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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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“lobster roll” (45 reviews)
“salad sampler” (31 reviews)
“roasted figs” (23 reviews)
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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 4 days ago

We were looking for a relaxed good and solid, hearty meal on a cold winter day in the mountains...this Bistro was a perfect selection for us. Great menu and a server who was not afraid to steer us towards selections to suit our tastes and...More

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If I am near this restaurant, I will make a point of dining here. I love the food and atmosphere. The servers are helpful and knowledgeable about the meals being offered/prepared. I have been coming here since 2009 and have never been disappointed.

Thank Nanto5
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is great ! Great food and service! AJ was our waitress which was great! We had the roasted Figs , Cuban crepe, tomato bisque, and pork spring rolls. Everything was absolutely delicious. Can’t wait to go back when we come back to Blowing...More

Thank Bcbc1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started with 2 margaritas. They were so bad we didn't drink them- even asked the waitress if they added grapefruit in their margaritas and was told "It's a big orange" ???...then stated they make their own sour mix so it was probably the triple...More

Thank Cassy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate dinner with friends during winterfest 2018, delicious food. GREAT SERVICE by Mark Z. Excellent waiter, knew the menu, beers and desserts. He was very knowledgeable and was able to explain food choices even though he was busy. Only complaint the coffee was so STRONG...More

Thank Cindy T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn’t eat there but we tried. Went there on New Year’s day around 6pm. My husband went in and saw the place was empty but they wouldn’t take us (family party of 8) unless we had a reservation. The next day I called multiple...More

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BistroRoca, Manager at Bistro Roca, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so sorry that you had trouble getting a reservation on New Year's Day. We were quite booked for that holiday. The reason no one picked up the phone the following day is because we are closed on Tuesdays throughout the winter season. I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband worked at Bistro Roca many moons ago while in school at App State, so we were really excited to go back and it was my first visit. I made a reservation through open table, definitely the way to go. They even honored my...More

Thank Stacy H
Reviewed 15 January 2018

Stopped in for dinner with my wife. We made reservations through Open Table. Upon arrival we were seated quickly. Restaurants interior is very nice. Our waiter was attentive and very friendly. We were both very happy with the food. I had the ramen bowl, it...More

Thank NewEnglander106
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

Yuck! Sanitation rating is 91. We are foodies & always enjoyed Bistro Roca. Not this time. Ordered Steak speciality - 75% was solid fat. When brought to the attention of the server, he noted that yes, they leave that on for flavor. Yikes. Also delay...More

Thank Michzev1
Reviewed 12 January 2018

My wife and I visited Bistro Rica for lunch on a foggy winter day and were very pleased. The restaurant is cozy inside and really fits the area and the back patio seating looked wonderful in nice weather. We split a flatbread and habi mac...More

Thank chaceifland
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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.
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18 January 2017|
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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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
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11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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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