Restaurants


BEST CELLAR

A favorite among locals & visitors since 1975. Along with nightly specials, we offer fresh seafood, beef, rack of lamb & roast duckling. Extensive wine list & private cellar. Open year-round with valet service. Reservations requested. Thurs-Mon, dinner service only starting at 5:30.

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 GRILLED CHEESE CAFE

Internationally inspired gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches made to order. Stop by for a quick, affordable specialty grilled cheese sandwich to go or enjoy our patio. Located in SouthMarke Shopping Center rear courtyard. Serving lunch daily from 11-3.

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.

CAFÉ VIOLETTE

At Café Violette, Chef Kyle Martin has created a menu inspired by the Mediterranean coast of France. Come enjoy small (or large!) plates, our extensive wine selection and classic French cocktails.

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, we maintain a 1/3 acre garden onsite, supplying the kitchen through summer and fall. Dishes are unique, yet familiar, in a warm, approachable and casual setting. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free guests are welcome. Enjoy our extensive and thoughtful wine list, craft beers, and seasonal patio dining.

CHICK-FIL-A AT BOONE

Serving the original chicken sandwich, chicken Chargrill sandwich, great salads, kid's meals, desserts and famous lemonade and sweet tea. Indoor playground. Open 6:30am-10pm Mon-Sat. Closed Sundays. Follow us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/Chick-fil-A-of-Boone-86913545834/

EGG ROLLIN'

Egg Rolls Reinvented! Along with Subs, Sammies and Salads. Family friendly food at a great price.

    828-372-7007

EL RINCON

Southern cooking meets authentic Mexican cuisine. Breakfast served daily until 11am, offering a full Mexican and full American menu for lunch and dinner.

FAMOUS TOASTERY OF BLOWING ROCK

Reopening July 2020! Open 7 days a week from 7am-3pm. We pride ourselves with serving the very best in scratch-made breakfast, lunch and brunch!

FOGGY ROCK EATERY & PUB

A twist on the ordinary, Chef Burt Myers’ menu has something for everyone. Daily specials will delight your senses in a cozy, relaxing atmosphere. Pub with full menu & multiple TVs for sports viewing. Many local craft beers on tap & Rich's popular Bloody Marys.

GAMEKEEPER RESTAURANT

Known for delicious interpretations of Southern classics. Seasonal menu blends traditional with exotic, satisfying both meat & veggie lovers. Serving the freshest local ingredients & humanely farm raised meats. Reservations highly recommended. Open Thursday-Sunday, 5-9 p.m.

HELLBENDER BED & BEVERAGE

A fun twist on a classic idea, Hellbender Bed & Beverage is a place for all to gather. Our rooms are designed for maximum comfort whether you are crashing from a long day of adventures, or having a romantic mountain getaway. The Restaurant and Bar offer an array of food and drinks from classic comforts to new experiences.

HORTON HOTEL AND ROOFTOP LOUNGE

Relax in the Horton Hotel's rooftop and lobby lounges, serving craft beverages, specialty beers and wines, as well as delicious shared plates.

INN AT CRESTWOOD

Each guest room, suite & cottage is designed with the ultimate mountain experience in mind featuring private terraces, whirlpool baths, gas log fireplaces & continental breakfast. Enjoy unforgettable views, distinctive dining & relaxing spa services in one harmonious setting.

MAKOTO'S JAPANESE STEAK HOUSE

Watch as skilled chefs perform culinary magic tableside or dine at a private table in our sushi bar. Serving lunch & dinner 7 days a week. Patio open weather permitting. We can accommodate business functions, private or large parties, rehearsal dinners, catering.

MELLOW MUSHROOM

We are more than just pizza & beer. We want to provide you with an experience filled with colorful art, eclectic music & food that comforts your soul. The Mellow Menu is a collection of munchies, salads, pizzas, calzones, deli hoagies & 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 & Asian Foods. This ensures your enjoyable moment of authentic taste in finely crafted presentation with a friendly, comfortable atmosphere.

OUTBACK STEAKHOUSE

Best known for grilled steaks, chicken & seafood, we also offer crisp salads, freshly made soups & sides. New creations & grilled classics are made from scratch daily using the highest quality ingredients. Open daily, dinner only. All ABC permits.

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 Catering has been providing the North Carolina High Country with innovative custom menus paired with professional, personal service since 1999. Our diverse culinary background lends itself to varied menu possibilities, ranging from traditional favorites to ethnic flavors from around the world. Our cafe located under Grandfather Mountain in Tynecastle boasts a beautiful space, a great wine list and an ever-changing daily menu that features the highest quality of seasonal ingredients. We love the intentional, the specific, the well-cared-for.

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.

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

Find a bit of England in the heart of Blowing Rock. We feature British specialties like Fish & Chips, Shepherd's Pie, Beef Guinness stew, traditional American fare & house made soups. Enjoy our patio, craft or import beer, wine or cocktails. Open year-round; serving late night.

STICK BOY KITCHEN

Open Mon-Sat, 7am-8pm. Made from scratch bagels and breakfast bagel sandwiches. Quiche and granola options. Homemade soups and fresh salads. Hot and cold sandwiches for lunch. Coffee, espresso and real fruit smoothies. We look forward to seeing you!

STORIE STREET GRILLE

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. Serving lunch 11-3 and dinner 5-9, Mon-Sat.

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. Our uniquely varied menu is sure to be pleasing to everyone! All menu items are available all day. Open Monday-Saturday, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm.

THE BEACON

The Beacon Butcher Bar is the newest venture of Reid's Cafe and Catering Co. located next to the iconic Water Wheel on Highway 105. The restaurant offers high quality food made from regional ingredients, natural wines & hand crafted cocktails. The Beacon Market sells hand-cut meats, house-cured bacon, marinated olives, imported cheeses, fresh-baked bread along with an array of other specialty products.

THE PENNY PATH CAFE & CREPE SHOP

Delicious crepes and coffee, made fresh to-order! Choose from a variety of savory fillings like feta cheese, fresh spinach, sundried tomatoes, Canadian bacon, and more. Sweet options include bananas, Nutella, tiramisu, and others. Choose a specialty crepe from the menu or build your own. Top it off with a latte or tea!

THE SPECKLED TROUT RESTAURANT & BOTTLE SHOP

At our family owned restaurant we explore the roots of Appalachian food & beverage culture and celebrate it through our seasonal menus. 20 draft beers, prohibition-style cocktails and a convenient bottle shop for your packaged wine & beer needs keep guests coming back for more. Live music every Thursday and some of the best southern hospitality around!

TIMBERLAKES AT CHETOLA RESORT

Nightly features including Steak on the Lake, Jazz and Oysters, and other unique creations inspired by seasonal ingredients. Service areas include Headwaters Pub, Timberlake's dining room and elegant outdoor terrace. Open to the public, year-round.

TOWN TAVERN

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 TVs spread out everywhere, our patrons can enjoy their favorite team in action from anywhere in The Town Tavern.

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 & mountain trout. Bar area also serves dinner nightly & hosts bands every Fri. & Sat. Reservations suggested.

VIDALIA RESTAURANT & WINE BAR

A casual dining atmosphere serving upscale dishes. Owner/Executive Chef Sam Ratchford creates delicious creative American dishes (comfort foods with a twist) using locally farmed organic produce, meats & cheeses. Serving dinner & weekend brunch; closed Mon.

VILLAGE CAFE

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Open at 8am, enjoy breakfast (all day), brunch and lunch in the garden or the cottage. Follow stone path beside Kilwin's Chocolates & Ice Cream on Main St. Closed Mondays. Reservations Available.

WOODLANDS BARBECUE

Featuring chopped & sliced beef & pork, ribs & chicken. Wide selection of sandwiches & Mexican food available. Daily specials, lounge, wide screen TV & nightly entertainment. Hours: Sun-Thurs, 11-9. Fri-Sat, 11-10. Closed Mon-Tues. seasonally. Carry-out & catering available.