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Puerto Nuevo Restaurant

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2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898 3332
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 84
    Excellent
  • 53
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice Find

This was a really good lunch spot for our family with 3 lithe ones. The food was good and the staff was so courteous and helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Carol S
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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Wichita Falls, Texas
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62 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

This was a really good lunch spot for our family with 3 lithe ones. The food was good and the staff was so courteous and helpful.

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goldsboro nc
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We came here for a family gathering before a wedding. The service was practically nonexistent. We kept having to go to the bar to get our drinks which was frowned upon, but at least we got a drink, the bar tender was the only server waiting on us in a timely fashion. When our meals finally came , let me... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

This was a wonderful find in Banner Elk. The menu was extensive. There were 5 of us all ordering something different for dinner and all were extremely satisfied. Prices were very reasonable - not priced as a tourist destination but rather as a home town restaurant. Mixed drinks were not watered down. Place was clean and inviting.

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Harahan, Louisiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Food was good, not great. Staff was pleasant, but not overly attentive and seemed to be distracted with each other's social discussions while at work. Not a good thing to do in full view of customers.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Good food all around. The kids like it, but the adults like it too. I had the pollo loco and it had fabulous flavor and I walked out extremely full. Excellent food every visit!

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Taylorsville, Indiana
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Very busy place the two nights that we ate dinner. We conversed with waitresses/waiter in Spanish and got to learn a little about them. The food was alright. I did like when a lady came around to offer fresh guacamole and she made it right there on her cart. A little pricey but something I had never done. Husband had... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Went with a group and everyone loved their meal. We had fajitas which were excellent size pieces of chicken and beef, others had combination meals which were all delicious and nicely presented. Each portion was individual on the plate, unlike some Mexican restaurants that have melted cheese over everything and one can't tell what each dish is...the margaritas were okay...perhaps... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Went here with s large family on a Sunday night. We were seated right away and service was friendly and prompt. The menus are huge and it took awhile to decide what to get. With seven of us ranging from 5 to 80 it was quite a range of orders! All were very happy with their choices and the portions... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Love this place everytime we visit. Everything is fresh. Very affordable and staff is very attentive. Meals came out very quick and Margaritas are yummy.

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Orlando
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Visited on 2 occasions during July with family. On both visits my boyfriend and I ordered the fajitas for 2 which had good flavor and good value for the price - huge platter of protein - I would recommend it. They were flexible and we were able to sub out the pork for more chicken & shrimp. We also tried... More 

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Additional Information about Puerto Nuevo Restaurant

Address: 2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone Number: (828) 898 3332
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Mexican

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: (828) 898 3332

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mexican
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:30 pm

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