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All 42 Banner Elk Restaurants

Bayou Smokehouse & Grill

130 Main St E, Village Shops, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
828-898-8952
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Ranked #15 of 42 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Cajun & Creole
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert

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Augusta, Georgia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

This was the only place open on a Tuesday after 9pm in Banner Elk :) Was able to get a great steak and beer and enjoy the atmosphere. Glad I was able to try it!

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

a group of us came in Saturday the 29th around 3. smelled good! We had recommendations from the ski resort to dine with you, we stood at the door noticed the bar tender she had a few people at the bar. An a gentleman behind the bar. Both acknowledged us. So we waited about 10 mins. No one ever came... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

We have visited several times before and bartenders were not very service oriented, although I was there tonight and had chris, had excellent service, very friendly, and the atmosphere was alot better.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while checking out the Boone/High Country Area. As a South Louisiana native I had to stop in and check it out. The food was fantastic, the beer selection was authentic (Abita seasonal at its best) the service was great. If you get a chance stop in and no matter what finish off your meal with some... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Stopped by earlier this week on a christmas tree quest with my buddy. We sat at the bar and followed Amy's lead on recommendations and were not disappointed! We both had the smoked combo plate which was excellent, I had the gumbo as a side dish, which was good, but slightly too spicy for me (I'm a wimp though) Great... More 

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West Virginia
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Stop on our way through town to eat. Only one waitress who was too busy to be alone. Bartender was to busy flirting with a customer to wait on anyone or help her out. Glad we were not in a hurry. Food was really good.

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Summerfield, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Ordered fried crawfish, overcooked and so greasy. Poor atmosphere unless you like eating in a bar. Others in our party had mediocre meals. They probably had a bad night....

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Greenville, South Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We love the atmosphere and food at Bayou Smokehouse in Banner Elk, NC! The people are friendly, and the prices are reasonable. The zucchini fries are delicious, as well as the smoked beef brisket! The service is also very good! Our server, Tabitha, did a great job!

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Dayton, Ohio
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157 reviews 157 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
169 helpful votes 169 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

We felt lucky to find this spot. Locally owned, colorful, with good service. We shared some great ribs.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We visited this great local bar for the Wooly worm festival for lunch. Enjoyed it very much. I had the red beans and rice and it was a lot more than I expected. It was plentiful, filling and delicious. My wife had the ribs and they were also very good. We have eaten here several times over the years visiting... More 

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Additional Information about Bayou Smokehouse & Grill

Address: 130 Main St E, Village Shops, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
Phone Number: 828-898-8952
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Monday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: Cajun & Creole

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