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Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge

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American, Brew Pub, Pub
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4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
+1 828-765-9696
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a wonderful weekend at the Blind Squirrel Campground over Easter. The brewery was excellent too. The staff (Joanna, Colin, Chris, Mac and Phillip) were very nice and helpful with our large group of campers. We'll be back!!

Thank Tim C
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63 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having tried their beer at one of my favorite restaurants (Epic Chophouse in Mooresville), I decided to look them up for more info. The website left much to ask for, but their Instagram had such awesome photos of the location in Plumtree that a trip would just have to be made. As we were arriving, I couldn't believe we... More 

Thank Raijoh
NutsAboutBeer, Director of Sales at Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge, responded to this review

Raijoh, Thank you for taking the time to come check us out from Mooresville. Thanks for following our social media, we enjoy sharing the beautiful sights of Plumtree with everyone. Sorry that you did not enjoy your dining experience. We hold a high Health Department rating, with our refrigerators and deserts never being an issue. A lot of our staff... More 

Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

We are going back again 4/17/17 staying right down the road on the river.We are bikers so the back road on 19 is a real nice ride so on our way home we stop off for a app and a beer at least a couple of times during our vacation .

Thank Frank D
Management response:

The views on 19E in Plumtree could not be more scenic. We look forward to having you back in the area. See you soon! Cheers! More 

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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This is a special place. We love the beer, the food and the atmosphere. It is a must do when visting the high Country. They have a zipline tour and disc golf.

Thank Jim W
Management response:

We couldn't agree more-- this place is special. It is a one-of-a-kind mountain destination in the High Country. Thank you for the kind words. See you soon! Cheers! More 

Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

My husband and I try to come up to the Blind Squirrel from Rutherford county at least every other weekend. The staff are so friendly and the service is awesome! I must give a shout out to Lindsay and Will here, as both are so knowledgeable about the menu and brews. I don't remember how many taps they have, but... More 

1 Thank Sharon L
Management response:

Thank you so much for the stellar review! Since warmer days are ahead, hopefully it won't be too long before we are back on the River Deck. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers! More 

Bakersville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016

I took a group of 6 work colleagues there for a summer outing for beer, and lunch, but ended up tubing down the river. The atmosphere is that of a great pub with amazing food and possibly the best beer I have had in the south! We came for lunch and stayed for dinner, both meals were amazing. I would... More 

1 Thank phillipc836
Management response:

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us this summer! When you're here, you are indeed part of the Blind Squirrel family. Come back and see us soon, don't forget to pick up that t-shirt. CHEERS! More 

Level Contributor
8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

The owners were simply amazing. And beyond helpful and accommodating. We had a big group, consisting of 6 adults and 8 children, all meeting to stay at their Lodge Retreat, family traveling from Florida and from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The lodge was absolutely perfect. The grounds and views were breathtaking. Then dinner reservations at their amazing Restaurant were perfect... More 

Thank jessica g
Management response:

It was a fantastic Thanksgiving for us too! Thank you for choosing to spend such a special day with all of us here in Plumtree. Hopefully this can become a new family tradition! We truly appreciate such a shining review. See you again soon! Cheers! More 

Everett, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

Great meal. We recommended to other wedding guests staying in town and they also enjoyed their food.

Thank Pam B
Management response:

Thank you for the recommendations and choosing to spend some time with us! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your meal. Come back soon and explore our menu-- you can never go wrong. Cheers! More 

Douglas, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We had our Thanksgiving meal here and it was AMAZING! It was buffet style with all the classics and MORE! We had a large group of 14 and they were able to accommodate us all. Our waitress was wonderful and was very kind to take family pictures for us to cherish forever. <3 Edie and Will (the owners) are OUTSTANDING!... More 

Thank Laurie1980
Management response:

Thank you for choosing to spend your Thanksgiving with us here in Plumtree! We are so happy you could enjoy the Holiday with us. Hopefully it can become the new family tradition! See you soon! Cheers! More 

Brandon, Florida, United States
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

The restaurant/brewery is in a very small town in the mountains. We tried the sample serving of the beers and every one was excellent! We also had one of the tater tot appetizer which was amazing. They have several different tater tot dishes, with different toppings. The staff could not have been nicer. I would highly recommend Blind Squirrel for... More 

Thank Paula A
Management response:

Thank you for a wonderful review! All of our beers are delicious and made onsite! It is fantastic to hear that you could sample some new favorites. Come back and spend a weekend with us here in Plumtree! Cheers! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Brew Pub, Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Plumtree
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-9696
The Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge is an award winning craft brewery, 5 Bedroom Lodge, Restaurant, Winery, & Disc Golf Course. Our gift shop features branded clothing and merchandise, as well as unique gifts & pottery. Visit our facilities year round on Fri-Sun or plan a private event for any day of the week. We offer a fantastic pub style menu as well as creative appetizers and featured entrees. We specialize in weddings, corporate dinners, & other private functions throughout the year and can work with you to create the perfect menu for your event. Lodging ranges from $100-$130 a night and amenities include unrestricted access to the disc golf course and North Toe River.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?