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Gamekeeper Restaurant

3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
+1 828-963-7400
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“mixed grill” (28 reviews)
“duck” (45 reviews)
“wild game” (21 reviews)
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3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
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Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for farm to table and local food. This is the place. Took my wife out for our early anniversary for dinner and we love it. The servers are great. The atmosphere is great and the food was great. This is the...More

Thank Robert A
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Fantastic local organic veggies, delicious game meats and fantastic service! Don't miss this place. Excellent!

Thank FlaCracker3
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Great hidden location in the mountains, timing your visit with the sunset. Fantastic food, amazing dining experience. I recommend the game meat appetizer. Southern and gourmet. I go there for all my important occasions.

Thank suka483
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Have heard was great place. Wrong fantastic place. Charming fantastic staff and great food. Not sure I would have ever ordered Emu but server recommended. Delicious meal. Also try the scallops as an appetizer. Timeless atmosphere. Music in background was from the 40's to the...More

Thank Traveler177640
Reviewed 22 October 2015

Off the beaten trail. Very haute cuisine, with a Southern gourmet edge. Salads are great, game is marvelous. Plan to over-eat. There are too many good choices. Not cheap, not accessible. But worth it once, if not more.

Thank bangtherocks
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

On an October business trip to Boone to recruit Appalachian State graduates, my husband and I read a menu from the Gamekeeper Restaurant, and decided to give it a try. Not knowing what to expect, we set off on Highway 105 from downtown Boone following...More

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 19 October 2015 via mobile

This was our second meal at this restaurant. This is a restaurant that really and truly cares about the food and experience they are putting forth. We hit them on an off night a few months ago and we were so impressed with our follow...More

Thank CandJF
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Recommended to us by some locals and we were thrilled that we went. This is not your everyday restaurant, if you want a special meal, prepared with care then make sure you don't miss this place. I had the ostrich medallions that were prepared to...More

Thank Mimi2012_12852
Reviewed 7 October 2015

This dinner was the perfect end to our girls' college reunion trip. The setting was cozy - dress is business or datenight casual. The service was good. And the food... was outstanding. We all tried a different entree - elk and ostrich being the best....More

Thank N C
Reviewed 6 October 2015

This unique restaurant specializes in wild game served in a beautiful setting set back in the woods along the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had a birthday party with a group of nine which the staff handled with such grace that it will be remembered by...More

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19 January 2016|
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Response from smokingjoe | Reviewed this property |
I have dined there several times and it's awesome. There are no beef steaks, it's game, I.e., ostrich, venison,duck,pheasant...extra.
edwina b
30 July 2015|
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Response from ShirlyGilad | Reviewed this property |
Not really. People were dressed with jeans and flip flops but also jackets and such....
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 50 - USD 50
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3005 Shulls Mill Rd, Boone, NC 28607-9525
    (100 yards up Shulls Mill Rd from the entrance to Yonahlossee)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-963-7400
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