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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
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 31
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 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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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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1 review
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
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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

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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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015 via mobile

Not sure why this place is reported closed as they are very much open . I have to comment on a recent review about a black face picture there . This picture depicts old italian comedy .It is not black face but masks commonly used in these productions .If this person had taken time to read the caption below ,... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is definitely a place that if you are craving pasta just for the pasta and without any homemade authentication you'll be satisfied. Just don't have your hopes to high. Friendly wait staff, nice bar but I will not go back because the food is meh...

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1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Papa Joe's is a great place to eat. Good food, great service and reasonable priced. I eat there a couple times a week.

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Boone, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

I'm not sure why this has been reported closed but it is still in business! We are locals and frequent this restaurant at least 3-4 times a week! The staff is always very helpful and friendly and the food is great! Papa Joe always tries to come out, visit, and to check on how our meals were! Don't miss out... More 

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