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Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant

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130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
+1 828-264-8657
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good28%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“ham biscuits” (190 reviews)
“fried chicken” (248 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
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Reviewed March 25, 2018 via mobile

A must try! We took our family with picky kids and everyone had something they liked. The biscuits are amazing! From fried chicken, Salisbury steak and gravy to country ham biscuits....it was all delish! Not to mention your choice of chocolate cake, peach cobbler and...More

1  Thank Michelle M
Reviewed March 25, 2018

This is a wonderful restaurant that gives you a great food product for a reasonable cost! It has a wholesome family atmosphere.

Thank Donald L
Reviewed March 17, 2018 via mobile

We have ridden around this place for tears and never stopped. We finally went and thoroughly enjoyed it! Go early as the lines get long to get in. One menu, no choice but everything is brought to the table. All you can eat. Good was...More

1  Thank Margaret B
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We went on a Saturday evening (3/10) for the dinner meal. Fortunately, ASU was on spring break so Boone was pretty much a ghost town this weekend ... no lines no waiting to be seated. Our server was very attentive & courteous, starting us off...More

1  Thank gpaul2016
Reviewed March 8, 2018

If you want down home, country cooking in abundance, this is definitely the place to try! I would not recommend eating this way all the time. As a matter of fact, this was my first visit there since the late 90's. The food and service...More

Thank TTJ69
Reviewed March 7, 2018 via mobile

I had heard such good things from friends so I gave in and tried it out. The only good things about this restaurant is the ham biscuits and the old country store (kinda like Cracker Barrel) no carry out boxes but you can take your...More

1  Thank Crystal W
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We drove an hour and a half up to the mountains to eat at the Dan'l Boone Inn Restaurant. We have eaten here about a dozen times in the past 30 years and have had consistently great southern style food. It's family style with refills...More

Thank Camille G
Reviewed March 3, 2018

We stopped on a trip from New York to Charlotte we went out of our way to visit. Attentive wait staff. Chicken was very good. The rest was par.

Thank Frank F
Reviewed February 18, 2018 via mobile

I ate at the Danl Boone Inn in the late 90s and it is exactly the same...in a good way. My kids enjoyed the unique “family style” service. The food and service were great.

Thank ryanhstanley
Reviewed February 13, 2018

Plenty of food brought to you in a family style environment. Their country biscuits are very good. They serve you several vegetables, fried chicken, meat with gravy, and then a choice of desserts. Pretty good service,

Thank PonyMan132
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June B
April 1, 2018|
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Response from DBI1 | Property representative |
Yes. 11:30 to 8:00
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Bethie D | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea, but it sounds like the person before me knows. It would be very wise to talk to the restaurant now by just calling, so you feel certainty. Good luck.
August 12, 2017|
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Response from Lumbertontraveler | Reviewed this property |
It's a food trough. They serve as many as can sit at the table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids, Large groups
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 8:30 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4152
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-264-8657
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