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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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4:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 4:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Description: Locally sourced ingredients prepared in small plates.
Good for:
Casual Dining
Romance
Dining on a budget

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 81
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
This is my favorite restaurant!

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!

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
lake w
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Charlotte, North Carolina
via mobile
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Romance
  • Dining on a budget
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Private Dining
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165 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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  • Spanish first
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English first
Charlotte, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015 via mobile

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
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
143 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 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
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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110 reviews 110 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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Cornelius, North Carolina
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I missed this place after selling our cabin that was nearby so much that we went and stayed at a local inn so that we could return there. The food was delicious as usual. I always order the steak au poivre. The grilled vegetable kabob and warm brownie a la mode was also excellent. It seems that... More 

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Top Contributor
53 reviews 53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Our friends took us here to celebrate a special birthday and it was special indeed! We tried a dozen small plates which were ample enough to share! We enjoyed each Nd every one. Never felt rushed and each plate was SPECIAL! Service-Awesome!

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North Carolina Smoky Mountains, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
10 helpful votes 10 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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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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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: Romance, Dining on a budget

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?