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The Gamekeeper's Tavern

American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
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3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774-6617
+1 828-743-4263
17:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised how poor the accessibility was for this restaurant. Access for the men's room was particularly difficult.

Thank Jon S
Buford, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Visited while staying across the street in the Treetop condos. Loved this place! went on a slow Monday night, sat outside in front of the fireplace with a toasty fire going, ate our food there too sitting on the round sofa and round 'coffee' table. It was wonderful! the bourbon cake is so good i'm trying to find a recipe... More 

Thank FromBufordGA
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Not the same place. Now a family restaurant with pub food. Simple and plain menu. Won't go back. I guess the old concept didn't catch on anymore. Best for family budget dining. Entrance in back. Front is a store.

1 Thank Travelaround2222
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We hosted our son's rehearsal dinner and it was beyond fantastic! The venue, the food and especially the owner Matt and his staff! They had this down to a fine science and took care of EVERY detail! He even closed the restaurant and had a musician. We couldn't have hoped for a better experience. These are memories that we will... More 

Thank Lhuckestein
Bloomington, Illinois
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Under a new owner. Wonderful people working there. A excellent food choice with a bit of flair. Plenty of drinking choices. Beer , wine , and of course liquor. Do yourself a favor and stop in. Wonderful patio with fireplace

Thank traveler35691
Redditch, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

I saw a lisyting for the Whiskey Kitchen at the place my wife and I were staying in NC, so I thought I would have a look to see what food they served. Went to Google and found a listing, went to the Home page and it all looked good so I clicked on the Menu page and it was... More 

2 Thank Robin M
Coral Springs, Florida
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal at this restaurant last week. The server was wonderful. We went again today and the meal was so so. My wife ordered one glass of wine. Later, she ordered a second glass that was never delivered. When the bill arrived I noticed that we were charged for two glasses of wine. I spoke with the... More 

5 Thank jwm1941
Atlanta, Georgia
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25 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

There is indoor seating with live music, as well as a covered deck with a big outdoor fireplace and a big screen tv. The food is tasty and fairly reasonably priced.

Thank vickied53
Thornton, PA
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The problem here is the 'new' restaurant doesn't look open because the entrance is at the rear of the building away from the road. Make the effort, the food is very original and service was helpful explaining the ingredients and preparation. Our entrees included a unique Cuban, grouper, a brined fried chicken with a sweet/sour pickle brine and southern salad... More 

Thank mweidel
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Now Sapphire Whiskey Kitchen. Great salmon and the best grilled Caesar. Nice and comfortable outside. Cyndi great server

Thank robinhiker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Contemporary, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3646 US Highway 64 E, Cashiers, NC 28774-6617
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Cashiers
  • Phone Number: +1 828-743-4263

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?