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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
+1 828-963-7400
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Overview
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
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CUISINES
American, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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1 - 10 of 370 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We arrived slightly early and were asked to have a seat in the bar where we struck up a conversation with a couple who were obviously regulars.Between them and the bartender, I'll plan on arriving early next time ! We were promptly seated off of...More

Thank wuzzfuzz
Reviewed 3 days ago

The Gamekeeper is with out a doubt the finest restaurant in the North Carolina high country. The setting with gorgeous mountain views and sunsets is without parallel. The staff is impeccably trained and there to serve. The food is wonderful, exotic and always a culinary...More

Thank Edward N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a disaster this visit. We arrived 7 minutes before our 8 pm reservation. They told us our table wasn't ready but would be ready soon. We thought no worries and went to the bar to grab a drink. Over 45 minutes later...More

Thank TessLilly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pricey but you get what you pay for!! Generous portions of some of the rarest dishes I’ve ever seen. There’s nothing in the area like the Gamekeeper!

Thank hllwknght6769
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Its an amazing surprise when you find great restaurants in places that you will never imagine! this great restaurant is hidden thanks to the beauty of nature. amazing atmosphere, great and worm service and exquisite cusine. well done!

1  Thank lacibeles_77
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We were very excited to eat at Gamekeeper on a recent visit to the area. We started with a cocktail at the bar and were rewarded with a very well made drink and the wonderful personality of the bartender....This was the start of a great...More

2  Thank sugarbad
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We had Valentines dinner at the GameKeeper and it was simply the best meal we had on our two week trip to the USA. Good, honest and well prepared food is what this restaurant is all about. The service was superb and the ambience so...More

Thank lecalabash
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Been wanting to go try this place out for awhile and we got the opportunity yesterday. We are from the area and wondered why we had never seen this place in our travels. Well that was answered very quickly when we realized it is on...More

Thank Tim F
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I ate here for her 50th Birthday and Valentine's Day. The atmosphere is great with unique dinner options. I had the Emu and my wife had the Bison Skirt Steak. Elk was also on the menu. Both meals were fantastic and we...More

Thank A2579BCwayne
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

The gamekeeper never disappoints. The food is exceptional. All the dishes have distinct three dimensional flavors. Thus is truly the best place in Boone, hands down.

Thank Myers M
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Beachman9
Do you have steaks and chops ?
19 January 2016|
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Response from smokingjoe | Reviewed this property |
I have dined there several times and it's awesome. There are no beef steaks, it's game, I.e., ostrich, venison,duck,pheasant...extra.
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edwina b
Is there a dress code?
30 July 2015|
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Response from ShirlyGilad | Reviewed this property |
Not really. People were dressed with jeans and flip flops but also jackets and such....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
    (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-963-7400
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