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Nick's Restaurant and Pub

4501 Tynecastle Highway, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
(828) 898-9613
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Ranked #24 of 41 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
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- Sep 6, 2014
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Dining options: Late Night
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Valrico, Florida
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is our first visit to banner elk and we asked locals where they go for wings . They recommended Nick's. We ordered the wings and fries . The wings were average and fries were good . We had blue cheese and ranch dressing for dipping. Both of the dressings were watered down and the celery was something they should... More

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Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I'm sorry to hear that you did not think our wings are great. Most people do. Our Blue cheese dressing comes directly from Sysco, and we just portion it out, and add nothing to it. We do make our Ranch dressing according to the instructions given by Hidden Valley. We also cut up celery sticks... More

AZ
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We had a nice lunch-blackened wild salmon sandwich and tuna cheese bagel, both with fries and less than $10 each. One server working the whole dining room inside and out, so service a got slow, but we had nowhere to rush to, so it was not a problem. We'd return again.

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Apex, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Nicks is a pub-restaurant in Tynecastle, near Banner Elk. We enjoyed wings and sandwiches there, plus some good beer, while seated outdoors. The food was good, and the service was adequate, though I think our server got stuck with a large group and that slowed her down. Met some friendly folks on the outdoor patio and enjoyed some good conversation... More

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

there was not a whole lot to say - the service was okay, though one of our party did not get what he ordered

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

Walked in and sat ourselves at a booth in the bar. After 10 min of no one coming to take a drink order I walked up to the bar and asked who was waiting on our table. 10 min later a waitress came to take our order. We ordered wings that seemed they were barely warm. Ordered 2 bacon cheeseburgers... More

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

While visiting friends in Linville, we stop at Nick's one day for lunch on a Saturday afternoon. It was busy, but our waiter was great, we had very good service and the food was very good. I was in the mood for spicy, so I ordered their chicken quesadilla with extra Jalapenos. The quesadilla was thick, fresh, filled with chicken,... More

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Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. People don't always take the time to say something good, only post if something is bad. Have a great weekend! Vicki Treyz More

Banner Elk, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Average is about the best I can say about Nick's. The food is decent - simple stuff, mainly, although the coconut shrimp is tasty…but the most difficult thing about the place is that many smokers frequent it. While smoking is not allowed inside, the smokers stand just outside the door and one cannot enter or leave without getting a good... More

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Clemmons, NC
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

They have karaoke on Friday nights from 8-midnight. We had lunch on Thursday and took our son and his wife back for dinner, drinks and karaoke on Friday night. We all had a lot of fun. The service is good and friendly. The ribs and Reubens are good.

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Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We all appreciate your patronage here at Nicks. You taking the time to review us means a lot. Next time you come in ask for me Vicki and get 10percent off your check. Thank you again. More

Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

Stopped here a couple of times! Fresh food & cold brew. Salads are awesome, fries are crispy & burgers are great! Reasonably priced with daily beer specials.

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Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Nick's Restaurant & Pub. People don't always take the time to say something good. I appreciate you taking the time. Thank you for your patronage. More

Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We stumbled upon this place while out shopping in Banner Elk. We thought we'd be in and out in an hour or less and boy were we wrong. First off, when you walk in, there is no one to greet you. After staring at the bartender for a minute we got no recognition. Finally we figured out we were to... More

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Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this review

I do apologize that your experience at Nick's was less than desirable. I see that you visited us during December 2013. I have no excuse for the poor performance of the bartender. I am thinking that you may have come in on a very busy day, if you had to wait that long for your food. I wish you had... More

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