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Gamekeeper Restaurant

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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525 (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
Wed - Sun 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Savannah, Georgia
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90 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A spectacular meal, starting with the new potato soup (wonderfully flavored with bacon) and the heirloom tomato, fried green tomato, and mozzarella appetizer (drizzled with balsamic vinegar with spots of Sriracha sauce). The main course, split between us, was the grilled emu with veggies. We had an excellent bottle of wine, 1/2 price on Thursdays. The care given to the... More 

Thank Virga017
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here for our anniversary dinner and were definitely disappointed. It came highly recommended by a co-worker. We made reservations ahead of time and told them we were celebrating something special. Upon arrival we had our car valeted. We were promptly sat in the most awkward of tables in between two other couples. The place was pretty empty. We sat... More 

Thank Kathleen H
Chattanooga, United States
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to this restaurant a few times & it has always been a favorite with our family - so much so that this is where our daughter requested to go for her birthday dinner (She lives in Atlanta & we live in Chattanooga thus not just a hop, skip & a jump away). It is such a relaxing place... More 

Thank Darlene S
Greensboro, North Carolina
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last year, I rated Gamekeeper 5. This year, it was totally different! Our server smiled and seemed knowledgeable. But between her and the cook, things went ascue! Nothing was right. My meat was ordered medium and it was rare and then they "fixed" it and it was med. well. It was delicious but way overcooked. The rest of the meal... More 

Thank joycemcd
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After serveral trips to Blowing Rock we made reservations (recommended) for this restaurant. It was an amazing experience. The food was excellent and the wait staff was the best. We have a lot of fun and the food was out of this world. Great wine list. Will definitely make this a regular visit on our trips to Blowing Rock. Expensive... More 

Thank Harvy T
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely incredible experience! Everything about this place was top shelf. Friendly staff, great service, excellent food. The atmosphere and presentation was first class as well. From the freshness, to the overall unique menu featuring different game meats; this dining experience was very pleasurable! Even enjoyed the drive out to the slightly out of the way location!

Thank TrippinMikeZ
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54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I celebrated our engagement anniversary with a wonderful dinner at Gamekeeper. We shared the flash fried oysters and a bibb lettuce salad. He had the beef tenderloin and I had the rack of lamb. We finished the meal by sharing the blueberry cobbler. Every dish was absolutely delicious. We will return.

Thank Kathleen1605
Charlotte, NC
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411 reviews
273 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

The Gamekeeper, as the name implies, offers wonderful game meat entrees - Duck, Bison, Emu, Boar etc. as well as other wonderful fish and vegetarian dinner choices. As you drive up the fairly steep driveway - the trees part and you see the rustic elegance of the Gamekeeper. Welcomed immediately by a valet parking attendant - your parking worries are... More 

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
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6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

This was our second visit to the Gamekeeper. We enjoyed the cocktails and exotic menu options as well as a vegetarian offering. Beautiful views and pleasant ambiance.

Thank Pamela T
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Visited the restaurant with family who live in the area. They had been there before and could, along with the very knowledgeable staff, guide us through a very delicious dinner. Though not all the meats were too my liking (and I wish my salmon had been cooked more), no one left unsatisfied. The half-price-wine-Thursday was a lovely bonus! Not for... More 

Thank Cindy D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$50 - $50
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Scenic view, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 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: 828-963-7400

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