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Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant

130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
+1 828-264-8657
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham biscuits” (190 reviews)
“fried chicken” (248 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was our first time eating here and we loved it!!! We loved the family style environment! The food was buffet & so good!!!

Thank Alicia H
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been to this traditional, all-you-can-eat family diner twice before (about once per year). I found some things that had changed while some had not. My overall rating has gone down from 4/5 to 3/5. PROS: The building, exterior landscaping, and interior decor were...More

Thank Luis R
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at 5:00 when they opened...and were seated at about 5:25. Honestly, the food tasted like my grandma used to make. That's a good thing. The service was fine...just feels like they rush you out so they can get the next group in. There...More

1  Thank mf0ster17
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must try! We took our family with picky kids and everyone had something they liked. The biscuits are amazing! From fried chicken, Salisbury steak and gravy to country ham biscuits....it was all delish! Not to mention your choice of chocolate cake, peach cobbler and...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful restaurant that gives you a great food product for a reasonable cost! It has a wholesome family atmosphere.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have ridden around this place for tears and never stopped. We finally went and thoroughly enjoyed it! Go early as the lines get long to get in. One menu, no choice but everything is brought to the table. All you can eat. Good was...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

We went on a Saturday evening (3/10) for the dinner meal. Fortunately, ASU was on spring break so Boone was pretty much a ghost town this weekend ... no lines no waiting to be seated. Our server was very attentive & courteous, starting us off...More

1  Thank gpaul2016
Reviewed 8 March 2018

If you want down home, country cooking in abundance, this is definitely the place to try! I would not recommend eating this way all the time. As a matter of fact, this was my first visit there since the late 90's. The food and service...More

Thank TTJ69
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

I had heard such good things from friends so I gave in and tried it out. The only good things about this restaurant is the ham biscuits and the old country store (kinda like Cracker Barrel) no carry out boxes but you can take your...More

1  Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 3 March 2018

We drove an hour and a half up to the mountains to eat at the Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant. We have eaten here about a dozen times in the past 30 years and have had consistently great southern style food. It's family style with refills...More

Thank Camille G
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Questions & Answers
June B
1 April 2018|
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Response from DBI1 | Property representative |
Yes. 11:30 to 8:00
16 October 2017|
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Response from Bethie D | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but it sounds like the person before me knows. It would be very wise to talk to the restaurant now by just calling, so you feel certainty. Good luck.
12 August 2017|
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Response from Lumbertontraveler | Reviewed this property |
It's a food trough. They serve as many as can sit at the table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-264-8657
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