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Best Cellar Incorporated

203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
+1 828-295-3466
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good16%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This Restaurant is located inside "The Inn at Ragged Gardens" where we had a overnight stay! The food was excellent! The service was great! Amazing appetizers!! We'll be back!!!!!

Thank John K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

New Year's Eve again. Last year was not a good time here, but we thought we would give it another try. This time around, it was better than last year's but it still had a few flaws. It was not as crowded or as busy...More

Thank Joe P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Celebrating New Year's at Best Cellar is always an amazing evening, from the Wine Cellar to the service and the food always an incredible experience. Missy always looks after us and makes sure we have a great experience, this night Clayton was our waiter who...More

Thank Aidan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friends gave us a $100 gift certificate to the Best Cellar, so we booked for my wife's birthday. The wine list has been expanded, and the food was spectacular - so pleased they still have the seafood sampler as an appetizer! Sabrina was our waitress,...More

Thank WH20
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Best Cellar on Thanksgiving Day. The meal was delicious and service excellent. We had turkey, mashed potatoes, asparagus, stuffing, cranberry sauce, roll and salad. My husband and I have never dined at Best Cellar and we were very happy that we ate...More

Thank MK_traveler_from_FL
Reviewed 30 November 2017

I have eaten at many restaurants all over the eastern United States- the Best Cellar is clearly in my top three !! It offers a wonderful rustic atmosphere, excellent upscale entrees, and very good management and wait staff. I suggest Filet Oscar and Salmon Oscar,...More

Thank pilgrimrandysmith
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The Best Cellar was established in 1975.It was originally in a stone basement, where the previous owners served food and sold old books. Hence the name," Best Cellar." It is located in the Inn at Ragged Gardens. The pathway leading to the restaurant is entirely...More

Thank SheilaKentucky
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Dinner was most enjoyable. We began with the appetizer sampler offering shrimp, oysters, and mini crab cakes - a great starter. For entrees we ordered sea scallops and grilled black grouper. The seafood was very fresh and perfectly prepared. Service was excellent. The location is...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

A friend and I went to Best Cellar to celebrate her birthday, and I decided to splurge and order a $78 bottle of Cakebread chardonnay. The waitress took the order and mentioned "putting it on ice" as she left the table, which I assumed meant...More

Thank Ellen H
Reviewed 10 October 2017

The food and service was exceptional. We will definitely return again on our next trip. They also have a band on Friday nights.

Thank Scott S
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29 May 2017|
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Response from judith576 | Reviewed this property |
They have a very lovely menu. Unless you are super picky, you should be quite content with the options. I had mentioned previously their vegetarian option because it's rare when it's exceptional as this was.
21 March 2017|
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Response from Shatszi |
Pretty casual. There is a no spandex rule if you top the scales at over 300lbs!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$40
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3466
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