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142 S. Water Street, Boone, NC 28607
828-865-5000
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Ranked #26 of 126 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: (828) 865-5000

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Atlanta, GA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Tried lunch here as a recommendation from someone who lived in Boone. The restaurant was dark and uninviting. We were disappointed in the unusual menu as well. Very expensive. Check it out before you go.

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Jamestown
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I like the Shrimp & Grits but if you don't get in a line the inconsiderate folks will jump in front of you.......to get in the door.....

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

There are not words to descibe the dining experience @ The Proper. It is beautifully decorated, so from the moment you arrive you will see you are in a special place. Three of us girls went there for dinner on a Monday night, they were busy, but tentively seated us. The dinner menu is straight forward listing the options for... More

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Columbus, Ohio
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I was introduced to this quaint and interesting restaurant by a friend. The location is actually the old jail and is very interesting. This is definitely a farm-to-table restaurant and the food was exceptionally good. I was really surprised at how reasonable lunch was and understand dinner is equally fine. I will definitely be going back for dinner soon.

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Asheville
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

First visit to Proper.In a historic building that has been a home, a jail house and numerous restaurants. This restaurant has been around since 2010 for a good reason. Menu not posted because changes daily. I had fried catfish with collards, Mac and cheese with corn bread. Everyone's meal delicious. Reasonable priced with all dinners 12.50 on menu. Specials a... More

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Mission, Kansas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Restaurant came highly recommended. Really neat old building, but that's all. Southern fried chicken was small portion; half breast cut in half. very dry and greens were below average. Thought we would give it another chance by ordering dessert. Mistake, had peach cobbler which was served cold just out of the cooler; congealed and the only place that served it... More

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charlotte, NC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had seen an ad for Proper in a Visitors magazine. It made the restaurant sound as if it were good southern food like your mother makes. That was far from the truth. The mac and cheese would have been much better if it came out of a Kraft box. I am not sure what it was that they were... More

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Helsinki, Finland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have eaten here several times when visiting our son at ASU. This is a great place for brunch or dinner. Awesome collards! Down home southern style comfort food.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great comfort food like from Grandma's kitchen. I highly recommend the collards as one of your sides. The temperature of the entree could be served a bit hotter. Interesting space as this historic building was the old jail. Outside seating available. Great service.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

For a family of 5 the meals were delicious.the old house had character amd the staff were friendly Hard to find parking places until you see directions on front door.

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Address: 142 S. Water Street, Boone, NC 28607
Phone Number: 828-865-5000
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Cuisine: American

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