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The Bluffs reopens on the Parkway

The Bluffs Restaurant at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway will reopen under new management on Thursday, May 27. 

Heritage Dining and Events, LLC, led by Sharon Pinney and Chef John Gamradt of Boone brings a combined 35 years of experience in the food service industry to the historical restaurant at milepost 241 on the Blue Ridge Parkway in Alleghany County. When it originally opened in 1949, it became the first dining establishment on the Parkway, but it’s been closed since 2010.

The restaurant will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., seven days a week, featuring traditional Southern fare with a fresh and savory, modern approach. 

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