Walter’s Blue Plate Special

Come join The Gamekeeper for Walter's Blue Plate Special Every Friday until December 23 Choose a Soup or Salad, Entree, and Dessert all...
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Gamekeeper New Years Eve Celebration Dinner

Six Courses & Champagne Toast Begins at 5:00 PM Please call 828.963.7400 for reservations Last seating at 10 PM Featuring live music...
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Gamekeeper Gift Cards are available now

Nobody wants an ugly Christmas sweater.  Get them something they really want!  A Gamekeeper will make anyone happy this...
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2017 High Country Small Plate Crawl Set For January 23-26

Mark your calendars for the 2017 High Country Small Plate Crawl January 23-26, 2017.  The 2017 event will feature new restaurants,...
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Gamekeeper Second Annual Holiday Wine Event

Gamekeeper Holiday Wine Event The Gamekeeper is holding its second annual Holiday Wine Event. Call to reserve your space and by your...
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The time has come for another Vidalia wine dinner! On Wednesday, October 12, we will be featuring wines from Lachini Vineyards out of Oregon. It will be a five-course meal for $65 a person ( tax and gratuity not included). Dinner will start promptly at 7 pm with an...

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New Menu at Pepper’s Restaurant And Bar

Pepper's Restaurant & Bar is proud to update their menu for summer 2016. Pepper's was founded in 1975 by Jack Pepper.   The restaurant serves deli sandwiches, burgers, pizzas, salads, steaks and seafood.  The bar at Pepper's specializes in handcrafted cocktails...

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Baba Budan Beer Release From Appalachian Mountain Brewery

Baba Budan Coffee IPA will officially released in June across The Old North State folks in cans for a 3 month seasonal! Now you will be able to multitask your morning coffee with your afternoon craving for a beer and accomplish with one sip. This collaboration...

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Kentucky Derby Watch Party At Pepper’s Restaurant & Bar

Watch the 2016 Kentucky Derby with Pepper’s! We’ll be hosting the ultimate Derby Day party beginning at 5 PM in the bar. Enjoy a Derby Day special appetizer list and Derby inspired cocktails and non-alcoholic beverages. Get in the spirit of the Derby by drawing a...

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Cha Cha Cha Cocktail Party

Cha Cha Cha Cocktail Party Make that appointment for that beehive because you'll need it to enjoy vintage cocktails & passed hors d'oeuvres.  (We're talking shrimp cocktail and rumaki!) Andy Page has put together a QUARTET to turn the party from nice & formal...

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Upcoming Events

  1. 75¢ PBR Drafts at The Rock

    February 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  2. Trivia At Lost Province

    March 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  3. Lost Province Sunday

    March 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

Boone Independent Restaurants

The best source for Boone restaurants news, listings, and events.  Boone Independent Restaurants is a 501c6 non-profit organization founded by restaurant owners from the High Country.  The association aims to foster a progressive community of Boone restaurant operators.  We work together to make sure the independent dining scene in the High Country is first class.

Founded June 2011 and Incorporated as a non-profit 501c6 organization in November of 2011.  A group of concerned restaurateurs gathered at Casa Rustica to discuss the influx of chain restaurants to the area.  Owners from Pepper’sCasa RusticaMakoto’sRed OnionTapp RoomTown Tavern, and many more were at the original meeting.  It was decided that in order to be remain competitive with huge operating budgets of the national chains, Each restaurant would combine resources as well as tax deductible donations from other businesses and individuals and use them in many different ways to.  Boone Independent Restaurants uses the combined resources to maintain effective marketing and educate member business owners on industry trends and other industry specific information.

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