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Wild Thyme Gourmet

343D Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4035
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (226 reviews)
“crab cakes” (83 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
343D Main St, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

Walked in thinking it was local type bar, the service and food was GREAT and best flakey fried green tomatoes and really fresh scallops, along with strip bass. We drove 5 hr thinking we was in no man land, but found a paradise of gourmet...More

Thank William T
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Set back in a pedestrian cul-de-sac, this restaurant is very pleasant. Good bar, nice menu, excellent service. For an informal meal, a fine choice.

Thank turneraw
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a good location right on Main Street. Our problem was that it was very hot in the restaurant and we were seated all the way in the back. We had made our reservation well in advance and had requested to sit on the...More

Thank Titan27
wtg2008, General Manager at Wild Thyme Gourmet, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2017

I'm sorry your dinning experience was not as good as it should have been. I don't know why you weren't allowed to sit outside. We usually leave it to the discretion of the customer at this time of year due to weather conditions. We don't...More

Reviewed 3 March 2017

Food has been excellent each time we have bee there and our most recent trip was no exceptin however the service was just a little slow particularly toward the end. Enjoyed outside dining this time and that may have been the difference.

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Wild Thyme is my favorite restaurant in Highlands. Great service, diverse menu & complete wine list. We all split a cod fritters appetizer which is great alternative to calamari. For dinner, I had salmon. Great!! And for our birthday dessert, I had coconut cake. The...More

Thank Warren K
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Lunch was good. Nothing spectacular. Small menu for lunch. Lots of salads and sandwiches. The decor was nice. Friendly and good service.

Thank KS0010
Reviewed 17 February 2017

My wife and I had a great lunch on a cold winter day with another couple and everyone's food was terrific and Kelly's service was stellar!

Thank HowardBoyd
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped for a late lunch in Highlands. We have been to the Wild Thyme before. The food is always good and we had more than we could eat. This is a little pricey for lunch. Our bill before tip was $34 and the hot...More

Thank larryg425
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I both had the grilled veggie sandwich with the rice salad. Both were amazingly delicious. We had our huge dog with us and they set us up outside on the patio with a dog bowl. Wonderful service and great food.

Thank 0wlie
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Wonderful little full service restaurant with outside seating; perfect for lunch while shopping this small village. Also open for dinner although we only had lunch. Varied menu with great sandwiches, soups and daily specials. Full bar. Recommended.

Thank ShoeWizard
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Response from nanciefaye | Reviewed this property |
14 July 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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12 August 2015|
Response from Yvonne B | Reviewed this property |
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
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, 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.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 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
  • E-mail
Dinning Options: Lunch & Dinner
We are closed from January 31 till February 12. We are open on valentine's day.
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