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Best Cellar Incorporated

203 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
+1 828-295-3466
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good15%
  • 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 5 October 2017

Went on the night of my husband's birthday. I had requested a garden view which we got but the service was excruciatingly slow. After I polished off my apertif , the waiter forgot to take our main course order. I would not go back with...More

Thank Sharon S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

I had high hopes for this restaurant... and it was really good, but maybe not *quite* as amazing as I had expected. Our server seemed a bit annoyed by our presence (my husband is French and so his questions/accent were maybe too much work for...More

1  Thank Melissa V
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I travel a lot for work and usually will try to eat a nice steak as frequently as I can and this was on my list. I took my wife here for Valentine's Day and we were not disappointed. I had the bone-in ribeye which...More

Thank Zachary A
Reviewed 24 September 2017

Went to an outdoor concert on their lawn on a Friday evening. Went inside to bar where some of the nicest staff work their trades. Bottles of wine reasonably priced. Rebecca was an excellent bar keep. Would try the good next time. We had reservations...More

Thank EastCoastDinerWV
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Next time we'll plan to stay here! Wonderful meal, fresh seafood and the crispy duck, spot on with awesome service from Otto! The wine menu was extensive and the well manicured grounds gorgeous, which made for a romantic and well remembered evening.

Thank wintergreen75
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Questions & Answers
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, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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