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Laurel Room Restaurant - CLOSED

9239 Valley Blvd, Green Park Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-414-9230
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good13%
  • Average0%
  • Poor26%
  • Terrible4%
6 Aug 2013
“Disappointing...”
24 Nov 2012
“Not impressed”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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9239 Valley Blvd, Green Park Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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Reviewed 6 August 2013

I should have trusted my gut and chosen another restaurant when I looked over the menu JohnnyO brought up to our room at the Green Park Inn. But I liked the idea of having a nice dinner with wine and not worrying about driving so...More

Thank Renee O
Reviewed 24 November 2012

We went here for a over priced, not that good, Thanksgiving dinner. We knew we were in trouble when we walked in the front door and it smelled like 1 week old fish. The Turkey was so over cooked it was like saw dust, how...More

Thank LovinithereinNC
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2012

We're sorry that you apparently don't enjoy fresh fish, prepared by a true gourmet chef, in fact, a James Beard nominate chef. The fish on our elaborate and extensive Thanksgiving buffet was excellent (as was our freshly roasted turkey) and was delivered by Fisherman's Catch...More

Reviewed 17 November 2012

We just wasted our tenth anniversary on a mediocre meal, a waiter who mumbled, hostess who couldn't take the time to notice us because she was on her phone texting, a bread lady who thought that a piece of bread was enough (how cheap not...More

2  Thank Erik R
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 December 2012

You are quite right about the hostess having been on her cell phone. And, she has been reprimanded. This will never happen again in our restaurant. As to the balance of your review? Dear Ma'am? "A loaf" of bread is not what is served in...More

Reviewed 13 November 2012

Chef James was so nice and warm made us feel like family taking care of our every needs, likes, and dislikes. We ate things we would not have ate before. It was that good.More

Thank Kimberly P
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2012

We're so glad that you enjoyed your meal, and experience! Sounds as though you must have dined at the Chef's Table, inside of his 3500 square foot kitchen, where all of the action takes place. That's a special, and unique experience, for sure. Thanks for...More

Reviewed 12 November 2012

Breaktast food was excellent. Seemed like the staff was a little "under"? Waiters/waitresses were also serving as bus-boys, so many were entering with tables uncleared. This didn't happen to US, but we saw it happen to a lot of guests who entered after us. These...More

Thank Lincolntonretiree
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2012

Staffing is sometimes a problem, so we apologize to anyone who was not seated at a fully cleaned and set table. Seems as though, on this day, the hostess may not have been here, which is unfortunate. Generally, on busy weekends their is a breakfast...More

Reviewed 25 October 2012

We were blown away by our dinners at this restaurant in the Green Park Hotel. Every dish was unique - from the breads to the salads, entrees, and desserts - in presentation, ingredients, and taste sensations. Everything we ordered was excellent and memorable. It was...More

1  Thank Mama2More
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2012

Wow, we're so happy that you enjoyed your meal so much. It's great to hear from folks who understand that Chef James' food preparation is in no way "ordinary", and who can appreciate excellent and exciting flavor combinations, aromas, and visual appeal. We'll look forward...More

Reviewed 15 October 2012

I travel from Charlotte to the Asheville/Boone on business every month or so. The hotel is geat. It's older, quaint and has a lot of character. I usually grab a drink and some food in the bar. The service is excellent, the staff is outgoing...More

Thank Ken S T
Reviewed 8 October 2012

I took my wife to Blowing Rock, near her hometown, for a long weekend to celebrate her 39th birthday. After lots of online research I decided to book a room at the Green Park Inn. For our first night dinner I opted for the convenience...More

2  Thank Steve_in_TN
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2012

Thanks so much for joining us and for taking the time to review us. Yes, Chef James is truly a culinary genius and it's so great to hear from guests who truly have broad culinary experience and an appreciate for food that is not "ordinary"....More

Reviewed 1 October 2012

Highly recommended. innovative menu. very good preperation and presentation. service was good and nice piano player. wine list was average at best.

1  Thank Dogchow2
GPIOwners, General Manager at Laurel Room Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 5 December 2012

We're so glad that you enjoyed your meal and visit. Thanks for reviewing. We'll also take your comments regarding our wine list under advisement. Thanks again!

Reviewed 25 September 2012

My wife and I chose the Laurel Room at the Green Park Inn as our first "fine dining" meal during our week long vacation in Blowing Rock because Chef James Welch was one of number of Chefs highlighted in a book recently published by a...More

1  Thank gordonjd
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  • Address: 9239 Valley Blvd, Green Park Inn, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-414-9230
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  • This restaurant is at The Green Park Inn
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