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Food and Drink Near the Lovill House Inn

Do you need ideas for where to dine? Let us help! Boone and the High Country have a great variety of culinary experiences to offer. From local fare and American classics, to Asian fusion, breweries and gastropubs, and everything in between.

We've chosen our favorites and highlighted the best features of each to help you find the perfect meals for the perfect stay.

Charcuterie Board in Your Room

Your Room

Rather than going out after a long trip, you can order a seasonal charcuterie board to enjoy in your room or on our front porch.  The charcuterie board features the award winning Sun Raised Foods lamb salami, seasonal fruits, vegetables, cheese, nuts and jams.

Call 828-270-0831 at least 24 hours before you need your board!



Walking Distance

Closed Monday

Locally-sourced NC cuisine in a casual, upscale dining space, with an extensive wine selection and eclectic menu.

Innkeeper Favorite!

Reservations encouraged

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Walking Distance

Closed Monday - Wednesday

Located in Boone's historic jail, this lovely southern spot is serving nostalgic yet elevated comfort food with a twist. The Lovill Law office  was located next door

Reservations encouraged

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The Local

Walking Distance

Open Daily

The Local really has something for everybody. It boasts a cool and casual atmosphere with top-notch, unique dishes and cocktails. It is also open until 10pm for those who eat late!



2 miles

Open Daily

Specializing in Italian cuisine, Basil's offers a variety of pasta, pizzas, and other Italian favorites, all crafted with care and using the finest ingredients.


Cobo Sushi

Walking Distance

Closed Sunday and Monday

Always fresh seafood and wildly talented sushi chefs make CoBo stand out. They also offer several delicious entrees, appetizers, and desserts!

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Wild Craft Eatery

Walking Distance

Closed Tuesday and Wednesday

Wild Craft Eatery is a renowned farm-to-table, "New American" restaurant. Many dishes either are or can be made partially/entirely plant-based and allergen-free!

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Lost Province

Walking Distance

Open Daily

This fan favorite offers craft beers, wood-fired pizzas, and a cozy rustic ambiance. Their focus on locally sourced ingredients and sustainability ensures a memorable dining experience.

Innkeeper Favorite!


Venture Chocolate and WIne Bar

Walking Distance


Open Daily

A recently established "venture" by the owners of Local Lion Coffee, this chocolate and wine bar is one of the coolest spots in town. Whether you're looking for a nightcap or a sweet pick-me-up, this swanky spot has got a fix for you.

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Horton Hotel Roof Top Bar

Walking Distance


Open Daily

This is a wonderful opportunity for a sophisticated drink and a 360 degree view of downtown Boone and Appalachian State. You can even see the Lovill House Inn Mountain

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Dan'l Boone Inn

2 Miles


Open Daily

You've likely heard of this community staple serving up Southern comfort food, family style. We recommend visiting while very hungry! Surround yourself with warm hospitality and nostalgic charm, and leave with both a full belly and a smile.



3 Miles

Open Daily

Great lunch spot! Peppers' comfort-food menu has some wonderful highlights such as the French Dip with au jus, and the classic fried chicken sandwich of the highest quality.

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Wildwood Community Market

Walking Distance

Open Daily

This newly established market - deli - bakery combination has won over the hearts of the Boone community. They offer a wide range of groceries, merchandise, houseplants, fresh meals, and more, all sourced as locally as possible with a focus on women and minority owned brands. 

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