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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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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 6 September 2018

I was traveling solo and a little worried about eating out on my own. The New Public House made my evening so relaxed and enjoyable that I would do this again anytime! The food was great, the service was excellent, the ambiance was great, especially...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AbbyK23
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

We stayed the night and the inn is lovely, food is delicious. Service at the restaurant could use some work. We waited for about 1 hour for appetizers and still had to ask for plates and silverware. The waitress was not very knowledgeable about the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dacia M
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

What used be so reliable and delicious, has now become a huge disappointment. Made advance reservations for Wednesday night. Arrived on time and waited for a few minutes since the front desk was covered up. About 4 minutes later, we got the attention of the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The pork chop was way too salty, the gazpacho was "ok", and the cute metal chairs in the main dining room are super uncomfortable.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank BillB3838
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Well executed and varied menu from appealing appetizers to a good selection of small plates to regular entrees. Too many options to name. Casual and comfortable atmosphere. Appears to be popular with locals. Thanks to Tyler for great service! Just a block off the main...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank cjab1817
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Decided on this place because it was my birthday and when you see the name New Public House, you naturally assume they will have a good beer selection....wrong. My mistake I did not ask that in advance, wanted and IPA and the only one they...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Tim T
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Whilst staying at the Alpine Village Inn, our host recommended this restaurant for breakfast. Well we finally know what Americans call a biscuit! The waiter was great and asked us many questions regarding London and our way of life. The food and portions were great...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank 511douglasd
Reviewed 19 August 2018

Now Wiener Wednesday is on our list of fun things to do during the week in Blowing Rock. But, it was our Naples, FL friends who discovered it while they rented a place in town for a month. Now, we're spreading the word to our...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank DK B
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

My husband took me here for breakfast this morning. We were pleasantly greeted by the host/manager. The waitress got my order wrong but the manager handled it and went above and beyond to fix it. The food was excellent and we were beyond please. Can't...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Melissa B
Reviewed 13 August 2018

We went to New Public House on a rainy Sunday afternoon. We entered the restaurant and waited. And waited. And waited to be seated. We were seated at a blank table; no silverware, no glasses, no condiments. Our waitress brought us the lovely paper menus....More

Date of visit: August 2018
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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, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
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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