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Bistro Roca and Antlers Bar

4.6
2733 reviews
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$30 and under
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American
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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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
American, Continental
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Hours of operation
Lunch
Mon, Wed–Sun 11:00 am–3:00 pm
Dinner
Mon, Wed–Sun 5:30 pm–10:00 pm
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Phone number
(828) 295-4008
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Seth Parker
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Private party facilities
Private dining room for up to 14 at one table and up to 20 at multiple tables.
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Banquet, Bar/Lounge, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2733 People Are Saying
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4.6based on recent ratings
4.6
food
4.6
service
4.7
ambience
4.4
value
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95% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We love Bistro Roca - it is always our #1 choice for Sunday brunch before we leave town.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Our experience was super. Our waiter, Everett was quadrupole seated so we had to wait a bit for things but it wasn’t his fault. He was very cool under pressure.

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5.0Dined 7 days ago

Have never had a bad meal here. The staff is always friendly and knowledgeable. Highly recommend

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5.0Dined on April 13, 2018

Always the best ....our first choice in Blowing Rock.
Always want booth 22 if we can get it !

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Bistro Roca is, in our opinion, the best restaurant in Blowing Rock and the High Country! All meals feature wonderful food made creatively with local ingredients. We enjoy the Sunday brunch almost every week that we are in town as we are part-timers. We go to lunch at least once a week and dinner features the best calamari I've ever had! Their cocktails are also mixology-approved - you must try the Sparkle Pony, it's amazing! The ambiance and service is bar none, we highly recommend Roca!

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

I honestly have never had a bad experience here... The restaurant itself is so cute and normally is quiet to moderate noise.... Every single staff member we have come in contact with had been knowledgeable and extremely amazing! The food is honestly always unbelievable ( get the pig out mac and cheese!). Some of the best food I've put in my mouth. Anytime we go to blowing rock this is a must go to and I recommend it to anyone going through the area to go. They can get busy so I suggest make a reservation or call ahead

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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

We went here to celebrate my fiancées birthday. This is one of our favorite spots in town...always a great time! The food and cocktails are fantastic.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Calamari Frites are awesome...I have not seen them anywhere else. Ribeye with blue cheese butter was nicely prepared and the bread pudding with pineapples and cherries was a perfect ending. I have never been disappointed with the food or the service at Bistro Roca.

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5.0Dined on April 6, 2018

A friend recommended this restaurant to us and we were not disappointed. Everything was great! Could not be happier with our food, our table, server, atmosphere. The only slightly negative part of whole evening was the parking, but again- that was very small in comparison to our great meal! Can’t wait to go back next time we are in Blowing Rock.

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5.0Dined on April 4, 2018

Wonderful food, service, and overall experience!

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4.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Always a fantastic menu and excellent service. We never miss a chance to have a great meal here when we visit our daughter in Boone.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Easter Lunch

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Really excellent Easter brunch!

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

Amazing Easter brunch, best bar decor ever and it’s not what you think!

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5.0Dined on March 31, 2018

Excellent!!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

We love the atmosphere and the food and service is always exceptional!

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5.0Dined on March 30, 2018

Very nice afternoon dining.

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5.0Dined on March 29, 2018

Food was great, atmosphere was perfect for an anniversary dinner. Felt the price was high at first, but the food honestly backed up the menu comfortably.

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5.0Dined on March 24, 2018

Excellent Food....never been disappointed. There is a gourmet/bistro flare to the dishes that I LOVE! Something for everyone!

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5.0Dined on March 23, 2018

had read about this restaurant on Google and everyone raved so we tried it. A great atmosphere, superb service and delicious food. Wish bread of some kind could have been brought out automatically but we never asked. The server saw our special request note (celebrating our anniversary) that we had added and she offered us a free dessert without me having to remind them. Nice.

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5.0Dined on March 22, 2018

We have been coming to Bistro Roca for close to 15 years and we adore it. The Black and Blu steak is exceptional!

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4.0Dined on March 11, 2018

Sunday brunch. Great service from Zack. Biscuit breakfast with eggs was very light on the eggs - only abt two tablespoons of scrambled eggs on each plate. Biscuits were hearty. Bacon perfect. Fried chicken salad was very large and fresh. Veggie flatbed was crispy and flavorful. Bloody Mary - stellar!

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2.0Dined on March 11, 2018

When we checked in, they told us they were checking on our table - 10 minutes later, I checked back in and they told us they forgot about us. It took 30 minutes from drink order to food order. This was shocking. For a place of such high caliber - unacceptable. We only had sodas (probably why we weren’t treated with such care as other tables. No alcohol), and they were so flat. The service was just so slow and it felt lacking all night.

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5.0Dined on March 9, 2018

Our favorite spot in Blowing Rock! Best food & drink around, consistently good every time we go!

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5.0Dined on March 8, 2018

The food is consistently good here, and the staff is warm and welcoming. Service is top rate.

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Superb service and food

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5.0Dined on March 5, 2018

Went to Bistro Roca for my boyfriend's birthday and it was fantastic. The food was delicious-- he had the trout and I had the salmon. We then had the flourless chocolate cake for dessert (on the house!) and it was to die for! Every bite was amazing. I was also so impressed with how accommodating they were. I do not eat bacon but he does and they put it on the side of our salad for us. Truly a spectacular experience. We will be back!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Always a great meal.

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Food was great we will be back!

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3.0Dined on March 4, 2018

The food is good and the price is fair. I like it!

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5.0Dined on March 4, 2018

Best trout, good wine, Bistro Roca is our Blowing Rock Gem. If it gets too crowded will need more parking! We love it, worth the trip from Gastonia💕

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5.0Dined on March 2, 2018

This was our second visit and we took some friends with us. Always a nice relaxing evening with great food and great friends!

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5.0Dined on February 27, 2018

Great service and food - outstanding atmosphere. Menu items were very unusual.

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5.0Dined on February 26, 2018

It was great for a date night! They have great pizza and amazing service!

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Always enjoy dinner at Bistro Roca. Service is good. Beverage menu is extensive enough and affordable and the food is always great!

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4.0Dined on February 24, 2018

Always the go to choice in BR. Every effort is made by the staff to accommodate seating request as we are seasonal residents and we know it well. Server makes every effort to make substitutions of sides if possible.
Everything is delicious.

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5.0Dined on February 24, 2018

This remains my favorite restaurant in Blowing Rock. The food is consistently good, the service is excellent and it has a great mountain atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on February 23, 2018

The service was outstanding -Steve is always great! New menu-not so much...

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2.0Dined on February 22, 2018

While Bistro Roca was highly recommended I found the menu to be lacking in up to date creativity. We ordered several items and all were just mediocre. The calamari frites were blah and the sauce did not complement very well. My caesar salad was once again mediocre and i would highly recommend that they not use the extremely mature leaves ( a bit tough) The salad dressing was lacking in anchovy and garlic flavor as well as creaminess for a caesar. We ordered the black and blue and the concept sounded good however the orchestration and final product was once again lacking The steak was fatty and the plate a bit messy. Liked the atmosphere and the wine list and our waiter. We were ready to leave without seeing the dessert menu.

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3.0Dined on February 19, 2018

Hostess accommodated our request to move from a noisy table located in the middle of several large groups to a quieter booth. At 7:30, they had run out of several menu options. Food was good, not exceptional. Service was great.

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