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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
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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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 ...

Reviewed 16 June 2016

It was quiet. We were only customers. Did not have potatoes or sausage gravy which was on menu. My companion enjoyed his egg dish but it was expensive. Had a nice outside dining area. When I declined coffee, I was not asked if I wanted...More

Thank president2015
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

.........it is difficult to respond not having all the information and circumstances ....I only wish that you had asked to chat with me at the time ,,,we are sorry that you were displeased ............

Reviewed 6 June 2016

So you won't find a more Highlands-like setting. The restaurant is in the Sky Line Lodge hotel, 4.5 miles out of town. The entrance up Flat Mountain Road is a treat - ascending to a plateau overlooking the forest below. Sit on the terrace on...More

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

.........thank you ,,,late Saturday night most of our guests head down to Highlands to walk about after dinner ......happy trails .............

Reviewed 30 May 2016

Pricey but good. I had an omelet for breakfast. I had appetizers for dinner. Jalapeño stuffed with cream cheese & wrapped with bacon and crab cakes. Lemon drop martini to drink. All very yummy.

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

yummy is the word .....thank you ,,,,,,happy trails

Reviewed 25 May 2016

Wifey and I were in Highlands for the weekend and decided to splurge. We drove a little way out of town and found this quaint little motel/restaurant out in the mtns. A little strange walking past the rooms and the pool to get to restaurant,...More

1  Thank Michael R
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2016

........yes , our menu offers a great selection ,,Chef Kirtis can do wonders with food ....it is so delicious .................thank you

Reviewed 17 May 2016

My husband and I discovered "Altitudes Restaurant and Lodge" during our recent visit to Highlands. While we did not have reservations, we made an attempt to have dinner at a highly rated Italian Restaurant. We simply asked for a time that we might be served....More

Thank Mary Beth B
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

...thank you Mary Beth for the most comprehensive , wonderful , delightful and informative appraisal/review .....we really appreciate that you took time ,from your day, to recommend us ...we certainly try very hard to get everything right ..........

Reviewed 17 May 2016

Had the pleasure of trying out the Sunday brunch.So glad we did. It was superb! I had an omelet that was so light & fluffy...perfect. Also tried the Eggs Benedict and it was delicious! It was served with a ceaser salad & for desert it...More

Thank butterfly890809
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2016

..so nice to hear that all the staff is doing their very best ....we have a great crew this year ,,and the food just gets tastier and more delicious each week .............

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Dinner
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
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, View
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
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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