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Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge

470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-2121
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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CUISINES
French, American, Seafood, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you love a friendly atmosphere with a mixture of warmth and polish, you will love Altitudes! Such a wonderful staff. Bartender exceptional!

Thank Roxanne F
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Wife and I ate dinner and breakfast here. For dinner I had the trout, she had the seafood pasta. Food very tasty. Also had a glass a wine each, she had salad, I had french onion soup. Bill with tip was $120 - so not...More

Thank Ron T
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

other guests write ; "Beautiful historic hotel atop 4300 ft high Flat Top Mountain with spectacular sunrise and sunset views. Just minutes from downtown Highlands, but without the traffic and noise. The service and food was amazing. All of this at a very reasonable price...More

Reviewed 23 October 2016

Love the food, love the staff, love everything! Don't miss this great little hideaway between Cashiers and Highlands.

Thank Kathy W
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

.......thank you for your recommendation and specially for dining with us ..

Reviewed 6 October 2016

We were searching for prime rib in Highlands. We found this little gem. What a beautiful setting. The views are unbeatable. The prime rib was delicious. I also had a tomato and mozzarella salad that was very good.

1  Thank Tiffany K
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

mmmmmmmm yes,,, thank you ..Friday night for prime rib at Altitudes ....we appreciate your patronage very much .. ..

Reviewed 25 September 2016

Delightfully surprised at the excellence of our meal. It is evident that the chef is an artist who crafts masterpieces of food. expensive? Yes - but you do, in fact, get what you pay for. Wish we could have stayed for the renowned Sunday Brunch.

Thank Larry C
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

THANK YOU we are all very pleased with chef Kirtis ,, his menu gets better and better..and Sunday Brunch ...WOW

Reviewed 31 August 2016

Nice atmosphere & view. Head waitress rude, rushed "Ms. Trunchbull" from Matilda. We felt unwelcome.More

Thank Laurel L
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

....yes sir , you mentioned this incident to me as you were departing from a very busy Altitudes ,,and I expressed my sorrow , apologized for the confusion and being short of staff ,,..also I told the waitress of my displeasure for treating you so...More

Reviewed 29 August 2016

We stayed two nights here and had dinner and breakfast on site at the lodge. Rustic mountain looking rooms, and a great view from the patio dining. Bartender Tug was the best we've seen. Thanks

Thank J G
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..Yes we all love him ,,,thank you ,,,,,we are pleased that you enjoyed yourselves ....happy trails to you ................

Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We chose Skyline for quietude away from downtown activity and for pet friendly. WOW! The Altitudes Restaurant Staff were attentive and made our Anniversary very memorable. Our table was in a cove with doors open to a balcony with a view. The food was fantastic....More

Thank burkhalters
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

...thank you for your comments ,,my staff strives to keep Skyline a No stress zone ....we appreciate that you spent your anniversary with us ... happy trails to you ...

Reviewed 31 July 2016

If you are in Highlands, this is a great hotel for those with pets or looking for more reasonable rate. We have been here mutiple times and believe it's better than the hotels downtown since it is secluded and very peaceful. The views overlooking the...More

Thank Bruce D
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..thank you very much for your insightful review ...we very much appreciate that you took the time to write your comments and recommendation

Reviewed 8 July 2016

We had 12:30PM reservations on Father's day and the place was packed. We had to wait for a table to be cleared, but were handed Mimosas to enjoy in the lobby. Another couple came in and we exchanged eating experiences. Soon we were escorted to...More

Thank Lukeanthonywflorida
PAUL S, General Manager at Altitudes Restaurant at Skyline Lodge, responded to this review

..thank you very much for coming to our Sunday Brunch and writing your recommendation ...we appreciate your patronage very much ..

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$15 - US$45
Meals
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Business meetings, View, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 11:00
Wednesday
17:30 - 22:00
Thursday
17:30 - 22:00
Friday
17:30 - 22:00
Saturday
17:30 - 22:00
07:30 - 11:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 470 Skyline Lodge Rd, Highlands, NC 28741 (Formerly Skyline Lodge Restaurant)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2121
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Description
Enjoy sunset dining inside or out on the cocktail patio with Highlands' best view at the top of Flat Mountain at 4300 ft. elevation at the historic Skyline Lodge built by Arthur Kelsey a student of Frank Lloyd Wright in 1929. Our executive Chef Kirtis will tease your taste buds with his gourmet dishes. Chef also creates daily specials that feature a great diversity of world flavors, reaching out to Italy, France, Meditteranean and more on a daily basis. Open Wednesday through Saturday for dinner and Saturday , Sunday and holidays for breakfast . They close the weekend with their famous Sunday Champagne Brunch from 12pm to 2pm. Make your reservations today. Located just 5 minutes from Highlands, take Flat Mountain Road off 64 East to Skyline Lodge Road(just after bridge)and make a left to 470 Skyline Lodge Road.