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The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant

136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
+1 888-669-5991
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good20%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“pot roast” (17 reviews)
“trout” (21 reviews)
“steak” (16 reviews)
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136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
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Reviewed 2 days ago

First, believe all the wonderful reviews. I agree with all the good ones. Secondly, the leftovers (eaten the next day) remind you how pleasing the previous evening's meal was. Based on others comments, I sense whatever you order (limited menu, but a wide variation of...More

Thank fredfrogAshevilleNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

See my review on September 5. Serves Breakfast and Dinner. Fantastic food, good wine selection, excellent wait staff and a great atmosphere. You will enjoy the food and the overall B&B.

Thank Kelsey94
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Some dear friends of our took us to the Red Rocker Inn for dinner our last night in North Carolina and I am so glad we did the meal was excellent. I had to try the blue cheese meatloaf as I love blue cheese and...More

Thank scott n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Black Mountain we chose the Inn for dinner the first night and it set the bar high for rest of our weekend. Reservations accepted but probably not necessary last night. Special salad with sundried tomatoes and buttermilk dressing was great. Ribeye steak,...More

Thank SRQtravelqueen
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello travelqueen! I like that name! Thanks so much for dining at The Red Rocker Inn. It sounds like you enjoyed your evening from beginning to end. I'm glad you stuck it out for a sample of our coconut cake - great choice! Plan on...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were referred to The Red Rocker for dinner by our B&B hosts, and the meal and atmosphere were excellent. The meun is not extensive, but it wasn't an easy choice for us to decide between the offerings. Both of us were pleased with our...More

Thank FAye B
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello and thank you for the dinner visit! And thanks to your B&B hosts for recommending us. Maybe next time you are in town you can try something new on the menu. Hope we see you again!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While visiting Asheville, we decided to stop over and check out Black Mountain. This is a great little town with lots to see and loads of character. The Red Rocker may have been the highlight. The menu was perfect, which in my opinion means "not...More

Thank David S
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi David, WOW! Thanks for the great review! I'm just thrilled that you loved your Red Rocker Inn visit. Just a word about that meatloaf - did you know it is made from prime rib? We cut our own rib eye steaks and chops and...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

We've been to the Red Rocker to eat many times, and have NEVER been disappointed. Recently had my 50th Birthday dinner at the Red Rocker with six of us in attendance-appetizers to desserts were just outstanding. The seating, our server( who made our entire evening...More

Thank Denise H
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2017

Happy Birthday, Denise! Thanks so much for allowing The Red Rocker Inn to help make it the occasion you deserve. We're so glad it was a special celebration and that everyone loved their food. That's what we work for! Thank you for the review and...More

Reviewed 18 July 2017

My wife and I enjoyed our 22nd Anniversary at the Red Rocker Inn. The service was exceptional. The food was a mouthful of awesome. The warm biscuits with the homemade apple butter melted in your mouth. I had the salmon, and my wife had the...More

Thank Jerry J
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

"A mouthful of awesome...." I like that description! Thanks for coming here to celebrate your anniversary and thanks for telling the world about it. Happy Anniversary and wishing you many more!

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We were able to celebrate a milestone birthday for a cousin at the Inn. This was a large party and the staff managed to deliver each course on time. Since the entrees were individual customer choice, there was an opportunity to see so many delicious...More

Thank Barbara P
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2017

Hi Barbara, Thanks for reviewing us. We're so glad everyone had a great meal and that you discovered the pure joy of buttermilk biscuits and apple butter - nothin' better!

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

On recommendation of a friend, five of us ate dinner here. We had savory pot roast, delicious lemon butter chicken, and delightful trout. All were perfect. The chef knows his stuff. The biscuits and apple butter made a nice accompaniment, and the cobbler and other...More

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redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 27 June 2017

Hi Laura, It was our delight to be able to serve you and your friends. Thanks so much for coming and thanks even more for writing such a positive recommendation. My only correction would be ... "The chef knows her stuff"! Our chef, Kaylea, is...More

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Sandra M
2 January 2017|
Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, thanks for asking about Red Rocker Inn delivery. We're not really well set up for delivery and don't have the catering equipment, hot boxes, etc. So sorry, but no we can't do that. Sometimes people order dinners... More
17 March 2015|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Folks were mostly casual when we were there. Fireplace, yes if it is chilly, but the windows look out over a nice lawn and plantings. We were encouraged to sake dinner reservations and I would highly suggest... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 19:30
17:00 - 20:00
17:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 888-669-5991
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