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Bistro Roca

143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
+1 828-295-4008
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lobster roll” (45 reviews)
“salad sampler” (31 reviews)
“roasted figs” (23 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
143 Wonderland Trl, P. O. Box 1929, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-6375
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great cocktails with awesome service! Best in town by far! The calamari was fantastic and tender. Black and Blu steak was cooked perfectly with tons of flavor! Definitely will be back soon.

Thank harp2234
Reviewed 6 days ago

Started our evening at the bar, and had a lovely Smoked Manhattan made by Tina. After some great conversation, we moved over to a table by the fire. Our server, AJ, was extremely attentive. Ordered the Wahoo special and WOW was that delicious. The shrimp...More

1  Thank Anna-Jane T
Reviewed 6 days ago

The lady and I had a wonderful time at the Bistro Roca. Great drinks, and the food that followed was incredible. Not to mention, our outstanding service.

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I drove in from SC this afternoon for a week of meetings in the area. Looking for a place to have dinner we found Bistro Roca online with high reviews. We got to the restaurant right at 5:00 and there were only...More

1  Thank KingRanchGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The lobster mac and cheese was not very good..seemed like it was baked with too many bread crumbs. Also on our previous visit,some menu items were not available..just seems they are living on their reputation...food has gone downhill...service good ..atmosphere great

2  Thank patriciah2639MI
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at Bistro Roca. We started with the figs wrapped in procuitto...which were not really that good - very salty and did not seem fresh. However, all our entrees (Shrimp and Grits, Steak, Brussel Spout salad w/ steak) were all very good....More

1  Thank Debby G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You would not believe how great the lobster Mac and Cheese is here. Never would have guessed in the smoky mountains that would be the place to get this dish but it is. I have also gotten the monte cristo sandwich and it is also...More

1  Thank Mac D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for a relaxed good and solid, hearty meal on a cold winter day in the mountains...this Bistro was a perfect selection for us. Great menu and a server who was not afraid to steer us towards selections to suit our tastes and...More

1  Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

If I am near this restaurant, I will make a point of dining here. I love the food and atmosphere. The servers are helpful and knowledgeable about the meals being offered/prepared. I have been coming here since 2009 and have never been disappointed.

1  Thank Nanto5
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

This place is great ! Great food and service! AJ was our waitress which was great! We had the roasted Figs , Cuban crepe, tomato bisque, and pork spring rolls. Everything was absolutely delicious. Can’t wait to go back when we come back to Blowing...More

1  Thank Bcbc1
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Don't know, but looks like this is answered.
27 May 2017|
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Response from dana m | Reviewed this property |
No but there are a few others in Blowing Rock, downtown that dogs can sit with you outside. And they bring them water.
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Yes, they are very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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