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Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Brew Pub
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4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
+1 828-765-9696
Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The owners were simply amazing. And beyond helpful and accommodating. We had a big group, consisting of 6 adults and 8 children, all meeting to stay at their Lodge Retreat, family traveling from Florida and from Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The lodge was absolutely perfect. The grounds and views were breathtaking. Then dinner reservations at their amazing Restaurant were perfect... More 

Thank jessica g
Everett, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great meal. We recommended to other wedding guests staying in town and they also enjoyed their food.

Thank Pam B
Douglas, Massachusetts
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had our Thanksgiving meal here and it was AMAZING! It was buffet style with all the classics and MORE! We had a large group of 14 and they were able to accommodate us all. Our waitress was wonderful and was very kind to take family pictures for us to cherish forever. <3 Edie and Will (the owners) are OUTSTANDING!... More 

Thank Laurie1980
Brandon, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant/brewery is in a very small town in the mountains. We tried the sample serving of the beers and every one was excellent! We also had one of the tater tot appetizer which was amazing. They have several different tater tot dishes, with different toppings. The staff could not have been nicer. I would highly recommend Blind Squirrel for... More 

Thank Paula A
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had this place recommended, and once we found it we loved it. The outside was a little hidden, if you didn't know what you were looking for. The inside and atmosphere made you feel like you were at home!

Thank lynn C
Dayton, Ohio
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed our time at the Blind Squirrel brewery & lodge. We had a fantastic lunch then went zip lining. Colin & John are great guys! They made the zip lining way fun. Then we relaxed back at the brewery for another beer and corn hole. Eddie is a great host. The staff were wonderful. We totally recommend this place.

Thank MidwestMary9
Cary, North Carolina
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We have a vacation home within 45 minutes of the Plumtree location of the Blind Squirrel. The food service is sometimes slow (they tell you up front). The upside is that you have lots more time to taste the delicious beer. The food is just as good as the beer. We have ordered all over the menu and everything is... More 

Thank kddub
Greensboro, North Carolina
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We needed a hotel for one night while visiting family that did not have room for us. I called other hotels in the area & was given the cold shoulder. I called Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge and an angel - named Edie - answered the phone...I swear, she could not have been nicer! It was 3pm when I called... More 

Thank pattyb65
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I stumbled across the Toe River Lodge/Blind Squirrel Brewery on a Friday evening and was immediately taken by the size of the crowd in and outside of the restaurant...always a good sign of a great place to eat. I stayed in one of the B&B rooms which was a bit rustic, but very comfortable with a great bed and pillows.... More 

Thank Michael B
Clarksville, Tennessee
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Plumtree, NC is a small eclectic village about 30 minutes from Banner Elk, NC. The Blind Squirrel is a gem of this small community and a welcomed sight to travelers after a drive through the Carolina highlands. Although it boasts a restaurant and Bed-n-Breakfast, we only spent time sampling beers at the bar. The Scottish Wee Heavy Ale and Belgian... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Brew Pub
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4716 S US Hwy 19E, Plumtree, NC 28664
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Plumtree
  • Phone Number: +1 828-765-9696
The Blind Squirrel Brewery & Lodge is an award winning craft brewery, 5 Bedroom Lodge, Restaurant, Winery, & Disc Golf Course. Our gift shop features branded clothing and merchandise, as well as unique gifts & pottery. Visit our facilities year round on Fri-Sun or plan a private event for any day of the week. We offer a fantastic pub style menu as well as creative appetizers and featured entrees. We specialize in weddings, corporate dinners, & other private functions throughout the year and can work with you to create the perfect menu for your event. Lodging ranges from $100-$130 a night and amenities include unrestricted access to the disc golf course and North Toe River.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?