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2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-5400
Today
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: *Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad...
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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  • 32
    Excellent
  • 30
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Food was great it was outside the restaurant that was bad.

Had lunch with my family. Food was very good and service was great. The only problem was there was a guy outside in the parking lot pressuring patrons for money to buy "gas". There was a lot of older people and children outside and inside the restaurant. You could see that everyone was... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Olan H
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Iron Station
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Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Iron Station
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42 reviews 42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Had lunch with my family. Food was very good and service was great. The only problem was there was a guy outside in the parking lot pressuring patrons for money to buy "gas". There was a lot of older people and children outside and inside the restaurant. You could see that everyone was uncomfortable because this guy was literally chasing... More 

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Granite Falls, North Carolina
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Home cooking or a great buffet. Home town people in the restaurant business for many years. They know how to do it right and have a friendly staff to help.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Best breakfast buffet anywhere. Food is always hot and constantly being replenished. Most of the wait staff is very nice. Always bring visitors from out of town here and they love it!

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Abele's was recommended to us by local family as, "the best breakfast restaurant in town" They were right! Loved the friendly service and food was hot and delicious. They even let us try the liver mush... gross! I guess you have to had grown up on it. Give it a Abele's a try, you won't regret it.

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North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you love home cooking then you will love this place. Really good buffet and friendly staff. They moved locations and now have more room. This is like Countryside in Marion, only in Morganton in my opinion. Good home cooking and great service....

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Morganton, North Carolina
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

The waiters and waitresses are amazing! You can have an actual conversation with them! The buffet is amazing! The food doesn't take forever to come out like most places when they're packed! Great family restaurant! I always try to sit at a new table so I can read the jokes!

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

I have only been to breakfast but it is so worth stopping in. The food is absolutely delicious and the service is very friendly. Its really hard to find places that serve chipped beef and I was so happy to see they did. They have a nice fruit selection too. One day I will have to try lunch or dinner

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Morganton, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Just good down-home cooking with fair atmosphere. Service was average, quite busy, very noisy, and considerable food scraps on the floor.

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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144 reviews 144 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
536 helpful votes 536 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

My wife and I popped in for the first time on Wednesday afternoon for lunch. We enjoyed the setup of the restaurant. They have great whimsical signs throughout the place which will provide you with some good laughs. They have a selection of old time candies as you check out. They have an ice cream stand with a nice selection... More 

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Hickory NC
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Really enjoyed an evening spent at Abele's Family Restaurant recently. There were so many great items to choose from - all quite good. Will be returning soon.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: (828) 433-5400

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 14
  • Cuisine: American

Description

*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 am - 12:00 am

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