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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
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

Madison's offers an excellent choice of fresh, local menu items from which to chose. Our meals were prepared to perfection. The food was as delicious as the presentation was pleasing!

Thank mpb29
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61 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

This is simply a great establishment. The staff are staggering! Try the breakfast in particular. These folks have done a great job! As a resident of Highlands, I am proud and delighted that these folks have opted to locate here.

Thank James M
Grayson, Georgia
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

Very quaint and nice restaurant. Food was average. Ordered meatloaf and my mashed potatoes were cold. The wait staff were incredible.

Thank Bev N
Atlanta, Georgia
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Madison's is a most wonderful restaurant. It pleases first the eye and then the palate. Located in the award-winning Old Edward's Inn, it is a fine place for a delicious meal. Unlike the Italian restaurant across the street, it's ambiance is quiet, uncrowded, and elegant. The chef has created a very diverse menu, and it always a joy to have... More 

Thank mchlcrw
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2015

The food is savory and the service top notch! Many choices and daily features are offered. The breakfast at this place is exceptional and the french toast is a must!

Thank jartman65
Sarasota, Florida
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175 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

Very hard to fault Madison's. Ingredients are high quality and cooked to perfection. Goldilocks Portions: not too big and not too small. Service is attentive and professional, if a little formal at times. Dining room is beautiful and comfortable with lots if light but again, may be a little too formal for some. Well worth a visit especially if you... More 

Thank Mike D
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Extremely pricey breakfast for waffles and fruit ($40 +). Our waitress was not very attentive and we could not understand her when she spoke to us.

Thank Elaine L
Amanda S, Marketing Director at Madison's Restaurant, responded to this review

The waffles at Madison's are $10, and a side order of fresh fruit or berries is $6. So you must be relaying a cost for more than one diner in your party. We do appreciate feedback on specific service issues, and we are sorry that you did not feel well taken care of by your server. More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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105 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Always a treat! Good food, great wine, good service, great atmosphere for dinner. Also really enjoy their breakfasts. Really fresh, really yummy, great restaurant.

Thank DCD-OK
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?