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Abele's Family Restaurant

2156 South Sterling Street, Morganton, NC
828-433-5400
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Ranked #15 of 83 restaurants in Morganton
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Late Night
Description: They are located near Exit 105 off Interstate 40
Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night
Description: They are located near Exit 105 off Interstate 40
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  • English first
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English first
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visit this restaurant for breakfast once or twice a month. We have. Never eaten anything bad here. The breakfast is buffet or plate style. We normally order the buffet. Everything on the buffet is good, hot, and tasty!

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Loved our 1st visit. Good food and friendly service at a reasonable cost. Order your choice of meat cooked to order and then get your veggies, fruit, and salad from the all you can eat buffet. We will be back.

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Erwin, Tennessee
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stopped here on our drive to the Outer Banks. When on vacation, I always like to try places that are local to the area (not a chain). We saw Abele's on the roadsign and decided to try it. My husband got the Black & Bleu Burger (bleu cheese) and I had the buffet. We were both pleased. The salad... More

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Granite Falls, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

It's a great place! You can tell by the full parking lot and wait line. The buffet is awesome! Between the salad bar and the vegetable bar I could have done without a meat entrée.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

I have never seen a buffet where you have to purchase your meat separate from your meal. We ordered our meat. We went to the buffet, ate the vegetables, went back to the buffet for dessert, and finished our tea THEN they brought out our meat! Pitiful! Sloppy housekeeping. Oh, by the way! The coffee looked like hot tea and... More

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Morganton, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Abele's recently moved to a new location with more room, a private dining room and a fresh new look. Buffet is full of good homecoming and a nice salad bar. Service is quick and courteous.

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Valdese, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Buffet is great for breakfast. We stopped going for dinner because you order your meat separate. This can be a problem if your wait person doesn't explain well enough.

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hickory, nc
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76 reviews 76 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Sloppy housekeeping and indifferent table service. Salad bar was in order and vegetables hot. Tea was excellent. Vegetable soup was greasy and poorly made. Chicken tenders were overbreaded. The waitress whined to everyone in our section that she was suffering from a bad upper respiratory infection. Avoid this place!

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Morganton, North Carolina, United States
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19 reviews 19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

It is a buffet style.. mostly "Southern" food, soups, salad, and desserts. It used to be a Shoney and the owner now owns it. I like to go there once in a while because there are so much food.

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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Abele's to me has the best menu in town. No matter what your family is in the mood for...they have it on their menu. You have chicken tenders, steak, pasta dishes, fish dishes and a buffet with all veggies on it. They also have a large selection of sandwiches to choose from. They have added an old timey ice cream... More

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