Dinner Entrees

Dinner at The Red Rocker Inn is an unforgettable experience, especially when it is served just the way you like it. All entrees with the exception of Crab Cakes may be ordered gluten-free. Our chef carefully selects the sides to accompany your entree, but if you prefer something else - please  ask. We're happy to customize so your dinner is the best you've ever eaten.

Sweet Tea Brined Chicken Breast ~17

  • Summer 2015 Chicken

A premium chicken breast is brined then pan seared to perfection. Topped with grape and almond tapenade and house made pancetta. Served with lemon scented rice and zucchini.

Grilled Mountain Trout ~17

  • Almond Mountain Trout

A specialty of the house for many years, fresh local mountain trout filet is grilled and served with a savory herb butter. Along side comes smoked gouda grits and fried okra

Grilled Premium Pork Chop ~18

  • Summer 2015 Pork Chop

Our succulent pork chop is topped with our famous homemade apple butter, bacon, and crispy shallots. Served with smoked gouda mac & cheese and sauteed zucchini.

Crab Cake Twins ~17

Two 3-ounce crab cakes made with  lump and claw crab meat and seasoned with Old Bay. Served with Southern horseradish remoulade. Accompanied by lemon scented rice and sauteed baby green beans.

12 oz Certified Angus Beef Ribeye Steak ~Market Price

  • Ribeye with Mushrooms

A favorite with our guests. Your premium steak is expertly hand-cut in-house, grilled, and served with rosemary jus, red skin mashed potatoes and sauteed baby green beans.  You may add white wine sauteed mushroom as shown here for an additional $3.

Old Fashioned Certified Angus Beef Pot Roast ~16

Tender and succulent! We start with an exceptional cut of Certified Angus Beef Chuck and season and slow roast it with  herbs, vegetables and red wine the old fashioned way until it is fall-apart tender. Served in very generous portions with stewed carrots and rich gravy. Nestled alongside are red skinned mashed potatoes and sauteed baby green beans.

Grilled Stuffed Zucchini ~15

  • Summer 2015 Stuffed Zucchini

A vegetarian delight. Tender squash stuffed with roasted-garlic barley "risotto", marinara, local cheese, and jalepeno bread crumbs. May also be ordered as a vegan dish. Served with smoked gouda mac & cheese and fried okra.

Special of the Day

There is always something new on the menu at The Red Rocker Inn. Ask your server to describe today's special entree or starter. Or before you arrive, check Facebook to learn today's specials.

Seasonal Entree Salad ~10

  • Almond Mountain Trout Entree Salad

A large portion of our salad du jour featuring seasonal ingredients and house made dressings. Add a crab cake, trout, or grilled chicken if you like, as shown here for $6 more

Children's Menu ~ 7-8

Catering to the young guest ages 10 and under, our children's menu is full of all their favorites. Choose from Mac& Cheese made with cheddar and curly pasta, Cheese Pizza with homemade marinara and mozzarella cheese, Chicken Tenders with Sweet Potato Fries, or Beef Pot Roast wtih Mashed Red Skin Potatoes and Green Beans.


  • June Bug Pie

The Red Rocker Inn is famous for our vast selection of homemade desserts. Many are heritage recipes that have been on the menu for years. Don't forget to ask about the Dessert of the Month for Charity.

  • Blackberry Cobbler

Some offerings are seasonal but may include Triple Chocolate Cake, Fresh Coconut Cake, Carrot Cake, Hummingbird Cake, Blackberry Cobbler, Pecan Praline Apple Pie, Bumble Berry Pie, Fresh Strawberry Shortcake with Lavender Whipped Cream, Hot Fudge Brownie Sundae, Reese's Peanut Butter Ice Cream Pie, Nutella Ice Cream Pie, and more.

  • Hummingbird Cake

We were once again (May 2015) awarded "Best Dessert" in Black Mountain by the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored restaurant showcase, "Rock The Taste"!

Wine and Beer

The Red Rocker Inn serves a variety of wines by the glass or by the bottle. Choose from local North Carolina wines, or wines from California, France, Italy, Germany, Australia....We also offer local and national beers by the bottle.

Reservations are not necessary, but are appreciated, and will ensure quicker service for your party. We ask that there be no sharing of entrees please. A 20% gratuity will be added to individual separate checks and with groups of seven or more. Children 10 and under may order from our childrens' menu.

Should your plans or the number in your party change, please let us know as soon as possible.