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8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
(828) 295-3239
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Today
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 32
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 13
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
below average overall

Ate twice here this trip. Breakfast which was very average except for the potatoes, they are only listed as potatoes on the menu, when they came they were closer to an casserole and very strong on garlic. eggs were as usual,had country ham which was very dry and tough which again is how I've found... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 19, 2015
thos252
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Springville
Good for:
  • Families with children
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Orrum, NC
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was recommended by the hotel for good food and I found it to be terrible. The food was stale and the service was very slow. Personnel did not want to serve you if you did not order the expensive items. The pasta was pasty and the sauce was very bitter. I wouldn't recommend it to anyone and I'm... More 

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Roanoke Rapids, NC
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Ate breakfast eggs overcooked. Potatoes is a casserole and is served like a scoop of Ice cream not very good. Would not come again.

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Not only delicious breakfast with many good options, including fresh fruit, but staff could not be friendlier or more competent! Also there is a delicious bakery where you can get or order the most fantastic goodies!

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Charlotte
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Thought it was Canned food, will not return as there are too many other places to try in Boone and Blowing Rock that are better

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Springville
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Ate twice here this trip. Breakfast which was very average except for the potatoes, they are only listed as potatoes on the menu, when they came they were closer to an casserole and very strong on garlic. eggs were as usual,had country ham which was very dry and tough which again is how I've found them most places. Went back... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

When our favorite Blowing Rock restaurant, Knights on Main, closed, we thought our favorite daily specials -- pork chops on Tuesdays and oysters on Fridays -- also were gone. We were delighted to find these specials at Papa Joe's, along with others such as strip steak, fried chicken, catfish and flounder. We also loved their sandwiches, including the meatball and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

The food is great and the atmosphere is also great. Staff is very friendly and attentive. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

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

Very popular spot for great food and service. Long time restaurant where a lot of locals go to eat. Super breakfast, lunch and dinner. Some of the best spaghetti around. I loved their homemade Italian salad dressing. Don't miss this one. Very much old Blowing Rock location.

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Went here on a Saturday afternoon with the "Open" sign lit; however, when someone came to meet us she advised we could get bar food or bakery items only. From the look of the bakery items in the case, we opted to go elsewhere.

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Columbia, South Carolina
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I'd read other reviews bashing the place, but the receptionist recommended it, so we went. Service was slow, but the food was pretty good. They had spaghetti w/garlic & oil, which was a favorite of mine overseas, so I had to have it. Worthwhile. Heard they have a great breakfast buffet, but we didn't try it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: (828) 295-3239

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?