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Top restaurant recommendations from locals

American Restaurant
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“This has always been one of our dinner "go-to" restaurants. Food is consistently excellent and they have a fun bar area.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Restaurant
“"Blowing Rock Brewing Company began with a single idea—to create a beer that captured the finest qualities of the High Country." 152 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605”
  • 13 locals recommend
Bar
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“Another local hangout that serves good pub food. Weekends are especially great in the warmer weather for outside entertainment.”
  • 16 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Another personal favorite that is close by - especially while shopping at the outlet mall.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Hands down some of the best bar food in the mountains! I recommend trying the mac-n-cheese bites!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Even though it's a chain pizza place, they still have really good pizza. The drink selection is also very localized and great selection! If anything, go to check out the unique ambiance and decor of this Mellow location! It is a small restaurant, so expect wait times during peak hours, especially on weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bar
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“For a nice dining experience, great food and good wine selection I recommend this gem!”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“If you're feeling a little more fancy - treat yourself to dinner at the Best Cellar. This place has been around forever for a reason! If you're visiting during the summer months; make sure to grab a blanket or lawn chair and attend Music on the Lawn every Friday.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Locally owned and operated. Sit on picnic benches while enjoying their famous BBQ. If you do not like pork they have many other options to choose from. In the evenings, they have live music. Prices are friendly to the pocket.”
  • 11 locals recommend
Bar
“Refined Southern fare served in a comfortable, sophisticated room & bar with live music on weekends. 7956 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“We love breakfast in this local place. Price is great and portions are good sized! It's owned by the same owners of Foggy Rock, just next door. We love both! Sunny Rock is for breakfast and lunch. While Foggy Rock serves lunches and dinners.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
“For a special outing of culinary fun, try this jewel set in a garden (weather permitting.) Only open about 8 months so owners can play, we love this quaint eatery. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Very small menu (and I mean small), however it's a very unique menu with excellent food! Chicken 'N' Dumplins are very good, as are the hoecakes & sorghum butter. Every menu item here is as local as you can get, and fresh. Highly recommend looking up the menu before going, just to make sure there's something you'll eat. Good wine selection.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bed & Breakfast
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Just like it's name; Thai and Suchi prevail here and it's good. Atmosphere is cozy and caters to all tastes. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Best spot for great food with a great view! I recommend sitting on the balcony and taking in the breathtaking views!”
  • 4 locals recommend