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“Awesome” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Proper

Proper
142 S. Water Street, Boone, NC 28607
828-865-5000
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Ranked #28 of 127 Restaurants in Boone
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: (828) 865-5000
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
“Awesome”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2012 via mobile

Super good super cheap - try the migas and the meat and potato scramble --

    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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boone
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Simple and Tasty”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

Simple tasty country style food in a small restaurant. Good Value for what you get

Visited January 2012
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Miami, Florida
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Homey American food”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012 via mobile

Food was great, service a bit slack. Smaller plates that are packed with tasty food. Good home cooking.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Cozy and Yummy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

Serves good ole fashioned meet and threes but is a artsy little house that is fun and crowded with life. The server was accommodating to my husband's gluten free requests, but forgot to separate the items when serving the food (i.e., left bread on his plate and gravy on his mashed potatoes). He was very helpful upon realizing the mistake. The collard greens were the best ever and my mimosa was superb!

  • Visited January 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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mountains of nc
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
“Good Food-Fresh Ingrediants”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

I have eaten at Proper several times over the the last year. The food is always good, made with fresh local ingrediants. The dishes are cooked to order, so sometime a wait might be involved. Also...ask ahead of time if anything on the menu is not available. Some items sell out fast.

Today I had the crabcake for the first time. While it was good, it was not my favorite of the lunch menu items. It was a tad overcooked on the outside and the vegetables (red onion and celery) were a bit to large to compliment the crab. While many love the mac and cheese, I felt it a bit bland and almost too creamy. ( I know I will get blasted for that!) The cornbread had a wonderful moist, yet light texture and thanks goodness it was NOT sweet like some folks eat their cornbread!

Overall, this restaurant, located in the historic jail is a great place to try if you haven't. The atmosphere is simple, rustic elegance.

The best thing is the chef's use of fresh local vegetables that are grown IN SEASON!

In the summer, sit outside and enjoy the flowers. Can't miss with Proper.

  • Visited January 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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