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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 yesterday via mobile

Always a great experience! Excellent service. Always look forward to seeing what the chef puts on the menu and are pleasantly surprised with the pairings.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 36melissan
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant does not just offer dinner - it offers a dining experience. Our waiter, Joseph, was very knowledgeable about the food and the wine. we LOVED it. Our stay at the Inn also included breakfast and it was fabulous too.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank gundersons
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Breakfast: The food was very good - both meals. Ran out of coffee both mornings and had to make more which you’d think they’d be better prepared at breakfast hour. Also ran out of cream. It’s the details and staying on top of them. Dinner:...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JLRluvs2travel
Reviewed 28 November 2018

We've eaten here three times, and each time the experience was the same: outstanding food but a fail on the service side. First the food: the menu is limited but everything is fantastic! Now for the service side: the wait staff is very polite and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank nodakwheels
Reviewed 17 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Beth W
Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AnnMarieL79
Reviewed 11 October 2018

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

Date of visit: September 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
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

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mtheriault97
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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, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic
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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