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All 42 Banner Elk Restaurants

Artisanal Restaurant

1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
828-898-5395
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Ranked #1 of 42 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $50 - $50
Hours:
Tue - Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Fine Dining
Cross street: Hwy 184
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Johnson City, Tennessee
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135 reviews 135 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

This is a find. In the middle of small mountain town, a five star restaurant! The prices are high and well worth every penny! The drinks were not small....typical of high end restaurants! The service impeccable without being over bearing. The atmosphere and location are amazing...so beautiful. The food was good to great. Some were not outstanding, but the whole... More

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you want a 5 star dinner for a special occasion, or to have an elegant business dinner, this is where you will find it. The kitchen will modify or create new dishes that you request, (my vegetarian friends were astonished). I found their seafood dish to be excellent, but I always rate on the quality of their filet. I... More

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Raleigh
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36 reviews 36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

My dad took my husband and I to Artisnal for our anniversary/ birthday. I was completely blown away. The building is reminiscent of an old farm house and the decor actually remains of the barn at Blackberry Farms. The setting could not have been more beautiful overlooking a stream in the middle of the mountains. We sat inside because it... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
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47 reviews 47 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

There are many pluses for Artisanal. The staff is absolutely superb, the atmosphere very pleasant and the wine list excellent. The building itself is worth a trip. Relatively informal but architecturally unique. Why did I just give it 3 stars? We were a party of ten but the highly acclaimed food was a no show. The steaks were probably the... More

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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105 reviews 105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We came to Artisanal due to my having forgotten a jacket that was required at Eseeola Lodge. What a good accident it was. My wife and I spent the first night here looking into the kitchen from a nearby table and saw a carefully run, well orchestrated service - a good sign. We had Sweetbreads and calamari for appetizers, both... More

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Mobile, Alabama
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21 reviews 21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

This is a unique and wonderful place. One of the best restaurants in NC and in the area. A must place to go if you are in the area.

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Palm Harbor, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Referred by a friend, we set off for an adventure and what a beautiful evening! The grounds and facility are stunning, the wine cellar spectacular, service amazing and saving the best for last...the food was off the charts. Our fine dining experience began with calamari, I don't usually order this and it was different than I have ever had; delicious... More

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North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Walk into a sublime and beautiful space, be seated creekside on the terrace and prepare for a beautifully prepared and delicious gourmet meal without the pretentiousness of some restaurants. This is a gem meant for those who want that special occasion and want to see what fine dining is all about.

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is by far my favorite restaurant in the Banner Elk, Boone and Blowing Rock area. Food quality, presentation and service are first class, which of course you have to pay for. We dined with two other couples and all were very pleased with our meals. We stay in the Banner Elk area every year for a couple of months... More

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Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

May have to make your reservation in advance, you will not be disappointed. We were lucky to get a last-minute reservation on a Thursday night at 8:30. Spectacular building, especially inside. Upon arriving we were greeted by two very nice valets (only choice for parking). Hostess (one of the owners) could not have been nicer. We arrived early and were... More

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Additional Information about Artisanal Restaurant

Address: 1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
Phone Number: 828-898-5395
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 50 - 50
Cuisine: American

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