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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” (17 reviews)
“prime rib” (6 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (6 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, American, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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Reviewed 26 July 2015

Not child friendly, besides pancakes not any items that are kid friendly. Our son ordered a bagel with the cream cheese and lox on the side, but it came with capers and onions on it.More

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

.boy do I hate to disagree with a guest .......we absolutely are child friendly (and also pet friendly ) as witnessed by the great time your son had here at Skyline .... my chef will prepare anything you might ask for , not just what...More

Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

We really have enjoyed the Skyline restaurant over the years, but the weekend brunch is the best value in Highlands bar none! For $20, unlimited mimosas, it is fantastic! If you are looking for a wonderful quiet mountain dining brunch, look no further! Enjoy this...More

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

..thank you .....my staff is very pleased that the owner still offers this great food and wonderful deal !!

Reviewed 3 July 2015

We dined with friends at this lovely restaurant on a rainy night. Our table of 6 ordered the prime rib with appetizers and soup. The crab stuffed mushrooms offered that night were out of this world delicious. The prime rib was very good with more...More

Thank GApeach017
SkylineLodge, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2015

....thank you ,,,,,,,,,,we love our restaurant , ALTITUDES ....and our long time piano artist , Hal , can get very excited paying some of his pieces ,,he is a newly wed and thank heavens his bride is a calming companion ....

Reviewed 29 June 2015

Sunday Brunch for my son, his wife and 15 month grandson. Met by hostess who escorted us to our table and timely met by our warm receptive waitress. We were served Mamosas and given menus to peruse. A high chair was set up for our...More

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
Reviewed 28 June 2015

We had dinner one evening in the dining room. Service was excellent and the food was delicious. We also had breakfast the next morning, which was great!

Thank NanaBev1
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We accidentally discovered Highlands NC several years ago while our exploring the area after a trade show. Our next trip up we decided to spend some extra time in Highlands and in our search for a place to stay found Skyline Lodge. The Architecture and...More

Thank GemDandies
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
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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, Kids, Child-friendly, View
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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