About The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
Dining at The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge is one of Blowing Rock's most elegant and relaxed experiences. The cuisine is a blend of fresh local ingredients artfully prepared by our award winning culinary team under the watchful eyes of Chef Hunter Womble. Dine Al-Fresco or in our intimate European styled dining room. Enjoy cocktails on the terrace, then dine, from a light evening meal to a special celebration. Appropriate for children over 12 with sophisticated palettes.
American, Contemporary European, Vegetarian / Vegan
Hours of Operation:
Tuesday - Saturday 6:00 - 9:00
$31 to $50
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard
Private Lot and Valet available
Beer, Chef's Table, Farm to Table, Fireplace, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, High Tea, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Personal wines welcome, Personal wines welcome (corkage fee applies), Wine
The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge Ratings and Reviews
A very classy restaurant with wonderful ...
A very classy restaurant with wonderful, service, ambiance, views and food.
Everything about the Gideon ridge restau ...
Everything about the Gideon ridge restaurant was terrific. The chef prepared an outstanding special for the day with local ingredients. Our server was attentive but not overly which allowed us to enjoy our time together. The overall experience was excellent and made a great memory. We will be back.
Anniversary dinner. Very special. Food w ...
Anniversary dinner. Very special. Food was wonderful as was the service.
I just had lunch with friends and the first thing I told them was about Gideon's Ridge. The staff makes you feel so welcome and appreciated. The food is outstanding. If offered, get the cheese plate as an appetizer. I will continue to recommend the restaurant to everyone I have the chance. We will be back again and again.
Took my wife hear as a surprise for our 32nd wedding anniversary. Couldn't have asked for a better evening. The food was wonderful and our server, David, took such good care of us. Even comped one of our desserts when he found out it was our wedding anniversary. Perfect evening out with my best girl! Would definitely go back again and ask for David!
As always the food was delish!
We are always please with our experience here. The food is prepared with artistry and is so tasteful. Hunter Womble, the executive chef works wonders with his offerings.
Best of Blowing Rock!
From drinks on the varenda overlooking a perfect sunset view to a menu that changes weekly according to Chefs freshest possibilities, Gideon Ridge offers nothing but perfection. The wait staff are so knowledgable and can recommend dishes according to your individual taste as well as tell you the history of the recipe and where Chef Hunter discovered the dish? .....France....Italy? Wonderful surprises as well as local flavors delight your senses!
Beautiful presentation; superb staff; aw ...
Beautiful presentation; superb staff; awesome food and incredible views!
We arrived a few minutes early specifically to enjoy some back porch/huge views/comfy lounge chairs/warm-blanket-on-a-cool-evening time. A perfect beginning to our evening. Everything else fell right in line. The appetizer (pork belly - oh.my.word.), entrees, desserts, service, visit from the chef (which he does on a regular basis), were all perfect. One of my all-time favorite dining experiences at one of my favorite restaurants.
The food and service was excellent but it is pricy. While I rate it highly there are other restaurants in Blowing Rock that are just as good and offer a better value
We stayed at Gideons Ridge for the our third visit and love the restaurant! Great food!!
Perfect Dining Experience!
We stayed at the Inn for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary, and could not have been treated any better by the entire dining staff. The setting, the service, and the food - ALL were perfect!
The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
We were looking for gluten free options and the entree choices at Restaurant at Gideon Ridge has the flexibility for that. The food is fresh and flavorful, and allows them to make delicious substitutes for our requested choice. The duck dish was the best that I have had. It had a wonderful mix of sweet and salty, and a lot of other natural flavors. The staff is very knowledgeable and provided excellent service, the chef also went out of his way to talk to customers. The view is breathtaking and the ambience is great. I highly recommend this place to anyone visiting the Boone/Blowing Rock area.
Loved it so much we went back 3 nights later
The restaurant had been recommended by friends that had stayed at the inn. So glad we finally got around to trying the restaurant. Food and service was wonderful. The view outstanding. One of our kids and spouse were visiting during the weekend and we took them to the restaurant 3 nights later. Again, we all enjoyed the meals, drinks and the view.
The Best of the Best in the High Country
Gideon Ridge is the best local restaurant in Blowing Rock and the High Country. Most recently we enjoyed both the lamb and the steak. Both were delicious and presented beautifully. We also enjoyed the home made ice cream cookie as well as the chocolate peanut butter cake with banana ice cream. Both were fabulous. The staff is always focused on providing excellent service and Jackson does a fabulous job. One of the things I love about GR is that each course is served to all guests at the table at once. No one has to wait while other dishes come slowly from the kitchen. The view is spectacular and the warm, small setting offers fine dining at its best. Parking is on the premises and reservations are a must! Cheers and enjoy!
A super anniversary supper at Gideon Ridge
Recently, my wife and I celebrated our 46th anniversary with dinner at The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge in Blowing Rock. We were delighted with the entire evening. The view, the service, and the food were all outstanding! We definitely will be back and we highly recommend this restaurant to others.
My parents, husband and self came up to stay at the Inn for my mother's 60th birthday. We decided to eat at the Restaurant at Gideon Ridge because of other wonderful reviews we read. I have to say that I am truly impressed. The food was amazing as well as the presentation of it. It is a quaint and quiet spot for dinner, perfect for special occasions and romantic evenings! Especially with the mountain views. The servings are perfect, not to small and not to large, so as to enjoy their offerings for salads, soups and appetizers as well as for their wonderful entrees. The Seared Ahi Tuna was one of the best that I have ordered, as well as their Steak entree. Whenever we visit Blowing Rock, we will most definitely come back here.
Jackson ,our waiter was outstanding and hands down -Hunter's food amazing !
We will go again. The food was wonderfu ...
We will go again. The food was wonderful and the setting was beautiful. It was a great place to take my wife for Valentines dinner.
Outstanding dining experience.
The food is amazing, the service is top notch, and the cozy atmosphere all make this a truly outstanding dining experience. I highly recommend this wonderful restaurant! Top notch in every way!
Didn't see the view but A-1 service
The food!!!! All of the of the food was mouthwatering! That is the only way to describe it! The staff was very nice! Very very world class professional experience! And So romantic! A bed and breakfast in the mountains far away from my home in West Palm Beach is whatmy wife and I needed! You have to do this once before you live this earth, I recommend that you go during the day so you can see the view I made my reservation in the evening!
A wonderful evening at Gideon Ridge
My wife and I took a short trip to Blowing Rock and we're lucky enough to receive a recommendation about Gideon Ridge. Needless to say, we were not disappointed and will now recommend this restaurant to all of our friends visiting the Blowing Rock/Boone area! The service is attentive, but not overbearing and the food is simply delicious. The ever changing menu highlights local fare and everything that we tasted was incredibly fresh with bright flavors and thoughtful accents and garnishes. The wine list and drink menu are not extensive, but, like the food, are well thought out and complimentary to the main dishes.
Great fine dinning in the High Country
My wife and I ate at the restaurant at Gideon Ridge this past weekend and it did not disappoint. We have eaten there several times before and it continues to be a very good experience. The menu is creative and well thought out. The wine list is very good and extremely reasonably priced. The cooking is executed well. Simply put, there is a reason it is the highest rated restaurant in the area.
This restaurant is the GEM of the mountains. It is romantic and always absolutely perfect in every way. Chef Womble cannot be beat!
Special Place for aCouples Dinner
We always try to have one dinner at Gideon Ridge whenever we are in Blowing Rock. This time it was our Wedding Anniversary and it was a great decision. The food is superb and the service is truly five star!
My wife and I spent our 37th anniversary at Gideon Ridge. The service, food, and accomodations were all top notch. There were great selections on the menu that chef Hunter changed daily. We have stayed in the high country several times and have dined there many times. We rate Gideon Ridge tops. Views from the dining room and patio were breathtaking. The only problem we had was with the gas log fireplaces in the room and bath. Otherwise, everything was top notch.
We love the Resturant at GR. As residents of Blowing Rock, we dine here as much as we can and are NEVER disappointed. The staff, including Jackson and Chef Hunter are the best. We celebrated out 47th anniversary and had fabulous food and wonderful ambience. The small restaurant offers the best food in the High Country . The food is creative, well prepared, and locally sourced when possible. We enjoy the strip steak, the pork chop, the beet salad, any of the soups, and all of the desserts with the spice cake being a winter favorite. Most recently I had the Brussels sprouts and chicken pie which were both rich, flavorful, and delicious. We are always made to feel that the staff is glad we are dining with them. We especially like their wine selection with a Patz and Hall pinot noir being one of our favorites. Living in a small town we are so appreciative to have a premier restaurant located in our little village. Reservations are a must. In fair weather, the view is spectacular! Cheers!
4 of us dined for dinner the last evening of our vacation to the mountains. Everyone enjoyed the creative take on all our dishes... salads, entrees and desserts.
great food and service
The food was wonderful and service impressive. I enjoyed the shrimp and grits. The only down sides were difficult to find and parking.
Quiet, cozy, romantic dining atmosphere ...
Quiet, cozy, romantic dining atmosphere in a relaxed mountain inn....lovely!
THIS IS ONE GREAT RESTAURANT. WHAT AN UNEXPECTED FIND. CHEF HUNTER IS VERY CREATIVE WITH DIFFERENT INGREDIENTS HE SOURCES TO TURN OUT SOME WONDERFUL DELICIOUS FOOD. THIS HARD TO FIND PLACE IS A MUST FOR ANYONE WANTING TO ENJOY ONE OF THE BEST MEALS THEY HAVE HAD IN A LONG TIME. THE CHEF ALSO MAKES AN EFFORT TO COME OUT AND THANK HIS GUEST FOR DINING AT THE RESTAURANT.
Good but Not Great
My wife had a very good pork dish which was very tender and flavorable. I had a black tiger shrimp dish which was okay but very bland and nothing special.
Fun on the mountain
This was my first visit to Gideon Ridge. Had friends in from out of town. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meal and loved the ambiance. We were there for dinner after dark so couldn't enjoy the views, but expect they would be spectacular on a clear day.
Best restaurant in the mountains
Have dined here many times over the last 10 years. The food just keeps getting better.Thanks to Hunter the chef. Everything about this place is wonderful. The entire staff including our server Kelsey were a delite. Don't miss an opportunity to experience this noteable restaurant.
Had a wonderful dinner. Food was not only delicious, but beautifully presented. Each dish was a masterpiece. Staff was friendly and our server was very helpful and knowledgeable about discussing special dishes and also recommending some choices. The ambiance was great, view spectacular and service triple A. Plan to visit the restaurant again when I we are in that location again.
Great Food and staff.
We elected to sit out doors on the patio even though the weather was cool. The waiter brought me a throw and moved the heater closer to us. The food was the best we had on our trip and this included three very nice restaurants in Ashville, NC. The waiter was attentive but not overly so. The view was spectacular, looking over the Blue Ridge Mountains. I wish we could have stayed longer at this lovely Inn and restaurant.
We felt like we were having dinner at a friends house. The views are incredible. Having a drink on the patio looking over the mountains, a chill in the air, given a blanket to keep warm and drink in hand is about as good as it gets. Dinner was very special, like it has been cooked just for you which it has. Duck, steak, rabbit liver, outstanding. Our server knew all the preparation steps and had actually made one of the desserts himself. The chef came by to talk. Very special evening. Quiet comfortable dining. Nothing could have been better.
The best dining experience ever!!
The Chef is Awesome!! Best dining experience ever and I have had some great dining
My wife and I were staying at the Inn and had chosen to dine at the Inn rather than driving back to town. We made the right decision. Both our meals, the duck and pork tenderloin, were excellent. We had dined the previous evening at an excellent restaurant in Asheville and were reluctant to even have dinner that night. That would have been a mistake as our dinner was one of the best we had. We shared a dessert that was just as superb as our main course. If you are in Blowing Rock we would highly recommend you dine at the Gideon Ridge Inn.
The food and service were exceptional!
The food and service were exceptional!
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