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“Wonderful Restaurant”

Gamekeeper Restaurant
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Ranked #10 of 149 Restaurants in Boone
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$50 - US$50
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Good for: Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: 100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee
Melbourne, Florida
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“Wonderful Restaurant”
Reviewed 8 July 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

You will be surprised at the menu selections, friendly service and wonderful tastes. Great wine selections. Save room for after dinner sweets...yummy. This was a great evening with my bride of over 40 years. One of our favorite "special" places to dine in the high country. A bit pricey and a bit rustic, but very much worth

Visited June 2014
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Summerfield, North Carolina
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131 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
“Lovely Location, Great Food...but Different”
Reviewed 5 July 2014

True, to its name, Gamekeeper offers many different meats to tempt the customer. The men in our group always try the more exotic fare, but I love their soups, salads, and desserts. Appetizers can be fun..salmon fritters served on a rock? All good.

This restaurant is off the beaten track and is even open in the cold mountain winters. We have always had good service as well as great food, and as older folks appreciate the valet parking and the ramp, as the stone stairs in this very traditional mountain setting can be tricky.

It takes a few extra minutes on a curvy road to get there, but we feel it is worth the drive.

  • Visited July 2014
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Boone
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Nice for a special occasion”
Reviewed 30 June 2014 via mobile

Went to The Gamekeeper to celebrate a birthday/graduation. Very nice but still on the casual side. Beautiful setting, parking is a little difficult if you have a big car/truck. Our meals were delicious, duck, rabbit, and wahoo.

Our server was not as attentive and friendly as all the other staff. For the money it costs to eat here, we expected more than okay. However, we will go again.

  • Visited June 2014
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Greenville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Beautiful view--delicious dinner”
Reviewed 27 June 2014

The Gamekeeper was the treat meal of our honeymoon in the NC mountains and they did not disappoint. The atmosphere was lovely and our server, Jennifer, was outstanding. We enjoyed 4 courses and several different drinks from the bar between us, and loved every single item. The food was different, but somehow comforting and we truly enjoyed our experience. A little pricey, but a great choice for a special night out. The Gamekeeper will exceed expectations.

  • Visited June 2014
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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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37 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Great Birthday Celebration”
Reviewed 19 June 2014

To celebrate my husband's birthday, I made reservations for an outside table at the Gamekeeper. The weather cooperated as it was a nice evening. Perfect blue sky, slight wind, and the view at sunset was worth the drive down the narrow, curvy mountain road. The meal was great, not hurried at all, and the service was exceptional. Our waitress and hostess knew all about the various entrees, and the meals were not only beautiful to look at, they tasted great. Definitely worth a visit!

  • Visited June 2014
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