163 Hwy 105 Extension
Boone, NC 28607
Phone: (828) 262-0020
Fax: (828) 262-9818
Bars & Cafes
Try the Mussels Marinara, Shrimp Scampi, Fettucine Alfredo or the Pietto do Mare and get lost in sheer wonder of gastronomic satisfaction. Swim in a sea of Italian delights, each prepared with dedicated determination and a personal motto of serving nothing less than amazing food to its patrons. The restaurant doesn't try too hard to be overtly fancy or modern. Instead, it lets the food speak for itself. The home-made brownie and the Tiramisu will certainly unveil a closet Italian in you.
Located across South Depot Street, the Black Cat Burrito is a local restaurant-cum-bar. This casual watering hole welcomes one and all to join the party and the friendly locals here ensure that no one is left out. At the Black Cat Burrito, you can savor Mexican specialties like nachos, quesadillas and but of course, burritos. Plenty of drinks like beers, wines and cocktails perfectly complement the fun mood. That’s not it, some of the famous and not-so-famous talented singers perform here on a regular basis. Live music concerts, dance parties and other events are a regular feature at Black Cat Burrito.
Devour on the gorgeous flatbreads, sandwiches, potato cakes, grilled shrimp salad and plantains at Char. This restaurant promises a dining experience which is full of inventions and creative streaks in the food they serve. Char Restaurant serves American cuisine with a casual and fun-filled twist. Dine on the patio in the beautiful weather and enjoy a carefree lunch with your loved ones. Service is consistent and always around to help.
The neighborhood of Blowing Rock is witness to another great addition to its dining scene. Bistro Roca & Antlers Bar serves contemporary cuisine which includes appetizers such as Hummus and Tapenade and main entrees such as Scallops and Frites. A starving tummy is more than welcome at Bistro Roca, as their dishes are generously portioned. The restaurant is equipped with a full bar which includes a commendable beer selection, housing local varieties and imported beers alike.
The interiors of Storie Street Grilles takes you to a different time. The decor is reminiscent of a humble yet elegant Victorian house with rich mahogany chairs and tables, complemented by graceful chandeliers which light up the entire room. Serving American cuisine, this gem of a restaurant places a strong emphasis on local fare. Seasonal ingredients from local farms ensures topmost quality which is evident in the aromatic plates of food that is served. Service is efficient and friendly without being intrusive in any manner.
Rowland's Restaurant hidden away in the picturesque premises of Westglow Resort & Spa, offers luxuriant food that manages to reinvent your palate. A stately mansion-like building, complete with royal-looking furniture and elegant drapes give the place an ethereal charm. Dainty silverware and exceptionally talented service elevate you whole dining experience. Overlooking the beautiful valley, this restaurant doubles up as the perfect venue to celebrate those special moments in your life.
Artisanal Restaurant, hidden away in the dark-green woods and majestic mountains, is a gem of a dining place which not only seats you in an inspiring location but also fulfills you with its richly prepared American food. The dining room in itself is airy and spacious, with interiors that exude class and sophistication. Priced on the expensive side of the scale, the restaurant offers a value-for-money experience of dining in the woods. The vaulted ceilings and the wooden sculptures also add to the poignant pace of the restaurant. Ideal for special occasions and personal celebrations, Artisanal is a cherished spot among patrons.
Located in the Village Shoppes of Banner Elk, Vivo is a casual European-style cafe offering an all day menu featuring gourmet Panini sandwiches, fresh and unique salads, homemade soups, 24 flavors of Italian gelato, a full Espresso bar, bakery and more. Enjoy their patio dining and Wi-Fi Internet access.
The menu at this unique cafe includes California gourmet pizzas, baby back ribs, steaks, seafood, pastas, salads, and sandwiches. A Blues Bar is also on site that features live music and offers an array of beer, wine, and cocktails. The cafe is open daily for lunch only.