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The Red Onion Cafe

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227 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4156
+1 828-264-5470
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

We always enjoy going to local restaurants. The food was very good. We love having a large variety in menu so that there is something for everyone. Both the service and size of the portions were great.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ate here over the holidays. Very good, and HOT French Onion Soup, paired with a half sandwich of your choice (a little on the small side but tasty). Good service and convenient and cozy.

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Thank Pierre1999
Woodleaf
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We went the other day with our whole family including young son. The food was great, especially the Mediterranean tilipia.

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Thank Phil H
Wilmington, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

Saw reviews on here so decided to book a table for dinner with my family of 4. We reserved our table on TripAdvisor thru open table for 6pm on Wed. Night. The open table system offered 6 or 6:15 so we chose 6 & headed into town (a 30 min. Drive). On the way I got a call from the... More 

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Miami
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

Have been to the Red Onion twice for lunch and once for dinner. Lunch was fine, average food but the dinner was not good at all. Husband ordered the hamburger medium rare and it came out well done but that's not the worst part. It was just a really bad hamburger. I got the lasagna which was Ok but not... More 

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Thank Ariel0320
Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We had a group of 8 here and had a wonderful experience. Great food, great atmosphere, great service.

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Thank joscow39
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Best hamburger I've had in a long time. Everything our party had was good. Will go back again when Boone, North Carolina

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Thank Mom-Pop S
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

I had lunch here. Nothing special that I could really tell. I'd have to come back at another time to see what's so great about it.

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Thank jagzfan128
Banner Elk, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

I didn't like this place the first time we went there but said I would give it another chance. Wow, was that a good idea! Since the bad pizza the first time we went - everything has been superb! We have had the lunch combo (the quiche is fantastic!) with half sandwiches, and also salads, burgers, soups, and one dinner... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We stumbled on The Red Onion on a busy Saturday after Thanksgiving. We were treated to a cozy environment and yummy food. The service was great. The Horace's Cookie was the perfect dessert to follow the signature French Onion Soup and interesting sandwich choices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 23
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4156
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-264-5470

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?