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Osteria Del Monte

19131 Rosman Hwy, Sapphire, NC 28774-7002
+1 828-883-2551
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“veal” (14 reviews)
“tiramisu” (5 reviews)
“escarole” (4 reviews)
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19131 Rosman Hwy, Sapphire, NC 28774-7002
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The waiters/waitresses are authentic. The food is fresh and always wonderful. Ambience is homey mountain feel. Open only on high season from spring through fall. Get their egg battered flounder if on special.

Thank toxaway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Servers were very attentive, knowledgeable and friendly. Food was very good and the place seemed pretty popular. The atmosphere could use some updating, but if you like that old-time "lodge" feel you won't mind a bit. Beer selection needs more variety though.

Thank BigCanoeGeezer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a veal dish and my wife had Seabass and both were delicious . It was very busy while we were there but the service was top notch .

Thank Smokey009
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Situated conveniently between Lake Toxaway and Cashiers, Osteria is a rather surprising discovery. The menu is fairly traditional for an Italian restaurant in the states, sort of old school. Think Chicago or New York Italian in the sixties. That said, great service, traditional menu with...More

Thank mczw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well this place was very good. The service was excellent. The food was very good. However be aware English is not everyone's first language. Including the owner. When he explained the fish special I swore he said $24. The bill came back at $42. Normally...More

Thank Tim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed the salad... but the lettuce served with my dinner was hot and wilted. The food was fine. I truly expected more. Very noisy--felt like a cafeteria.

Thank tostle
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a favorite of ours at Lake Toxaway, NC. The 2017 version is as good as ever! Reservations are needed on weekends. The service is attentive but relaxed. The food is consistently very good with nightly specials.

Thank DME312
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We had dinner here while visiting the Sapphire Valley. The food was very good, but the atmosphere and waiter were just odd. The host paid much attention to what appeared to be regulars while the rest of us were largely ignored. Waiter was just odd,...More

Thank Lucylynn1
Reviewed 11 April 2017

One of our favorite restaurants in the Lake Toxaway area on NC. The food is always fresh and tasty. The waiters are all first class and are very attentive. We have never had a bad meal and we have eaten here over 50 times.

Thank Stanley P
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

My, this restaurant is a treat. I am now planning how I can come and stay long enough to frequent the restaurant again. No, I am not related in any way. I just appreciate good Italian food with a European feel that feels REAL.

Thank Sdealexandris
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Jennifer H
It is $$$ on Yelp. Can't find a menu with prices. Wanted to gage what dinner for 2 with a bottle of wine would cost. Anyone have an idea?
14 July 2016|
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Response from Djldjl | Reviewed this property |
That is, $40-50 per person.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19131 Rosman Hwy, Sapphire, NC 28774-7002
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sapphire
  • Phone Number: +1 828-883-2551
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