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The New Public House

239 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
+1 828-295-3487
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“pork hash” (5 reviews)
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American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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239 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The parking is difficult and if you have to park any distance away it is hilly. The chairs are uncomfortable but if you get the bench side it is good. Service was good. Food average and dessert a disappointment.

Thank Paula E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here on Tuesday night. half price wine by then bottle or glass. Wonderful meal. One of us had lamb burger cooked perfectly. Chared on outside almost raw inside. It was cooked perfectly. I had the Shrimp burger. Outside of the coast, I have never...More

Thank Tennie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

See review of the hotel. The food was really good, and a much better included breakfast than most hotels. (A nice surprise, since we didn't realize it was included when we booked.)

Thank NJSC1985
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you make reservations on Sunday make sure you request back dining room. Don’t make a mistake and get seated in the front dining room or bar area. Space in front room is so crowded you can breast move your elbow to get the fork...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had dinner here, and they had their regular menu, along with a price fixed menu. On it, you could choose between a selection of options that also included your beverage of choice -- tea, coffee, a red or white wine, or...More

Thank packliteFl0rida
Reviewed 15 October 2018

I stayed here for 3 nights last week. It rained the entire time. But no worries, because the food, drinks and service were top notch. Coconut shrimp, cheeseburger, fish and fries, breakfast....they were all delicious! And they serve a drink called White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle...More

Thank Dee M
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

We stopped off in Blowing Rock on the way to the airport in Charlotte and we wanted a good brunch. We really picked the right place! We had the breakfast sandwiches and we were not disappointed! The biscuits were huge- they call them cat head...More

Thank annesX4191VL
Reviewed 10 October 2018

The Brunch was delicious! I had the Eggs Sardou and the eggs and meal could not have been more perfect. I swapped out the potatoes for creamy grits. DELICIOUS My dining companions had the seafood crepes and not a bite was left on the plate....More

Thank TravelGirl33
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Excellent service and food. I have eaten most of the items on the menu and not had anything I didn't love.

Thank southwestguy
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Servers are very nice and attentive. Food is great! A great place to eat for a special occasion. Making a reservation ahead of time is a smart idea, and if you want to eat outdoors, be sure and let them know ahead of time. It...More

Thank Sunshine820889
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23 August 2016|
Response from Karen B | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do serve a nice breakfast.
23 August 2016|
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Response from Lee R | Reviewed this property |
Have had breakfast there several times. Is as good as the suppers. You will enjoy!
16 February 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:30
08:00 - 11:00
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 11:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
08:00 - 13:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 239 Sunset Dr, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-7206
    (Hill St.)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3487
  • E-mail
Big Flavors - Casual Dining. The New Public House restaurant offers reasonably priced, delicious favorites in a relaxed, comfortable, and exciting environment. The New food concept was created by-renowned chef Michael Foreman. He supports local purveyors, regional flavors and offers a "NC farm to table" experience. The restaurant's bar is available for meeting friends and enjoying a drink or a meal in more casual setting. Offerings include our small plates specialties, as well as local NC beers; great wines by the glass and exotic, specialty cocktails by our own mixologist
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