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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely love Wolfgang’s! They have the great combination of incredibly friendly and helpful staff, great menu and daily specials, and a wine list that is made for all tastes and budgets. The mix of Creole/Cajun, German, and American style food provides something for everybody....More

Thank Michael M
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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

4  Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We had an anniversary celebration at Wolfgang's and it was an amazing evening! The food was incredible I had 8 oz. filet and my husband had the salmon. We also shared a creme brûlée. The service was impeccable! Would highly recommend!

Thank Lisa E
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The chef did a great job with the food. It was fresh and it tasted very good. The atmosphere was lacking and the service also left a lot to be desired. I guess I expected more considering the price and cuisine. The mousse dessert was...More

1  Thank Jenna V
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

So good! Great venue for rehearsal dinner. We attended as invitees over the weekend. Food delicious. Servers on top of it too!

Thank Trish I
Reviewed 17 February 2018

The atmosphere and food were perfect! Very attentive staff with a delicious Creme Brûlée dessert! And a wonderful surprise when we had a chat with Chef Wolfgang himself!

Thank bogartsmama2018
Reviewed 17 January 2018

I regularly go to Wolfgang’s, particularly when walking to Highlands playhouse afterwards for a show. Never had a bad experience.

1  Thank Julie W
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This restaurant is top dollar and top notch! The food was everything we expected it to be and plentiful. The service and atmosphere was outstanding. Gluten free and Vegan friendly, with plenty to offer. Recommend that you go either very early or very late as...More

1  Thank swtsue12
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The food and service is outstanding. I highly recommend this place! My family and I really enjoyed the restaurant. Great atmosphere. Escargot is fantastic! We enjoyed the coconut shrimp is awesome, as well as the extensive wine list!

1  Thank Lydia W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

I visited this restaurant for the second time during Highlands Food and Wine Festival in November. The service both times was excellent. Every member of the staff was extremely friendly which made our meal that much more enjoyable. Each visit Chef Wolfgang came out to...More

Thank Jen B
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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.
3 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, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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