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2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 433-5400
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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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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 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
Buffet Delight!

We stop here often in our travels to Western North Carolina. Excellent Buffet, homecooked food. You can also order from the menu. The staff is friendly and serving. I don't think you will be disappointed if you are looking for a good meal at a good price. I loved their Old Fashion Banana Split... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Ann B
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Statesville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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English first
Morganton, North Carolina
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I was brought here by a friend from work about 2 months ago. Since then I have been back at least 15 times (no exaggerations). I only go for the breakfast buffet, and it is awesome. They have the best fresh fruit I have ever had, and the food is constantly great. I was a little apprehensive at first because... More 

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Lincolnton, NC
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29 reviews 29 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

I eat here several times a year....dinner and lunch...great burgers....nice buffet... My last two times I have had the pot roast... I will have it again...always busy but. Not a long wait...staff friendly and they check on you ...glasses kept full....good prices and great variety of food choices.

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Statesville, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

We stop here often in our travels to Western North Carolina. Excellent Buffet, homecooked food. You can also order from the menu. The staff is friendly and serving. I don't think you will be disappointed if you are looking for a good meal at a good price. I loved their Old Fashion Banana Split, so yummy and enough for 2.... More 

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Mount Airy, North Carolina
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

After two days at conference and eating in Downtown Morganton, NC, I opted for something close to my hotel. The parking lot was full on a Thursday night and this is very obviously a big favorite of the locals. I read online that it had a soup and salad bar which was what I was going to order, but when... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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81 reviews 81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I was told about Abeles restaurant when asking about directions for another restaurant.My husband and I drove up in the parking lot it was very clean and plenty of handicap parking for those with walker and wheel chairs .It has a handicap ramp for the handicap as we walked in we were greeted and seated in a booth very quickly... More 

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Iron Station
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46 reviews 46 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 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
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67 reviews 67 reviews
26 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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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 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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57 reviews 57 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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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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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