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Madison's Restaurant

445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good17%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
07:00 - 21:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Reviewed yesterday

Madison's prepared us a wonderful anniversary dinner as we went with the Chef's Choice which included fish and scallops. The taste was wonderful and the presentation was spectacular. We started with champagne and oysters which was a great way to start a wonderful dinner. The...More

Thank garyzumstein
Reviewed 2 days ago

Stopped in for a quick lunch of salad and two appetizers this week. The pimiento cheese with house made buttermilk crackers is worth the visit. Hummus and pita, plus the garden salad made for a perfect mid-afternoon lunch. They seem to be much more reasonably...More

Thank notapickyeater2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always stop here for lunch when hiking in the area. Lunch hours are limited (11:30 am - 2 pm) but food is consistently good. Sometimes it can take a while for orders to arrive, but atmosphere is so nice we don't mind the wait. Very...More

Thank Linda J
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was okay. The waiter was MIA for much of the evening. There are much better dinner options in the area.

Thank Ralph1968
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't say enough about Madison's. We ate there last night for the first time and we're very impressed with everything from the service to the decor to the food. The trout and the halibut were both among the best we've ever had. Highly recommend...More

Thank Dick L
Reviewed 1 week ago

ordered ribeye medium rare and asked the waiter if steak would have a nice char on outside and red in middle...he said absolutely...unfortunately i was served a grey ashen piece of meat that was barely pink on inside..after sending this back you can bet they...More

1  Thank sonofsouth2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had another memorable visit to Highlands. We always enjoy being here despite the holiday weekend crowds. We had been to Morgan's before but were seated at the patio each time. We have enjoyed it in the past, but this time we were fortunate enough...More

Thank PhantomRhino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the Old Edwards Inn. The food was terrific and the waiter, Pete, was excellent. He provided great service without being overbearing. We sat in a booth toward the back of the restaurant. It was quiet.

Thank RobTennessee_USA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the resort and ate here the first night. It was delicious and the service was excellent. I hope to be back soon...

Thank Artcali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dinner: Our table was by the window and the top was strewn with rose pedals. The meal started off with complimentary Pimento & Cheese spread with house made crackers. This was very good. Three mini rolls were served: cornbread, biscuit and a roll. For main...More

Thank Hooked_on_travel77
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Questions & Answers
Doug C
21 March 2017|
Response from Tonypose | Reviewed this property |
I don't know when it will be open. We are told most things here will open April 1.
Steve B
12 April 2015|
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Response from Amanda S | Property representative |
Resort casual is perfect. Old Edwards is a leisure resort, and you need to be comfortable. Women even wear nice jeans sometimes, or a simple, unfussy dress. Or if you're feeling dressy, that is fine too, but I wouldn't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$38
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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: 828-787-2525
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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