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Gamekeeper Restaurant

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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525 (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
828-963-7400
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Tuesday
Closed
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Fine Dining
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 151
    Excellent
  • 42
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sloooowing

Service slow!!! Food great view great and atmosphere was wonderful. First time of being challenged with slow and unattentive service. Over all great!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Mowermafia
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Walden
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
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218 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Walden
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

Service slow!!! Food great view great and atmosphere was wonderful. First time of being challenged with slow and unattentive service. Over all great!!

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

We had some gift certificates to use, and we had great food and incredible service. An excellent way to spend a foggy evening in Blowing Rock.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

First of all loved the rustic interior as soon as we figured out how to get I'm place. Sat at awesome table....but then a little weirdness ...baby crying and little kids playing behind us then two guys seated beside us had lovers quarrel. .so atmosphere was shot ....we made best of it after driving 2 hours from Clt area for... More 

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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

It was very nice to have a variety of foods venison, Bison, pheasant etc.The weather did not cooperate so can't rate the view but it appeared they would be stellar. The service was great and all of the dishes from salads to desserts were excellent, as was the presentation. You better know where your going to get there but it... More 

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Walden
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Been there many times. Food is always over the top great. Service is 5 star as well as the food and focus on presentation is outstanding. Portions are LARGE!!!! Ready to go again to the GK

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Boone, North Carolina, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Beautiful and tasteful food from exotics to traditional food. Check out their specials. If they have the ostrich, it is the best in the world. Better than Australasia and New Zealand.

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Valrico, Florida
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time and a unique dining experience. Scott and Chris gave us awesome service and great recommendations. We had the boar in a blanket, winter squash bisque, grilled elk chop and grilled bison flank steak. Everything tasted wonderful and was great to try something out of the norm for us.

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Lexington, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We literally plan our trips around the availability at Gamekeeper. If you are a true foodie, who also enjoys a great atmosphere, great wine and super staff, there is no other place like Gamekeeper. You will always find the most interesting menu and no matter what you (or your firends) order, it will be amazing. Where else can you find:... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I was a little afraid at first. This was my husbands pick. But, I have to admit everything was amazing. Never would I think I or my twin 9 year old daughters would enjoy the food we tried. Topped off with Scott's great customer service & personality we had to return 2 days later. Can't wait for our next trip... More 

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Bluff City, Tennessee
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
    (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: 828-963-7400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 50 - 50

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?