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The Red Onion Cafe

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227 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4156
+1 828-264-5470
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sevier County, Tennessee
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28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This will now be our go to place when we are in Boone. The kids meal is awesome and just $5.95. My daughter chose the cheese pizza, side salad, fruit cup and a drink. Great value. It was enough food for me. I had the wedge salad adding the ribeye. Excellent. My husband had a salad with salmon. Ate outside... More 

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Thank Michelle P
Boone, North Carolina
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went to the restaurant with a group of seven without a reservation.We were told there would be a 30-minute wait. We were not annoyed by that; that's perfectly reasonable given the size of our group. However, the wait was actually 55 minutes, during which time no one ever updated us on the wait time. When we finally went into... More 

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Thank doomsdayaddams
Concord, North Carolina
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is our "go to" restaurant when we visit Boone. The food is wonderful and the staff is always friendly and helpful with suggestions!

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1 Thank nurseamc
Raleigh
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Was impressed by both the very good food and service (from Lauren A.). Prices were moderate ($15-20 / entree) and decently proportioned (not too much, not too little). I thought the alcohol was a little high, but overall, it was moderately priced for very good food and a somewhat casual atmosphere. This restaurant is right across from App State and... More 

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1 Thank MarkSJ
Orlando, Florida
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us went to have dinner & celebrate a friend 's birthday, in this cozy, casual cafe. The food was good & moderately priced. We enjoyed the Asian chicken salad, the salmon, & the champagne chicken dinners. We also liked the fried zucchini appetizer. Service was friendly & efficient, plus the complementary chocolate ice cream, peanut butter, whipped cream... More 

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1 Thank jboxer55
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378 reviews
238 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Onion has a little of everything: salads, wraps, soups, burgers, pizza, pasta and more. We had the "special" onion rings which were good but no special. The burger was terrific. The fish tacos can be ordered with salmon instead of tilapia and were very good. Other plates going past looked really good, especially the pasta and pizza dishes.... More 

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1 Thank L D
Inman, South Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great lunch near the campus of Appalachian State University. Good menu options, tasty food, reasonable prices and attentive service. Will definitely return!!!

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1 Thank PBHorne
Anna Maria Island, Florida
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a fun evening with good food. Prices are very reasonable and offers outside patio dining across from ASU's campus with inside too. Our waitress (Jacklyn) was cute, friendly and vivacious and made the evening most enjoyable. Parking is adequate and inside was not noisey. We'll go back again and again. It

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1 Thank John C
Daytona Beach, Florida
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was dinner with friends but this would be a lovely place to take a date. There is a nice variety of food on the menu as well as a complete bar. I had the Scottish salmon salad (which, according to the waitress, means only that its a type of farm raised, not imported from Scotland!).It was cooked well and... More 

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1 Thank Sandra C
Woolwine, Virginia
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We all enjoyed our diverse choices! Nice place! Clean. Great place to celebrate a birthday!! My steak and potato were perfect!!!

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Thank kerielea B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $23
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 227 Hardin St, Boone, NC 28607-4156
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-264-5470

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