Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro

4.7
1405 Reviews
$30 and under
Contemporary American
Internationally recognized Chef Wolfgang invites you to dine in his garden pavilion or by the fireside in a historic home. Recipient of the Wine Spectator's "Best of Award of Excellence" for the past years, our wine list features over 1000 wines. Eclectic Contemporary American Cuisine with a New Orleans flair, Seafood and Steaks. Nestled amongst the rhododendrons on the historic main street of Highlands. Southern Living : “Best Place for Dinner in Highlands.
”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.
Elected Member of Academy of Chefs
Certified Executive Chef
Member Texas Culinary Olympic Team
Voted Jamaican and Texas Chef of the Year
Chaine des Rotisseurs
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OpenTable Diner
Las Vegas
5 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Birthday dinner was great! I had the trout & my husband had the venison & both were cooked to perfection! Chef is amazing!!

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OpenTable Diner
San Francisco
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food3service5ambience1

We ended up in a far away area from the main dining room where overgrown ivy was coming through the windows and the fans looked like they have not been cleaned in years. Food was ok but overrated as the presentation was a far cry from what you see in the advertisements.

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Foodcrazy
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was delicious. However, it was a splurge for an anniversary. Salmon and lamb were cooked to perfection. Pecan shrimp and seasonal salad was also delicious. Extensive wine must. I cannot think of any complaints other than it’s a bit pricey. Enjoyed the evening with my husband.

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OpenTable Diner
Chicago
6 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wolfgang’s is and will always be our go to place in the Highlands . The staff is first class . The menu is varied and perfectly executed . If I didn’t think the person who gave me the recipe for the lobster/shrimp bisque , would be exiled , I would have pressured them for it . My wife , who is an excellent chef is going to try to replicate it . I am not confident

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Drew
Atlanta
11 reviews
Dined on May 7, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Every time we come to eat the food is always excellent and its consistent. Diverse menu selection and lots of great options for the value. Have to place to eat.

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DavidO
Charleston
3 reviews
Dined on May 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food, attentive service and staff. Overall a wonderful experience!
We will be back.

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JBrown
E. Tennessee
4 reviews
Dined on April 30, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Wolfgang's Resstaurant and Wine Bistro is absolutely the best dining in Highlands. The menu is a piece of art and offers so many choices that anyone can find a great meal that is sure to please. Our party of four ordered different appetizers, which we shared, and it provided a beginning to a memorable dining experience. The wine list is extensive and
wine by the glass offerings are very adequate. Our schnitzel, loin of lamb, short ribs and fish were all perfectly prepared. Our waiter was excellent. You simply will not find a
better dining experience in the Highlands.

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LarryS
Mississippi
2 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and service was excellent

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Cid73
Charleston
6 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Welcoming and seating was fine. Our server, Daniel, gave us the right amount of attention. My meal (crab cakes, fried shrimp, and vegetables) was well-prepared and presented. The shrimp were almost overcooked, though. The "house" bourbon sour - Jack Daniel's, honey, lemon, was tasty and ample.
We expected a higher end decor, as the back room where we dined is looking worn.
Also, the music was a mixture of pop rock (Chicago, Jackson Five), and though not loud, did not lend itself to a fine dining atmosphere.
Overall, the food was tasty and plentiful, and the service was admirable. We would dine there again and request seating in the front section, which seemed more in line with Wolfgang's advertising.

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vipThomasC
Atlanta
6 reviews
Dined on April 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply out perfect!! Great service, great Covid protocol and great menu and food.

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vipSteveT
Washington DC
3 reviews
Dined on April 17, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Great In Everyway. Anniversary Dinner was exceptional

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vipNatPadget
Atlanta
16 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We make our dinner reservations here ahead of our hotel reservations.

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OpenTable Diner
Raleigh
14 reviews
Dined on April 14, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Local gem....great menu...entrées superb! Will dine again when in Hjghlands.

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vipViningsDiner
Seattle
20 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great service and fantastic food! Always a great experience!

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vipAnneM
Memphis/West TN
4 reviews
Dined on April 10, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Excellent meal. We were not greeted very warmly by the host staff nor by our server who was also slow to take our drink order. After that the service was fine and we enjoyed ourselves. The server’s recommendations were helpful. My husband and I shared the lamb. It was outstanding. Our vegetarian friend was very impressed with what she was able to order. It was beautifully presented as well. Would definitely return.

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vipLisaK
Atlanta
8 reviews
Dined on April 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and great service! Thanks for a lovely evening!

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vipSTMobile
Mobile
4 reviews
Dined on April 7, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

One of the top restaurants in Highlands and never, ever disappoints!

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Kelseyb
Atlanta
10 reviews
Dined on April 2, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous dinner!

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JMDC211
Raleigh
7 reviews
Dined on March 31, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great overall experience. The signature dishes were phenomenal and reasonably priced. The service was "spot on."

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JessicaS
Tampa
2 reviews
Dined on March 28, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful and service!! We had the sea bass and pork chops.

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KellyJ
Charlotte
3 reviews
Dined on March 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service ...Had a very nice rime

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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined on March 25, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Very nice staff, great server, food very good

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 18, 2021
Overall3food3service3ambience3

We visited Wolfgang’s for my birthday this past week. Great location on Main Street and it appears that a lot of thought was put into place to be covid compliant and keep guests comfortable. We were seated in a downstairs dining room in what appeared to be a different wing of the restaurant.
While nothing “bad” or “wrong” occurred, it wasn’t anything to write home about. The food and portions were fine, drinks fine, service was fine....you get the idea. I agree with other comments stating that a decor and menu update would go a LONG way.

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vipJudyg
Miami
13 reviews
Dined on March 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

We had a wonderful dinner! The food and service was excellent!! We were able to sit outside which was great and made us more comfortable. I definitely would recommend!

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OpenTable Diner
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great experience. Food was wonderful and service was was top notch. Everyone was very friendly. Dessert was comped for bday, which included a sparkler. Just FYI- no real bar to sit at before dinner so don’t come early but the drinks we had were wonderful once seated.

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OpenTable Diner
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on March 6, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wolfgangs was the perfect restaurant for a special occasion and great food! Crab cakes are definitely a must!

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SONNY
San Francisco
2 reviews
Dined on March 5, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

GREAT FOOD , SERVICE AND ATMOSPHERE WILL VISIT AGAIN .

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MorganN
Atlanta
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very great restaurant! They made our anniversary special!

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rebeccad
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on February 27, 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience2

Food was excellent! The ambience was fair...needs background music and dimmer lighting.

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JANL
Raleigh
3 reviews
Dined on February 25, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

As we entered Wolfgang’s Restaurant Wine Bistro we were greeted and our temperatures were taken. They were a little slow on getting us our two bottle of beers. The dining area had plexiglass partitions. We celebrated my birthday and were treated kindly. The food was yummy. We will be back.

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vipOpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall1food1service1ambience1

My mother and I have never been treated so poorly at a restaurant. The hostess and chef were beyond rude to us. We had a late reservation and clearly were an inconvenience to them. They should not take 7:45 reservations if they can’t provide a meal. We never received any food that was ordered. The whole experience was uncalled for....I’m upset the most because we were celebrating my mother’s birthday and drove 6 hours to be here. We are guests of Old Edward Inn and their customer service is a much better representation of the Highlands than this place! Four65 saved the evening with amazing staff and pizza!!!!

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DonnanO
1 review
Dined on February 21, 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience2

The food was good but like the atmosphere, it could use some updating. We were pulled in by the name like most first-timers to the area. While we enjoyed our meal we felt that it was expensive for the overall experience and vs. other options in town. If we were to return to the area again this would not be my first choice for a nice meal but it certainly wouldn't be my last. In summary, the restaurant feels dated and the menu could use a bit of modern flair as well.

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vipDebbieS
Toronto
6 reviews
Dined on February 19, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The food and service was excellent

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OpenTable Diner
New Orleans
4 reviews
Dined on February 18, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food and service were great

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vipOpenTable Diner
New Orleans
11 reviews
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Chef Wolfgang Green never disappoints! His unique German background and experience as Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander’s Palace in New Orleans makes for an amazing culinary flair. If you are planning for a large group ask for the round table in the wine room to enjoy an even more unique experience.

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OpenTable Diner
Nashville
1 review
Dined on February 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our favorite restaurant on the trip. We ordered appetizers, soup and entrees and it was all amazing. The filet was one of the best we’ve had and we go to lots of upscale steakhouses. Our waiter was attentive and helpful and accommodated our needs. The atmosphere was cozy and romantic but also good for groups! I also felt like the prices were reasonable. We will be back!

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EddieB
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on February 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was awesome food and a great value. The staff was very friendly and courteous. The frozen Peanut Butter Pie is highly recommended!

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OpenTable Diner
Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was our 5 year Wedding Anniversary and they seated us in front of the fireplace. Very romantic. They gave us a sparkler with dessert. We felt like royalty! Briony did a fantastic job!

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vipJimZ
Atlanta
7 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The short ribs are amazing!

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vipDirkK
E. Tennessee
6 reviews
Dined on February 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Great find on the main street in Highlands. Food, service, drinks all fantastic. Pricey, but welcome to Highlands. Will come back.

FAQs

Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (828) 526-3807.

Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro is rated 4.7 stars by 1405 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.