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Rowland's Restaurant

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224 Westglow Cir, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-8100 (HWY 221 South)
+1 828-295-4463
17:30 - 20:30
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44 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff want to provide for all your preferences at Rowland's. Any request for special meals and special times to eat was provided. The food actually makes you feel better since it is of high quality and ingredients. You will enjoy any and every meal you eat at Rowland's. Highly recommended!

Thank Yvonne C
Trade, Tennessee
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We love this restaurant. Have had several birthday celebrations, anniversaries and intimate dinners here. Wine list is very nice without being pretentious and food selections are always top quality and tasty. If you love the highlands you have to visit Rowlands! Give the Westglow Spa a try, too. I promise you will not be disappointed. Best foot massage since Thailand.

Thank JSH247
Abingdon, Virginia
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49 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Everything is made to perfection. The staff is makes the experience even more of a dining experience. I have dinned at Rowland's two nights in a row and everything is exceptional, the sea bass is a must!

1 Thank RMazzei
Guntersville, Alabama
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60 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We made reservations well ahead having seen that Rowlands was one of the top 10 restaurants in WNC. We had to see for ourselves. They passed our test with flying colors. We were seated in the sun room and were immediately and continually cared for by Jessica. The menu had several interesting items that made choices difficult. I always opt... More 

Thank Sammc238
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25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Everything at this restaurant was 1st Class. I would compare it any of the great restaurants in the Napa Valley. The service, presentation, taste, and view were all over the top. It was well worth the price and the drive up the hill.

Thank Chuck S
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A spectacular setting and view in the historical hope of artist Dangerfield. Great for a quiet drink in the cozy bar or the elegant parlour with views to Grandfather Mountain. Top class dining is offered and the house also features lovely comfortable accomodation on the upper floor. A must visit in the Blowing Rock area.

Thank Rick F
Linville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My how things have changed.. One of my most glorious reviews was for this restaurant a couple years ago,going so far as to rate it 5 stars in every category. After dinner last evening my rating has dropped considerably. The ambiance remains wonderful, table service good but that's where the rating begins to drop. Length of time between ordering and... More 

1 Thank Amaslm
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

My wife and I were looking forward to a wonderful meal. After arriving, we were so impressed with the property, order drinks on the porch and enjoyed the beauitful views. Once we were seated, greeted by a nice waiter, we were served a little appertizer, with no flavor, maybe that was our first tip. We both order salads, could'nt believe... More 

1 Thank vzecevich
Summerville, South Carolina, United States
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90 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We ate their during our all inclusive stay. The first night was a 4 course meal. More than what we could eat. My wife was not feeling well, so the staff assumed she wasn't eating much because she did not like her chooses. So, they kept bringing her other plates to try. Even provided two deserts. My wife and I... More 

Thank David S
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64 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

The approach to Rowlands is a hint of what to expect. We were given a tour of the house which is magnificent. Several parties gathered on the front portico to watch the sunset and marvel at the beauty. Dinner was on the sun porch which only adds to the elegance of Rowlands. The sous Chef was in charge this night... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Validated Parking, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 224 Westglow Cir, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-8100
    (HWY 221 South)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-4463

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