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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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Ranked #8 of 128 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 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
Bluff City, Tennessee
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting drive in the dark up the mountain but no problems finding the place as mentioned in previous reviews. The menu has offerings that are as the name suggests--wild game! From the time we walked in until we walked out, it was non stop great atmosphere and service. Our waitress was extremely helpful and knowledgeable of the items on the... More 

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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30 reviews 30 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Could not ask for more. Great service, great ambiance, great wine, great food. We were welcomed by name by the host as well as the server. Our server Scott was awesome and very knowledgeable of the menu and wine list. Everything was perfect and timely. The mixed game appetizer is a must have and the Elk was just plain amazing.... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We had heard great things about this restaurant and had always wanted to try it on one of our trips. We were so excited when we were able to get a dinner reservation, but sadly disappointed once we dined there. The restaurant itself is beautiful. We sat at a quaint little table in the corner - perfect for a romantic... More 

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Taylorsville, North Carolina, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I moved from Los Angeles California to Hickory NC. I have eaten at pretty remarkable restaurants in my 60 years. I would rate this remarkable restaurant at the top of my list. What a GREAT experience with the staff and the chefs turn out remarkable food. The wine list is very good and tried Nickel Nickel cab. What a great... More 

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Miami, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We were looking for some mountain life being from Miami and this resturant had it all. The wild game menu, vennison, elk, etc.. The drive up to the resturant and the decor sets the mood. Would definetly reccomend to anyone who likes these dishes. Best meal of our trip for sure.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

The GPS service is terrible up there, so we past the restaurant. I called and the manager talked us through the directions right to the front door. Upon arrival we had a very warm welcome by each of the staff members, they all wished me a happy birthday. We ordered the Mixed Grill to start, which offered an array of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great food and service! The server was friendly and knowledgable. We had the oyster appetizer and it tasted great but wish there was more than just two. We both ate the rack of elk as our entree. It couldn't have been more delicious. Just great. Only negative was to dark in dinning room and portions especially oyster app were to... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My husband and I have waited three years to be able to be in Banner Elk when The Gamekeeper Restaurant was open. Tonight we knew it was worth the wait! Despite foggy conditions and confusing GPS and Google Map instructions, we found the restaurant! Chris talked with us twice on the phone and helped guide us. A word of advice... More 

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North Carolina
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

I am, have been and will continue to be a visitor to this restaurant. The other reviewers are correct - the food and ambiance make for a great meal and together with some seasoned and professional wait staff a visit here for your gustatory indulgence will not disappoint. Most recently, my wife and I ate here for our Thanksgiving meal... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Gamekeeper probably has the most mountain ambience in the area. It is somewhat difficult to access via steps from the parking lot, so be careful. Very good food and service.

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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 - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

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