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“Incredible Italian food dining”

Ristorante Paoletti
Ranked #1 of 56 Restaurants in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $19 - $42
Cuisines: Italian, Seafood
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Takeout
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Next Door to Highlands Inn, Across Street from Old Edwards Inn
Description: Celebrating 33-years serving high quality Italian Cuisine in Highlands, North Carolina in 2017. We serve the area's largest selection of fresh coastal Seafood & Local Rainbow Trout. Specialties including Daily made Ravioli, Prime Grass-fed Steaks, Chops and Rack of Lamb and Gluten-Free options throughout the menu, pasta included. -Our daily menu and printed Daily Specials reflect seasonal and locally grown ingredients. Full Dinner Menu available at the Bar, where the single diner always feels welcome. To complement your meal we offer one of the deepest wine cellars in the Southeast. Infused Spirits, Craft Cocktails & Three-dozen Sparkling, Red and White selections are offered by-the-glass, nightly. With the Wine Spectator's 'Best of Award of Excellence' since 1987, we offer a plethora of fabulous selections to suit all tastes and budgets but outside wine is not permitted. We are located next door to Highlands Inn and across the street from the Old Edwards Inn on Main Street in Highlands. Treat yourself and your family to one of Highland's Finest Dining Experiences. Visa, Mastercard, American Express accepted. Dinner Reservations are accepted up to 30-day in advance of your desired dining date. To better serve our Guests, phone reservations are accepted and strongly recommended. Online, fax, email or Opentable reservations are not available.
Reviewed August 20, 2012

If I have been there once, I have been there 20 times and it is always fantastic. Reservations are a must, especially during the high season (summer), but Paoletti's is an AWESOME place to have dinner if you love Italian food.

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Reviewed August 18, 2012

I have spent every summers for the last 10 years in this quaint NC town and Paoletti's is my restaurant of choice. They excel in all areas, food, wine. & service. Being of Italian descent, every meal brings back fond memories of childhood family dinners. Very authentic Italian food & atmosphere. Mangia! Caio

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Reviewed August 12, 2012

One of the best Italian restaurants I've eaten at, including Italy! Best restaurant in Highlands without a doubt...with equally impressive wine list!!!!!

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Reviewed August 8, 2012

Between Julio running a box of wine out to my car while my wife and I had a great dinner served up by Eric, the experience couldn't have been better. It has a family feel that always takes care of my family when we are in town. It's a must if you are in Highlands for an evening.

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Reviewed August 8, 2012

The pasta was fabulous. Service also very good. We weren't very hungry due to a late lunch, but we didn't want to miss it. So we each had a very good salad and split the excellent gnocchi. Highly recommend it, and right across the street from The Old Edwards Inn.

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