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Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge

119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604
828 898-4242
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Ranked #8 of 40 restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Banner Elk, North Carolina
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Tonight, after living in beautiful Banner Elk for over a year, we ordered our dinner from Stonewalls Restaurant. I have to share my feelings on this one. Not only were our meals fantabulous, but the service and atmosphere are fantastic!!! Jason, at the bar, was a perfect gentleman, helping me with my order, as well as helping me out with... More

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Buckhannon, West Virginia
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170 reviews 170 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW via mobile

We brought our Golden retriever with us on this trip and were excited to find places that are pet friendly. We were thrilled that this cafe had covered outdoor patio so we could bring our Toby. We ordered the nachos as an appetizer, they were good and plenty to share. I ordered the Mahi Mahi sandwich, minus the bun. Fish... More

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Gainesville, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

While we were in Banner Elk we ate here once for lunch and another time for dinner. Both meals were very good. My wife is gluten free and they had gluten free pizza dough so she could get a small pizza which is sometimes hard to find. The service was good and both times we ate outside since the weather... More

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Valdosta, Georgia
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48 reviews 48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My family had pasta Alfredo, a burger, 2 French dips, fruit, and veggies. Everything was just okay - nothing to brag about, and nothing to complain about.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

In downtown Banner Elk, there's a great outdoor patio shared by the Banner Elk Cafe, Lodge and Espresso bar. Visitors can bring their well-behaed dogs on leash, and can order off either menu and expect to have a super meal in a relaxed and nice environment. Our waiter brought our dog a big bowl of water (plus another staff member... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If your looking for a quality meal that is reasonably priced stop into the Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge. The owners are hands on and really make the effort to get to know their guests. Sunday is a great day to stop into the cafe. Starting at noon, the Sunday special is always hot turkey with all the trimmings or... More

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Phoenix, AZ
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We have been for breakfast many times - best in the area and decided to go for dinner. Yummy Yummy Yummy, I ordered the chicken quesadillas and my husband ordered a steak with the most amazing and delicious sauce on it... I could tell it was great just by looking at the presentation of the food. After one bite I... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

we stopped here for lunch and both had burgers. They were honestly some of the best burgers we've had! Not greasy, super juicy and delicous. Also had curly fries and my husband had their salad bar which was also very good! Our waitress, Sam, was wonderful! she was super helpful w/the menu and very friendly - our food came out... More

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Viera, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stopped in while checking out the Banner Elk area. They had a little bit of everything. Service was friendly and fast. We had our food in about 10 minutes from when we ordered it.

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Wake Forest, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

We have been going to Sugar Mountain with the family for the past 4 years but had not ventured to Banner Elk for meals. A friend told us there were several good places to eat in Banner Elk so we checked out the reviews on Tripadvisor and picked Banner Elk lodge and cafe. Not sure if we were in the... More

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