About Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro
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 2016: “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.
Chef Wolfgang Green was the Executive Chef for the Brennan Family of Commander's Palace.
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
Contemporary American, Seafood, Steak
Hours of Operation:
Serving Dinner From 5:30 P.M.
Bistro Opens at 4:00 P.M. We do not take reservations for this.
Small Plates serving wine, beer and full bar.
South 5th Street
$30 and under
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Chef Wolfgang Green
Private Party Facilities:
We offer three private dining room options, seating from 10 ,20 and 40 people and up. For weddings, rehearsals and parties under 220 people the whole restaurant can be taken.
Visit Our Web Site www.wolfgangs.net or 828.526.8396
Private Party Contact:
Mindy Green, Owner: 828-526-8396x
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Entertainment, Fireplace, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Special Events & Promotions:
Highlands will be doing there annual Culinary event in November. To see all the dates visit www.wolfgangs.net.
We also do all holidays except Christmas.
Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro Ratings and Reviews
From stuffed portabella mushrooms to the ...
From stuffed portabella mushrooms to the melt in your mouth filet mignon and fresh mountain trout Oscar (topped with seafood in a delectable sauce) accompanied with the prefect wine selected by their sommelier. Not to mention the martini so cold it had ice crystals enjoyed before a cozy fire!!
We enjoyed Wolfgang's for our special Th ...
We enjoyed Wolfgang's for our special Thanksgiving meal. My wife selected traditional turkey with all the "fixins" and I the non-traditional shrimp and grits. Both meals were superb, topped off with bananas Foster and pumpkin pie. Excellent service by Jeff made the experience truly exceptional.
Like the food and service. However, this ...
Like the food and service. However, this is the second time we have been seated in your lower level room which reeks of mold and mildew, not a nice place to eat. Can't you install a moisture/mildew enclosure underneath? Most people have mold allergies. Thank you.
The food was solid...I'm sure we have ne ...
The food was solid...I'm sure we have never run into Austrian-Cajun fusion before...several dishes seemed to meld what must be Chef's passions and several were traditional versions of each cuisine on its own.
The restaurant is a little worn around the edges, especially noteable in the men's room and we were a bit cold on a chilly November night in the back dining room, but would return for the hearty food.
Wolfgang's is always top-notch. My husba ...
Wolfgang's is always top-notch. My husband and I go here very often and it never disappoints. Service is great, wine selection is one of the best in Highlands, and food is always consistent. We started with the Fried Brie with a cranberry walnut compote. It was delicious. For our second course I had the Wedge Salad, it is top with the best Bleu Cheese Dressing I have ever had. My husband had the Gorgonzola Walnut Salad it was very refreshing with the citrus pieces. For Entrees I had the Venison, it was so tender and cooked to perfection. My husband had the BBQ Shrimp and Grits it was also outstanding. The grits were perfectly creamy and the collards were excellent. For dessert we shared to Apple Strudel, the chef's family recipe, it was the perfect way to end the meal. Wolfgang's is a must go to place when in Highlands.
Went with Red Snapper with Mediterranean ...
Went with Red Snapper with Mediterranean Salsa and asparagus. The snapper was excellent, not overly oiled, seasoned just write, and acidity of the salsa really brightened up the meal. Overall, excellent experience. Will look forward to returning soon.
Lots of hype but marginal food. My lett ...
Lots of hype but marginal food. My lettuce seemed to still have dirt on it. Everything was blah except the wine. Waiter was very nice but the hostess was a bit rude. Portobello app was so-so. No charm or ambiance. Didn't care for all the Christmas decorations weeks before Thanksgiving.
We picked this restaurant by the menu wi ...
We picked this restaurant by the menu within the locale we were visiting. And we sure enjoyed an excellent Bavarian style meal. The schnitzel was very tasty and authentic. And my wife was celebrating an important birthday, so the staff made it special with a wonderful mousse and sparkler without that terrible singing that seems to pervade American restaurants (yuck). I am certain that other menu items were equally well prepared and portioned. Would have loved to have a visit from owners/preparers, this always adds comfort to the dining experience. If we visit this area again, we will certainly visit again to enjoy other menu items.
Took my husband here for his birthday, a ...
Took my husband here for his birthday, and had requested a quiet table. The two of us were seated at a table for four, which gave us more room, and it was against a wall, not in the middle of the dining room, which made it a little quieter. Food and service were good, including a complimentary dessert of our choice for the birthday celebration. We've had better meals here in the past, though, perhaps because this time was "end of season" and everyone is tired. It can be very noisy, but we went at 6 p.m. and it wasn't too bad, though it was getting loud by the time we left.
We had the most wonderful meal here on o ...
We had the most wonderful meal here on our honeymoon! The shortribs were fabulous, the bisque incredible and the venison was quite good as well, but a bit overpriced. Our favorite dining experience in Highlands! M
We had a lovely evening eating in the in ...
We had a lovely evening eating in the inside dining room. The service was very good and we were seated without waiting.3 of us ordered the beef rib and it was Delicious! The only thing I would change is to ask that the collards not be on top of the dish. They were very tasty,, but a little overcoming. Unfortunately , the French onion soup was a disappointment . It was lukewarm and we could not enjoy the soup because it was full of bay leaves. We'll try another choice next time.
We will go back because we enjoyed the evening at Wolfgang's!
We arrived early and had cocktails outsi ...
We arrived early and had cocktails outside. Relaxed by a small fountain with great drinks. We ordered a French 75, one of their signature drinks, and it was amazing. We were seated in their "lower dining area" which was very intimate and cozy. We had Casey as our server and I was so thankful we did because she was fantastic. The food was amazing. We enjoyed the Hungarian Ghouloash, the Lobster Bisque and the Special Venison Dish. It was so tender we could cut it with a fork.
We came for my birthday and they treated me to a free dessert. We had the peanut butter pie (complete with sparklers)!
We will definitely return again.
This is I and my wife's favorite restaur ...
This is I and my wife's favorite restaurant we visit Highlands at least once a year and Wolfgang's is the high light of our stay I highly recommend that you order from the specials menu the food has always been amazing and the service is outstanding
I expected much more. The dining atmosph ...
I expected much more. The dining atmosphere was just okay. The food (two different trout dishes) were just okay. Service was good. There were several restaurants in the area that were much better than Wolfgangs in every respect.
From the minute we walked in, the servic ...
From the minute we walked in, the service was spot on, we sat in the Bistro and were waited on by Jeff, outstanding service, the food was over the top and very reasonable prices. New homeowners in Highlands, will back soon
We enjoyed the food very much. Would hav ...
We enjoyed the food very much. Would have been a much better experience if our server hadn't seemed so cavalier and inattentive. We are not "high maintenance" diners so feel our thoughts are valid. He simply seemed to not care and kept disappearing.
WE had eaten here 3 days before and the ...
WE had eaten here 3 days before and the server (Ivan) was fabulous. Then on the more recent visit, the server was very inadequate. She attempted 3 times to get the drink order right and then began to ignore our table. There were a couple of ladies who came in after we did and they had drinks and their food before our order was ever taken.
Wait 10 minutes. Waitress greets us. W ...
Wait 10 minutes. Waitress greets us. Wait 10 minutes. We get water. Wait 10 minutes. Order drinks. Wait 10 minutes. Get drinks. And on and on. The Bavarian platter was very good. The short ribs were good. (There were no delicious flavors. I would classify it as bland comfort food.). The apples in the apple streusel were dry and limp. Maybe this place was overhyped and my expectations were too high?
Overall a great dining experience. The o ...
Overall a great dining experience. The one thing that fell short was the service that was provided. It seemed that our waiter was a little put out by having to serve us. Maybe he was tired of the "tourist" trade that I am sure makes up a lot of their business. Other than the service, the rest of the night was great.
My husband and I visited on a Friday nig ...
My husband and I visited on a Friday night and had a wonderful meal on the patio. The food was the best we had while in Highlands and they had the most extensive wine list of any other restaurant I've visited recently. The service was great and the weather was perfect for sitting on the patio.
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