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Bistro Roca

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143 Wonderland Trail, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
+1 828-295-4008
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves...
One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves inventive American Bistro cuisine from Chef Seth Parker in a rustic yet elegant setting. Bistro Roca's superb staff combines efficient service with gracious hospitality and will delight you with a great selection of wines and mixed drinks from Antlers Bar
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  • 455
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  • 148
    Very good
  • 52
    Average
  • 16
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Spot

I eat here all the time, and the specials are always the best to choose from! The bar is my favorite place to hang out when I have time in BR.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2015
mj0llnir
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Boone, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
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Boone, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

I eat here all the time, and the specials are always the best to choose from! The bar is my favorite place to hang out when I have time in BR.

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Dallas, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

Last minute trip to celebrate our Anniversary, the restaurant had a wonderful cozy atmosphere. The food was delicious and the waitstaff was very friendly and helpful. We will definitely go back!

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Blowing Rock
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

My wife and I dined here prior but have not been to this restaurant for some time; last time the food was very good however the menu did not appeal to us. We gave it another try. I learned that they change the menu several times a year...and we were very impressed. We first stopped at the bar, which is... More 

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Blackend Salmon was excellent! This is a restaurant that has lasted the test of time. Always good food, good service and the place where locals go, too! Enjoy, but be sure to make a reservation!

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Spartanburg, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Been here a few times, some for only a drink, some for snack, and dinner also. Each visit very pleasant, good wait staff friendly bartender, good food. Last visit was my birthday for a dinner meal, good conversation with bartender, as we got there before serving time, good service from waitress, all very pleasant, good Lamb chops for dinner, companion... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Have been here a few times when we've been in Blowing Rock. Good atmosphere. Ate in the bar, which is cool.

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Great ambiance and wonderful food. We especially love the lobster rolls at lunch. Dinners are beautifully prepared too.

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The restaurant while a little tricky to find in Blowing Rock was outstanding. The food was delicious - rainbow trout for him and lobster mac n cheese for me. An absolute gem of a restaurant.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

We had a reservation for 7:30 and arrived to a rather loud restaurant. We asked to be moved outside, and it was delightful - a little quieter with open windows. The five of us had their shared salad which was quite good - half Caesar and half house. Two of us had trout, one had crab cakes, and one salmon.... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We had a great beer in their beautiful bar and friendly servers all around, but once we moved to the dining room our expeience changed. The male server we had was very inattentive and the burgers we ordered were hardly palatable. We both agreed Burger King would have been a better choice and we are not fast food fans.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 143 Wonderland Trail, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-4008

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 35
  • Cuisine: French, Pizza, Mediterranean, Bistro

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Doing business, Local cuisine

Description

One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves inventive American Bistro cuisine from Chef Seth Parker in a rustic yet elegant setting. Bistro Roca's superb staff combines efficient service with gracious hospitality and will delight you with a great selection of wines and mixed drinks from Antlers Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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