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Best Cellar Incorporated

203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
+1 828-295-3466
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A delightful, first class dining experience in a beautiful setting. We were blessed to be seated near a fire place which was lovely. The lobster bisque soup is wonderful and the seafood sampler had shrimp cocktail, oysters rockefeller and two small crab cakes which were...More

Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Please read over the menu on line. Menus great but prices represent 60% of actual prices. Lamb price online $36.00 actual price $52.00.

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

Set in a beautful period former estate home, the restaurant shares the property with a small hotel. The property is well appointed and would be reason enough to visit just to see it - so the excellent cuisine off a large selection menu is a...More

Thank Rick F
Reviewed 14 January 2018

This Restaurant is located inside "The Inn at Ragged Gardens" where we had a overnight stay! The food was excellent! The service was great! Amazing appetizers!! We'll be back!!!!!

Thank John K
Reviewed 4 January 2018

New Year's Eve again. Last year was not a good time here, but we thought we would give it another try. This time around, it was better than last year's but it still had a few flaws. It was not as crowded or as busy...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 4 January 2018

Celebrating New Year's at Best Cellar is always an amazing evening, from the Wine Cellar to the service and the food always an incredible experience. Missy always looks after us and makes sure we have a great experience, this night Clayton was our waiter who...More

Thank Aidan W
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Friends gave us a $100 gift certificate to the Best Cellar, so we booked for my wife's birthday. The wine list has been expanded, and the food was spectacular - so pleased they still have the seafood sampler as an appetizer! Sabrina was our waitress,...More

Thank WH20
Reviewed 24 December 2017

I went to Best Cellar on Thanksgiving Day. The meal was delicious and service excellent. We had turkey, mashed potatoes, asparagus, stuffing, cranberry sauce, roll and salad. My husband and I have never dined at Best Cellar and we were very happy that we ate...More

Thank MK_traveler_from_FL
Reviewed 1 December 2017

I have eaten at many restaurants all over the eastern United States- the Best Cellar is clearly in my top three !! It offers a wonderful rustic atmosphere, excellent upscale entrees, and very good management and wait staff. I suggest Filet Oscar and Salmon Oscar,...More

Thank pilgrimrandysmith
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The Best Cellar was established in 1975.It was originally in a stone basement, where the previous owners served food and sold old books. Hence the name," Best Cellar." It is located in the Inn at Ragged Gardens. The pathway leading to the restaurant is entirely...More

Thank SheilaKentucky
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29 May 2017|
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Response from judith576 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very lovely menu. Unless you are super picky, you should be quite content with the options. I had mentioned previously their vegetarian option because it's rare when it's exceptional as this was.
22 March 2017|
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Response from Shatszi |
Pretty casual. There is a no spandex rule if you top the scales at over 300lbs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 18 - US$ 40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3466
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