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The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant

136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
+1 888-669-5991
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Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pot roast” (16 reviews)
“trout” (24 reviews)
“ribeye” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
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Reviewed 1 January 2018

Black Mountain is a fun town in and of itself, to say nothing or its close proximity to Montreat, The Cove, The Blue Ridge Mountains, and Ashville. We stayed at the Red Rocker Inn, but the restaurant was a wonderful supply. The service and the...More

Thank Suzanne C
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Somehow snowy nights are so delightful when you're dining on delicious food with a blazing fire nearby! We're happy to know you had a perfect dose of delight on your visit to The Red Rocker Inn! Thank you so much for sharing your thoughts with...More

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Not only did we get a private dining room for our family of 9, to include an 8 month old, but we had our own fireplace and server. The trout w/ tomato bacon jam was delicious, but so was the pork chop! Kale salad even...More

Thank Marcia S
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Marcia, Yes, that private dining room with a cozy fireplace and the lavish Christmas decorations can set the scene for a really special dinner. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the food as much as the surroundings. We'll have something new for you to...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017

Spent Thanksgiving at the Red Rocker with friends and family. Food was terrific and a lot of it. Have already made reservations for next Thanksgiving (they fill up quickly)

1  Thank Walter G
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Walter, that's good advice to make early reservations for Thanksgiving. We'll have a table ready for you this year - you already know to come hungry. Thanks for the comments!

Reviewed 11 November 2017

Fantastic food and desserts. Servers were knowledgeable and friendly. The breakfast buffett each morning was varied and delish! You must stop here and eat!

Thank Sabrina P
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

Hi Sabrina, Sounds like you experienced the whole show! Thanks for coming and thanks for reviewing!

Reviewed 30 October 2017

The Red Rocker has been a favorite for decades whenever in the Asheville/Black Mountain area of North Carolina. They do breakfast, lunch and dinner quite well. The desserts are always unique and original creations. My wife and I were staying in the area this week...More

Thank curtbradford
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for the promotion, Curt! So glad you saved room for some dessert, and that you loved your raspberry/chocolate ice cream pie. Did you notice the little animal cracker on the top? That's a nod to its delicious vanilla crust made with animal crackers. We...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017

This was not our first visit to the Inn. It was especially nice at the end of a long day that started early at the Biltmore Estate. As always, the food was great, as was the ambience. In addition, our server was not only efficient...More

Thank clark g
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Hi Clark, thanks for taking time to review! Sounds like a great visit! I'm so glad our server made your dinner a delight. Thanks to your "somewhat wacky group"! for coming, and we'll see you next time.

Reviewed 18 October 2017

We had scallops, ribeye, cheese grits, salad, mac and cheese, and apple pie! Every bite was wonderful!!

Thank Catherine B
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2017

Hi Catherine, sounds like you sampled a wide variety and we're so glad you enjoyed every bite. Come back and again and you can try something else! Thanks for the review!

Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

This was a perfect finish to a great romantic getaway with my wife. Returning from Charleston, we found this gem on trip advisor made reservations for 530. We arrived and we're graciously welcomed by the staff and seated immediately. The dining is small and cozy,...More

Thank Gardner S
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Gardner - ooh you're making me hungry! We're so glad you found us and hope that you'll be back to sample more soon. Our apple butter has been our signature condiment for more years than anyone knows. We also make pumpkin butter in the...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We loved the pork chop and trout entrees, the chicken was good, but not great at this quaint and quiet restaurant. The cobbler (with a lemony crust) was great, and the coconut cake the best I've ever had... a light sponge with a light whipped...More

Thank revjcs
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Great food and service. Very nice atmosphere, quaint dining area inside old home. Save room for one of their deserts!

Thank Steve P
redrocker07, Owner at The Red Rocker Inn Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 October 2017

Hi Steve, thanks so much for the comments! We are always gratified to hear that our guests have enjoyed their dining experience at The Red Rocker Inn.

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Norman M
21 December 2017|
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Response from Barbara P | Reviewed this property |
You should call the Inn to confirm
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Sandra M
3 January 2017|
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Response from redrocker07 | Property representative |
Hi Sandra, thanks for asking about Red Rocker Inn delivery. We're not really well set up for delivery and don't have the catering equipment, hot boxes, etc. So sorry, but no we can't do that. Sometimes people order dinners... More
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DPS0218
17 March 2015|
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Response from Susan R | Reviewed this property |
No dress code. Folks were mostly casual when we were there. Fireplace, yes if it is chilly, but the windows look out over a nice lawn and plantings. We were encouraged to sake dinner reservations and I would highly suggest... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 136 N Dougherty St, Black Mountain, NC 28711-3326
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Black Mountain
  • Phone Number: +1 888-669-5991
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