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Madison's Restaurant

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445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447 (4th Street)
+1 828-526-5477
07:00 - 21:00
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed breakfast at Madison's on Valentine's Day morning. The menu selections were interesting and moderately priced. I had some of the best pancakes I've ever eaten in a restaurant served with a delicious berry compote on the side. My wife had the pork belly with poached egg; after she let me try it, I would have... More 

Thank GeorgiaManG
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

from the moment we walked in the service began. Our food was outstanding and our waiters were the best to make sure our food was as ordered. Can't wait to go back.

1 Thank diannebarksdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were looking for a rental for our kids in the Highlands and had an excellent lunch their to break up our day. A nice fireplace and chairs await you while you table is prepared .Interior is old time upscale classic with nice stone floor, interior decor, and table settings. Everyone was very nice including check in, waitress, an manager(s).... More 

Thank Daniel M
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently ate lunch a few times at Madison's and was so pleased with the innovative but not crazy lunch items. I tried the trout BLT and the combo of flavors was delicious. I also tried the seasonal salad with an accompanying veggie burger patty and it was absolutely delicious! The veggie burger was earthy and substantial without being heavy... More 

Thank brycecm4
Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 via mobile

Now onto dinner at Madison's. Very worth it! The prices were good. The pork chop was amazing! The chocolate soufflé and bread pudding was outstanding. Our wine sommelier (we did not catch the French gentleman's name) was very knowledgeable of the wines. His stories were incredible! Celine (our server with a beautiful German accent) was the sweetest. I DEFINITELY HIGHLY... More 

1 Thank Michelle J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

They had an excellent four course prie fixe dinner. Salad with root veggies, foie gras, crusted rack of lamb and lobster, plus dessert. I'd definitely recommend it and consider going back again! They had the obligatory champagne, hats, crowns, and noisemakers! We had a nice time!

1 Thank JHR6301
Highlands, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

We went here with a group of 17 tonight. We had two tables. Our table was overwhelmed with everything. Our service was outstanding and the food was just terrific. Salads, appetizers, entrees, wine and desserts were just plain great. Highlands has many really, really good restaurants and we go to all of them. This is the best we've had in... More 

1 Thank James R
Atlanta, Georgia
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I am a Highlands resident and two times in the last month I made a reservation at Madison's (once for Christmas night dinner and once for New Year Day breakfast) and each time when we arrived we were told - for Christmas Day, service stopped at 2pm - and for New Year breakfast, there was no breakfast but only a... More 

Thank jon g
Amanda S, Marketing Director at Madison's Restaurant, responded to this review

Madison's does not serve evening dinner on Christmas Day, nor a New Year's Day breakfast (Our Christmas meal is served from 11:30 to 5 pm and New Year's Day Brunch from 9 to 2), so we are not clear on how this confusion occurred. But, after researching, we realize that we did accommodate you for the New Year's Day brunch... More 

Cornelius, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Our first time. Very good service, very informative server, wine sommelier well versed and not only showing high price wines. Stuffed Guinea hen Breast , special of fish were very good. Atmosphere is welcoming and cozy, fireplace going, window table, all good! Selection of entrees is all encompassing so everyone has great selections

1 Thank pecosbill12
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Highlands the week after Christmas. We stayed in another resort, but read great reviews for Madison's Restaurant. We ate breakfast at Madison's twice. First day we had the blueberry pancakes and bacon. The blueberry pancakes were the best blueberry pancakes my husband and I have ever had. The second day we had the traditional,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-5477
Innovative farm-fresh cuisine in an environment of relaxed elegance. Most menu items sourced locally and grown organically at The Farm at Old Edwards. Dine indoors year-round or outdoors in the warm months at the Wine Garden beside the beautiful waterfall.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?