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Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
+1 828-526-3807
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  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cajun & Creole, American, German, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
1. Best of Wine Spectator
"The wine list is full of fantastic bottles, library vintages"
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2. Award Winning Chef Wolfgang
"also nice when the Chef comes the table to ask you how your meal was."
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3. Specials Occasions, Rehearsals
"worked to make it the joyous event it turned out to be"
Edith W
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Combine great food and wonderful service and you won't go wrong. Wolfgangs has this down pat. Our waiter was outstanding - so much so that we requested him two days in a row. That says something. The food was incredible. This was memorable for me...More

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Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed dinner at Wolfgang’s at the recommendation of a family member. It was everything we had heard! The citrus salad which was a starter and the grilled shrimp with risotto entree were both perfect. Their coffee was also very good and since it was...More

Thank 3x5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to Highlands NC for my birthday and we met some friends that live there and are friends with the chef. We had duck that just fabulous. Ahi tuna that made my heart go pitter patter. A great glass of cabernet. A piece of dark...More

Thank Ginger B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good German food, very friendly and competent staff, everyone seemed to want to make your visit a good experience

Thank Ray488
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food! Quite a trendy place. Had a wedding party there while we ate in the front room. A must place to dine while in Highlands.

Thank PonyMan132
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a wonderful anniversary dinner! The restaurant has a nice romantic atmosphere. The food was delectable. From appetizers, meal to dessert it a meal to remember. If you are in the area I highly recommend you make a reservation and enjoy a meal. I suggest...More

Thank Re1977
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our best overall meal while in highlands. Kids menu available, excellent options for adults. Contemporary southern is what I’d call the menu. We enjoyed all of our dishes. They also have a very nice wine list. Indoor and outdoor seating and the outdoor areas are...More

Thank FlyboyTraveler
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have nothing negative to say. The four of us all enjoyed everything we had, and the service was very good. The dessert wine flight was fun, and can be split among two couples.

Thank Kaye333
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our meal here the last time we were in the Highlands so we wanted to return. We were not disappointed. We shared the caprese appetizer and the tomatoes were ripe and the dish was excellent. I had the fish special that was snapper...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ambiance excellent. Pecan crusted Shrimp appetizer excellent. Wedge salad excellent. Trout good but would be excellent if it was crisp on top. Short rib excellent, one is PLENTY. Crème brûlée for dessert flavor was excellent but Crème brûlée if fresh should be warm on top...More

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May 5, 2018|
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Response from bogartsmama2018 | Reviewed this property |
No. You see various dress.
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August 16, 2017|
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Response from bogartsmama2018 | Reviewed this property |
To get the time & date you want, I would call several months ahead for those summer visits.
April 2, 2017|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (South 5th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3807
  • E-mail
Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang invites you to dine in his garden pavilion or by the fireside in a historic home. Nestled amongst the rhododendrons on the historic main street of Highlands. . Wolfgang's is the recipient of the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for the past years, our wine list features over 800 wines. Eclectic Contemporary American Cuisine with a New Orleans flair, Seafood and Steaks. . "Our State" magazine named Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro the place you must eat in Macon County. Featured in Southern Living, Southern Accents, WNC Magazine, and Outside Magazine. Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace. Elected Member of Academy of Chefs Certified Executive Chef Member Texas Culinary Olympic Team Voted Jamaican and Texas Chef of the Year and Chaine des Rotisseurs.
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