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Zuzda

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502 Main St W, Banner Elk, NC 28604 (Hwy 194)
(828) 898-4166
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Description: Locally sourced ingredients prepared in small plates.

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  • 18
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Varied menu

My wife and I ate there durning a summer trip to the North Carolina ski area. Menu was varied but slightly pricey considering that this wasn't the ski season. Staff was adequate, but seating and scenery left a lot to be desired.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 21, 2015
DonL30046
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Lawrenceville, Georgia
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Romantic
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Atlantic City, New Jersey
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315 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 209 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

pretty good tapas but the check can add up quick. very diverse menu. i met the owner who was very nice. the bar was a good time.

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Lawrenceville, Georgia
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

My wife and I ate there durning a summer trip to the North Carolina ski area. Menu was varied but slightly pricey considering that this wasn't the ski season. Staff was adequate, but seating and scenery left a lot to be desired.

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Dripping Springs, Texas
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124 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Everything from the food to the service to the portion sizes is great at Zuzda. This restaurant offers a huge variety of tapas with many menu choices. Our table shared our tapas selections and everything was terrific. It's great to be able to try small portions of a variety of foods. The pecan crusted Western Carolina Rainbow Trout was my... More 

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Birmingham, Alabama
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Went here on a Monday night around 7:45. Service was fast and waitress very knowledgable of each item. We got the spicy shrimp, escargots , filet , sushi roll, kale - all delicious. Paid $44 with 20% tip plus drinks

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La Crescenta
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

My husband and I really enjoyed our dinner. The Portabello mushroom stuffed with sauteed spinach and provolone cheese was terrific. My husband, a connoisseur of filet mignon, said it was the best he'd ever had. The creme brule was perfect. Even the kale used for decoration on some dishes was particularly delicious. The decor of the restaurant isn't anything special... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

This is one of the best restaurants I have ever been to! The food is fast, and remarkable. I would truly recommend going there.i have never been there when the food is not good! Just dont forget to come hungry!

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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256 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

It is certainly an enjoyable experience to dine here as a fine break from the normal ski area places. The menu selection of tapas plates is wide and inviting. We tried a range of items and all were excellent. Save room for dessert! Service was excellent despite the packed restaurant. It is a definite place to visit on your next... More 

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Clinton, Indiana
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42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My family had never been to a Tapas restaurant before, but I they had a great experience. We tried 9 different items and they were all delicious. The chili is phenomenal, the grilled vegetable salad with balsamic vinegar was fantastic and the desserts were delicious. Try the Pineapple Tempura for something light with just enough sweetness to top of a... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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115 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Every time we come to this area we make sure to go to Zuzda's & it never disappoints. I think the only reason it's not #1 on Trip Advisor is because the food & the menu are very creative or people may not appreciate tapas-style dining. We love ordering 2-3 dishes each so we get lots of variety. They've added... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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68 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

This is a staple for us on any trip to Ski Country, NC. The selection is fantastic, service always rocks and the food is delicious. The prices are high, but we keep coming back so they must be worth it. The French Onion Soup is a favorite, as is the Zucchini Fritti (PLENTY to share w/ 3-4) & the Filet... More 

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Additional Information about Zuzda

Address: 502 Main St W, Banner Elk, NC 28604
Phone Number: (828) 898-4166
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 502 Main St W, Banner Elk, NC 28604
    (Hwy 194)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: (828) 898-4166

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Romantic

Description

Locally sourced ingredients prepared in small plates.
Open Hours
Sunday
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
4:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
4:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?