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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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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

They had an excellent four course prie fixe dinner. Salad with root veggies, foie gras, crusted rack of lamb and lobster, plus dessert. I'd definitely recommend it and consider going back again! They had the obligatory champagne, hats, crowns, and noisemakers! We had a nice time!

Thank JHR6301
Highlands, North Carolina
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115 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went here with a group of 17 tonight. We had two tables. Our table was overwhelmed with everything. Our service was outstanding and the food was just terrific. Salads, appetizers, entrees, wine and desserts were just plain great. Highlands has many really, really good restaurants and we go to all of them. This is the best we've had in... More 

Thank James R
Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am a Highlands resident and two times in the last month I made a reservation at Madison's (once for Christmas night dinner and once for New Year Day breakfast) and each time when we arrived we were told - for Christmas Day, service stopped at 2pm - and for New Year breakfast, there was no breakfast but only a... More 

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Amanda S, Marketing Director at Madison's Restaurant, responded to this review

Madison's does not serve evening dinner on Christmas Day, nor a New Year's Day breakfast (Our Christmas meal is served from 11:30 to 5 pm and New Year's Day Brunch from 9 to 2), so we are not clear on how this confusion occurred. But, after researching, we realize that we did accommodate you for the New Year's Day brunch... More 

Cornelius, North Carolina
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116 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time. Very good service, very informative server, wine sommelier well versed and not only showing high price wines. Stuffed Guinea hen Breast , special of fish were very good. Atmosphere is welcoming and cozy, fireplace going, window table, all good! Selection of entrees is all encompassing so everyone has great selections

Thank pecosbill12
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida
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42 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the Highlands the week after Christmas. We stayed in another resort, but read great reviews for Madison's Restaurant. We ate breakfast at Madison's twice. First day we had the blueberry pancakes and bacon. The blueberry pancakes were the best blueberry pancakes my husband and I have ever had. The second day we had the traditional,... More 

Thank SunnydaySister
Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of the finest dinning ever !! We live in Palm Beach and nothing comes close to this fine dining experience including the service !!! Absolutely Rolls Royce !!

Thank 206Lory
Greenville, South Carolina
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347 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the inn and decided to stop in the restaurant for breakfast. It is a very nice restaurant, very comfortable. The service is outstanding. The food was very good. Nothing to complain about. We will try dinner next time we come to stay.

Thank WadeandLori
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had a wonderful experience for my birthday weekend at Madison's on the evening of Saturday, December 17th. He had the meatloaf, and I had the crab cake, and we had the pimento cheese appetizer. The waitstaff was so accommodating, and we will return! They even put rose petals on our table, but I think my husband... More 

Thank IFA83
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

My company held an annual retreat here and we had our holiday party/dinner here. We had a group of twelve in the wine room and it was unreal. I have eaten at many great restaurants but between the service, ambience, and food it was my top 2 and I have been to a few Michelin restaurants (not in top two).... More 

Thank Holly R
Beaufort, South Carolina
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33 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

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

Thank rcmibm

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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
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?