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Boone Independent Restaurants, Member Restaurants • Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.

Boone Independent Restaurants, Member Restaurants, Casual DiningBoone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.

 

Casual Dining


The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.Over Yonder
Over Yonderwww.facebook.com/over.yonder.ncwww.overyondernc.com • Over Yonder is a new destination restaurant & bar in Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Located near Blowing Rock, Boone, Banner Elk, and Linville, in The Western North Carolina High Country Mountains. Designed, owned and managed by Executive Chef Andrew Long, Over Yonder restaurant tells the story of historic Appalachian cuisine in a picturesque setting atop the rolling hills and peaks of Valle Crucis, North Carolina. Located across from the Original Mast General Store, a few hundred yards from The Mast Farm Inn. Over Yonder has a full Spirits, Beer, Wine, Mixed Beverage Restaurant ABC license and features a full service bar.• 828.963.6301

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Juice Boonewww.facebook.com/juiceboonewww.juiceboone.com • Cold pressed juicery & superfood smoothie house dedicated to small batch organic production. Made to order and absolutely delicious! We have something for everyone. Make sure you stop in and ask about our super food add-ins. • 828.386.1510

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Kindly Kitchenwww.facebook.com/EatKindlyBoonewww.eatkindlyboone.com • The name “Kindly” is a nod to the Appalachian saying “I thank you kindly.” We are proud to be Boone’s first plant based food establishment, meaning we are 100% Vegan.  We are also 100% gluten free. Our build your own bowl food options change daily to reflect local availability, and allow for creativity. Our smoothies are made from organic frozen, and fresh fruit along with Kindly made coconut milk. • 828.386.6005

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Lost Province Brewing Companywww.lostprovince.comwww.facebook.com/lostprovincebrewingco • Opened in August 2014, Lost Province Brewing Co. is a destination microbrewery and gastrobpub located in historic downtown Boone, NC. We brew authentic and innovative craft beer and serve savory wood fired fare. As a small, family owned and operated business, we are committed to our community, environment and employees and strive above all to provide an experience of gracious hospitality for all of our guests. • 828.265.3506

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Appalachia Cookie Co.www.appcookieco.comwww.facebook.com/appcookieco • Appalachia Cookie Company makes cookies the way your grandma’s grandma made them: from scratch, with real ingredients. Our products range from the traditional (Chocolate Chip, Snickerdoodle, etc…) to the unique (Blueberry White Chocolate Oatmeal, Apple Pie) with a few off the wall flavors like our Bacon & Bourbon cookie with dark chocolate and maple syrup. Our flavors aren’t the only unique aspect about our niche bakery. We also deliver fresh, made to order cookies and ice cold milk until 3am, locally. • 828.355.4448

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Appalachian Mountain Brewerywww.facebook.com/appalachianmountain.brewerywww.amb.beer • Our brewery and tasting room are located at 163 Boone Creek Drive, bordering Boone Creek and Hodges Creek near the Boone Mall. The tasting room features plenty of outdoor seating, a 120 foot long outdoor bar bordering Boone Creek and a covered heated porch perfect for enjoying one of our beers. • 828.263.1111

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Basil’s Fresh Pasta & Deliwww.facebook.com/Basils-Fresh-Pasta-and-Deli-361947910582099www.basilspasta.com • Part tasting room, part cafe, and part market. Join us for a pint of Booneshine beer, a sandwich on Stick Boy bread, and a pound of ravioli to take and cook! We strive to provide wholesome, made from scratch prepared foods using quality ingredients in a comfortable and friendly environment. • 828.386.4066

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Cardinalwww.facebook.com/thecardinalboonewww.thecardinalboone.com • Classic American road food with the freshest ingredients available. Both our menu and cocktail list feature an eclectic mix of hand crafted food and beverages; all prepared in house with an attention to taste and presentation. Our staff works hard to make sure that not only is your experience pleasurable, but that you have fun while you are with us. • 828.355.9600

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Black Cat Burritowww.facebook.com/BlackCat-Burrito-125519154149826www.blackcatburrito.com • Since the year 2000, Black Cat Burrito has established itself as the premiere destination for the finest burritos, quesadillas, nachos, chilis, soups and salads in Boone, NC and the surrounding High Country. We also have a vast selection of beers, wines, and other drinks to choose from …including our soon-to-be infamous KEY-LIME MARGARITAS! • 828.263.9511

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Booneshine Brewingwww.facebook.com/BooneshineBrewingwww.booneshine.beer • Booneshine Brewing Company is a production microbrewery serving restaurants and bars in the High Country. Feel free to stop by and watch us brew through the front windows.  We don’t have a tasting room inside the brewery, however, there is a beautiful tasting room next door inside Basil’s Fresh Pasta and Deli.  Basil’s offers fresh made pasta and sauces as well as appetizers, deli sandwiches and salads. • 828.386.4066

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
CoBo Sushi Bistro & Barwww.facebook.com/cobobistrowww.cobosushi.com • CoBo Sushi Bistro and Bar is a one-of-a-kind dining experience that not only includes the Japanese art of sushi, but also has plenty of non-traditional and contemporary menu items. We have a fun-loving, casual, yet elegant atmosphere that welcomes all. • 828.386.1201

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Eat Crowwww.eatcrownc.com • Dominic Geraghty has been an executive chef for over 30 years serving delicacies in places as far away as New Mexico, Alaska, California, Massachusetts, Scotland, and his native home of England. Brought to North Carolina to open Dominic’s Table at The Inn at Crestwood he later found himself working as executive chef for the exclusive Hound Ears Club.  But without a doubt Dominic found home in 2011 with the opening of his bakery and restaurant called Eat Crow. With the help of his wife, Meryle Geraghty and their dedicated staff, guests enjoy a cozy, eclectic atmosphere with some of the best food in the High Country. • 828.963.8228

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Stick Boy Kitchenwww.facebook.com/stickboybreadcowww.stickboybread.com • After years of customers asking for sandwiches and grumbling about parking and seating, we finally have it all! Opened in 2013, Stick Boy Kitchen (known simply as “the Kitchen” to locals) is our café location conveniently located just off of 321 on Boone Heights Drive. We offer breakfast plates, bagels, soups, sandwiches and salads all made with the same singular focus on quality ingredients, freshness and creativity that Stick Boy is known for. Don’t worry, if you are looking for baked goods, coffee and smoothies we have it all! Stop by get some real food. • 828.268.9900

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Localwww.facebook.com/TheLocalBoonewww.thelocalboone.com • The Local is the hottest spot in Boone for great food and fun times. No one is a stranger here, and there’s a little something for everyone. The Local is a home away from home, where family and friends can come to enjoy a meal, crafted in-house from fresh ingredients, play a game of pool on our billiards tables or relax in our lounge area on comfortable couches with drinks and appetizers. Sports enthusiasts can watch their watch their favorite sporting events on our large flat screen TVs. • 828.266.2179

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Farm To Flame Food Truckwww.facebook.com/Farm-To-Flame-803671116327255www.f2flame.com • The Farm 2 Flame food truck creates a casual dining experience that balances innovation and sustainability. We are committed to the impact we have on the environment from being conscious of how we operate the food truck, we are setting an example for other companies and individuals to follow and we’re proud of it.

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.BIR13
Peppers Restaurant and Barwww.facebook.com/thebaratpepperswww.peppers-restaurant.com • Pepper’s was established in 1975, serving the High Country its first taste of the highest quality deli sandwiches. Since the early days Pepper’s has expanded into a full service restaurant and bar with a menu boasting Certified Angus Beef steaks and deli meats, wild caught seafood, savory pasta dishes, and of course, the famous Pepper’s French Onion Soup, Jean Lawsons, Fried Mushrooms, and Onion Rings! • 828.262.1250

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Waterwheel Caféwww.facebook.com/bbwaterweelcafewww.waterwheelcafe.com • Our newest location – Find us on Highway 105 in Boone and look for the monuments Water Wheel in our parking lot. Expect the classics we’re known for from our Original menu, as well as new and exciting additions! Our lodge-like open floor plan is perfect for large groups, and our cozy booths are great for catching up with friends. • 828.262.1600

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Pedalin’ Pigwww.facebook.com/pedalinpigwww.thepedalinpig.com • From fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs to mouth-watering pork belly tacos, the Pedalin’ Pig offers a menu aimed to please. Renowned local chef turned pit-master, Jarad Blackley, prepares homemade sauces and rubs that will make your taste buds squeal. We use seasonal, local ingredients to pair unique flavors like a blackberry bourbon glaze or the sweet and spicy bite of our signature honey chipotle rub. Our BBQ pits are fired up nightly, slow-roasting locally sourced meats over hickory smoked hardwoods. • 828.898.7500

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Casa Rusticawww.facebook.com/casarusticawww.casarustica1981.com • Peter and Sara Pedroni’s dreams and visions were fulfilled when Casa Rustica Restaurant opened in December of 1981. When Peter found Boone, North Carolina he knew he was in the right spot. Not only did he see a wonderful place to raise his children, Laura and Rick, but he was also reminded of his hometown, Cannobio, in the Lake Region of Italy. • 828.262.5128

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Melanie’s Food Fantasywww.facebook.com/melaniesfoodfantasywww.melaniesfoodfantasy.com • Since 1991, Melanie’s Food Fantasy has operated as a meeting place where great food, conversation, and atmosphere come together. Our Menu has been described as eclectic, unique, and one of a kind.  We have taken years to craft a culinary experience that is special to the dining culture of Boone, NC.  With perhaps the best outdoor dining around, our desire is to serve the most delicious breakfast and lunch that we possibly can.   Fresh fruits, farm-raised eggs, local produce, organic coffee, made to order juice, all come together for your dining pleasure.  You won’t find a lot of pretense or fuss about our food, but what you’ll taste is simply delicious, if we don’t say so ourselves. • 828.263.0300

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Rock Sports Bar & Grillwww.facebook.com/therockboonewww.therocksportsbar.com • The Rock Sports Bar & Grill is Boone’s place for great food, drinks, and wall-to-wall sports coverage. With 42 HD TVs, catch every game including the NFL ticket, SEC, BIG 10 and coverage of Appalachian State sports. We also have the golf channel and Fox Sports Network. Our comprehensive menu includes salads, flatbreads, appetizers, wings, burgers, dogs, sandwiches, entrees and homemade deserts. We offer an affordable lunch menu, plus food & drink specials daily. On select nights, catch team trivia, 45¢ wings, karaoke and dart league. We are open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week, from 11am ‘til midnight. • 828.386.1723

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Boone Bagelrywww.facebook.com/pages/Boone-Bagelry/47686226389www.boonebagelry.com • Locally owned and operated by Tony and Donna Nicastro since 1988, Boone Bagelry is conveniently located in downtown Boone, NC. Whether you’re looking for a great place to enjoy a breakfast meeting or need a place to just get out and chill for a bit, Boone Bagelry has the perfectly affordable and delectable menu for you. Need to stay connected? Enjoy free WiFi! • 828.262.5585

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Dan’l Boone Innwww.facebook.com/pages/Danl-Boone-Inn-Restaurant/349148446074www.danlbooneinn.com • For over 50 years, Dan’l Boone Inn has been serving Boone and the high country delicious home cooked meals, just like you remember at grandma’s house. Our family style meals begin with a salad in the summer and soup in the winter. Three meats and five vegetables are served along with biscuits, preserves, dessert and beverage. A full family style breakfast is served on Saturdays and Sundays.

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Foggy Rock Eatery and Pubwww.facebook.com/foggyrockwww.bobcatalley.com/foggyrock/ • Conceptualized in August of 2010 and then opened in October, Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub is chef Burt Myers’ next original restaurant in the High Country. Here at Foggy Rock, we have a casual dining experience for both lunch and dinner but great food at low prices. Foggy Rock has a Blowing Rock decor and the pub has the most TV’s in town, with NFL Sunday Ticket, ESPN Gameplan and more. Whether you are looking for a family experience or a place to relax for a few hours, Foggy Rock Eatery and Pub is the prefect place for everyone. • 828.295.7262

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Makoto’swww.facebook.com/pages/Makotos-Sushi-Bar/45644504508www.makotos-boone.com • Boone’s original Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar, Makoto’s is the Best Tasting Show in Town! Tableside culinary magic since 1981, Makoto’s offers both Teppanyaki dining as well as a sushi bar. Open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner. Full ABC permits. Outdoor patio dining. Makoto’s opened in Boone in 1981 as a Japanese Steak House. In 2004, Makoto’s moved into it’s new state of the art building. In addition to the teppanyaki dining with the chef preparing your meal right before your eyes, a sushi bar and outdoor patio was added. The very day we opened in our new facility, the owner (Ted Mackorell) was diagnosed with cancer. He passed away the very next year. His longtime GM, Gwen Dhing and her husband and head chef, Ronald Dhing, purchased the restaurant. As the owners, they are still the GM and Head Chef and keep the tradition of Makoto’s “The Best Tasting Show in the High Country” alive. • Meet the Business Owner Gwen D. – “I started working at Makoto’s in 1987 as a waitress while in college at ASU. Upon graduation in 1990, I was promoted to GM. In 2006, after the passing of my longtime boss, Ted Mackorell, my husband and I purchased the restaurant. It is our goal to provide Boone with the tradition they have come to know for the past 30 years… Great Food, Great Service at the “Best Tasting Show in the High Country”. • 828.264.7976

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.BIR16
Mountain Bagelswww.facebook.com/pages/Mountain-Bagels/136195057260 • Welcome to Mountain Bagels where we provide great food in a warm, upbeat, comfortable setting, with fast and friendly service. We make our bagels from scratch, “the old world style”, creating a delicious bagel that you have to taste to believe. Join us for breakfast, lunch or for afternoon tea or coffee. Lunch features soups, salads, chilies, sandwiches and a variety of Mediterranean dishes and vegetarian selections…’n a hole lot more!  • 828.265.4141

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Sunrise Grillwww.facebook.com/SunriseGrillwww.sunrisegrillboone.com • Sunrise Grill is a family owned and run breakfast and lunch restaurant located in the heart of Boone, North Carolina. We strive to provide delicious, varied and creative comfort food, in a relaxed and casual atmosphere. Many of our menu items are true Sunrise originals that you will not find anywhere else. Our customers often describe our food as the best of its kind in Boone and our staff as very friendly, hardworking, helpful and second to none. The quality food, great servers and friendly atmosphere all make Sunrise a local favorite and an alternative to the humdrum options you may find elsewhere. • 828.262.5400

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.BIR7
Tapp Roomwww.facebook.com/TAppRoomBoonewww.tapproom.com • The Tapp Room in Boone, NC is a casual place to kick back and enjoy some good food, a great selection of beer on tap, and good times. We always have 12 different beers on tap featuring domestic, imported and craft beers. The Tapp Room offers up burgers, tacos, wings, fish and chips, and more. It’s not just bar food – it’s GOOD bar food. So, check out our menu and then come down and enjoy. • 828.386.1216

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Peddler Steak Housewww.peddlerofboone.com • The Peddler has long been recognized as “The Steak Place.” Our beef is specially selected heavy western beef. Precise aging adds the proper tenderness and texture. Only natural seasonings are used. All of the Peddler’s steaks are cooked over a glowing Tennessee hickory charcoal. Great Beef, all natural seasonings, exact aging, and real charcoal smoke is why The Peddler is “The Steak Place.” • 828.264.4433

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
The Red Onionwww.facebook.com/The-Red-Onion-228608067166183www.redonionboone.com • One of the classic restaurants in Boone NC, the Red Onion Café opens daily at 11am and serves continuously into the evening. Across from Appalachian State University on Highway 321 near downtown Boone, the restaurant offers convenient dining for Appalachian football and basketball games and other campus events. • 828.264.5470

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.Woodlands Barbecue & Pickin' Parlor
Woodlands Barbecue & Pickin’ Parlorwww.facebook.com/woodlands.bbqwww.woodlandsbbq.com • Located just minutes south the Blue Ridge Parkway on Highway 321 Bypass in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, The Woodlands Restaurant specializes in North Carolina Barbecue Pork and Ribs, catering, great food and nightly entertainment. Our Restaurant’s Menu features barbecue beef, pork, chicken and ribs. Home style Mexican food as well. Catering Services also available! • 828.295.3651

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Grandview Restaurantwww.facebook.com/grandviewrestaurantwww.grandview-restaurant.com • Breakfast Served All Day. You can sleep in and still get breakfast until 2:00pm on the weekdays and 3:00pm on the weekends. Daily Lunch Specials. Homemade specials made daily ranging from corned beef reubens to spinach salads. Amazing views of Grandfather Mountain at just about any seat. • 828.963.4573

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Primo’swww.facebook.com/Primos-Pizza-Pasta-Subs-in-Boone-233640430723www.boonepizzapasta.com •  Primo’s is an Italian Restaurant. It is a pizza place. It is a great place to bring your family, or come with your friends to watch a game. Primo’s is the kind of place you come to just have a beer and a slice, but end up staying for 3 hours and having dessert. It is a cool place to enjoy a cold drink and live music on the patio. Primo’s is kinda casual and kinda fancy. • 828.355.9800

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Stick Boy Bread Co.www.facebook.com/stickboybreadcowww.stickboybread.com • Situated on Hardin Street across from the campus of Appalachians State, come visit us at the original Stick Boy location where we have been sharing our love of food with High Country since 2001. Using traditional ingredient and methods, we produce a wide range of baked goods and also have a full espresso and smoothie bar. We only have about a dozen parking spots and even fewer seats, but in this bustling production bakery you’ll find naturally fermented sourdough loaves, chocolate torte, cream cheese cinnamon rolls and a delicious frothy cappuccino. • 828.268.9900

The official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
Our Daily Breadwww.tripadvisor.comwww.yelp.com/biz/our-daily-bread-boone • A small cafe tucked away on Boone’s busy King Street. Great for lunch with a variety of excellent sandwiches and soups in a casual atmosphere. ODB only uses local and organic produce in season. Located just across the street from Mast Store’s Old Boone Mercantile. • 828.264.0173


Boone Independent Restaurants, Member Restaurants • Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.Boone Independent Restaurants, Member Restaurants • Boone Independent Restaurants is a organization founded by local independent restaurants, to present and promote the outstanding independent restaurants that are an important part of the Boone area community, local history and culinary culture. It is the official organization of the independent restaurants of Boone, Blowing Rock, Valle Crucis, and the surrounding Western North Carolina towns & villages.
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