3499 US Highway 76, Hiawassee, GA (Hiawassee & Young Harris areas)
The Oaks Lakeside Kitchen is an upscale American restaurant with a Southern twist located at The Ridges Resort on Lake Chatuge in the Hiawassee / Young Harris area. Enjoy fine dining with gorgeous lake and mountain views. Reserve early for this popular spot and be sure to request a seat by the window. The bar area has TV and occasional live music (check Facebook page). Enjoy a stroll along the lakefront with a specialty drink or glass of wine before / after your meal. Outdoor seating is available (weather permitting).
MON: 7:00am – 11:00am
TUE: 7:00am – 11:00am
WED: 7:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 10:00pm
THU: 7:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 10:00pm
FRI: 7:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 10:00pm
SAT: 7:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 10:00pm
SUN: 7:00am – 2:00pm and 5:00pm – 10:00pm
Burgers $9+ and Steaks $21+ (partnered with Brasstown Beefto provide locally sourced beef)
Specialty cocktail list
Menus are posted at the front door and available online:
An incredibly large selection of award winning wines makes Frogtown Cellars a GaMountainsGuide.com favorite! Frogtown has 44 acres of vineyards on their 57 acre North Georgia property, with 25 different varieties of wine grapes. Over 20,000 grape vines in these Dahlonega Plateau vineyards can produce up to 180 tons of premium wine grapes per year (over 10,000 cases of estate grown wine)! It’s easy to find a favorite with so many choices of award-winning red and white wines to delight the palette.
Indoor and outdoor seating for you to relax and enjoy your wines, while taking in the gorgeous mountain and vineyard scenery.
No pets allowed (for both indoor and outdoor areas), due to restaurant / food service on site.
MON: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
TUE: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
WED: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
THU: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
FRI: 12:00pm – 5:00pm
SAT: 11:00am – 6:00pm (an hour later than others in the area)
SUN: 12:30pm – 5:00pm
Panini Bar lunch Friday – Sunday until 3:30pm
Italian Bistro dinner Friday – Sunday from 5:00pm – 8:30pm
Brunch on Sundays
$14 – $24 Wine tastings
6 different wine flights available (subject to change)
Includes 4-5 wines
Flights may include suggested add-on for $3
$19 and up bottles of wine (can be purchased online for shipment to select states)
Dine on the covered deck or inside the tasting room
Frogtown Cellars has a number of options to make your dream wedding come true. Choose from the lakeside pavillion, vineyard hillsides, or tasting room deck for an amazing ceremony with beautiful vineyard and mountain views.
A beautiful gem with a Tuscan feel in the Georgia Mountains is Montaluce Winery and Restaurant, a short drive north of the Dahlonega square. This is a GaMountainsGuide favorite for it’s classic elegance and ability to transport you to an old world feeling of Tuscany. The gourmet restaurant has panoramic vineyard views and is a great place to enjoy the sunset. On-site lodging is available in Tuscan-style villas. Tesla charging stations available for patrons.
Indoor and outdoor spaces available to enjoy your wines.
MON: 11:00am – 9:00pm
TUE: 11:00am – 9:00pm
WED: 11:00am – 9:00pm
THU: 11:00am – 9:00pm
FRI: 11:00am – 9:00pm
SAT: 11:00am – 9:00pm
SUN: 11:00am – 9:00pm
Free tours daily (20 minutes)
Weekdays at 2:00pm
Weekends at 12:00pm / noon
No reservations required
PRO TIP: Montaluce closes later than other area vineyards – make dinner reservations and enjoy the sunset views with your wine and meal
$6 – $16 Glasses of wine
$20 – $99 Bottles of wine
$18 – $23 Wine Tastings (red, white, or mixed flights)
$10 to add a chocolate pairing to Wine Tasting
Private deluxe tastings also available
Wild Meadow Sparkling Mead made with local, North Georgia honey
$9 / glass
$28 / bottle
Craft beer & soft drinks available
Tasting room menu available (small plates)
$45 Wine Hikes are available on the weekend by reservation(includes wine tasting)