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  • Midpoint Highlands

    Address: 332, Main Street
    Office : 828-526-2277
    Midpoint Highlands is a unique dining experience that is second to none.  Positioned at the midpoint of town it is perfectly located.  We offer both indoor dining and we have the only rooftop patio in Highlands, BC.  We are a blend of all types of food and flavors and feature dishes from every corner of the globe.
  • Caffe Rel

    Address: 457 East Main Street
    A Classic French Neighborhood Cafe.  Caffe REL is named after Chef Richard E. Long.  Saute, Pasta & Sandwiches offerings are found on his extensive menu in a casual setting.  Our mission is "It's about the Food".  Due to the size, no reservations are accepted, so join us early especially in the summer and fall.  No Credit Cards are accepted as we use every dollar to support our team and produce excellent product at a reasonable price for all to be able to enjoy. 
  • Haywood Smokehouse – Franklin

    Address: 33 Macon Center Drive
    Office : 828-369-6666
    Haywood Smokehouse knows barbecue! We are proud to serve the best Texas-style barbecue outside of Texas. Not a boast, just the truth! Our premium specialty meats; fresh, house-made sausages, house-made sauces and fall-off-the-bone ribs and smoked brisket will have you coming back again and again.  Or enjoy our melt-in-your-mouth smoked pork or turkey breast. Our family-friendly place features daily lunch and dinner specials that will knock your socks off. Too busy? We have take-out and catering too.
  • Root & Barrel Kitchen

    Address: 77, East Main Street
    Office : 828-369-3663
    A fun destination for your evening dining pleasure featuring Providence Farmstead Wagyu Beef and SenAmore Vineyard's wine (both local vendors).  From the appetizers to dessert you will enjoy delightful tastes from our expert chef while also enjoying the soothing ambience.  Great good, drinks and serve awaits you at The Root & Battel Kitchen.
  • Frida’s & Diego’s Mexican Cuisine

    Address: 3586, Georgia Road, Franklin NC
    Office : 828-634-7067
    Frida's & Diego's offers authentic homemade Mexican Cuisine seven days a week from 11 am until 10 pm. An immigrant dream come true!  Alex Hernandez has dreamt of opening his own restaurant his while life, and his dreams became a reality on Sunday, February 21, 2021.  Hernandez is a Mexican immigrant who has been in the United State for more than 15 years.  Frida's & Diego's Mexican Cuisine is a restaurant is unmistakably different, unique and aspires to become a classic.
  • Lakes End Cafe & Grill

    Address: 17838 Wayah Road
    Lakes End Cafe and Grill proudly serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.  We are dedicated to providing an outstanding dining experience, using the best ingredients available with the freshest foods.  Enjoy beautiful lake front dining on beautiful Lake Nantahala.  The only area restaurant featuring a variety of fresh salads, sandwiches and burgers, pizza, seafood and dinner meals.  Join us for our Friday Night Fish Fry from 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm.  Open Tuesday - Sunday.      
  • Captain D’s Seafood

    Address: 28 Blueberry Ln
    At Captain D's Seafood Restaurant, we're dedicated to serving freshly prepared seafood at reasonable prices, all while offering the best dining experience in the industry.  We've had over 40 years to perfect our recipes for success,, which combines great food and great value with even better service.
  • Lazy Hiker Brewing Company

    Address: 188 W Main St & 617 W. Main Street, Sylva, NC
    Craft beer in Franklin didn’t just come to town – it moved into the former town hall and fire department!  Located at 188 W. Main St. in historic downtown Franklin, the municipal buildings have been transformed into a fully functioning production craft brewery, complete with taproom, an outdoor patio, and outdoor event space. Visit us at,
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