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All 41 Banner Elk Restaurants

Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Circle, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
(828) 898-5214
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Ranked #10 of 41 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Italian
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Atlanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

A shop owner in Banner Elk recommended Sorrento's and told us the marsala sauce was especially good. We started with a stuffed portobello mushroom and some good wine. We then split an entree of chicken marsala and the sauce really was amazing. We left room to split a giant piece of cheesecake covered in raspberry sauce. We enjoyed the outside... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Family trip to Banner Elk took us to Sorrento's for Brunch...everyone enjoyed their selections and the presentation was wonderful A note...if you go on Sunday for Brunch...make sure you arrive closer to the noon hour when they can start serving Bloody Mary's or Mimosas. The restaurant offers indoor or outdoor dining...and the generous outdoor space overlooks a gallery with the... More

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Roan Mountain, Tennessee
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Quality dining and service. Have head various meals and all were good. Have not tried the pizza, but see many diners having one.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Excellent thin crust pizza with top quality ingredients. Nice bar, good variety of food, from high-end dishes to small plates and appetizers. Really nice outdoor covered porch out back.

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Frederick, Maryland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Enjoyed dinner there last Saturday with my son and daughter. We had our dog with us and asked if he could sit with us on the patio. The staff was so kind to him, bringing him a bowl of water as it was rather hot that day. We had a fabulous dinner, the food was delicious, the service was exceptional.... More

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New Smyrna Beach, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We have eaten at this restaurant many times over the years. This year it has become our favorite restaurant because of the lovely patio. We have eaten brunch here at least five times and dinner on two occasions this summer. Our small, well behaved dogs, are permitted on the patio who adds to the enjoyment of our meal. All of... More

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband and I had lunch here last weekend. We had the spaghetti and meatballs. We prefer spicy Italian food with lots of garlic, basil, and oregano. The marinara sauce was very bland to our taste. Our waiter tried to help out by offering to bring us some garlic. What he brought us was garlic powder in a shaker that... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This was the best meal for the weekend! We went for the weekend and did some shopping and went from Blowing Rock, Boone and then Banner Elk. This was by far was the best meal. The atmosphere was friendly, wait staff was friendly and suggested popular items. We went late and there were still lots of people sitting around the... More

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North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This is the real deal. Sauce is fresh and delicious. Food served hot and perfectly seasoned. I am from New York and I love this place. Save room for dessert and get the CANNOLIS.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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86 reviews 86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Sorrento's offerings are prepared as well as in any other restaurant serving Italian-American food. The veal is actually true scallopine cuts and are very tender and flavorful and the veal Picatta was excellent. On this particular night a special of spinach and walnut-filled raviolis with either a Marinara or a white sauce. Both were delicious. Pizza was well-prepared and very... More

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Additional Information about Sorrento's Bistro

Address: 140 Azalea Circle, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
Phone Number: (828) 898-5214
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Italian

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