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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
+1 828-963-7400
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“bison” (73 reviews)
“duck” (49 reviews)
“mixed grill” (30 reviews)
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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had heard about this place for a couple of years, but had not gone until now. We celebrated our anniversary there and could not have been more pleased. Valet parking is offered, but not required. The service was informative and attentive without being a pain....More

Thank rogergrippe
Reviewed 17 April 2018 via mobile

First of all it was a visit with my parents all of our first times we made the reservations we got there early. When we were being seated the restaurant was nicer in the front section linen on the table heaters because it was real...More

Thank hollinssylvia
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to dinner and had a wonderful experience. The restaurant is located up in the mountains and the drive to it has stunning views. There is valet parking which is necessary in a mountainside parking lot with limited space. The menu...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 23 March 2018

If you want wild game you have to visit this restaurant off the main roads high in the mountains. Even though it was my birthday and I made a reservation monthes in advance my table was a disappointment. Beautiful table views except my table in...More

1  Thank Charles Y
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Wanted a top tier restaurant. Found one in the Gamekeeper. Tried the sampler appetizer and it was good. Family for the elk osso bucco. I tried the duck and it was a well done plate. Next time I will get it medium well as it...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Shared game appetizer platter and bottle of wine for dinner. Excellent meal and service. Recommend. Even non lovers of game will probably like.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My husband treated me to dinner for my birthday tonight and it was the best tasting meal I've ever had. We started with the sampler, which consisted of emu, elk, rabbit, & alligator with fries & dipping sauces. So delicious! Then I had the bison...More

Thank Marcie W
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Great food. A little expensive but worth it for the kind of food you get. Service good and attentive.

1  Thank alannab478
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Just had a wonderful dinner Saturday night. The Mixed Game Grill had elk, emu, bison and rabbit. Three great sauces and steak fries. Delicious. We also had the cheese plate. Very good local selections. Soup of the day was a potato and Tasso. Our ladies...More

Thank JPatrick B
Reviewed 22 January 2018

We've been to the Gamekeeper too many times to count, and we keep coming back. The menu changes often, yet the masterpieces always remain. This visit did not disappoint. We had a new dish known as Field & Stream (venison and crawfish tails). Cooked to...More

Thank Hunley99
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17 October 2017|
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Response from Ken G | Reviewed this property |
I think the answers above are right on. Enjoy. Ken
21 July 2017|
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Response from Greenforce | Reviewed this property |
there is a patio. not sure if this is the place to bring a dog. even if they're well behaved this is quite a nice restaurant
19 January 2016|
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Response from Greenforce | Reviewed this property |
If you like steaks and chops, you will not be disappointed by what they have.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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