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Bistro Roca

143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
+1 828-295-4008
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Second time going to this restaurant because it was opened late in the off season. Loved the food and just as good as the last visit. Mountain Trout was cooked just right and the Crab Carbonara was delicious. The Brulee finished off the meal well....More

Thank Mary K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to wait a little while for our food but it was worth it. We both had the wood-fired pizza—we both agreed my blackened shrimp was the better of the two! We also had the oyster appetizer and the flavor was amazing. There are...More

Thank Shannon L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We come here often. It’s a short walk from the lake in banner elk which is lovely to walk around after dinner. Had the fig app w out prosciutto. Better this time then last time we had them. A table favorite was the French fries....More

Thank KHRJ16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food here. We got the brisket and Mac n cheese and calamari. Brisket was actually not as good as everything else. Beer selection great!! Dragons Milk!! I thought a little overpriced but I’d prob go back.

Thank thorbach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is off the main street in the woods behind blowing rock park. Lodge feeling with great food , drinks, service, with a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Charles Y
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great cocktails with awesome service! Best in town by far! The calamari was fantastic and tender. Black and Blu steak was cooked perfectly with tons of flavor! Definitely will be back soon.

Thank harp2234
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Started our evening at the bar, and had a lovely Smoked Manhattan made by Tina. After some great conversation, we moved over to a table by the fire. Our server, AJ, was extremely attentive. Ordered the Wahoo special and WOW was that delicious. The shrimp...More

2  Thank Anna-Jane T
Reviewed 15 March 2018

The lady and I had a wonderful time at the Bistro Roca. Great drinks, and the food that followed was incredible. Not to mention, our outstanding service.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 6 March 2018

My husband and I drove in from SC this afternoon for a week of meetings in the area. Looking for a place to have dinner we found Bistro Roca online with high reviews. We got to the restaurant right at 5:00 and there were only...More

1  Thank KingRanchGirl
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The lobster mac and cheese was not very good..seemed like it was baked with too many bread crumbs. Also on our previous visit,some menu items were not available..just seems they are living on their reputation...food has gone downhill...service good ..atmosphere great

2  Thank patriciah2639MI
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Response from JLS8040 | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, but looks like this is answered.
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Response from dana m | Reviewed this property |
No but there are a few others in Blowing Rock, downtown that dogs can sit with you outside. And they bring them water.
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Yes, they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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