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“Great Southern Food, Great Price”
Review of Proper

Proper
Ranked #16 of 149 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $24
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Proper is a Southern bistro-style restaurant located in downtown Boone NC. We offer carefully prepared fresh food in a comfortable and relaxed setting. Most everything we serve is made from scratch, in-house, and what we do not make ourselves is all natural and preservative free. All of our desserts are made in-house as well. Our best sellers are fried chicken, collard greens, and mac 'n' cheese, and chocolate pecan pie, but we have much more to offer. Come see us and find out for yourself.
Boone, NC
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Great Southern Food, Great Price”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Amazing food at a great priced. They have fixed menus for every day of the week so there are specials each night. My favorite is their BBQ and their mac-n-cheese is the best I have ever had. It is small and no reservations are taken, so it's best to get there earlier in the evening for dinner.

Visited August 2013
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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“Great local cuisine”
Reviewed September 2, 2013

Stopped for lunch on a day trip. Our waiter gave terrific recommendations, and the food did not disappoint. Meatloaf, catfish, cornbread, biscuits, mac n cheese, butter beans, green beans with chocolate pecan pie and chess pie for dessert - all made with local products and in perfect, well-balanced portions. There is an obvious lack of salt, but the homemade ketchup helped, and this is healthier anyway. Not the easiest place to park, and the specials go quickly, but the other options are wonderful. We will visit again!

  • Visited August 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Sunday Brunch”
Reviewed August 22, 2013

Hotel recommended so we stopped in for Sunday Brunch on August 11th. Host was very busy yet very polite. The food was ok, nothing special. The bacon was excellent. The biscuits were really small and priced per piece. It would be more welcoming to give complimentary bread. The server could have been better groomed and he appeared very disheveled. Will most likely give this place another try.

  • Visited August 2013
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Vero Beach, FL
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“Fantastic!”
Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stop by every time we are in Boone. This place is phenomenal. Everything is homemade from the catchup to the salad dressings. The service was fantastic and the food was even better. We have never been disappointed other than the fact that you will have to wait if you get there and during prime time. It's definitely worth it. I can't say enough good things about this restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
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“Fantastic restaurant.”
Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

I have nothing bad to say about Proper. I loved where it's placed, in a historic building that was a jail in the 1800's. All of the staff was helpful, quick to refill your drink, and took the time to answer questions. The food was fantastic, I had the special which was a London broil. Others had the meat loaf sandwich with various sides. Not one of us were disappointed with the food. Yes, portions are a bit small, but the quality and taste of food makes up for it, and it is a filling meal. I would recommend this to anyone.

  • Visited August 2013
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