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8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
+1 828-295-3239
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Average wait time in Blowing Rock - pleasant environment - all have to remember you are in the mountains!

Thank Slancas759
Boone, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Although the food was not bad the service was awful. The waitress ignored us and it took forever for breakfast foods to cook and arrive at the table.The restroom was filthy and no paper towels in the holder to wipe hands. Our out of town guests were not impressed.

Thank Trachar
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Papa Joe's is one of favorite places to eat! Daily specials are great, Thursday cheeseburger special is very popular in town. Joe, Cindy and Hayley are always attentive, and again, food is excellent.

Thank laja28605
Belleville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

We came in around 4 PM and they said they weren't open yet but accomodated us anyway. Nothing special.

Thank roadqueen1340
Boone, NC
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We just recently moved to Blowing Rock from Boone, and this is the first time we've ever tried Papa Joe's, even though we've known it has been there for many years. Honestly, I'm not sure how this place is still in business. We went on a Friday night and there were only two other people eating there at 6pm. Not... More 

Thank RahnC
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We've been to Joe's a number of times over the past year. The menu is quite extensive, far more than just Italian as the full name would imply. Breakfast offers all the traditional fare. Lunch includes sandwiches, veggies, salads, pizza and classic Italian dishes and daily specials. Dinner expands the Italian offerings but also includes some diverse choices from steaks... More 

Thank BillAndKT
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129 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

party of 6. we all agreed the food was so-so to bad. Ziti was cooked dry, sauce was burnt. Calimari was good but that was the only bright part of the meal.

Thank chuckland
Spartanburg, South Carolina
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78 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

We had the supreme pizza. It was good with a thin crust which we like. I have had better, but it was a good meal for the evening.

Thank Ed D
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

If you eat at Papa Joe's you should probably stick with the Italian dishes. I wanted a vegetable plate and everything tasted canned or frozen including the biscuit. My son's sirloin was burned on the outside and uncooked inside. The chicken sandwich was tough. The steak fries were very good. Wouldn't waste my time or money here again.

Thank Tina W
Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

Papa Joe's is fantastic. Wonderful food - especially the pizza. Much better than Mellow Mushroom (downtown Blowing Rock) and far less crowded. This is a true local spot. Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner are all excellent.

Thank campboydwest

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Pizza, Italian
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?