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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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Overview
  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (25 reviews)
“farmers salad” (9 reviews)
“escargot” (9 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge is the primary reason one needs to visit Blowing Rock. Spouse and I dine there periodically, and it is always superb. The menu by Chef Hunter is complex yet totally inviting, and the wine list is very good and reasonably...More

3  Thank LocalCitizen3939
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and atmosphere! Restauramt is small, intimate. Chef's menu is farm to table delicious.

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 22 May 2018

A beautiful setting, with the choice of outdoor or indoor dining. We sampled a variety of appetizers and main courses and found all to be beautifully presented and delicious. It is well worth a few extra miles to experience.

Thank BrooklynRanger
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We came here to celebrate the anniversary of a memorable event, and this evening became another memorable event. It is hard to imagine a better dining experience. We were seated near a very interesting couple from the UK. We enjoyed a great conversation with them,...More

Thank Sam S
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

I went here with my wife for our 20th anniversary and had a great experience. We shared the tiger shrimp appetizer, both had the farmers salad and I had lamb while she had the beef loin. Both were cooked to perfection. Our server was Kristen...More

Thank bigbass175
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

First time we have eaten at this restaurant and we loved it!! The food was exquisite and we couldn’t have ordered a more beautiful view of the NC Mountains! I love escargot and this dish was delicious, the best I’ve ever eaten. Friendly chef that...More

Thank CindyLeigh1958
Reviewed 12 April 2018

This restaurant is amazing. As my wife said " the chef makes even the things I won't normally eat sound good". She had the shrimp and grits and I the Lamb. Both was delicious. Service was great anf food was better.

Thank scottsides2002
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Some cooks just have the ability to make everything taste fantastic. This chef is that guy. He visited our table before the meal. Found out what we liked. Then cooked it to perfection. All the ingredients are local if possible, and absolutely fresh. Meat and...More

1  Thank Donna and Steve M
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Make a reservation bc it’s a small dining room with only about 8-10 tables. We were visiting for the weekend and went on a cancellation list and we got in. Started w the cheese app and thought it was nothing special. Short rib chili was...More

1  Thank KHRJ16
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We loved our meals. Everything was prepared with extreme care and tastes were really lovely. My husband had the lamb (tender) and my choice was also great. Especially notable was the wonderful soup.

1  Thank Mike_and_Denise16
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redbonejack
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.
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Carmen1006
4 November 2016|
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Response from Sligome | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy
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Dixie041
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
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 25 - US$ 50
Meals
Dinner
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
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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