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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 #9 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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Las Vegas, Nevada
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52 reviews 52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014 NEW

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

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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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 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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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Had a wonderful experience at Sorrento’s Bistro! Came up for the weekend looking at property and wanted to eat at Sorrento’s based on previous good reviews. Great atmosphere! Approached by the host immediately when we walked in the door and were promptly sat. We decided to try a pasta and a veal dish… both were excellent! The crab cake appetizer... More

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