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Zuzda

502 Main St W, Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898-4166
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Ranked #13 of 41 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $30 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Good for: Romance, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Hwy 194
Description: Locally sourced ingredients prepared in small plates.
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Hickory, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

The atmosphere is nice, the staff are friendly and the food was very good. The menu offers many choices at reasonable prices. You pick and choose to meet your taste and appetite. Small portions are served, so select several items if really hungry. Our server was attentive without being overbearing. We were not rushed either. Will definitely go back another... More

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Melbourne Beach, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We liked the variety and the selections were varied and the servings were tapa sized. This was a good way to sample several menu items.

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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
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

We stay on Sugar Mountain along with other couples for a couple of months every year. We get together at Zuzda a couple of times each year. I have never been disappointed with the selections and quality. Tapas are a lot of fun as you can try foods for the first time with a small portion. If you don't "love"... More

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Were it not for the awesome food, I would have left the restaurant extremely annoyed. The restaurant is small and they try to pack WAAAAAYYYY too many tables in there. Sat crammed in the corner, and after two minutes, was freezing. Why? Because the chair I sat down in was situated on top of an air conditioning vent which could... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Of the four of us in our group, I was the only one that had a dish that was edible (Oriental Stir Fry). They had two oriental stir fry's on the menu, one with chicken and one without. I thought I was ordering the one without, but got chicken anyways after I guess the server presumed which version I wanted.... More

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Groton, Massachusetts
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42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We have been going to Zuzda for years and the experience is a bit of hit or miss each time. The service is friendly but slow and the food can be brilliant or not. It needs a bit of a face-lift and a different menu. Don't get me wrong...it can be great or not. It is tapas in the sense... More

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

A friend had highly recommended Zuzda, so I guess that I ordered with a higher expectation than what I actually experienced. It wasn't that it was bad, it was just different. This is a tapas restaurant so some of their dishes are on the tapas size, but others are really large, but this is not indicated on the menu, so... More

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Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Five years ago this was really a great place to eat. The menu prices have more than doubled, the portions are smaller (yes, I know they are supposed to be small) and the service was disinterested. Sad, because I liked this place.

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Rolesville, North Carolina
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154 reviews 154 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is our third visit to Zuzda and we'll definitely be back. We love the concept because we can sample so many different plates of very well made dishes. We started with two glasses of a Cueto Rioja, Lobster Bisque for me and Clam Chowder for my wife. I had the Iceburg Wedge and my wife had the Mixed Green... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

The menu at Zuzda is impressive and varied (as you would expect at a tapas place), and the food as served is just as impressive. Our party of six took the outside seating due to upsizing our party from four, but went unnoticed for large stretches of the evening. Other parties came and went, but our serviced just seemed to... More

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