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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
+1 828-963-7400
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bison” (79 reviews)
“duck” (51 reviews)
“mixed grill” (32 reviews)
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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is a charming mix of mountain and urban eclectic. Warm and cozy. We dressed up a bit(nice business casual) but almost every other diner was in jeans and flannel. Although, we arrived a few minutes early , and the restaurant was only about...More

Thank Davepelpt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So my wife and I just purchased a home in the area. We’ve been coming back and forth for some time and have heard from a few people about this restaurant. Off the beaten path - yes Eclectic decor - yes Service - EXCELLENT Food...More

Thank docowens
Reviewed 1 week ago

After eating an amazing Thanksgiving feast at the Gamekeeper in 2007, I wanted my husband, who had not eaten there before, to experience the wonderful atmosphere and food at The Gamekeeper, a much lauded and quite unique restaurant, to say the least. After finding it,...More

Thank Venture204151
Reviewed October 30, 2018

From the moment we pulled up to the restaurant we were greeted with a friendly Valet and hostess. Our table wasn't ready yet so we ordered a drink with the friendly bartender. We came on Thursday evening at 7:30 and they were packed! Our waitress...More

Thank Sweetrenee26
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

Food cold, salad came out after entrée, rushes through the entire meal. No personal service. We got the Elk and Bison but bad part is all entrees are played up the exact same carrots, broccoli, spinach, so my opinion product service. Save your money and...More

Thank 530gingerb
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

Had my birthday dinner here with my husband and was not disappointed. We started with the escargot that was quite tasty. I had Osso Buco which was a hearty venison dish. I was filling and tender. There was an array of vegetables included. My spouse...More

Thank bonitaa392
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful evening at the Gamekeeper. The dining room was beautiful and the staff were attentive and helpful. We started out with the mixed grill appetizer. I’m not an adventurous eater (my husband is!) but I enjoyed this immensely -especially the bison. Our...More

Thank GenevieveRI
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

From the minute we entered the Gamekeepers property the service was impeccable...from the Valet to the hostess to the wait staff! The food that our party ordered was expertly prepared. The main dishes we choose were the Bison tenderloin, the grilled elk and the grilled...More

Thank patty h
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

We had a large group to celebrate 2 birthdays and this was the perfect place to go! The wait staff was so amazing, we felt like we had the whole restaurant at our table. Recommendations that were given were great and everything we ate was...More

Thank annesX4191VL
Reviewed October 2, 2018

I have always wanted to stop at this treasure. I'm so glad I did. Outstanding food, service, and atmosphere. I started off with the new potato soup with smoked bacon & basil. I next sampled a Mixed Game Grill Appetizer featuring Chef Ken's choice of...More

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October 13, 2018|
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Response from Gamekeeper R | Property representative |
Hi there! We welcome everyone to join us for our unique game, local fair, wine and spirits by our fireplace, surrounded by our eclectic decor. We welcome the whole family and are able to offer chicken tenders, home cut... More
October 16, 2017|
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Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
I think the answers above are right on. Enjoy. Ken
July 20, 2017|
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Response from Greenforce | Reviewed this property |
there is a patio. not sure if this is the place to bring a dog. even if they're well behaved this is quite a nice restaurant
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$50 - $50
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
    (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-963-7400
  • E-mail
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