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Wild Thyme Gourmet

343D Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4035
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (239 reviews)
“crab cakes” (84 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
343D Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I mentioned to a fried that we would be in Highlands, NC, she suggested that we try Wild Thyme restaurant. She told me she really enjoyed it. So glad we followed her recommendation. Wow!! I ordered the Warm Grilled Vegetable Sandwich with grilled zucchini,...More

Thank AndreaMCTGB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nestled away in the corner of retail shops, the lunch options were great, and sitting outside on the patio was a nice touch.

Thank Matt K
Reviewed April 16, 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner on a Saturday night with a full dining area. Fried calamari appetizer with a marinara sauce. Entrees included a Vidalia crusted salmon with rice and veggies and shrimp with tasso ham in a cream sauce over linguine. Lemon cake for dessert...More

Thank Kerry C
Reviewed April 13, 2018

Stopped in for lunch and had their specials: cuban black bean soup and a wrap; both were excellent. Quick seating, excellent service, food and drinks were dynamite.

Thank R84L
Reviewed April 12, 2018 via mobile

Some friends had recommended that if in Highlands we would have to try this restaurant out. They were right in their recommendation. All three entrees ordered were awesome...lamb, fish, and vegetarian lovers will be happy as all three of us were. Reservations are recommended. The...More

Thank muhled
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed the Halibut special. The staff is friendly and attentive. Good selections even without the specials. The wine list is ample but not overwhelming. Reservations are probably a good idea in season but there are normally a few bar spots open for dining or...More

Thank JG108
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

I had a salad which had a good base with spinach, but the crab cakes were VERY bready with little crab. They seemed like they were pre-packaged and maybe frozen. My girlfriend had spring rolls and the were definitely like something that you could but...More

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wtg2008, Manager at Wild Thyme Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

I'm sorry you didn't enjoy your meal but our crab cakes have no breading and are all crab meat. They use a little bit of egg white and mayo as a binder so I find it difficult to believe they were bready. As far as...More

Reviewed March 23, 2018

In March there are not a lot of options for eating. We decided to give this restaurant a try. The restaurant is small but has a very nice atmosphere. It was clean and inviting. Our server Tomas was great offered suggestions, which helped us with...More

Thank Tennessee_Nomads
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

We visited WTG the last time we were in Highlands, 5 years ago. We were afraid that it would not be as good as we remembered, but it was still as good as it was 5 years ago. We both had the salmon BLT and...More

Thank Becki P
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy this restaurant for its quality, tasty food and delightful staff. Most recently we enjoyed grouper and Vidalia Onion encrusted salmon. Our servers were Tomas and Kelly and our host was Larry. Attention to detail, with humor, and class. When added...More

Thank Gary M
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Nancy M
March 17, 2018|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so
July 14, 2017|
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Response from Lynne322 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they have a patio area outside which is pet friendly.
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August 12, 2015|
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Yes they are
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343D Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4035
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Dinning Options: Lunch & Dinner
We are closed from January 31 till February 12. We are open on valentine's day.
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