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Fine Dining at Newman's Restaurant: Orchard Inn, Saluda NC

Savor farm-to-table dining at Newman’s Restaurant in Saluda, NC. Enjoy seasonal, locally-sourced cuisine with mountain views. Reserve your table now for a memorable meal.

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Join Us for Dinner at Newman’s Restaurant in Saluda, NC

Everyone is invited to enjoy some fine dining at Newman’s Restaurant in Saluda, NC. Whether you are staying in our cozy accommodations at Orchard Inn or a local looking to enjoy an upscale dining experience, you will love our farm-to-table menu.

At Newman’s, you will enjoy the finest and freshest offerings on this side of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Our menus are built around locally-sourced, organic ingredients that are chosen based on seasonal availability. Much of our produce is sourced from our own 4,000 sq. ft. organic garden and mini-orchard. Each week, our chef builds the prix-fixe menu around what ingredients are available. Enjoying farm-to-table cuisine as you look out over the North Carolina mountains is an experience unlike any other. Paired with our extensive wine list, you’ll want to come back over and over again. Contact us today at (828) 749-5471 to make your reservation, or you may reserve your times on OpenTable!

Newman’s Restaurant FAQ

When is Newman’s Restaurant open?

Newman’s Restaurant is open for Dinner on Thursday, Friday and  Saturday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Sunday Brunch from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm. We are also open for Breakfast everyday from 8:30 to 9:30 by reservation only.

How much is dinner?

Dinners are $95 per person. Tax and gratuity is additional.

Is there a dress code?

Please note that jackets are suggested but not required for the gentleman. Shorts, jeans, and flip-flops are not appropriate.

Do you accept reservations?

Yes! For reservations or any inquiries, call (828) 749-5471 or use the OpenTable reservation button below.

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Sunday Brunch

Enjoy our fabulous mountain views from every table in the dining room or outside on the terrace, while treating yourself to a sumptuous three-course Sunday brunch at our restaurant in Saluda. The serenity of our surroundings, combined with the culinary artistry in our kitchen, is sure to become a regular event you’ll look forward to experiencing over and over.

When is brunch seated?

Seating for Brunch is 11:30 am to 1:30 pm, except for certain holidays and special events.

How much is brunch?

Brunch is $47.50 per person, tax and gratuity is additional, except for certain holidays and special events.

What is the dress code?

Dress Code: Please note that jackets are suggested but not required for the gentleman. Shorts, jeans, and flip-flops are not appropriate.

Do you accept reservations?

Yes! For reservations or any inquiries, call (828) 749-5471 or use the OpenTable reservation button below.

Meet Our TEaM

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Marianne Blazar

Born in the magical city of Vienna, home of the waltz and cozy cafes with wonderful desserts, Marianne Blazar learned to cook at age 5 by assisting her grandmother every day after school. She has been honing her culinary skills ever since, combining her passion for a healthy and nutritious diet with delicious cuisine. From Chef onboard a sailing charter boat in the Virgin Islands to Executive Chef at Newman’s Restaurant for the 5 years, and now as Food & Beverage Manager, she does not let a single plate leave the kitchen which isn’t 100% perfect in every way.

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Chef Stewart

Chef Stewart, born near the Blue Ridge Parkway, grew up loving cooking through summers spent canning vegetables with his grandmothers and learning southern staples. After moving to South Florida, he found another passion in boating, obtaining his Captain’s license and running charter yachts for over 20 years. During this time, he worked with talented chefs which fueled his passion for food. He traveled to different parts of the world and learned different cuisines and techniques.

Now as Executive Chef at The Orchard Inn, he brings his passion and love for food to the kitchen with his philosophy “We make food with Passion in our Hands and Love in our Hearts.”

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Our Amazing Servers

Meet our exceptional front of house team Lynn, Matt, Kyle and Tammy.. We handpicked each team member for their exceptional skills and their dedication to making your dining experience at Newmans Restaurant unforgettable. Personalized service is their specialty and that’s why our front of house team is provides excellent recommendations and answer your questions about our menu offerings. Come experience our top-notch service firsthand.

Featured Dishes

Seared Branzino With Spaghetti Squash In White Wine Sauce

Pan Seared Branzino
Zucchini & Yellow Squash Spaghetti
Swiss Chard
Blistered Garden Tomato
Kalamata Olives
Garlic & White Wine Sauce

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Scallops With Garlic Panisse & Beet Aioli

Pan Seared Diver Scallop
Garlic Scape Panisse
Lemon Ricotta
Pickled Peaches
Micro Citrus Greens
Beet Aioli

What's for Dinner?

After a long day of travel, delight your taste buds with regional cuisine and locally grown ingredients brought to you by Newman’s Restaurant at The Orchard Inn in Saluda, NC. A romantic dinner for two, a flavorful feast for families and friends, a comfortable place to unwind — Newman’s aims to satisfy your expectations. Enjoy a warm meal and relax in front of the fireplace with a glass of our finest wine. Start with a soup or salad and pick from our delicious entrees. If there’s still room, try the Tiramisu or one of our other desserts.

My wife and I could not have been more impressed by the secluded ambiance, the mountain views, the service, and most importantly the artful display and taste, of our meals at this hidden gem in the small town of Saluda North Carolina. What an incredible find. We HIGHLY recommend not only Newman's Restaurant, but the Orchard Inn itself. Marc and Marianne have created their own small piece of heaven for all to enjoy.