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The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special occasions, Romantic, Business meetings

Menu

ABOUT DINNER
Year Round Seating Times. Monday - Thursday 5:00 pm through 7:30 pm. Friday and Saturday 5:00 pm through 8:00 pm. The restaurant is closed on Sundays. $15-27 (entree, two sides, buttermilk biscuits and homemade apple butter)
The Red Rocker Inn is the 2014 and 2016 recipient of the "Best of Show" award at the "Rock the Taste" Chamber of Commerce sponsored restaurant showcase event in Black Mountain.
This unique restaurant is also a multi-time winner of TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence. Come for a visit and you'll agree that a dinner at The Red Rocker Inn is an experience unmatched by any in the region. The exceptional casual fine-dining fare is enhanced by the beautiful homey setting of our Victorian mansion and is served with love and care. We take pride in choosing the finest quality ingredients in all of our selections, including our ten homemade desserts.
Your experience may begin with any of our tantalizing appetizers such as our delicious brie and fig flatbread
our house made sausage and grits, homemade soup, salad of the day, hot buttermilk biscuits and homemade apple butter. All entrees are specially prepared to order and served with your choice of two freshly-prepared sides. Our ingredients are the freshest available, including many locally sourced items. The Red Rocker Inn is ideal for any occasion whether it is a special celebration, or an any-day night out. Whether you have a large group or just having a couples night out, it will be an evening you won't soon forget.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although, we weren’t staying here, we made reservations for breakfast. It was delicious! Variety of the buffet was good, the food was excellent! The carrot cake pancakes with vanilla syrup was fabulous! The staff was nice, helpful and attentive. We had a party of eight,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Karen B
Reviewed December 10, 2018 via mobile

What a fantastic place for a date! My wife and I enjoyed a great meal here. She is gluten free and they have plenty of GF options on the menu, they’ll even make dishes to order. Our server was very conscious of all the food...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chipr68
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hey, that's great that your wife's dietary needs were a snap here. We try to accommodate everyone and their specific needs. Thanks for coming and also thank you for the great review! See you next time you're in town

Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

While we were staying in Black Mountain, we dined at this quaint inn on a quiet side street of the town. It is a Jen! The food is delicious, I had the most delicious pork chop I have ever eaten, they have homemade apple butter...More

Thank vickiepa97
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2018

Thank you for such nice comments!! You made some of our most popular menu choices and I guess you can see why. Next time maybe you'd like to stay here!

Reviewed October 24, 2018

Owners daughter is chef in their excellent restaurant. Food was above average and the deserts will keep you coming back!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Debbyinoxford
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thanks for coming! We're all so pleased to be able to serve you!

Reviewed October 21, 2018 via mobile

The wife and I had dinner last night at the Red Rocker Inn. We were seated promptly and our server Paula was very attentive. The lead in biscuits with apple and pumpkin butter were excellent. The pumpkin butter was the best we have ever eaten...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mwbucha1
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Mike and Andrea, thanks! What a great review! You enjoyed everything so much you want to return for your anniversary! We'll look forward to your visit, too. This time with Christmas decorations!

Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Our tour bus stopped here for dinner and it was excellent. There were over 40 people and all the food was prepared exactly as it should have been. From the soup, salad, entree and huge desserts. Could not have been better. The house and grounds...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Shirley A
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 23, 2018

Thank you for such kind words, Shirley. We're so glad you had the chance to dine here with your bus tour. It sure looked like everyone was having a wonderful time, and all our staff really enjoyed your visit. We host a lot of motor...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

College friends of almost 50 years, eight of us spent one of our evenings together recently at this charming restaurant on a quiet street in an old-fashioned setting. Our waiter, Dave, certainly steered us in the right direction with his description of the specials. Six...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank purplen2018
redrocker07, Manager at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Pork Chop! Great choice! It's just about our most popular entree. So glad that you all enjoyed your time together and that the dinner was impressive. Come back again! thanks for all those lovely bubbles.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

My companion and I enjoyed a scrumptious dinner on a Monday night. The dining room is quaint but clean, quiet enough to have conversation in normal voice, pleasant view through large windows. Service knowledge, pace and attention were fine. The food was outstanding—biscuits, curry squash...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank HungryWillie
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Hello HungryWillie, Thanks so much for the nice review! Horray for a wonderful evening out! We'll see you again sometime soon.

Reviewed October 2, 2018

The food here was delicious, the prices are reasonable and we had great service. They even had a gluten free dessert for our dining partner.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nancy t
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Thanks for taking time to review our restaurant, Nancy. We take great care to provide as best we can for all our guests needs, so we're glad the gluten-free brownie sundae was appreciated. Thank you so much for the visit.

Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

The server pushed the pork chop as the best ever, so I followed his reco and was not disappointed. Grilled chop topped with apple butter, bacon lardons, fried onions, and accompanied by cheese grits and grilled zucchini. A standout starter is the sea scallops with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MissWanderlust4
redrocker07, Manager at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded September 14, 2018

Thank you for your nice review, although we're disappointed the pot roast did not live up to your expectation. Thanks for mentioning it though, because we'll take a closer look.

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tcox004
December 5, 2018|
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Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Thanks to everyone who answered. We do have gift certificates, just give us a call and we will get everything set up for you!
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Norman M
December 20, 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
You should call the Inn to confirm
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Sandra M
January 2, 2017|
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Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, thanks for asking about Red Rocker Inn delivery. We're not really well set up for delivery and don't have the catering equipment, hot boxes, etc. So sorry, but no we can't do that. Sometimes people order dinners... More
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