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8960 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
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11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
Amazing view!

View, service and hot chocolate was amazing! Lunch was good, but it was just out shined by the other aspects of eating there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Durham, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Scenic view
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Durham, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

View, service and hot chocolate was amazing! Lunch was good, but it was just out shined by the other aspects of eating there.

Thank NWKH
Boone, North Carolina
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Tonight I visited this restaurant as a a party of three, celebrating a birthday. My bill Was $93 and some change after tax. For this price, one of our two appetizers was incorrect and nothing was done to correct it, not replaced with the correct item, not removed form our check..Nothing.  The waitress said "sorry, I thought you ordered shrimp," we... More 

Thank mashjc
Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Canyons is a MUST any time you're in the area. We've made several trips to Blowing Rock or Boone just for this food. The food is delicious, the atmosphere is welcoming, and the view is breathtaking! Never had a bad experience here!

Thank Maddie E
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stop here every time we come to blowing . The view of the mountains is great. They have a good menu and the food is very good and reasonably priced

Thank 844ginger60
Denver, NC
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Made a special stop at Canyons for a piece of their Darby Pie. What a surprise to find that it is now a cake versus a gooey, chocolate chip pie. They had the same pie recipe for probably 25 years; not sure why they'd change something so good to a cake which was very underwhelming.

Thank Cheryl B
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a long ride down from DC we straight to Canyons and put our name in for a table on the deck. The view from here is perfect. My daughter and I have been 3 times now and each time the view is completely different as the seasons and the weather changes. The food is good, the staff are friendly... More 

Thank Travelqueen8882
Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Been going here for years. Unpretentious eatery with great mountain views, outstanding variety of well prepared dishes and excellent prices. Cozy bar area, as well. Staff friendly but not overbearing.

Thank philrosie
Charlotte, North Carolina
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130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

We were coming back from Grandfather Mtn. and very hungry and decided to give this place a try . Very good food & adult beverages for a reasonable price . The few is to die for

Thank Southerntraveler9
Tega Cay, South Carolina
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58 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

My wife and parents and I ate here tonight and arrived just in time for the gorgeous sunset off to the west behind Grandfather Mountain. See if you can get a table either on the deck or by the big windows. Highly recommend the duck burger! It comes with Coleslaw and homemade chips. Our waitress was Natalie, and she was... More 

Thank Carolinashorty
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Excellent brunch specials on Sunday with some live jazz music. You can't not beat the view either. Great bloody Marie's as well!

Thank Michael D

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8960 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: 18282957661

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 19
  • Cuisine: American, Southwestern

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view


Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?