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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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  • Excellent90%
  • Very good5%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb shank” (24 reviews)
“escargot” (8 reviews)
“farmers salad” (5 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great food, great service, great location!!!! Will return on my next trip to Blowing Rock. Will definitely tell friends to be sure to add to their visit to Blowing Rock.

Thank lakegirltravleler
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I had excellent single malt scotch followed by a great dinner of grilled rainbow trout cooked with butter, lemon juice and herbs, a chilled salad with blue cheese salad dressing that they make. My husband had the prime rib of which he devoured every bite....More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Enjoyed a wonderful meal, and great service. Lamb and wahoo were both excellent. Always enjoy dining here. It’s always special.

Thank runtavia
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a very cozy restaurant with beautiful views of the outdoor foliage. My fiance has taken me many times here for romantic dinners.

Thank danieljones73
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

The food here is good, I didn't feel it was shockingly outstanding, but it was very good and well thought out. My big complaint is because of cold weather we had to set inside, the inside part of the restaurant is very small and our...More

Thank joseph1971
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We loved everything we had. Portions are generous. You won't be hungry but you have to try desert. It's the best part.

1  Thank familyguy6332
Reviewed 21 October 2017

We have eaten at Gideon Ridge twice in the last month. The food is very good, well prepared and plated. The lamb shank, marinated for quite some time, had a nice flavor and good consistency. The prime Delmonico with green pepper sauce came in even...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed 17 October 2017

I could eat here 7 nights a week. Love the menu selections as they are not your typical appetizer and entree choices. The chef creates delicious meals and all are very good! The view is spectacular as well.

1  Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

What a elegant and great dinner, for two. Chef Hunter Womble is awesome, after each course he would come and check to make sure all was well. We had the Calamari fantastic. Continued to the Brussel Sprout salad, with Blue Cheese and Bacon, need I...More

1  Thank Regular05
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Cozy restaurant in a B&B that has great views and awesome food. A little pricey but well worth the price. Great ambiance, service, and menu selections as well as bar & wine selections. They book up fast so make your reservation at least a month...More

2  Thank Kristine S
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Questions & Answers
15 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.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Sligome | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy
5 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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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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