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The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant

136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
+1 888-669-5991
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Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (16 reviews)
“trout” (21 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been to the Red Rocker to eat many times, and have NEVER been disappointed. Recently had my 50th Birthday dinner at the Red Rocker with six of us in attendance-appetizers to desserts were just outstanding. The seating, our server( who made our entire evening...More

Thank Denise H
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Happy Birthday, Denise! Thanks so much for allowing The Red Rocker Inn to help make it the occasion you deserve. We're so glad it was a special celebration and that everyone loved their food. That's what we work for! Thank you for the review and...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I enjoyed our 22nd Anniversary at the Red Rocker Inn. The service was exceptional. The food was a mouthful of awesome. The warm biscuits with the homemade apple butter melted in your mouth. I had the salmon, and my wife had the...More

Thank Jerry J
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

"A mouthful of awesome...." I like that description! Thanks for coming here to celebrate your anniversary and thanks for telling the world about it. Happy Anniversary and wishing you many more!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were able to celebrate a milestone birthday for a cousin at the Inn. This was a large party and the staff managed to deliver each course on time. Since the entrees were individual customer choice, there was an opportunity to see so many delicious...More

Thank Barbara P
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Barbara, Thanks for reviewing us. We're so glad everyone had a great meal and that you discovered the pure joy of buttermilk biscuits and apple butter - nothin' better!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

On recommendation of a friend, five of us ate dinner here. We had savory pot roast, delicious lemon butter chicken, and delightful trout. All were perfect. The chef knows his stuff. The biscuits and apple butter made a nice accompaniment, and the cobbler and other...More

1  Thank Laura I
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Laura, It was our delight to be able to serve you and your friends. Thanks so much for coming and thanks even more for writing such a positive recommendation. My only correction would be ... "The chef knows her stuff"! Our chef, Kaylea, is...More

Reviewed 21 June 2017

The salmon was cooked perfectly. June Bug pie was the special dessert. I am not a "sweets" person, but I recommend the dessert!More

Thank Bobbie021
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Bobbie, thanks for writing. For the sake of future guests, let me explain the special dessert. Each month we select a dessert to be the "dessert of the month". Of course, we offer everything else as well, but half the sale price of the...More

Reviewed 13 June 2017

Had dinner here last night and was so glad we chose this place. Love the original feel of the Victorian inn. Can really say everything was excellent. Be sure to start with the Smoked Mountain Trout croquettes -- amazing smoky flavor. The biscuits were incredible...More

Thank Darlene D
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Hello Darlene, Thank you so much for a great review. Yes, those smoked trout croquettes are so delicious! They have won awards for us, too. I love to hang around the kitchen on smoking day; the aroma will drive you crazy! I'm so glad you...More

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Ambiance , CHEF, service, relaxing, best fresh desserts , reasonable prices ,and the special was soft shell crab. Now where else can you get that in the mountains? Four stars. EXCELLENT! A special place for a special occasion. Dress code: Vacation casual.

Thank Bob H
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Hi Bob, Thank you so much for your very positive review. We are so glad that you enjoyed so much of what we had to offer. We hope you will join us again soon. Doug

Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Outstanding food AND DESERTS. Very attentive wait staff. Wine is available but not mixed drinks. Reservations suggested, but not required.More

Thank BOB S
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

It was so wonderful to part of such a special date in your lives, 50 years together. We are pleased that you enjoyed your food and of course, our DESSERTS. We love to help our guests celebrate special events in their lives. We hope to...More

Reviewed 11 May 2017

My daughter and son-in-law gave us a gift certificate for Christmas this past year to stay one night at the Red Rocker Inn and we used it this week. We really enjoyed our visit and would definitely go back. We also enjoyed walking around the...More

Thank mountainfolks60
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

You experienced the total Red Rocker Inn package! May is a delightful time to be in the mountains, and Black Mountain is especially charming any time. Thank you for mentioning your gift certificate. Red Rocker Inn certificates make the perfect gift for any one. Thanks...More

Reviewed 28 April 2017

Meals are made with local, fresh ingredients. Menu choices interchangeable. Food, Staff & Service A+

Thank 560lynm
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for sharing your dinner experience with everyone. It sounds like you liked everything and that made for a great evening. Come again!

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Sandra M
2 January 2017|
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Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, thanks for asking about Red Rocker Inn delivery. We're not really well set up for delivery and don't have the catering equipment, hot boxes, etc. So sorry, but no we can't do that. Sometimes people order dinners... More
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DPS0218
16 March 2015|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Folks were mostly casual when we were there. Fireplace, yes if it is chilly, but the windows look out over a nice lawn and plantings. We were encouraged to sake dinner reservations and I would highly suggest... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 19:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 19:30
Wednesday
17:00 - 19:30
Thursday
17:00 - 19:30
Friday
17:00 - 20:00
Saturday
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 888-669-5991
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