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Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge

470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-2121
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (18 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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21 - 30 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Love the food, love the staff, love everything! Don't miss this great little hideaway between Cashiers and Highlands.

Thank Kathy W
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2016

.......thank you for your recommendation and specially for dining with us ..

Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were searching for prime rib in Highlands. We found this little gem. What a beautiful setting. The views are unbeatable. The prime rib was delicious. I also had a tomato and mozzarella salad that was very good.

1  Thank Tiffany K
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

mmmmmmmm yes,,, thank you ..Friday night for prime rib at Altitudes ....we appreciate your patronage very much .. ..

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Delightfully surprised at the excellence of our meal. It is evident that the chef is an artist who crafts masterpieces of food. expensive? Yes - but you do, in fact, get what you pay for. Wish we could have stayed for the renowned Sunday Brunch.

Thank Larry C
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2016

THANK YOU we are all very pleased with chef Kirtis ,, his menu gets better and better..and Sunday Brunch ...WOW

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice atmosphere & view. Head waitress rude, rushed "Ms. Trunchbull" from Matilda. We felt unwelcome.More

Thank Laurel L
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2016

....yes sir , you mentioned this incident to me as you were departing from a very busy Altitudes ,,and I expressed my sorrow , apologized for the confusion and being short of staff ,,..also I told the waitress of my displeasure for treating you so...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed two nights here and had dinner and breakfast on site at the lodge. Rustic mountain looking rooms, and a great view from the patio dining. Bartender Tug was the best we've seen. Thanks

Thank J G
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

..Yes we all love him ,,,thank you ,,,,,we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves ....happy trails to you ................

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Skyline for quietude away from downtown activity and for pet friendly. WOW! The Altitudes Restaurant Staff were attentive and made our Anniversary very memorable. Our table was in a cove with doors open to a balcony with a view. The food was fantastic....More

Thank burkhalters
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2016

...thank you for your comments ,,my staff strives to keep Skyline a No stress zone ....we appreciate that you spent your anniversary with us ... happy trails to you ...

Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you are in Highlands, this is a great hotel for those with pets or looking for more reasonable rate. We have been here mutiple times and believe it's better than the hotels downtown since it is secluded and very peaceful. The views overlooking the...More

1  Thank Bruce D
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2016

..thank you very much for your insightful review ...we very much appreciate that you took the time to write your comments and recommendation

Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had 12:30PM reservations on Father's day and the place was packed. We had to wait for a table to be cleared, but were handed Mimosas to enjoy in the lobby. Another couple came in and we exchanged eating experiences. Soon we were escorted to...More

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2016

..thank you very much for coming to our Sunday Brunch and writing your recommendation ...we appreciate your patronage very much ..

Reviewed 27 June 2016

We only ate breakfast at this restaurant but it was fantastic and very reasonably priced. Wide selection of breakfast items to choose from with daily specials as well. We had eggs, bacon, potatoes, toast, pancakes and coffee. It was ALL very good. I would have...More

Thank Ray W
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2016

.. thank you .....I love breakfast here also and would have it at dinner time too....my staff works extremely hard to make our guests very happy and want to return soon ....happy trails .......plus this is a no-stress zone !

Reviewed 18 June 2016

A bit pricey, however worth it, we had prime rib ( Fri/ Sat only) with roasted asparagus and whipped potatoes, the best aux jus I've ever had. Worth the trip, the motel is awesome, we had a room with private balcony, so peaceful/ tranquill

1  Thank Buddah K
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

...thank you for your vey kind recommendation ,,,my staff works very hard to make sure our guests are happy to be here ....and you are so right about the great food at Altitudes ...

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741 (Formerly Skyline Lodge Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2121
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Description
Enjoy sunset dining inside or out on the cocktail patio with Highlands' best view at the top of Flat Mountain at 4300 ft. elevation at the historic Skyline Lodge built by Arthur Kelsey a student of Frank Lloyd Wright in 1929. Our executive Chef Kirtis will tease your taste buds with his gourmet dishes. Chef also creates daily specials that feature a great diversity of world flavors, reaching out to Italy, France, Meditteranean and more on a daily basis. Open Wednesday through Saturday for dinner and Saturday , Sunday and holidays for breakfast . They close the weekend with their famous Sunday Champagne Brunch from 12pm to 2pm. Make your reservations today. Located just 5 minutes from Highlands, take Flat Mountain Road off 64 East to Skyline Lodge Road(just after bridge)and make a left to 470 Skyline Lodge Road.
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