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8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
+1 828-295-3239
08:00 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 08:00 - 23:00
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Woodbridge, Virginia
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I've never written a 1-star review before and I don't take pleasure in doing so, but boy was this place awful. I don't know if they are new or what but I wouldn't recommend going there. We were driving through Blowing Rock looking for food and reaaaallllly wanted to eat at Foggy Rock Eatery & Pub. The wait time for... More 

Thank rlwags13
Land O' Lakes, Florida
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We ordered a take out pizza--near closing time. The person on the phone was super friendly and the pizza was hot and delicious!!

Thank ellyn1970
United Kingdom
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126 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Our server was miserable and sharp. There was no ambience at all. The food was bland and tasteless. The only positive I can come up with was that my salad was beautifully fresh. End.

Thank strudwick
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

on't be fooled by the poor ambience the service here is terrible as well. No one ever tried to seat us the bartender looked annoyed when we asked if they were still serving food and she then mumbled something and disappeared. Lesson learned if you hear kids shouting in the parking lot shouting this place is terrible take heed

Thank Danny O
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Average wait time in Blowing Rock - pleasant environment - all have to remember you are in the mountains!

Thank Slancas759
Boone, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

Although the food was not bad the service was awful. The waitress ignored us and it took forever for breakfast foods to cook and arrive at the table.The restroom was filthy and no paper towels in the holder to wipe hands. Our out of town guests were not impressed.

Thank Trachar
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Papa Joe's is one of favorite places to eat! Daily specials are great, Thursday cheeseburger special is very popular in town. Joe, Cindy and Hayley are always attentive, and again, food is excellent.

Thank laja28605
Belleville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We came in around 4 PM and they said they weren't open yet but accomodated us anyway. Nothing special.

Thank roadqueen1340
Boone, NC
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84 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We just recently moved to Blowing Rock from Boone, and this is the first time we've ever tried Papa Joe's, even though we've known it has been there for many years. Honestly, I'm not sure how this place is still in business. We went on a Friday night and there were only two other people eating there at 6pm. Not... More 

Thank RahnC
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We've been to Joe's a number of times over the past year. The menu is quite extensive, far more than just Italian as the full name would imply. Breakfast offers all the traditional fare. Lunch includes sandwiches, veggies, salads, pizza and classic Italian dishes and daily specials. Dinner expands the Italian offerings but also includes some diverse choices from steaks... More 

Thank BillAndKT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, American, Pizza
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8062 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9049
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?