Visitors to the Highlands, NC, area will be pleased with the laid back, friendly atmosphere of the town. The town itself has some wonderful attractions including antique shops, eateries and wonderful mountain scenery. Some of the most beautiful attractions in the area, the waterfalls, are accessible to visitors through local highways and easy mountain hikes. Pet-friendly, but luxurious, lodging at The Park on Main® offers guests an opportunity to bring their beloved furry family members along on the mountain vacation of a lifetime.
When you are looking for a place to stay for your next vacation near pet-friendly restaurants in Highlands NC, The Park on Main® is the place to go. Highlands has six pet-friendly restaurants: Wolfgang’s Restaurant and Wine Bistro, The Bistro on Main and Wild Thyme Gourmet, The Log Cabin, Lakeside Restaurant and Meritage Bistro.
WOLFGANG's RESTAURANT AND WINE BISTRO
Wolfgang's Restaurant and Wine Bistro serves up American cuisine with a cajun/creole twist and is a quick 4 minute walk from The Park on Main. Choose from menu options like starters, soups, salads, poultry, seafood, steak, schnitzel, and more. Your pet is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables (outdoor seating opens late spring/early summer) while you enjoy an appetizer of Hand Breaded Fried Brie with a cranberry walnut compote, a lemon dijon vinaigrette, and crostini. Later, try the Venison au Poivre - venison tenderloin wrapped in applewood smoked bacon with montrachet rosti potato and lingonberry demi glace.
BISTRO ON MAIN
The Bistro On Main restaurant accommodates large groups, pet owners and host special events. The restaurant is just a minute away from The Park on Main® and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bistro On Main serves American cuisine and has a full bar available. The restaurant overlooks the city of Highlands and has live music on Friday and Saturday nights.
WILD THYME CAFÉ
The Wild Thyme Café specializes in American cuisine, soup and vegetarian dishes. The space available for outdoor seating provides plenty of room for pets and patrons to move around easily. Many people love eating at Wild Thyme Café because of their friendly service and fresh dishes. Wild Thyme Café is around the corner from The Park On Main®. The delicious food and the value offered are the most notable qualities visitors typically notice at this restaurant. The scenic views of the mountainside and creative dishes provided at the restaurant keep many pet owners coming back.
THE LOG CABIN
The Log Cabin serves up delicious, authentic Italian dishes in a casual, rustic environment. Let your four-legged friend tag along for the day and you can snag a seat at one of their four pet-friendly outdoor tables to enjoy your meal. Start with the Roasted Beet Salad with gorgonzola, pickled fennel and sweet onion, arugula, and blood orange balsamic vinaigrette. Next, dig into the Wild Carolina White Shrimp ""Fra Diavolo"" with angel hair pasta, white wine, fresh herbs, and a spicy seafood tomato broth. The Log Cabin is 3 blocks from The Park on Main.
Lakeside Restaurant serves up a variety of menu options including appetizers, soups, salads, pork, seafood, poultry, beef, pasta, and more. Your loyal four-legged companion is welcome to join you at one of their five pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Start with a crisp glass of wine and an order of Cornmeal Dusted Fried Oysters with chipotle remoulade, crispy bacon, and garden greens. Later, tuck into the Shrimp and Grits with jalapeno cheddar grits, chorizo, mushrooms, tomatoes, bacon, and herb blanc de blanc.
Meritage Bistro serves up European cuisine. Choose from lunch and dinner menu options like small plates, soups, salads, sandwiches, burgers, seafood, beef, poultry, and more. Your pet is welcome to join you at one of their pet-friendly outdoor tables while you enjoy your meal. Stop in for lunch and start with an appetizer of Crispy Brussels Sprouts glazed with harissa spice and Blackstrap molasses, and topped with toasted sesame seeds. Next, sink your teeth into the unique Duck Burger - two Maple Leaf Farms duck confit patties topped with goat cheese, dijon mustard demi-glace, arugula, tomato, and a housemade tomato jam on toasted brioche.
Even with several dogs, stop by one of these fine restaurants located within walking distance of The Park on Main. They all provide plenty of room outside to sit. Eating out on the restaurant patio with your pet may become one of your favorite activities in Highlands.
The Pizza Place
Bake My Day - Bakery and Café
Appalachian Harvest – Homemade Goodies
We at The Park on Main® present to you some great opportunities to shop. To start, exploring our neighborly streets – to stroll down Main Street – thrusts you back into time, to a quieter, more peaceful era. Highlands, North Carolina has the quaint touches of fictional Mayberry; the cool, rustic splendor of an old Northeastern town; and the delicate elegance of Southern hospitality on full display.
Shop Highlands, North Carolina during your stay at The Park on Main®. Come visit us or make reservations today.
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