Bistro on Main

Something for every appetite, Bistro on Main offers both delicious full entrées and smaller plates, with a choice of patio dining or elegant dining room experience.

Low Country Shrimp Boil

Enjoy live music from Goldie & The Screamers, dinner and drinks to benefit the Kelsey-Hutchinson Founder's Park. $55 tickets available at The Dry Sink, Highlands-Cashiers Land Trust office, Highlands Chamber of Commerce or www.foundersparkhighlands.org
Tina and Davis Picklesimer

Highlands Wine Shoppe

Highlands Wine Shoppe is the perfect place to chat and sip, whether you’re a deep oenophile or just learning to love the grape. Visit them at their Main Street Highlands location (across from Reeves Hardware) or at HighlandsWineShoppe.com.

Find a Restaurant

Taking advantage of the bounty that flourishes in mineral rich soil, restaurants tempt diners with seasonal specialties.

Fressers Courtyard Cafe
Highlands, NC | Website
Fressers offers many of the dishes that made them famous, like their Angus Burger and Fresser Fries.  more
Grandpop's Ice-Cream Parlor
Cashiers, NC | Website
Serving 32 different flavors of ice cream in cups or cones, milkshakes, hot fudge sundaes, banana splits, root beer floats, fruit smoothies and more!  more
Highlands BBQ Company
Highlands, NC
Classic barbecue company serving barbecue, brisket, burgers and more.  more
Hummingbird Lounge
Highlands, NC | Website
For premium cocktails and light nibbles after a day of leisure or adventure, the Hummingbird Lounge is the place to be.  more
Lakeside Restaurant
Highlands, NC | Website
A unique fine dining experience on Harris Lake in Highlands, NC featuring fresh seafood, an extensive wine list and excellent service.  more
Madison’s Restaurant & Wine Garden
Highlands, NC | Website
The AAA Four-Diamond Awarded Madison’s restaurant is known for some of the best locally-sourced dining in Western North Carolina.   more
Meritage Bistro
Highlands, NC | Website
Meritage is only two blocks from Highlands’ Main Street, but it’s easy to imagine this little charmer existing on a languid boulevard in Montmartre. It has that casual, beguiling elegance.   more
Mountain Fresh Grocery
Highlands, NC | Website
A staple in the dining scene in Highlands, Mountain Fresh Grocery offers breakfast, lunch and dinner.   more
On the Verandah
Highlands, NC | Website
On the Verandah international cuisine and seafood restaurant with a focus on mixing new, exciting flavors with classic favorites.  more
Ristorante Paoletti
Highlands, NC | Website
It’s easy to luxuriate in Ristorante Paoletti. The rich décor, subdued lighting, and, let’s face it, expansive wine list make it the perfect spot to shed the cares of 21st century life.  more

Pages