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“Nice outdoor dining spot on the main drag”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Bistro on Main

Bistro on Main
Ranked #15 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Local cuisine, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff
Description: Bistro on Main offers a tempting selection of tasty salads, soups,entrees, and delectable desserts from 11:30 through the dinner hour, served either al fresco or in our charming dining room. We serve specialty cocktails, wine and beer, and on weekends feature outdoor live entertainment. Come, relax, and enjoy a berry and rosemary infused lemonade with a sidecar of your favorite top shelf vodka under the red umbrellas! Bistro on Main is the perfect spot for people watching and taking in the seasons in magical Highlands, North Carolina!
Townville, South Carolina
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Nice outdoor dining spot on the main drag”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2014

We had lunch at this nice spot on the main downtown drag. I had the Shrimp and Grits that were very good and very nice presentation, wife had the Chicken Salad sandwich that she also enjoyed. Service was good and the outdoor live music from lady on guitar and singing was a very nice touch. We looked inside of the restaurant as well and looks to be a very interesting place and would like to return an eat inside in cooler weather. Good Place try it when you are in Highlands.

Visited August 2014
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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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86 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Good Food - Moderate Prices”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2014

We stopped here for dinner and had no trouble getting a table, as the kids were back in school. The food was enjoyed by all at our table. I had the Ahi Tuna, which was excellent. Others at our table enjoyed shrimp and grits, a chef's salad and chicken pot pie. Prices were moderate, given the location in a resort community.

Visited August 2014
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Nashville, Tennessee
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54 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice outdoor dining”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014

We ate at Bistro on Main on our next to last night in Highlands, and the food was surprisingly good. I forget what fish I had, but it was covered with shrimp and the whole thing turned out to be very nice. It was a beautiful day, so we opted for the outside seating which proved to be very enjoyable with a good view up and down Main Street. The owner's dog did lie beneath our table in hopes of some dropped food, but he was amazingly well behaved and didn't overtly beg.

  • Visited August 2014
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741 reviews
418 restaurant reviews
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“Great place for lunch.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2014 via mobile

It's a casual and beautiful outdoor setting. Our food was very good, and the service was excellent - very friendly. If the weather's nice, it's a great place for lunch.

Visited July 2014
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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191 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“good for lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2014

We sat outside and watched the traffic go by and hear all the Harleys rumble by. We all liked we ordered and the portions were good.

Visited August 2014
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