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Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro

474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
+1 828-526-3807
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cajun & Creole, American, German, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro
1. Best of Wine Spectator
"The wine list is full of fantastic bottles, library vintages"
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2. Award Winning Chef Wolfgang
"also nice when the Chef comes the table to ask you how your meal was."
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3. Specials Occasions, Rehearsals
"worked to make it the joyous event it turned out to be"
Edith W
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No Reservations, but they really tried to accommodate our desire to eat at Wolfgang’s......we sat in the Bistro in the front room! Small plates and Large plates were excellent! Tuna, lamb, strip steak and escargot were perfect! Service was REALLY good... seemed that they truly...More

Thank macfairley
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

What wonderful, professional and delicious service!!! The owners and staff are lovely. My family loves coming to the Highlands to escape the Atlanta and Savannah heat. Wolfgang's is a big reason for our constant return. An absolute 'cheers' atmosphere ( especially in the bistro) as...More

3  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were greeted warmly to this restaurant on Main Street and after a day of hiking Whiteside Mountain, our appetites were ready for a nice meal. Our waitress was nice, but her attention was sparse, in all fairness she did have a larger table right...More

Thank shoepershopper
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife and I sat at the bar, and throughly enjoyed a few items from the small plates menu. we had the the fried brie, lamb chops, the portobello, and the escargot...everything was absolutely delicious. The bartender, DRC, was great to chat with, and took...More

Thank TheNYTripster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Heard wonderful things...had a fantastic anniversary dinner. Outstanding wine list. Venison was done to perfection. My wife's fish was very tasty. Great seating and atmosphere. One of the top choices in Highlands.

A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent sums up the entire experience! Service, ambience, and food were all superb! My husband had the schnitzel and I had the trout--both were delicious. Prices are great for the quality!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The menu at Wolfgang's emphasizes Cajun and German cuisine, which seems like an odd combination. The food was good and we had no problems with service. Our experience seemed lacking in personality or pizzazz which we wanted for a special night out.

Thank LouSlowalker
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very large group, celebrating several Birthdays. Jeff, who was our server, did an amazing job! Everything was brought out very timely and he treated us like family. What to say about all the delicious food......amazing, a delight to the senses.....I can go...More

Thank krism324
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for our reservation an were seated immediately. The service was first class. I ordered the Bavarian plate and it was excellent. The hot potato salad was excellent as was the red cabbage. My wife really enjoyed the trout with crab. All in all...More

1  Thank dangreen5224
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wolfgang’s is a perennial favorite! Serving the freshest food, locally sourced when possible, in a vibrant, friendly setting, we always make a stop here for dinner on our visits to town. We started with a small plate of the bayou special: the pecan crusted shrimp...More

Thank Pam C
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Linda M
17 August 2017|
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Response from Paul W | Reviewed this property |
We made them the day before and didn't have a problem getting in.
2 April 2017|
Response from texanHighlands_NC | Property representative |
Sorrry. We do not have one Thanks
25 September 2016|
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Response from texanHighlands_NC | Property representative |
We serve hummus ever night. Just let us know. I am sure we can do something else for you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$38
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 474 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (South 5th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-3807
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Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang invites you to dine in his garden pavilion or by the fireside in a historic home. Nestled amongst the rhododendrons on the historic main street of Highlands. . Wolfgang's is the recipient of the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for the past years, our wine list features over 800 wines. Eclectic Contemporary American Cuisine with a New Orleans flair, Seafood and Steaks. . "Our State" magazine named Wolfgang's Restaurant & Wine Bistro the place you must eat in Macon County. Featured in Southern Living, Southern Accents, WNC Magazine, and Outside Magazine. Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace. Elected Member of Academy of Chefs Certified Executive Chef Member Texas Culinary Olympic Team Voted Jamaican and Texas Chef of the Year and Chaine des Rotisseurs.
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