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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
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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Durham, North Carolina
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30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Tries to be an upscale place to please the bistro/gastro crowd. Really just a slightly above average bar/steakhouse with decent decor, just OK service, overpriced food and drinks. Certainly a nice place to bring grandma, but seek elsewhere if you are coming for food that is better than your local chain bar.

Thank kozmoboxman
Goldsboro, North Carolina
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most unfriendly and unhelpful staff which makes me think poor training and support from Management. First started with the hostess, then bartender in the bar, to waitress. Not at all accomodating, and they all acted as if they did not care if you came back. Food was above average but all we talked about is how rude the waitress and... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for an early dinner. Nice bar-good craft beer, wine and cocktail selection. Salads were good as were the flatbreads and sandwiches/burgers. Beet salad is a standout. Hostess, however, could use some help...we were there to spend money and had a large group but were willing to split up to different tables and even order at the bar. She... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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153 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a great lunch at Bistro Roca and Antlers Bar in Blowing Rock, North Carolina. The flat bread was excellent with unique flavors. Service was great. Recommend.

Thank Robert C
United States
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bistro Roca was recommended by the hostess at the Village Cafe as they were fully booked. We weren't disappointed. The decor is ski lodge chic, but the food and service were very good.

Thank Peter W
Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had dinner there and it was lovely. Busy, yet not distracting. Loved all the dog pictures in the bar. Food and service were very good.

Thank anne h
Boone, North Carolina
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31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoy the ambiance of a very nice dining experience with good service, the comforts of home and a unique and appealing menu. There are delicious food choices for everyone; great bar, and a truly happy feeling. This is a worthwhile stop, off Main Street in the Village and close enough to walk.

Thank jbc1940
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My sister and I took my mom to this restaurant and go the Lemon Halibut special and the trout. AMAZING! My mom was not feeling well and just wanted soup which was not on the menu. Our server, John, did everything he could to help her by finding stock and bases from other dishes to have the kitchen make her... More 

Thank Funtimesin2015
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bistro Roca never fails to deliver a fabulous meal. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the service is superb.

Thank koochmar
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We done here often- wonderful food, atmosphere and staff. Wood fired oven, beautiful rustic interior and great menu.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Takeout
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
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
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?