Wednesday - Saturday 4:00 PM - Until Sunday 1:00 PM - 9:00 PM

476 Carolina Way
Highlands, North Carolina

Think of the High Dive as the locals’ living room, where visitors come for libations and stay for the fun. Featuring Live Music, Billards, and Trivia in a relaxed atmosphere come visit Highland, NC’s very own dive bar - The High Dive!

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Live Music at The High Dive

DJ Daniel Howell

Join us every Friday
at The High Dive
for DJ Daniel Howell
9:30 PM-12:30 AM

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“The Dive In” food trailer at The High Dive officially opened in November, providing concessions for the dive bar, which previously did not have a food option, and giving Highlands locals and visitors a late-night place to grab a quick meal.

The Dive In menu was created by Kay Craig, owner of The High Dive and The Ugly Dog Pub, and local chef Gabe Murray and features a variety sandwiches and hotdogs playfully named after movie titles, such as the “Blue Velvet” (Havarti and blue cheese, prosciutto, with a thin spread of fig preserves on sourdough bread), the “Get Him to the Greek” (feta cheese, roasted tomatoes, Greek olives, chopped fresh basil and pesto on a croissant), and the “Old Yeller” (all beef hot dog, cheddar cheese and chili & herb mayo on a bun).

The menu also features a traditional cup of tomato and basil soup and the not-so-traditional item aptly named “The Drop”: Fritos topped with chili queso ranchero and served in the bag.

JD Barton is the sole operator of the food trailer, acting as chef, as well as taking orders… Read More


Wednesday-Friday 5 pm to 12:30 am
Saturday from 12:00 pm to 12:30 am

Die Hard 3
Cheddar, smoked gouda, havarti with bacon on sourdough bread

Fight Club
Tender turkey, prosciutto, bacon, pepper jack cheese, spinach, tomato, and salt and vinegar chips with chipotle mayo on sourdough bread

French Connection
Brie and bacon with Apple butter and Raspberry jam on a croissant

Blue Velvet
Havarti and blue cheese, prosciutto, with a thin spread of fig preserves on sourdough bread

Get Him to the Greek
Feta cheese, roasted tomatoes, greek olives chopped fresh basil and pesto on a croissant

Best in Show
All beef hot dog, cheddar cheese, herb mayo on a croissant

Old Yeller
(best doggone dog in the west)
All Beef Hot Dog, cheddar cheese, chili & herb mayo on a bun

Tomato Basil Soup

The Drop
Fritos with chili queso ranchero served in the bag

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