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

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Visitor rating
  • 36
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 13
    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
Tasty pizza and cold beer

We drove through all the road construction on the Hwy to get to Papa Joe's. We had a thin crust pizza. It was pretty good. The server was friendly and fairly attentive. On the way out, we bought cinnamon rolls that were available in the bakery counter. Those were delicious rolls. Yum!!

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
CoquinaGirl99
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Orlando, FL
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  • Families with children
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Orlando, FL
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We drove through all the road construction on the Hwy to get to Papa Joe's. We had a thin crust pizza. It was pretty good. The server was friendly and fairly attentive. On the way out, we bought cinnamon rolls that were available in the bakery counter. Those were delicious rolls. Yum!!

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Spring
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20 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

My husband said his dish was fine but mine definitely did not taste good and I didn't eat it. Service and atmosphere were fine.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We were excited to find an Italian restaurant in Blowing Rock. I guess we should have paid more attention to the reviews provided by out-of- towners rather than locals. My husband said his lasagna was the worst he had ever eaten. It was huge portion but dry and definitely not tasty. I ordered the spaghetti with meat sauce thinking it... More 

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Valrico, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Hayley was superb! We just spent 12 days in Blowing Rock and enjoyed Papa Joe's for breakfast almost every day! Can't wait to go back.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We went for a late lunch at 1:30 on a Friday. The service was friendly but slow (and they weren't busy) and the food ranged from unremarkable (manicotti, meatball sub) to flavorless (French onion soup) to terrible (thin crust "pizza" with crust resembling matzo and skimpy cheese). Selection was strangely narrow as well - the menu's Italian section contained only... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Papa Joes has wonderful and reasonably priced food. With construction a little hard to get to but worth the inconvenience. Service is excellent and great food. Bakery is wonderful and you can order any special bake goods.

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Winchester, Virginia
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

The secret to finding a good restaurant is to look at the parking lot for cars with local license plates. Papa Joe's in Blowing Rock is one of those restaurants. Locals are greeted by name as they walk in the door and "strangers" don't feel like outsiders for very long. The owners are great at making everyone feel welcome. The... More 

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Elizabethton
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Breakfast on a sunny Saturday morning on a Weekend trip to Blowing Rock. A great place for breakfast. My wife and I both had omelettes. I opted for the seasonal fruit with mine my wife got the cheesy potatoes, My daughter got the pancakes. The food was delicious, the service was fast friendly. The price was fair for what we... More 

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Orrum, NC
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

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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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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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?