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Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge

470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-2121
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
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French, American, Seafood, International
$$ - $$$
470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 15 May 2015

I had to wait a few days to write this as I was That disappointed in one of our favorite places. It was Mother's Day. Two meals were offered--brunch for a couple hours and dinner/supper 4-8p. They changed their minds and offered the brunch right...More

2  Thank TravelTampaHgl
paulsidney, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2015

..AS YOU NOTICED -- We were SLAMMED.. almost 200 guests ,,we were prepared for 150 guests ......my staff did their absolute best and I am very proud of them ! We had just one complaint . It was a great day .

Reviewed 11 May 2015

The food was so delicious that I couldn't wait to eat dinner again. The breakfast was just as good. they serve a basil butter for the bread that is wonderful.

Thank Nici H
Reviewed 3 November 2014

This is a seasonal restaurant - open early May to November, and breakfast is served only on Saturdays and Sundays from 8 - 11. There's also a Sunday Brunch from 12 - 2 (a real deal at $20!). The sign over the restaurant, at the...More

Thank windgail
Reviewed 26 October 2014

We were staying at the Skyline Lodge and had late dinner reservations in Highlands so headed to Altitudes for some cocktails and appetizers. The crab cakes were magnificent and just plain crab, if there was any filler we didn't see or taste it. And our...More

Thank Ellen343
Reviewed 22 October 2014

A Frank Lloyd Wright inspired lodge with a surprisingly good restaurant; especially for Sunday brunch and Friday night prime rib. Excellent service with generous cocktails and an acceptable wine list.

Thank ShoeWizard
SkylineLodge, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

..the entire staff here at ALTITUDES and Skyline agree wholeheartedly with you !!! thank you so very much for making our day !!

Reviewed 29 September 2014

We have been to the lodge and restaurant several times over the many years. It is a favorite escape. The lodge is comfortable, the restaurant fantastic. You should be so lucky to dine here. The squash ravioli was superb, I will find this recipe. The...More

1  Thank Richfromanderson
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Please go here when you are anywhere near Highlands or Cashiers. The chef is fantastic and the view cant be beat.

3  Thank mawhitt
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We found the Skyline by chance and what a great find Lou the manager was great she really took care of us and made us feel so good We will return

1  Thank terrygowan
Reviewed 21 July 2014

I made reservations for Sunday Brunch. We were greeted by our hostess who escorted us to a table on the terrace overlooking the mountain side. Our waiter started us off with mimosa's to enjoy while we reviewed the menu. Our meal included salad, entree, and...More

1  Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Reviewed 14 August 2013 via mobile

We have stayed at skyline twice now! This place is very cozy and provides a wonderful mountain feel! The pet-friendly style was a huge help and they even provided a bed and good bowl!

1  Thank Hales216
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 45
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
12:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 11:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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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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