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Madison's Restaurant and Wine Garden

445 Main St, Old Edwards Inn and Spa, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
+1 828-787-2525
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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11:30 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
445 Main St, Old Edwards Inn and Spa, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My mother and I had a wonderful dinner here last night celebrating her 90th birthday. Our waiter, Robert, was very attentive without being obtrusive. The goat cheese tart appetizer, trout dinner, and filet minion were delicious. The trout and filet were cooked perfectly! To top...More

Thank molliebird
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was meeting a friend who recommended this place. Delightful staff, all with English accents, good food, we had the squash soup with bacon, flatbread pizza special of the day (bananas was one of the toppings), grouper sandwich, and pulled pork sandwich. Portions were plentiful. Served...More

Thank azrielk82
Reviewed 1 week ago

Madison’s is reliable. Always good food, well prepared and served with care. The chicken salad is delicious and always a great soup of the day. The booths along with far wall are warm and quiet

Thank Dana C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here twice for breakfast during our stay at Ole Edwards Inn. They have a fair priced breakfast menu with a good selection. I had a fruit plate with yogurt that had a wide variety of fruit. The service was good and the food...More

Thank swiftmi
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service was amazing! We felt very well taken care of the entire visit from the complimentary pimiento cheese to the dessert! We will absolutely plan to go back on our next trip to Highlands! The only thing about our meal we didn’t enjoy was...More

Thank knstinnett
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I had dinner here and it was exceptional. The staff was very good and the food delicious! We loved having dinner here...would most definitely return!

Thank Jstruthers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a delightful lunch on the patio of the Wine Garden. The surroundings were beautiful, and I had a wonderful chicken salad sandwich. My husband had a Salmon Ceasar that was good too. The drinks were pricey, but good. It was a beautiful day....More

Thank Sara J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

High season but walked in and got seated. Busy atmosphere but excellent service. Food was delicious, staff was extremely attentive. Desserts are incredible. Make it a definite stop for lunch or dinner in Highlands - they have a great menu, delicious food and a wonderful...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Located within the lodge, Madison’s was a terrific experience. We especially enjoyed breakfast, featuring an amazing variety of choices!

Thank K6796UXrobertd
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been making a Fall visit to Highlands for several years but had not dined at Madison's. We won't repeat that mistake. Upon arriving, we were pleasantly escorted to our table and introduced to Pete, our waiter. Within a couple of...More

Thank WallyGHouston
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Questions & Answers
Doug C
22 March 2017|
Response from Tonypose | Reviewed this property |
I don't know when it will be open. We are told most things here will open April 1.
Steve B
13 April 2015|
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Response from Amanda S | Property representative |
Resort casual is perfect. Old Edwards is a leisure resort, and you need to be comfortable. Women even wear nice jeans sometimes, or a simple, unfussy dress. Or if you're feeling dressy, that is fine too, but I wouldn't... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 38
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Main St, Old Edwards Inn and Spa, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-787-2525
  • E-mail
Innovative farm-fresh cuisine for lunch and dinner in an environment of relaxed elegance. Most menu items sourced locally and grown organically at The Farm at Old Edwards. Dine indoors year-round or outdoors in the warm months at the Wine Garden beside the beautiful waterfall. (Breakfast service is for hotel guests only.
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