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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
+1 828-963-7400
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bison” (72 reviews)
“mixed grill” (30 reviews)
“duck” (49 reviews)
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly
3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

We selected the Gamekeeper for my wife’s birthday based on recommendations and reviews. We were not disappointed. The drive over a winding country road may be challenging, but worth the effort. Its a rustic hillside setting among colorful Autumn trees. Service is excellent from valet...More

Thank Bill_and_LauraNC
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We have a cabin nearby, and are frequent guests at the GK. For a change, we decided to try a nearby restaurant known for their sunset views. Unfortunately, it was all downhill after the sunset. The Shrimp and Grits we shared was over priced, poorly...More

Thank Todd1122
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, beautiful presentation, attentive staff, and lovely sunset views all combined for a memorable evening. We ordered the grilled emu steak and the venison shank ossa buco style; both were delicious. The salads were interesting with very fresh crisp greens. Servings were generous so...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Man, what a place to expand your tastebuds and try something once in a lifetime. Don't be afraid to stretch your comfort zone and enjoy one of game recipes that are just delicious. From appetizers to drinks to entree to dessert, everything was spot on....More

Thank Caprisun_12
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

What an amazing experience. Food was absolutely perfect, service impeccable, and atmosphere unlike any other. Highly recommend the bison and Wendy's cheese plate. We will definitely be back!

Thank Clay P
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

From the start Valet parking Great Cocktails Waitress was amazing Food was perfection Had Emu my wife had duck cooked to perfection On time with each course Sat outside looking toward Grandfather Mountain with fall colors Thanks to Chef Wait Staff and greeter

Thank fatdaddy7469
Reviewed 5 October 2017

After discovering a year ago when I was treated to a birthday celebration by Cat, we reprised the event because we enjoyed it so much. We found the same pleasant environs and impeccable service although different staff from last year. The wine list is still...More

1  Thank CatnBy
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We went there to find high quality meats for a foodie paleo diet and because of the rave reviews, but were very disappointed. We tried several options including an appetizer platter with a sample of most of their meats and sauces, and left several uneaten...More

4  Thank 198lavinad
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Gamekeeper is a great restaurant either for a special occasion or any excuse for a great occasion. I had the perking duck and my wife enjoyed the beef filet. At first I complained that the service was a little slow but I was of...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

In our party, our friends have visited before but my wife and I had not. The restaurant is cozily nested on a rise above the road with a pretty view from the front side windows. Inside was very lodge like but quaint. The menu consisted...More

Thank Steve W
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16 October 2017|
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Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
I think the answers above are right on. Enjoy. Ken
20 July 2017|
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Response from Greenforce | Reviewed this property |
there is a patio. not sure if this is the place to bring a dog. even if they're well behaved this is quite a nice restaurant
18 January 2016|
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Response from Greenforce | Reviewed this property |
If you like steaks and chops, you will not be disappointed by what they have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
    (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-963-7400
  • E-mail
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