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Madison's Restaurant

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445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447 (4th Street)
+1 828-526-5477
07:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 21:00
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Beaufort, South Carolina
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The food was very good and the wait staff paid attention to requests. Had a lovely dinner and breakfast at the restaurant.

Thank rcmibm
Marietta, Georgia, United States
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25 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here 3 times for lunch over the Veteran's Day weekend. The service is professional, friendly and attentive. The food is very good and the wines are its equal. On our next visit to Highlands, we will have dinner for sure.

Thank Cam H
Asheville, North Carolina
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69 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved our lunch experience at Madison's. What a beautiful place, cozy and inviting. The food was great. My husband said his Fish & Chips were the best he's had outside of London. The service and staff were courteous, friendly and attentive. The complimentary rolls and cornbread were delicious although FYI instead of leaving a basket of rolls, they serve... More 

Thank MDinNC
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is excellent. The service is very good and consistent. The dining room is the prettiest in the area. First class in all respects.

Thank Thomas D
Altamonte Springs, Florida
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102 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You don't go to Madison's for dinner. You go to Madison's for a dining experience. The mood is set as soon as walk into the reception area. The service was excellent. My wife had the duck, which was well presented and perfect. I chose the "German Dinner Special", which deserves an explanation. You would expect a tender veal cutlet, German... More 

Thank kissyourdog
Augusta, Georgia
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had dinner for our anniversary and the food was delicious but our service was awful. Our water glasses were never refilled, bread was never offered, nightly dessert special was never mentioned. Our food was very good but poor service is unexcusable in an upscale resturant. We told management at the end of the evening and they were very apologetic... More 

Thank LHGA
Sarasota, Florida
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189 reviews
173 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten lunch a couple of times over the past several years at Madison's but have never had dinner. We decided to go with another couple and try dinner. I was expecting a mediocre meal with a premium charge! Not only were we pleased, we were amazed at how good the food was! First, the restaurant is understated, "mountain"... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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146 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My mom and I had a nice breakfast at Madison's. The atmosphere is lovely and the staff is professional. My mom absolutely loved her breakfast. I thought mine was okay. I'd definitely come back, if not for the food, then for the beautiful interior and atmosphere.

Thank ramblinggirl67
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217 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pros: food exceptonal top to bottom and world class preparation, our table of 4 had all of the following and all were exceptional (trout, venison, striped bass, pear and ham salad, crab cake, toffee pudding, cobbler), nice touches homemade crackers and pimento cheese, incredible homemade bread selections, server Penni Joe is great, comfortable old world seating, amazing wines, the #... More 

Gainesville, Florida
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37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had lunch here last week, eating outside in the Wine Garden. A short wait for a table and fortunately close to one of the heaters as it was a little chilly in the shade. We sat next to a little waterfall/stream which was lovely. There is indoor seating available also but the wait was considerably longer there. My husband... 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$6 - US$38
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 445 Main St, Highlands, NC 28741-8447
    (4th Street)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-5477
Innovative farm-fresh cuisine in an environment of relaxed elegance. Most menu items sourced locally and grown organically at The Farm at Old Edwards. Dine indoors year-round or outdoors in the warm months at the Wine Garden beside the beautiful waterfall.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?