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Bistro Roca

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143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
+1 828-295-4008
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Wed - Mon 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Boone, North Carolina
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Everything I've had from the Cuban to Mac and cheese to steak has been excellent. We go during week so have never used a reservation. Cute bar with all of the dog pics. Usually good service. Prefer sitting at bar.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow... these folks took a reservation and then suddenly denied that we had a reservation. Their excuse... sorry my assistant manager didn't know we don't take reservations like that on weekends. BEWARE... reservations make very little difference with them. So life changes as the wind blows... TERRIBLE... arrogant. In their words... well sorry that someone told you that.. we don't... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Most excellent atmosphere. Two entries. Tuna was perfectly cooked with great sides. The steak, ribeye, was much more fatty than usual, and for black Angus was tuff. The service was superior. The chef uses herbs grown at the restaurant.

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Charlotte North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We celebrated our wedding anniversary in Blowing Rock and had always wanted to try Bistro Roca. First impression: warm, bustling and slightly dark the way I like it. Friendly greeting at the door. We arrived earlier than our reservation by a few minutes and decided to sit in the bar, which is very inviting! This is the only downside to... More 

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Odiham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's always difficult to find the right place to eat when you have just one night in town and with a veggie spouse. Look no further than this place. Yes it's busy - but that's normally a good sign, but service was great, atmosphere buzzing and food amazing. Veggies pizza was terrific according to misses.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Little hard to find at first, it's not on main street but more than worth the effort. We never miss a meal here when visiting Blowing Rock. This time we had friends from CA visiting us, real foodies, and we assured them they would love their food. And I was right. They loved the menu. Being gluten-free eaters, there were... More 

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Thank Headforbeer
Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant has a nice simply elegant atmosphere and the food was good. I will definitely be back to try other things on their menu!

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Thank Jimmy S
Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic food and service. Very varied eclectic menu. Three of us dined and everyone raved about their meal. Our waitress Grace was incredible!! Definitely the best meal I've ever had in Blowing Rock!!!

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Thank blairdover
Trinity, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been going to Blowing Rock for 8 years and Bistro Roca has been our consistent favorite through the years. When it is just the two of us, we go early and sit at the bar to eat. When we go with friends, we like to eat in the front room of the restaurant. The food is fantastic. Try... More 

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Thank Lisa M
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Every time we have traveled to Blowing Rock, we at Bistro Roca. We love it!! The soups are phenomenal, the wine list is potable, and the lobster mac'n'cheese is divine!! Our favorite sandwich is the reuben. One of the best we've Ever Had!!! Truly! We have been at Bistro Roca @ eight to ten times and we will return again... More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Average prices
$15 - $35
Cuisine
American
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-4008
Description
One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves inventive American Bistro cuisine from Chef Seth Parker in a rustic yet elegant setting. Bistro Roca's superb staff combines efficient service with gracious hospitality and will delight you with a great selection of wines and mixed drinks from Antlers Bar

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