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489 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3523
828-264-1811
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11:30 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Dining options: Drinks

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  • 12
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
High class hippy heavan

Beer is a bit pricey, but they always have a good selection of off-the-mountain beers. They can be crowded with the hippy crowd on some days (Tuesdays with el-cheapo tacos) but the local hipsters are harmless and fun to be around. You may even run into a famous sociology professor while there.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Boone, North Carolina
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Boone, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Beer is a bit pricey, but they always have a good selection of off-the-mountain beers. They can be crowded with the hippy crowd on some days (Tuesdays with el-cheapo tacos) but the local hipsters are harmless and fun to be around. You may even run into a famous sociology professor while there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

One of my favorite things to go is go to Boone Salon for my Pulled Pork and Pool Pawnsdays. Not a real things, but it should be.

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Boone, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

this visit was to enjoy a great local band ( DR BACON) and celebrate my wife's 70 th birthday. Tables and chairs had been removed because of the band. I occupied a stool at the end of the bar. I'm 70 years old also. around 9:30 { the band still had not started to preform} another person began to work... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Got the chicken quesadilla when I came here for the first time. It was amazing!!! Also the staff were so friendly. I would come back here and hopefully I will be down here again so I can!!

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Boone, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Boone Saloon is easily the best bar on King Street for drinks and meeting people if you're not just into the college scene in a college town. The food is good and reasonably priced, especially if you hit Taco Tuesday for a solid cheap meal and lively bar scene. I've always had great service, but I am a bit of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014 via mobile

The food is what you expect for bar food. I ordered the salmon sandwich and liked it but it was missing something. It's somewhat of a bland sandwich but that doesn't bother me too much. The beer selection is good. The poor rating is due to the snobby staff and average decor.

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Lake Worth, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We had drinks and dinner at the bar here. I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the salad I ordered it even came with a cilantro vinaigrette that was delish. My husband liked the bar atmosphere. Everything was very inexpensive. We loved it.

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Princeton, West Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014 via mobile

This bar has the typical bar food but an excellent selection of craft beer. Friendly staff and gorgeous wooden bar and architecture. Not your typical dingy college town bar.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Although my wife and I are a couple of generations away from students, we enjoyed our visit to the Boone Saloon. Granted, it was pretty quiet when we went in but the young barmaid was very nice and we also enjoyed chatting to a couple of young locals. Our beer was fine and we thoroughly enjoyed our meal of Buffalo... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

This is a great location to grab a meal, drink beer, and enjoy a game or band. This is the traditional bar for Boone Faculty and Grad students. It is not a popular bar with undergrads unless a band is performing.

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Additional Information about Boone Saloon

Address: 489 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3523
Phone Number: 828-264-1811
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday 11:30 am - 2:00 am
Cuisine: Vegetarian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 489 W King St, Boone, NC 28607-3523
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 828-264-1811

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegetarian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?