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Zuzda

502 Main St W, Banner Elk, NC 28604
(828) 898-4166
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Ranked #15 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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English first
North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

The owner, Doug is an excellent chef and manager. The place is well run, and the servers are always friendly. Did I say delicious? Yup. This guy has perfected the huge menu - Tapas makes you think Spanish, but it sure seems French to me. Yummy.

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Holly Springs, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

This was our first time to visit a tapas type restauraunt. We were not disappointed! The service was excellent and the food was fantastic. Very nice, cozy atmosphere. We will be back!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

The beauty of tapas is getting several items as a group and sharing and sampling, or if you just want a couple of things yourself. We found Zuzda to be top of the line with our assortment of filet, PEI mussels, lobster bisque, and outstanding bread with garlic and butter. We found the food and the atmosphere here to be... More

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Statesville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The food was tasty. The service was fine. The ambience was unique. Unfortunately, we are active people and big eaters... and the portions received for the price were inadequate. After spending $40+ on food alone, we decided to pay the check and move on to a different restaurant for our actual meal. This was my first Tapas experience and so... More

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Panama City, FL
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

If you're ever hungry and have no clue what you're in the mood for, go to Zuzda, because they'll definitely have something that you'll want!. A true tapas style restaurant, serving small plates of just about everything under the sun, their menu easily has over 100 items from which to choose. We dined here with a large party for a... More

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Hickory, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
6 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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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 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 30 - 30

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