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Village Cafe

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Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-3769
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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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  • 171
    Excellent
  • 55
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best bet for special Breakfast

This is a great jewel in the town of Blowing Rock. The owners are really hands on, I mean really, The atmosphere and oasis like atmosphere is hard to beat in downtown Blowing Rock. Service top notch! The only drawback for us is that the prices are a little high for biweekly b fast stops. The food... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 19, 2015
Wataugian
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Boone, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Reservations
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245 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Boone, North Carolina
Top Contributor
137 reviews 137 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This is a great jewel in the town of Blowing Rock. The owners are really hands on, I mean really, The atmosphere and oasis like atmosphere is hard to beat in downtown Blowing Rock. Service top notch! The only drawback for us is that the prices are a little high for biweekly b fast stops. The food and all is... More 

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South Carolina, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were greeted by the owner who was smiling and most pleasant. The food was nothing less than A+. The service was A+ and the coffee at brunch was superior. The outdoor seating under the trees was so nice in this quaint little mountain village. We didn't want to leave it was so pleasant. Great breakfast and lunch place. A... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Do not miss a visit to The Village Cafe during your trip to Blowing Rock! This seasonal restaurant offers open air dining at tables surrounded by sumptuous shade gardens filled with Hostas, ferns and trees. There are also a few tables inside, but with open windows and doors, so this is a warm-season restaurant serving delicious breakfast/brunch/lunch. Follow the shaded,... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Food, service, and patio are average. Indoor dining is not especially appealing. Difficult access to restrooms.

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The service is always perfect, food is alway presented beautiful and the over all experience is special. This is not your country breakfast kind of place, which I do like but a restaurant to make any day special with a breakfast or lunch at the Village Cafe.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

Located in a nice garden area down the stairs and along a path leading off of main street in the heart of Blowing Rock, the Village Cafe is an interesting spot for breakfast or lunch. The menu includes tempting breakfast dishes as well and several entrees as well as several salads and sandwiches for lunch. Service is usually good although... More 

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NC
Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

We have been going to the Village Cafe for breakfast for several years and we go every morning that we are in Blowing Rock. There is no better place to have breakfast then the Village Inn. Annie is an awesome host and the breakfast is yummy! Can't wait to return next year. Thanks Annie for having such a wonderful place... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Our experience at the Cafe was positive. We made reservation by phone at 8 a.m. for a 12:30 lunch. We arrived a few minutes early and were seated right away. We were seated upstairs in a cozy room of the very old house. The charm of the old building was captivating.The waitress was very bubbly and did a good job.... More 

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Albemarle, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I absolutely loved this place! It has everything: A Charming Atmosphere, Excellent Food & Service as well as Reasonable Prices. The servers were so polite and everything came out in a timely manner. We had the brunch special which was a Crab cake and poached egg on an english muffin. Then a side of french toast. Everything was delicious. Being... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

It's fun dining in the charming historic Village Cafe right off Main St. The atmosphere has character and the food is delicious served with homespun goodness. We enjoyed a delicious brunch with eggs Benedict and yummy deserts!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Main Street, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: (828) 295-3769

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?