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The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge

202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
+1 828-295-3644
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb shank” (25 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
“farmers salad” (7 reviews)
Opens in 19 min
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

The New Year's eve five course extravaganza is absolutely wonderful. Each course is presented with an explanation of it ingredients and we look forward to each one. This is our 25th year of celebrating there and it is well worth the price you pay. We...More

Thank scbuilder1
Reviewed 31 December 2017

For an inn located in the Blue Ridge, I don't think someone would expect the quality of food served with a good wine list that's fairly priced. We ordered 4 apps that we shared and the house made boursin stuffed piquillo peppers and escargot were...More

1  Thank e_droche
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Part of a three-night stay at the Inn included a meal in the restaurant. Our second dining experience there, and it was a good as the first.

Thank pslaughter2016
Reviewed 17 December 2017

Enjoyed another fabulous meal at Gideon Ridge. The dining room is warm and inviting. The staff is wonderful and the chef came out on a couple of occasions to chat with the guests. The menu contains a number of different choices for all types of...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Great food, great service, great location!!!! Will return on my next trip to Blowing Rock. Will definitely tell friends to be sure to add to their visit to Blowing Rock.

Thank lakegirltravleler
Reviewed 10 November 2017

I had excellent single malt scotch followed by a great dinner of grilled rainbow trout cooked with butter, lemon juice and herbs, a chilled salad with blue cheese salad dressing that they make. My husband had the prime rib of which he devoured every bite....More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful meal, and great service. Lamb and wahoo were both excellent. Always enjoy dining here. It’s always special.

1  Thank runtavia
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a very cozy restaurant with beautiful views of the outdoor foliage. My fiance has taken me many times here for romantic dinners.

Thank danieljones73
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is good, I didn't feel it was shockingly outstanding, but it was very good and well thought out. My big complaint is because of cold weather we had to set inside, the inside part of the restaurant is very small and our...More

Thank joseph1971
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We loved everything we had. Portions are generous. You won't be hungry but you have to try desert. It's the best part.

1  Thank familyguy6332
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Questions & Answers
16 September 2017|
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Response from David6409 | Reviewed this property |
I have been there several times and to the best of my knowledge they do not offer live entertainment.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Sligome | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy
6 November 2015|
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Response from nomad55_8 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code the food speaks for it's self
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3644
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Located on top of Gideon Ridge, guests enjoy dining Al Fresco or in our intimate dining room. The cuisine is an eclectic blend of the freshest mountain ingredients, prepared in the classical style. Dinner served Tuesday - Saturday by reservation.
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