Dinner Entrees

Dinner at The Red Rocker Inn is an unforgettable experience, especially when it is served just the way you like it. Most all entrees are gluten-free. Our chef carefully selects the sides to accompany your entree, but if you prefer something else - please  ask. Sides to choose from Wild Rice, Red Skin Mashed Potatoes, Peaceful Valley Grits, Mashed Sweet Potaotes, Sauteed Green Beans, Southern Style Collard Greens, Roasted Broccoli, Sauteed Brussels Sprouts.

Roasted Sage Chicken ~17

Free range and hormone free, all natural chicken breast and thigh seasoned with sage garlic butter and fried sage leaves. Served with mashed sweet potatoes and southern style collard greens.

  • sage roasted chicken

Carolina Mountain Trout ~19

  • Carolina mountain trout

A specialty of the house for many years, your fresh local trout filet is coated with panko bread crumbs, parmesan cheese, and fesh herbs. We then pan fry it and top it off with caramelized onions. Served with wild rice and sauteed Brussels sprouts.

Grilled Premium Pork Chop ~20

Our succulent pork chop is topped with our famous homemade apple butter, home made bacon and crispy shallots. Served with mashed sweet potatoes and southern style collard greens.

  • pork chop with apple butter and crispy shallots

Fresh Daily Catch ~ Market Price

  • Glazed Red Snapper

Daily hand selected fish prepared with local and seasonal ingredients. Served with two sides.

12 oz Certified Angus Beef Ribeye Steak ~Market Price

A favorite with our guests. Your premium Certified Angus Beef 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 for an additional $3.

  • Ribeye Steak 2

Old Fashioned Certified Angus Beef Pot Roast ~17

  • beef pot roast

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 over Peaceful Valley grits with roasted broccoli. Gravy is made from roasting vegetables and is gluten free.

Roasted Spaghetti Squash ~15

A vegetarian delight. Tender spaghetti squash is tossed with cremini mushrooms, broccoli, fresh herbs, and parmesan. Finished with crispy potato strings and roasted garlic oil.

Add grilled shrimp or steak  7 

Add grilled or fried chicken  6

  • roasted spaghetti squash

Special of the Day

  • marinated flank steak with roasted peppers and onions

There is something new on the menu every day 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.

Steak Super-Food Salad ~20

Tender beef steak grilled to order and sliced over a bed of dark leafy greens. Quinoa, roasted beets, kidney beans, pickled red onion, blue cheese, and crispy shallots round out your dinner. Served with pomegranate dressing.

  • Steak Super-Food Salad

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 shrimp, steak, fried 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.

The Red Rocker Inn has twice (2013 & 2015) been awarded "Best Dessert" in Black Mountain by the Chamber of Commerce-sponsored restaurant showcase, "Rock The Taste"!

Wine and Beer

  • favorite red wines

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.

Make your dinner reservation by calling 828-669-5991 or complete our inquiry form.

Reservations are not necessary, but are appreciated, and will ensure quicker service for your party. Shared entrees will incur a second plate charge. 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.