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Wild Thyme Gourmet

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343 Main Street, Town Square, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-4035
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Highlands is one of my favorite places to visit and hike the area. In a December trip we decided to try Wild Thyme after seeing the good reviews. The restaurant is easy to find as you enter Highlands and given the time of year a table was easily found for lunch. I am gluten intolerant so I was hoping for... More 

Thank Kathleen1314
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The owners of the resort we were staying at suggested this restaurant, and we were so glade they did. We did not have a reservation, but we were still received with open arms by the hostess and seated promptly outside. The food was delicious, the drinks were golden and the atmosphere and wait staff could not have been better. Perfect... More 

Thank Angela M
Kissimmee, Florida
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126 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whenever we come to the Highlands we always have lunch at Wild Thyme. We have yet to be disappointed and this visit was no different. We split a bacon cheddar burger for lunch and both head tomato basil soup which were excellent. We will be back again.

Thank tl4804
Decatur, Georgia
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303 reviews
162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I and two friends visited Highlands for the day; we typically have lunch at the Old Edwards Inn but on this visit we decided to try something new so we signed in for Wild Thyme. After a 20-minute or so wait, we were seated inside and our server, Hanna, promptly arrived. Three of us chose wine from... More 

Thank Steve B
birmingham, Alabama
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We always make it over for lunch at Wild Thyme, as they never disappoint. Great Wine list and excellent Service too.

Thank bamaflower
Santa Cruz, California
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was as good as any meal I've ever had. Having been there a couple of days before, I knew to just tell the waiter to bring me his favorites. He brought me crab fillo purses, halibut overnighted from Alaska, and butterscotch pudding. Folks, it would be difficult to exaggerate how good it all was. If you're in the area... More 

Thank Fyrdraca
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

sophisticated menu - great for lunch. They let dogs on the patio Lovely staff. They even have water bowls. Fast prep and very tasty

Thank dwh1270
Washington, North Carolina
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we visit Highlands, we find ourselves at Wild Thyme for soup and drinks with Beau, at lunchtime, every day. He is lovely...and remembers us from year to year. Dinner is also a real treat. The food is so fresh and so beautifully prepared and flavorful. The wine list is comprehensive and reasonable. The service is always excellent. Our... More 

Thank Patrick T
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Highlands favorite. Great food, service and bar scene. Lively atmosphere. Excellent and creative dishes. Always on the rotation!

Thank Michael R
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second time dining at Wild Thyme. On a prior trip my husband and I enjoyed a delicious lunch there. The food and service were top notch each time. Favorites included the lump crab phyllo purses appetizer, tomato soup, salmon with wasabi peas, and a delectable coconut cake. Crab cakes were also excellent. We really like our server... More 

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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
US$9 - US$32
American, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
11:00 - 16:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 343 Main Street, Town Square, Highlands, NC 28741
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-4035
Dinning Options: Lunch & Dinner,

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?