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Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub
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4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stumbled across the Toe River Lodge/Blind Squirrel Brewery on a Friday evening and was immediately taken by the size of the crowd in and outside of the restaurant...always a good sign of a great place to eat. I stayed in one of the B&B rooms which was a bit rustic, but very comfortable with a great bed and pillows.... More 

Thank Michael B
Clarksville, Tennessee
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64 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plumtree, NC is a small eclectic village about 30 minutes from Banner Elk, NC. The Blind Squirrel is a gem of this small community and a welcomed sight to travelers after a drive through the Carolina highlands. Although it boasts a restaurant and Bed-n-Breakfast, we only spent time sampling beers at the bar. The Scottish Wee Heavy Ale and Belgian... More 

Thank John E
Raleigh, North Carolina
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is awesome and its kind of curious. The brewing itself takes place in an old micah factory, but the food is in an old building that looks as if it was 50 different things before Blind Squirrel came in. All the wait staff were super friendly and helpful even though they were short handed. We ended up ordering... More 

Thank annamatica
Greensboro, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, convenient to mountains,fly fishing and nearby mountain towns. Hospitality was great, everything you need is at b and b

Thank jfb1071
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All the food we had at Blind Squirrel was great - but the breakfast was amazing! Beer was pretty good too! This place has it all - comfortable beds, plenty to do on the property and good stuff surrounding. Definitely recommend for a group outing, couples weekend, etc. While we were there, it felt like we were welcomed guests in... More 

Thank Sandra P
Morrisville, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

I had the best week I can remember. The staff at the Brewery & Lodge as well as the Farm Retreat could not have been a nicer bunch of folks. I have already made plans to come back in October and am looking forward to the trip. Will see yall soon!

Thank blanedawson
Emory, Virginia
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This restaurant is like finding a pearl in an oyster! At first I thought it was a "biker bar" but quickly changed my opinion. People of all ages and backgrounds come for the beer and delicious food. The wrap I ordered was the best I have ever eaten. My husband had the wings which were tasty as well!

Thank Brenda B
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016 via mobile

The blind squirrel brewery and campground is an oasis of relaxation and pleasure. I was supposed to be camping at Va beach for the American music festival labor day weekend but hurricane Hermine had different plans for me. I Google searched camping in the mountains and this hidden gem in plumtree popped up. Brewery, camping, ziplines, tubing and discgolf all... More 

1 Thank discnflower
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

My Labor Day getaway could not have been better. I arrived on Friday and the folks at the Brewery were attentive and cheerful. Cold beer on tap started the day and when I was ready to go to my campsite, it was just a short ride there. The BLT I got was incredible and the trip over to the campground... More 

Thank Rob S
NutsAboutBeer, Director of Sales at Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your rave review! We are thrilled that you enjoyed everything that we have to offer in Plumtree. Best camping experience ever is a title that we will hold in high regard, and Collin and Joanna will be made aware of how positive your experience was. We look forward to seeing you again soon! CHEERS! More 

Hickory, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

We loved the food and the wait staff was courteous and polite. Such an amazing and relaxed place to visit. I highly recommend it.

1 Thank 959jan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $20
American, Brew Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Plumtree
  • Phone Number: 18287659696
The Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge is an award winning craft brewery, 5 Bedroom Lodge, Restaurant, Winery, & Disc Golf Course. Our gift shop features branded clothing and merchandise, as well as unique gifts & pottery. Visit our facilities year round on Fri-Sun or plan a private event for any day of the week. We offer a fantastic pub style menu as well as creative appetizers and featured entrees. We specialize in weddings, corporate dinners, & other private functions throughout the year and can work with you to create the perfect menu for your event. Lodging ranges from $100-$130 a night and amenities include unrestricted access to the disc golf course and North Toe River.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?