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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
828-963-7400
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Ranked #5 of 126 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee
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English first
Orlando, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

I took my family to The Gamekeeper for a celebration dinner at the suggestion of a friend. After waiting for a half an hour for our reserved table, we were finally seated. The menu prices and the menu on-line prices did not agree (the menu prices were higher). The atmosphere was dark, too dark to see what you were eating... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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38 reviews 38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The drive is worth the meal.....we arrived safely and were promptly seated. Our waitress was engaging and very well informed. We both enjoyed specialty salads, both of which were excellent. My husband had the bison and I the rabbit/pasta dish. Both dishes were well prepared and very much enjoyed. The restaurant sat us with a lovely view of the mountains... More

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We were 3 couples traveling together the evening we took in dinner at Gamekeeper. We inadvertently messed up on our reservation time, however the staff worked hard to accomodate us while we sat in the bar waiting. We were entertained and treated well by 2 very fun bartender men as we waited approx 45 minutes. We were then seated in... More

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Sat outside for a unique meal in beautiful surroundings. Will be back! Be adventurous and follow your server's suggestions! You'll be happy you did!

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Goldsboro, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

I have waited several years to dine at the Gamekeeper and the wait was well worth it. The atmosphere was perfect, the wait staff well versed in the selections for dinner and the cocktails very inventive and delicious. It is southern comfort food/ game meat/ great local products. My husband and I are not "foodies" but are people that appreciate... More

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Key West, Florida
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Gamekeeper sort of specializes in meat that you won't find on every restaurant's menu. Rabbit, venison, bison, pheasant, etc. The sampler appetizer is great; similar to a large, well-provisioned charcuterie board. They've also got a well-stocked bar and can make a good cocktail. If you like the fact that people are at the top of the food chain, you'll enjoy... More

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Miami, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Our second visit to The Gamekeeper was just as enjoyable as the first. The restaurant is surrounded by woods with a magnificent view of the mountains. We were given our choice of seating once we arrived and selected a table with a window view. The service was on point with our server being very attentive and helpful with food selections.... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The sampler appetizer was wonderful. Various local and exotic menu items. Great atmosphere! Actually located in an old gamekeeper's lodge. Great wine list and cocktail lounge. Very friendly and helpful staff.

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North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We were greeted by our waitress who said "I understand you are friends of Ken & Wendy"- the owners. We have eaten there plenty of times and not addressed as "friends", and the service, food, and attention was no different. It is always "outstanding", simple. The setting, the service, the food, all of it- To dine at the Gamekeeper is... More

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Miami, Florida
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a must if your in the area go try something new - go for the views - sit outside! Service was awesome! Food was amazing!

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Additional Information about Gamekeeper Restaurant

Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
Phone Number: 828-963-7400
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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