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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Circle, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
(828) 898-5214
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Ranked #7 of 42 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
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Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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98 reviews 98 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW via mobile

We've been coming to Banner Elk for years and somehow overlooked this spot. When we walked in I was a little taken aback by the iron bistro tables - not very cozy or upscale looking - but they were more comfortable than they appeared, the temperature was cozy and the food was definitely fine dining quality. We had a wonderful... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Everything was great, especially the bruchette! Server very attentive. Will be back next time we are in town!

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Carolina Mountains, North Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Really authentic Italian restaurant. Very surprised for such a great restaurant in Banner Elk. The food was as beautiful as it was good. Had the marsala wow didn't think it could be so incredibly delicious. Obviously they use real butter and top quality ingredients. The server Matt treated us like celebrities. We wanted for nothing. They also have a large... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We enjoy a visit to Sorrento's whenever we're in town. It's our favorite place in the High Country for pizza. The crust is perfectly cooked and the sauce and toppings are always just right. They have an extensive wine list which makes dinner something special. We also enjoy the outdoor dining room whenever the weather permits. Great location to our... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

We visit Sorrentos every time we come to our house on Beech Mountain. Been several times. The sauce taste just like Grandma's homemade sauce. Great food. We like thin crust pizza and they will hand toss to your liking. Best pizza I have ever had. The service and atmosphere is good. Also have great Martina's!

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Cornelius, North Carolina
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52 reviews 52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I had a great meal last weekend. We were glad we made reservations. We always get the bruschetta there and enjoyed the garlic rolls. My husband really liked his lasagna and I enjoyed my eggplant rollitini. We like the atmosphere and copper topped tables. The waitress was very efficient and friendly without being intrusive.

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Williamsburg, VA
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Attended nephew's rehearsal dinner for 40 folks. Entire event was perfect. Private room, everyone raved about their food. Shrimp scampi was fab!

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Denham Springs, Louisiana
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My husband and I were staying in Asheville, NC on vacation this past week, tried to go to grandfather mountain and with a 2 hour wait we came up the road to this town to check it out and stumbled upon Sorrento's. Our food was the best we had the whole entire time we were in NC BC and we... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It was our anniversary dinner and we found pasta and seafood very good. But it was pretty noisy at our table location.

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Lakeland, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

I ate lunch at Sorrento's a few days ago for the 1st time. The meatballs were excellent and the spaghetti was cooked to perfection. My friend had chicken parmigiana and said it was some of the best he had ever eaten. The prices were reasonable and the service was good. We plan to return for dinner on our next trip... 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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