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Bistro Roca

143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
+1 828-295-4008
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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11:00 AM - 3:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We were unable to get a reservation for dinner, so we settled for brunch here on our last day in Blowing Rock. I could have moved in. The space is romantic and comfortable, the service was utterly professional, and the food was interesting and delicious....More

Thank Alia_loves_travel
Reviewed 6 days ago

Bistro Roca is not on the main street. But it's a lovely walk to brunch or dinner if you're staying in town. And it's not a tourist attraction, but is is crowded because it's so good. So don't forget your reservations! The service is very...More

Thank shalomcharlotte
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are here last night and had a wonderful meal. Service was great food delicious. Atmosphere warm and cozy. Don’t quite understand all the dog pictures in the antler bar !

Thank Celesta C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As noted on their page, a true neighborhood restaurant, and just people-watching bore that out...you can usually tell the regulars who go there regularly. The ambiance is warm, a little on the noisy side (expected on a Saturday night), and the fare ranged from some...More

Thank Gary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great restaurant tucked down just off the Main Street. Food and drinks are creatively prepared. Pizzas are not your predictable fare. Calamari is outstanding! Fun atmosphere.

Thank runtavia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great atmosphere. Food was very good. Place is very crowded. Make a reservation. Service excellent. One of the better restaurants in Blowing Rock.

Thank Renee617
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My family went to Bistro Roca last night for at the end of our annual family vacation in Blowing Rock. There were 8 adults, all ordering entrees with special requests for sides, salads, etc. (so not the easiest table to deal with for the server...More

Thank Ben G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Roca is a casual restaurant with a mountain lodge feel, fireplace in the dining room, bar room with framed pictures of patron's pets, and a comfortable enclosed dining patio with a view to the outside. Menu was eclectic, well thought out, and executed perfectly. They...More

Thank tea4mepls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to this Bistro with 9 other people. Neat lodge looking atmosphere with plenty of parking and table space. Service was excellent and the food was especially good. I had a fish entree but a couple of others had exceptional chicken dishes and the steaks...More

Thank runthebuoy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Blowing Rock we passed this place while driving around and noted the crowd so we thought we'd return to try it the next night. It's heavy wood and kinda dark inside which lends itself to a certain comfortable ambiance. In...More

Thank Redbud
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15 July 2017|
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Response from JLS8040 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but looks like this is answered.
26 May 2017|
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Response from dana m | Reviewed this property |
No but there are a few others in Blowing Rock, downtown that dogs can sit with you outside. And they bring them water.
Eric G
18 January 2017|
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Response from George G | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-4008
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One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves inventive American Bistro cuisine from Chef Seth Parker in a rustic yet elegant setting. Bistro Roca's superb staff combines efficient service with gracious hospitality and will delight you with a great selection of wines and mixed drinks from Antlers Bar
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