`t say enough about this place Service was a 5 STAR The owner and chef came and visited with us as well. A 5 Star place.

3  Thank MargeMartin
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