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High Point Restaurant

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224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3052
+1 931-924-4600
17:00 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Midland, Michigan
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131 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

This was Al Capone's old hide out yet there is no information about it at the restaurant. They did not even mention it until we asked about the history of the place. The food was good and had a very nice variety of choices. The service was good and friendly I would suggest reservations since this seems to be a... More 

Thank dew-s02
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Our bartender at our Inn recommended this place. Very nice restaurant with great history. Would recommend a stop for supper anytime.

Thank Vicki86
Medford, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Its a bit pricey but I've never had a bad meal here. On special event weekends you'll need to make reservations far in advance. Make sure you get here at least once before you leave the mountain for good.

Thank Kathleen A
Jacksonville, Florida
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66 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

This is Monteagle, not New York. I couldn't believe the prices on this menu. This is a wonderful old mansion they've converted to a restaurant and there are so few decent places to choose from in this rural locale, that I wanted to like this place and support it. And it is good. But 30 and 40 dollar entrees are... More 

Thank ABPV
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

This restaurant was excellent. The service, the food and the charm of the place was first class. It is nearly worth flying for 20 odd hours from Australia to visit again soon. Food wise it was the highlight of our four weeks in the South. We were surprised when we got the bill that it was so reasonable. Thank you... More 

Thank SilverHairSkier
Dickson, Tennessee
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We were staying in Monteagle and this was recommended to us. The old house is really neat, very nice place to hang out for a while. The food was okay but for the price we expected better. But if you're in Monteagle, it's probably worth trying!

Thank Stephen M
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your review!! Hope you can come back and see us again soon. More 

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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

A 20th anniversary should be marked in a very special way. Having just returned from a big trip, a weekend getaway didnt appeal. Neither did a visit to a local chain restraunt. Have always been curious about High Point in Monteagle. So after reading very mixed reviews, I checked with a friend, who loves it, decided it was perfect if... More 

Thank BJbass1
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this review

What a wonderful review. We are so glad that you decided to celebrate your very special day with us! Thank you for taking the time to let us know exactly what you enjoyed about your time with us. We hope that you will return very soon! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Can't remember having s bad meal here the ambiance food and staff are fabulous we live in Nashville and it's hard to find something there any better

Thank Margaret S
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Margaret! Hope you come see us again soon! More 

Brownsville, Kentucky
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75 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

After hearing from locals about how good this restaurant was, my wife and I decided to give it a try. While they food was ok, it in no way matched the level of pricing. Our server didn't seem to have a clue on what was going on. When we asked questions about the menu, it was met with blank stares.

Thank Lungbuster
Cassie F, Manager at High Point Restaurant, responded to this review

I'm sorry to hear that you were not pleased with your meal with us. We hope this will not stop you from giving us another try in the future. We really appreciate your business! Thanks for the review. More 

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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

We've been here a few times before including once as a party of 8 who spent >$1200 on wine and food. On previous visits the food was good and so was the service. This particular time, we mistakenly arrived an hour early for our reservation for a party of 6. No big deal, we could have just come back at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$50
Steakhouse, American
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Wine and Beer
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 E Main St, Monteagle, TN 37356-3052
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Monteagle
  • Phone Number: +1 931-924-4600
Built inside a 1929 mansion that presumably once was financed by Al Capone, the restaurant serves a menu of traditional gourmet dishes including Brie en Croute, Blackened Salmon Oscar and Black Thai Duck. The mansion that houses the restaurant was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1997 and still features the original escape hatches and underground tunnels that were used by Capone to transfer liquor during the Prohibition Era. In 2001, High Point received the "Best Gourmet Meal in Tennessee" award from "Tennessee" magazine.

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