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Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant

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130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607
8282648657
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Today
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Special occasions

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  • 178
    Excellent
  • 129
    Very good
  • 71
    Average
  • 23
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Southern food at its best

I love this place for so many reasons. I am sure you could get a better meal somewhere else but this place just screams "Southern comfort food". The food is really good but it is the whole experience that makes this place so special. I try to get to Boone at least twice a year and ALWAYS eat here... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
SCCLane
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Cary, North Carolina, United States
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Dessert
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420 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Los Lunas, New Mexico
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

This place was once the best family style restaurant around. I came here probably five years ago and came back again yesterday. The food all tasted straight out of a can. The chicken was very salty. The best choice were the desert and coffee. However, the coffee was barely warm. Save your $ (18 bucks) and go to Cracker Barrel... More 

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Piney Creek, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Pretty country restaurant, nice staff. The food, however, was mediocre at best. The soup, which was a tomato based vegetable soup tasted canned, as did the soggy green beans and corn. The mashed potatoes tasted like instant, and the Salsbury steak was tough. On the bright side, the fried chicken was divine, as were the biscuits and ham and the... More 

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Cary, North Carolina, United States
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I love this place for so many reasons. I am sure you could get a better meal somewhere else but this place just screams "Southern comfort food". The food is really good but it is the whole experience that makes this place so special. I try to get to Boone at least twice a year and ALWAYS eat here. The... More 

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Farmington, NM
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52 reviews 52 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Loved, Loved, Loved this place. Waited around town 2 hours for this place to open for dinner. Loved it. The menu is preset and they serve you some of everything in amounts appropriate for the number in your party. You get seated and the food starts arriving and it keeps coming. Fried chicken and lots of southern staples. You won't... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This place has reputation for long lines; we were lucky and didn't have to wait in line more than 5 minutes for Sunday lunch. This is a good place for a family-style country dinner. Our meal included fried chicken, Salisbury steak, stewed apples, country style green beans, corn, mashed potatoes/gravy, and country ham biscuits. The country ham biscuits were the... More 

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Greensboro NC
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7 reviews 7 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Overall decent place and great for large groups. There was not anything I tasted that I did not like..however, it was not over the top...just good. Well, I take that back. The peach cobbler was over the top...that was excellent but should have had ice cream with it. :-) Our waiter was great too! Lastly, our reservation was for 28... More 

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Bowman, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

The food was average, at best. Most of the food was cold or room temperature. The atmosphere was fun as was being served family style but the food was not worth the long wait time. The stewed apples were delicious. We may return to try the breakfast but probably wouldn't go back for dinner.

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lexington nc
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57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

Cute and food is decent. But not worth a long wait in line. Lots of other places for southern style cooking, like Cracker Barrel

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

We ate here for dinner and the food was great. We had fried chicken, country style steak, ham biscuits, vegetable soup, biscuits, corn, green beans,mash potatoes and gravy, cole slaw, stewed apples, dessert (peach cobbler, chocolate cake, strawberry shortcake). The dinner was family style with all you can eat, except ham biscuits. We left full, happy and stuffed :-). Great... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Great country atmosphere and really good food. Come hungry since its family style and all you can eat except country ham biscuits and fried chicken. The strawberry shortcake is fabulous. Enjoy!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 8282648657

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 17
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 9:00 pm

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Hickory, North Carolina

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