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$$ - $$$American, ,
8960 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9265
+1 828-295-7661
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good38%
  • Average20%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“burger” (49 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Southwestern, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8960 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9265
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Canyons has a great view of Grandfather Mt. The bar is a wonderful friendly place! Kristen is one of the great attentive bartenders! The Duck Burger when on special is great! Order the Nachos!

Thank Mitch M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The only reason to go here is the view. Filthy restaurant and mediocre food. If the public parts of the restaurant is this bad, I can't imagine what the kitchen looks like. Many good restaurants in Blowing Rock- skip this one.

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food, the view, and the Sunday Jazz Brunch made my meal a trifecta! Also, the deck seating is dog-friendly. I had trout and eggs and it was delicious. Trout is a tricky fish to prepare because it's a thin fillet and is easy to...More

Thank Kelly G
canyons m, Owner at Canyons, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank You Bart Conway

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'll agree with a lot of the real reviews about the food and atmosphere. What a shame!! The lot it's on is amazing. From inside, the best views are basically by the doors to the restroom...??? I'm going to need someone out in TripAdvisor land...More

Thank cajunladyH
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Terrible service 3 couples ahead of me I wait over an hour and half for table outside. I didn't realize you have to pay the host in order to be seated. Worst experience ever.

Thank Dreama R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is a little bit above average but the sunset view is more than worth it!! Its a fun place to sit back and enjoy a drink. It's a nice local spot!

Thank Claire U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've eaten at Canyons several times. The food is ok, but the view is awesome. This visit we were seated, after 20 minutes no one had come to even take our drink order. The staff was standing around tbe order entry station laughing and talking....More

Thank Alisa R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time visit for lunch on the way out of town. Had black beans and rice with smoked sausage and my wife had the veggie burrito. Food, service and view were not as dreadful as the bad reviews state, but was not as great as...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My little family (2 adults, 1 2 year old) ate here for dinner this weekend. Everything about the place cried out for a face lift. It was dark inside, the carpets had seen better days, and the booths weren't super clean or new. The food...More

Thank Kristen D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A local friend took me here for lunch while I was briefly visiting in town. Staff was super friendly. Food was good. Views were great.

Thank GlobeTrotterGuy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8960 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9265
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-7661
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