Restaurants


BEST CELLAR

Since 1975, The Best Cellar has been a favorite among locals and visitors. Along with nightly specials we offer fresh seafood, beef, rack of lamb and roast duckling. We feature an extensive wine list and private cellar. Open year round with valet service. Reservations requested. An experience to remember! Thurs thru Mon – Dinner service only beginning at 5:30pm.

BISTRO ROCA

Experience Southern-inflected American bistro fare in the fully-renovated, legendary Antler's Bar. Seasonal menus & local ingredients come together in memorable dishes enjoyed amidst roaring fireplaces, our open-air patio, and the rustic comfort of wood, leather & stone. Upscale cuisine in casual surroundings to delight your palate.

BLOWING ROCK MARKET

A Blowing Rock Landmark offering wines, craft beers, gourmet grocery and Boars Head deli. Enjoy the streetside dining or get a picnic to-go. Serving locally roasted coffee, StickBoy pastries, Ashe County Cheese, cigars, wine and craft beer.

BR BITES & BREWS

Bistro style eatery serving breakfast and lunch. Bar menu available. Deli items and carry-out available. Craft beer, wine, fresh baked goods, smoothies and fresh juices also available.

C.R. CATERING & VENUE AT BOONE GOLF COURSE

We provide fresh, distinctive food & quality service for each and every event. We are happy to accommodate dietary restrictions, and regularly prepare vegetarian, gluten-free and vegan meals. North Carolina’s freshest seafood, and the finest locally grown vegetables appear regularly on our custom designed catering menus.

CASA RUSTICA

Casa Rustica has been serving Boone for over 30 years as the premier choice for fine Italian dining. From our Certified Angus beef filet to our homemade tiramisu, one is sure to find something to please the palate.

CHESTNUT GRILLE AT GREEN PARK INN

Taking local and sustainable to new heights, the Chestnut Grille maintains its own 1/3 acre garden on site, which supplies the kitchen with a variety of vegetables and herbs throughout the summer and fall seasons, and offers dishes that are unique, yet familiar, in a warm, approachable and casual setting. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free guests will find the menu and restaurant accommodating. The Chestnut Grille offers an extensive and thoughtful wine list along with a selection of craft beers. Sundays through December 31 are Locals Night, with live music, food and drink specials and discounts. Patio dining is offered seasonally.

CHICK-FIL-A AT BOONE

Blowing Rock Road in Boone. Serving the original chicken sandwich, chicken Chargrill sandwich, great salads, kid's meals, desserts and our famous lemonade and sweet tea. Indoor playground. Open 6:30 am- 10 pm Monday through Saturday. Closed on Sunday. Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas day. Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Chick-fil-A-of-Boone-86913545834/

DIVIDE TAVERN & RESTAURANT

Located in the lobby of the Historic Green Park Inn, the Divide Tavern sits directly astride the Eastern Continental Divide. Long a gathering place for Captains of Industry, Heads of State, and celebrities from authors to actors, the Tavern offers unique pub fare, as well as pub classics with Chef inspired flare. Experience a less formal dining alternative while still enjoying creatively inspired fare, set in the ambiance of a bygone era. Local, craft and draft beers, seasonal drink specials such as the Basil Gin Gimlet, and the Cucumber Martini offer guests a tempting twist alongside classic cocktails, and an impressive selection of wine by the glass.

FAMOUS TOASTERY

    828.414.9914

FIREFLIES

There is no better end of a day in the mountains than relaxing around a fire with good friends, full of good food and wine and watching the fireflies blink whimsically. At Fireflies Restaurant, Keith and Patty Nelsen and their five children capture just such a moment for you. The new outdoor patio at Tanger Outlets is the perfect place to take a break from shopping and enjoy a beautiful salad or one of Chef Michael's hearty soups. The menu is packed with traditional favorites and eclectic tastes from around the world and includes delicious vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

FOGGY ROCK EATERY & PUB

After being in the Boone restaurant industry for 10 years, Chef Burt Myers and his family came home to Blowing Rock, creating daily culinary delights at Foggy Rock Eatery on the 321 bypass. A twist on the ordinary, Foggy Rock's menu has something for everyone. Daily specials that will delight your senses in a cozy and relaxing atmosphere. Pub with full menu and multiple TVs for sports viewing. Lots of local craft beers on tap, and Rich's ever popular Bloody Mary's.

GAMEKEEPER RESTAURANT

The Gamekeeper Restaurant and Bar, located between Boone and Blowing Rock NC, is well known for interesting and delicious interpretations of Southern classics. The menu changes seasonally blending the traditional with the exotic, satisfying both meat and veggie lovers. Quality and care is evident in all we produce. The freshest of local ingredients and humanely farm raised meats are served. The knowledgeable staff is fabulous and truly stands behind what they are serving and producing. It is the ultimate marriage of fine dining and comfort food. This is not haute cuisine: you will leave sated and satisfied after your experience. Reservations highly recommended: gamekeeper-nc.com or call us at 828.963.7400. Closed Monday and Tuesday. Open 5 pm - 9 pm Wednesday through Sunday. Twenty percent gratuity will be added to parties of 6 or more.

MAKOTO'S JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE

2006 Boone Chamber Small Business of the Year! Watch as skilled chefs perform culinary magic tableside or dine at a private table in our sushi bar. Serving Lunch and Dinner 7 days a week. Patio open weather permitting. Makoto's can accommodate business functions, private or large parties, rehearsal dinners, catering.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

Our newest restaurant in Blowing Rock is on the corner of Main Street and Hwy 221/Yonahlossee Road, open as of May 2014. We are more than just pizza and beer. We want to provide you with an experience filled with colorful art, eclectic music and food that comforts your soul. The Mellow Menu is a collection of munchies, salads, pizzas, calzones, deli hoagies and grilled hoagies.

MOON THAI SUSHI AT BLOWING ROCK

We work with passion in food preparation by bringing in a team of Native Thai Chefs with years of experience in Thai, Sushi and Asian Foods. This is to ensure your enjoyable moment of authentic taste in finely crafted presentation with a friendly comfortable dining atmosphere.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE

Outback Steakhouse starts fresh every day to create the flavors that our mates crave. Best known for grilled steaks, chicken and seafood, Outback also offers a wide variety of crisp salads and freshly made soups and sides. Our new creations and grilled classics are made from scratch daily using only the highest quality ingredients sourced from around the world. Open all year, every day. Dinner only. All ABC permits.

PAPA JOE'S ITALIAN-AMERICAN RESTAURANT

Serving the Blowing Rock area authentic Italian dishes and pizzas for over 35 years. All ABC permits. Open daily, 7am – 9pm. Sunday brunch: 8am-1pm.

PEDDLER RESTAURANT

Since 1968, the Peddler Steak House has been serving the high country the finest-quality steaks and seafood, accompanied by a gourmet salad bar. Features include the Peddler rib-eye steak, presented and cut at your table. Open daily at 5 pm.

PEPPER'S RESTAURANT

Pepper's was established in 1975, serving the High Country its first taste of the highest quality deli sandwiches. Since the early days Pepper's has expanded into a full service restaurant and bar.

REIDS CAFE AND CATERING

Reid's Cafe is the most recent labor of love from Tina Houston, owner of Reid's Catering Co. which has been established here in the High Country for the past 16 years. Our Cafe serves handcrafted regional favorites, lunch & dinner.

RESTAURANT AT GIDEON RIDGE INN

Enjoy an evening of fine dining. Intimate dining room with beautiful views of the mountains. Wine and beer available. Reservations a must.

ROWLANDS AT WESTGLOW RESORT AND SPA

Welcome to Rowland's, the restaurant at Westglow Resort & Spa, where we pride ourselves in the art of fine cuisine. Rowland's features an indulgent menu with a wealth of decadent choices to tempt the palate as well as a spa menu for the health conscious. Our dinner menu is accompanied by a selection of the finest wines, champagnes and cocktails. Luscious desserts and liqueurs are on hand for a sweet finish. Rowland's is open every evening to spa members, resort guests and the public.

SAVANNAH'S OYSTER HOUSE

Savannah's Oyster House is just great food in a laid back Low Country Atmosphere. Come and enjoy this unique dining experience where there is something for everyone.

SIX PENCE PUB

In the heart of Blowing Rock, you will find a bit of England at the Six Pence Pub. We feature British specialties such as Fish & Chips, Shepherd's Pie, Beef Guinness stew, traditional American fare, and house made soups. Meet your friends at this congenial British Pub where you can enjoy a relaxing lunch, your favorite craft or import beer, wine, or cocktail. Open year-round; serving late night.

SOUTHERN COMFORTS

Open seven days, serving breakfast all day. Southern Comforts has something for everyone at affordable prices. We offer daily home-cooked specials, seafood, burgers, salads and sandwiches. Simply delicious food.

SPECKLED TROUT RESTAURANT & BOTTLE BAR

Kitchens are often described as gathering places, the heart of a home. We like to think of The Speckled Trout in a similar sense. Located in downtown Blowing Rock- on the corner of Main Street and 221- is the newly renovated and reinvented restaurant and bottle shop. We explore the roots of Appalachian food and beverage culture, and recreate it in our kitchen by preserving and reviving ingredients of our local heritage. Menus are more than a list of ingredients; they show how people live and what they value. And as the seasons change, so does our menu.

STICK BOY KITCHEN

Open M-S, 7am - 6pm. Made from scratch bagels and breakfast bagel sandwiches. Quiche and granola options. Homemade soups and fresh salads. Hot & cold sandwiches for lunch. Coffee, espresso and real fruit smoothies. We look forward to seeing you!

STORIE STREET GRILLE

Enter as Strangers. Leave as friends. A truly enjoyable meal is the sum of its parts: seasonal, sustainable and locally harvested ingredients prepared with distinctive, regionally crafted flavors and served in a warm welcoming environment. That's Storie Street Grille. Our full bar, hand selected wines and micro-brewed beers, are a great compliment to our diverse menu which focuses on local meats, use of sustainable seafood, and seasonal produce. Come join us in our comfortable dining room, or relax on our covered porch, and discover why we've been a village favorite of locals and visitors since 2000! Serving Lunch 11:00 - 3:00 and Dinner 5:00 - 9:00 Monday - Saturday.

SUBWAY

Open 7 days a week year round. Specializing in custom built sandwiches and salads. Enjoy our outdoor seating and friendly service.

    828-295-7827

SUNNY ROCK EGGS & THINGS

A neighborhood breakfast diner and community hangout that serves eggs-traordinary breakfast and brunch items. We offer a variety of egg dishes and sandwiches, pancakes, French toast, and more. Our uniquely varied menu is sure to be pleasing to everyone! All menu items are available all day. Open 6 days a week Monday though Saturday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.

TABLE AT CRESTWOOD

Enjoy our Sophisticated Southern Cuisine, exceptionally unique atmosphere and breathtaking views that span from Grandfather Mountain to Hound Ears and beyond. Indoor/Outdoor seating, full ABC permits and plenty of hassle-free parking. Public Welcome. Open 7 days a week. Bar fare begins at 4:30 p.m. Dinner: Wednesday-Sunday 5:30-9:00pm

TABLE ROCK FOOD TOURS

Savor the culinary delights of Blowing Rock while learning about the rich history of the area with our food and history tours. We have a tour to cater to your palette, whether you want to explore local breweries, dessert cafes, or fine dining establishments. We'll reveal the true character behind this frontier town.

THE RIDGELINE

Mountain Modern Cuisine with a global twist. A great new place to gather, The Ridgeline Food & Spirits celebrates the High Country and one of the most iconic buildings in Blowing Rock. Overlooking Grandfather and Grandmother Mountains, Table Rock, Hawk’s Bill and expansive views of the John’s River Gorge, The Ridgeline offers a fun new ambience, great food made with local ingredients and a creative cocktail list to ensure a memorable experience.

TIMBERLAKES AT CHETOLA RESORT

We invite you to Celebrate here. Open to the public and one of the High Country's most favorite dining options for romance and family gatherings. Timberlake's offers the BEST Breakfast buffet in town and a lunch & dinner menu inspired by Bob Timberlake, who is known for creating things of exceptional artistry and imagination, Bob used his deeply rooted love of food as the impetus behind the distinctive menu. From savory shrimp and salads of mountain-grown spinach to pan-seared duck and roasted Carolina quail, each dish will be one worth savoring. Mouth-watering Angus bistro filets, seafood, poultry, vegetarian options and housemade desserts will also tempt palates of all tastes.

TOWN TAVERN

New location in Blowing Rock! We have the best food at great prices, a fully stocked bar with the coldest beer, and an extremely friendly staff to serve you. With flat screen televisions spread out everywhere, our patrons can enjoy their favorite team in action from anywhere in The Town Tavern. We are the place to watch the NFL, NBA, NCAA, MLB, NHL, Soccer, and of course Appalachian State University Athletics! Visit our website for menus.

TWIGS

Fine dining in a cozy mountain atmosphere. Specializing in an array of dishes of the highest quality including crab cakes, filet mignon, duck breast and mountain trout. The bar area features a fireplace and wooden bar stools. Bar also serves dinner nightly and hosts bands every Friday and Saturday. Extensive wine list and all ABC permits. Owned and operated by brothers David and Doug Beach. Reservations suggested.

VIDALIA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

Located in historic downtown Boone, Vidalia Restaurant and Wine Bar is a casual dining atmosphere serving upscale dishes. Owner and Executive Chef Sam Ratchford creates delicious creative American dishes (think comfort foods with a twist) using locally farmed organic produce, meats and cheeses. Vidalia offers extensive craft beers, a wide variety of wines, and unique cocktails to enhance your dining experience. The restaurant offers lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch as well as monthly wine/beer dinners, catering, and private parties.

VILLAGE CAFE

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Enjoy breakfast, brunch, and lunch in the garden or our turn-of-the-century home. Open at 8:00 am serving breakfast and brunch all day. Lunch begins at 11:00 am. Follow the stone pathway beside Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream on Main Street. Your hosts: Annie and Andy Whatley. Closed Mondays. Reservations available.

WOODLANDS BARBECUE

Featuring chopped and sliced beef and pork, ribs and chicken. Wide selection of sandwiches and Mexican food available. Daily specials, lounge, wide screen TV and nightly entertainment. Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11am-9pm. Friday & Saturday, 11am-10pm. Closed Mondays from November to Memorial Day. Carry-out service and catering available.