Restaurants

Top Choice American in Blowing Rock

Bistro Roca

This cozy, lodge-like bistro, in a Prohibition-era building just off Main St, serves upscale New American cuisine – lobster or pork-belly mac and cheese, kicked-up habanero burgers, mountain-trout banh mi sandwiches…
Cafe in Boone

Melanie's Food Fantasy

Students and hippie types gather at this farm-to-fork favorite – out on the patio, for much of the year – to gobble serious breakfast dishes (scrambles, eggs Benedict, omelets, pancakes) with a side of home fries. L…
Latin American in Boone

Wild Craft Eatery

Colorful, quirky downtown cafe, with an outdoor deck on King St, and an emphasis on local ingredients. There’s a definite Latin flavor to the menu, with tacos and tamales aplenty, but they also offer Thai noodles an…
Seafood in Blowing Rock

Savannah’s Oyster House

Get over the weirdness of finding a Low Country seafood place in the High Country – let alone the giant shark hanging in the stairwell – and there’s much to like about this little cottage restaurant. There's the oys…
Southern US in Boone

Dan'l Boone Inn

Quantity is the name of the game at this restaurant, where the family-style meals are a Boone (sorry) for hungry hikers. Everyone pays the same price, and you can eat as much fried chicken and steak (lunch and dinne…