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The Copper Door

2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904-6924
+1 828-389-8460
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904-6924
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

Four of us went for dinner on a Tuesday night just after the restaurant opened. I recommend reservations. Chef Dennis has continued to have one of the best restaurants we have ever been to. For something different, based on his recommendation, I had the seared...More

Thank norme-ormond
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

A most unexpected jewel of a restaurant, this small, quiet place has a nice selection of dishes, excellent service, and pleasant ambiance. The wine selection is impressive. The wait staff is well trained and experienced.

Thank Mark S
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Chef Dennis,owner,cook.......Bayou recipes. Everything........yummy......romantic for us mountain people. Reservations

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The best restaurants are generally located in larger cities. Usually, but not always, as is proven at The Copper Door. We came here with friends from Hayesville on a Monday evening. Had a bottle of Gloria Ferrar Blanc be Noirs first, then salad and an...More

1  Thank Shermyanne
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We had heard good things about this restaurant and our expectations were more than fully met. My wife and I started with an excellent crab cake and a seared tuna appetizer, followed by a most tender and flavorful tenderloin while I had a bone-in NY...More

Thank Gian R
Reviewed 3 May 2016

The Copper Door is a gem. Food is consistently fantastic. Dining room has dark furnishings and a great atmosphere. Attentive and friendly staff.

Thank Opernbesucherin
Reviewed 2 May 2016

We just moved to the Hayesville area and this restaurant was recommended to us by a number of people. They were not wrong. I've lived in a couple major cities (Atlanta, Los Angeles and San Francisco) and this restaurant stacks up against the best examples...More

Thank William M
Reviewed 1 May 2016

Being a local resident in the area, I have heard great things about the Cooper Door! Have tried numerous times to get a reservation but it never worked out. But last night I did get the chance to have dinner with friends. Everything was outstanding!!!!...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 28 April 2016

It's time to share another gem with you after a fine birthday dinner at the restaurant our gourmet monthly dinner club chooses each Christmas. It is our only gathering outside of our homes. The Copper Door is widely acknowledged by our many widely traveled retirees...More

Thank jhkeffer
Reviewed 25 April 2016

My husband and I wanted a place to celebrate the last night of our vacation. The service was spectacular and the food was delicious. We will definitely be back the next time we are in Hayesville.

Thank Dana H
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Margaret V
A friend said prime rib is served on Wednesdays- is that correct?
18 February 2017|
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Response from Ada B | Property representative |
Sorry to be late in answering - yes, The Copper Door serves prime rib on Wednesday nights. Hope to see you soon!
Jack S
Are you open Monday after new years
29 December 2016|
Response from Ada B | Property representative |
We are typically open Mondays but will be closed Jan 2. Happy New Year!
Are you open on Christmas Day?
6 December 2016|
Response from Ada B | Property representative |
No - we are typically closed on Sundays and will not open on Christmas Day; we will also be closed 12/26. We will be open Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve (closed 1/1 and 1/2).
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$31
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Sullivan St, Hayesville, NC 28904-6924
    (Hiawassee Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hayesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-389-8460
  • E-mail
Fine dining in Historic Hayesville, NC. We feature the finest steaks, fresh seafood and signature dishes to please the discerning palate at prices that won’t break your budget. Come enjoy the intimate atmosphere. Our attentive staff will anticipate your needs and insure that your dining experience is exceptional. We are one block west of the old Clay County Courthouse, next door to Square One Interiors by Design. We are two hours west of Asheville, two hours north of Atlanta and two hours east of Chattanooga. We accept Visa, Discover, and Mastercard.