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Bistro Roca

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143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
+1 828-295-4008
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Today
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Mon 11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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Paris, France
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We ate our first dinner in town here and it didn't disappoint. The service was also *excellent* and above-and-beyond. Great wines as well (and I come from France, so finding great wines in the States isn't always super easy).

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Thank Melissa W
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58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always look forward to dining at Bistro Roca on our annual visit to Blowing Rock. This year's visit was another wonderful one! Great food, great service, great atmosphere. We love that the experience each year remains consistent. The Jack Daniels coconut dessert was excellent!! Can't wait to visit again next year!

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Thank Melissa N
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This local favorite was recommended by friends. It's cozy with a nice fireplace. No loud music and well behaved children is a plus. We had a steak and a seafood special. The fish was spectacular with a wonderful sauce and great presentation. Steak was okay but I'd probably get the fish the next time. Service was slow and we weren't... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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38 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the non-locals, a life time ago this great restaurant was one of the very, very few bars in the region. As a result, it was always full of obnoxious college students. Those same obnoxious college students now know this is one of the best restaurants in the entire area. Those of us nearby, eat there often! Luckily much of... More 

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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26 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The place is cool. Great atmosphere. It is always crowded with locals and tourists. The service is good and the food is good, rarely great.

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Thank Dave R
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bistro Roca is a gem tucked away in Blowing Rock. The food is beautifully presented and delicious. We love everything we've tried. We love the atmosphere, the service, and the food. The salad sampler is so simple yet so tasty! We've enjoyed the Black and Blue steak and the mountain trout.

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Thank Melissa B
Boca Raton, Florida
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wood burning pizza oven but also steaks and fish...The vibe is always fun and the decor is warm. You can eat expensive or just have pesto pizza and roasted brussel sprouts. The food is always great

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Thank Abby F
Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bistro Roca is always consistent. We've had brunch, lunch, and dinner here multiple times and always come back. The pizzas are spectacular and the Brussels sprouts salad (Seasonal) is something never to miss!

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Thank LeighWallaceDodd
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All around food was great. Little pricey for amount you get. Atmosphere is very nice and quaint. Service as good.

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Thank Brian P
Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I recently had lunch at Bistro Boca. It was snowing outside, and we were seated next to the fire, and it was wonderfully warm. The food was creative and excellent. My burger was terrific, and my wife had their Cuban dish which she thought was great. We will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-4008
Description
One of Blowing Rock's most popular restaurants, Bistro Roca serves inventive American Bistro cuisine from Chef Seth Parker in a rustic yet elegant setting. Bistro Roca's superb staff combines efficient service with gracious hospitality and will delight you with a great selection of wines and mixed drinks from Antlers Bar

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