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Papa Joe's

8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
+1 828-295-3239
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor15%
  • Terrible17%
Travellers talk about
“lasagna” (11 reviews)
“fried catfish” (3 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 23:00 Hours
Italian, American, Pizza
€€ - €€€
8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
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Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is a great local restaurant for affordable yet tasty lunch time faire. The take-no-prisoners waitress brooks no customer lip but provides fast and accurate service. I had the catfish special, and it was delicious.

Thank Gregory B
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was the only full breakfast place we found open and we sure were glad. Our breakfast was really good.

Thank Lana T
Reviewed 15 December 2017

Stopped by for dinner even though the parking lot was empty (the lights were on). This week was slow everywhere but the restaurant served up excellent lasagne and penne pasta with Italian sausage.

Thank Dave C
Reviewed 23 October 2017

This past Sunday my boyfriend and I attempted to eat brunch here. Wait staff walked past us multiple times while we stood beside the wait to be seated sign. After about 10 minutes someone finally spoke to us and said they were going to clean...More

Thank Kasey J
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

One of our local favorites. A Blowing Rock staple for years. Pizza is always made with fresh ingredients and home made sauce. The crispy crust supreme is loaded with toppings and can be customized to your taste. Had ours "to go" tonite. Have also enjoyed...More

Thank 088Traveler880
Reviewed 13 October 2017

I'm white, my mom is black and it was very obvious our waitress didn't want to serve her. I forced her to acknowledge my mom first by ignoring her until she addressed my mom. Two other tables came in after us got their food before...More

Thank donnasess
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

We were a group of five. Everyone agreed that the food was awful. Biscuits were heavy and doughy, grits were okay, potato casserole was tasteless and service was slow. One of our group said her eggs were too runny. They said they would replace them....More

Thank BethM1313
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I'm basing my review based on my experience for my and my wife's breakfast on Sunday morning at 11:30. We randomly chose Papa John's because our targeted destination was offering only a buffet at $19 per person. As we were driving back home to SC...More

Thank captmorgan40
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Would not recommend this restaurant and wish we would have read TripAdvisor before going here. The pasta was mushy and the sauce was heavy with tomato paste. I had the chicken marsala and the chicken was okay. The pizza seemed like it may be from...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 9 August 2017

ONLY place in town with a 5-star Wisconsin style Friday Night FISH Fry. As for their other foods, not 5 stars. I've tried so hard to love this place. Italian food is my favorite. And maybe all it needs is some extra salt on the...More

1  Thank Bethie D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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