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142 S Water St, Boone, NC 28607-4074
+1 828-865-5000
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice outdoor seating. Food was first rate! I had with salad and Mac n cheese as sides. Very good. Server was awesome! Everything is fresh and made from scratch. Don't miss it.

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Thank Scott Q
Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We wanted to go to a local non-chain place for this dinner. First, parking is difficult to find close to the restaurant, but there are public lots nearby and it was a nice evening for a walk. The restaurant was fairly busy, but not overly crowded. We decided on fried green tomatoes for an app. They were very good, served... More 

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Thank Jennifer M
Seabrook Island, South Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well done, well served. Perfect blend of spices. Collards could have stood one more rinse.Resaurant is difficult to find; even on foot. The signage is a grave stone motiff. The food and service was the best we experienced in the area in the last 10 days. A wonderful find.

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Thank Lawrence M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant offers proper southern cooking in a casual, layed-back atmosphere. The food is outstanding and the deserts are very unique. We had the tomatoe pie and the fried chicken were delicious. Special side was Cajun fried chicken. The soup was roasted beet and carrot. The desserts were. Chocolate chip bread pooling,key lime pie, and peach cobbler. The ingredients are... More 

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Thank John D
Cary NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place. Fresh veggies and the best tomato pie I have ever had. All fresh ingredients. Meatloaf was as good (almost;-) as my mommas!

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Thank beachgoer64
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch and were so impressed with the farm to table choices. The tomato pie, meatloaf and collards were the best we've ever had!! Sam was a great server too!

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Thank Wbseahorse
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our dinner at Proper tonight was amazing! We started with the fried green tomatoes and the catfish nuggets with house made Romalaude sauce. It was incredible. Then I had pork tacos with a side. It was very good. I tasted my daughter's meatloaf, very tasty and mashed potatoes especially creamy and good. The tomato pie was amazingly good. The white... More 

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Thank PhyllisGreenberg
Memphis, Tennessee
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my first time to eat at Proper. I had the pork tacos with mashed potatoes and gravy on the side. My meal was good. I would encourage anyone visiting Boone to have at least one meal at Proper.

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Thank Jay G
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a very pleasant surprise. We ordered the fried green tomato as an appetizer and everyone enjoyed it. The rest of the meal was well prepared, creative and plentiful. Our service was great and they went above and beyond to accommodate our group of 12. When we received the bill, it was reasonable for the quantity and quality of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am in Boone, NC on a family vacation and had brunch there the other day. Bettina was our server and she was great. We ate here last year and what brought us back was the biscuit babies (I highly recommend them) and the atmosphere. We all had a something different and we all enjoyed our meals. The place is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $24
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Free Wifi
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 142 S Water St, Boone, NC 28607-4074
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-865-5000
Description
Proper is a Southern bistro-style restaurant located in downtown Boone NC. We offer carefully prepared fresh food in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Most everything we serve is made from scratch, in-house, and what we do not make ourselves is all natural and preservative free. All of our desserts are made in-house as well. Our best sellers are fried chicken, collard greens, and mac 'n' cheese, and chocolate pecan pie, but we have much more to offer. Come see us and find out for yourself.

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