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Madison's Restaurant

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445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447 (4th Street)
+1 828-526-5477
07:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Fantastic place for a special occasion. Food is excellent and the service is impeccable. Desserts are worth going back for! We ate at dinner and breakfast. Both are excellent.

Thank GirltravelerNC
Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

Party of 5 with 8 yr old who issued to eating out. The food was fantastic and so was the service. Duck was excellent and so was the rabbit appetizer. My daughter ordered from the adult menu and liked the Caesar with anchovies and the bologenese pasta was excellent. Dessert was also scrumptious. Going back in a few days!

Thank Vbhusky
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 260 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2015

Lovely veggie burger and the fresh potato chips were tasty! Fresh food and seems to have a very nice menu.

Thank dreamtravelreviewer
Aiken, South Carolina
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26 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2015

Very beautiful place, the food is excellent, and the wait staff is prompt and friendly. You can take your most demanding foodie friend here.

Thank Dee M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

We ate in the wine garden. It was so pretty and there was plenty of shade. We were seated immediately and our waiter was great. Prices could be considered on the higher side of "mid-range" and portions are not "huge", but the menu was very creative. A good place to go if you are a foodie, but also nice if... More 

Thank Fara F
Savannah, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

Girls weekend. We all loved the food and atmosphere. I had a Cobb Salad. Fish and Chips and Chicken Salad are wonderful also. We will return!

Thank bettyjoyce
Naples, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We have dined several times the last several months at this restaurant and enjoyed the delicious food and great service each and every time. We have tried the duck, beef short rib, beef filet, chicken and duck and lamb bolognese. All prepared to our liking and very flavorful. The servers are there for the smallest requests and happy to comply... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2015

We had a wonderful dining experience here on a beautiful July evening. We ate outside around 6pm and were very comfortable. Umbrellas are up if you don't want sun. We both had salads which were very good. Our server was from the UK and very attentive. We are looking forward to going back.

Thank Suziexoxo1
Knoxville, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2015

Average food and terrible service. It is a loss for such a lovely location to not have a delicious well staffed restaurant.

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Highlands, North Carolina
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22 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

We have had nice lunches here several times. We also tried breakfast once. We highly recommend luncheon there. Good service and food. As expected prices can be a bit steep, but charging so much for a luncheon salad to which grilled chicken has been added is a bit over the top. Recommend the chicken salad sandwich and the personal pizza.

Thank KoolTeach2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 38
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, 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
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-5477
Innovative farm-fresh cuisine 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.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?