Ristorante Paoletti

Categories: Fine Dining


  • Celebrating our 26th season of fine dining in Highlands, NC
  • Regional Italian Dining- Reservations Recommended
  • One of the deepest wine cellars in the Southeast
  • Have an etire bottle or enjoy our convenient Quarter-liter size
  • Serving dinner EVERY evening from 5:30pm

From the Owner

Fantastic regional Italian Dining in an elegant old world atmosphere, situated in historic downtown Highlands, NC.  Our dinner menu is printed daily reflecting seasonal and locally grown ingrediants.  Fresh Coastal Seafood daily, House-made Pastas,  Prime Steaks, Chops and Fowl are among these preparations offered nightly.  To compliment your selection is one of the deepest cellars in the Southeast.

The Local Scoop

Experience an elegant evening at one of Highlands, NC's premier restaurants, Ristorante Paoletti.
Fresh locally inspired entrees should be expected... and the wine list to match any combination.  Top to bottom, from service to atmosphere and entrees, you'll be happy you chose Paoletti's.
Our Recommendation:  Be sure to make reservations and chose one of their fantastic fresh seafood preparations.  Trust in your waiter/waitress to match the perfect wine selection, we do.

The Local Directions

Conveniently located on Main Street, downtown Highlands, NC. 

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Contact Info
(828) 526.4906
35.0526860, -83.1963910
440 Main Street
Highlands, NC 28741
Macon County
Hours of Operation
Mon.-Thursday & Sunday
5:30pm - 9:30pm
Friday & Saturday
5:30pm - 10pm