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The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge

202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
+1 828-295-3644
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  • Excellent91%
  • Very good5%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As guests at the Gideon Ridge Inn - we had the pleasure of dining in their restaurant two evenings in a row. Our first evening, after a day of traveling on planes and in cars, we opted for a lighter meal, trying two starters each....More

Thank Beth W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner and breakfast on the Gideon Ridge Restaurant. The food was excellent, and we will definitely dine there again.

Thank AnnMarieL79
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The perfect spot for an intimate dinner to celebrate a special occasion or just to treat yourself to an enjoyable experience.

Thank Pat C
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visited while on vacation in the area. This restaurant was hard to find, especially in thick fog, but worth it. Service was exceptional. McKenzie, our server, had a great personality and was very helpful with the menu choices. The Beef Spinalis appetizer was perfectly done...More

Thank 23stevew
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

A Tuesday evening unrushed dinner at the Gideon Ridge Inn. The service was extremely friendly and efficient. The food all beautifully prepared and excellent taste. My pork chop may have been the best I ever have eaten. If weather permits sit outside. Get there early...More

Thank Mike H
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Gideon Ridge with my daughter and son-in law. What a wonderful experience! The Spinalus, Prawns, and Cheese Plate were wonderful starters. The Potato Leek Soup was out of this world! The Heritage pork was fabulous. We were too full for dessert. That view,...More

Thank mtheriault97
Reviewed 7 October 2018

We were seated outside on their beautiful multi-level patio. We were disappointed in the menu selection. My wife wanted the lamb entre, but they ran out of lamb and subsituted pork. I had a vegatatian dish that was too salty, but the chicken liver pate...More

Thank Pawleysonthebeach
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We were thrilled to have dinner when we arrived at the inn for our weekend stay. We started off with assorted cheese plate which was wonderful! Everything we ate the corn chowder and Del Montico was prepared to perfection. The overall best part of the...More

Thank Celeste D
Reviewed 26 September 2018

We stayed at Gideon Ridge Inn for our 15 yr anniversary and had the pleasure of getting a 5:30 reservation at the restaurant. At first I was not happy we had such an early time, but it worked out perfect. We were the first people...More

1  Thank Angela_CharlieTravel
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Readers, please ignore some silly postings about a dress code here- I don't think there is one. Men definitely don't need a sport coat. If you are enjoying a rustic mountain vacation, who wants to dress up? In the summer you might not want to...More

Thank anonj
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15 September 2017|
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Response from David6409 | Reviewed this property |
I have been there several times and to the best of my knowledge they do not offer live entertainment.
4 November 2016|
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Response from Sligome | Reviewed this property |
Yes enjoy
5 November 2015|
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Response from nomad55_8 | Reviewed this property |
No dress code the food speaks for it's self
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$25 - US$50
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
View, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 202 Gideon Ridge Rd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6400
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3644
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Located on top of Gideon Ridge, guests enjoy dining Al Fresco or in our intimate dining room. The cuisine is an eclectic blend of the freshest mountain ingredients, prepared in the classical style. Dinner served Tuesday - Saturday by reservation.
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