Blue Ridge is also a North Georgia foodie destination, with a plethora of casual, fine and late-night restaurants located throughout the downtown area.
For a sophisticated girls’ night out, The Black Sheep, features a locally sourced, chef-inspired New Americana menu and a Wine Spectator-recognized wine list and cocktails featuring house-produced moonshine in a historic home shaded by a 200-year-old oak tree. Favorites include Fried Calamari, Cold Water Oysters, Ribeye and Lamb Lollipop Chops, as well as desserts and cocktails featuring house-produced moonshine. Nearby, The Dogwood delights with 150 outside seats, a huge hand painted mural and 100+ year old trees—a completely unique dining and drinks experience that is ideal for soaking in the beautiful Georgia weather, amazing live music and the company of your best girlfriends. For rooftop dining with a view, Hook & Eye at Hampton Inn Blue Ridge offers a full bar, live music and inside or outside seating. The upscale yet casual bin322 Wine and Tapas Bar offers live music, charcuterie plates, a wide variety of tapas including Duck Rillete, Pintxos and more-familiar varieties. Among the entrees are Mojo Chicken, Crab Cakes and Shrimp Calabria. Wine dispensers enable guests to sample a taste or a glass. Wines are also available by the bottle with a meal or to take home. The Vine and Eatery is Blue Ridge’s original wine bar, serving cheese plates, flatbreads, sandwiches and pours, tastings and bottles to go. The dog-friendly patio, along with a selection of craft beers and wine slushies make this Blue Ridge’s go-to place for unwinding and listening to some music. It’s possible to have fresh, sustainable seafood far from the coast at Whiskey & Water - Seafood and Bourbon Bar. Choose from oysters, clams, mussels, lobster and saltwater fish in on-point appetizers and entrees, with delicious options for those who don’t love or can’t eat seafood. Be sure to check out the fabulous drink and dessert menu at Mona Lisa’s Dessert House. Here is a complete list of dining options including desserteries.