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Fabio's Restaurant

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106 Pineola St, Newland, NC 28657
828-733-1314
Today
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 18
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  • 6
    Very good
  • 5
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good food

Ate here a few times and it was good food fast service . It's a downtown restaurant on the Main Street in town . Mostly a family run show .

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
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NC
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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Ate here a few times and it was good food fast service . It's a downtown restaurant on the Main Street in town . Mostly a family run show .

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Newland, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Not a fan of it. It was just ok. The service was subpar and the food lacked flavor. The restaurant was chilly.

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Newland, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Fabio is awesome at what he does. Folks get his place confused as an Italian restaurant. But it is much more. He fixes international dishes that are prepared fresh daily. Love the food there. Try his Saturday nite wine pairings. You won't be disappointed.

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Newland, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are looking for a "fancy restaurant" do not go to Fabios, BUT if you are looking for EXCELLENT food, Italian, Prime Rib Dinners, and a great breakfast, and everything in between, this is where you need to go. The service is great, and everyone is friendly. The atmosphere is greatly lacking, but the price is right.The restaurant has... More 

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Newland, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

For such a rural, small town as Newland, we are consistently pleased with the quality and quantity of food that Fabio offers.

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Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Fabio's Restaurant is the best italian food I've ever eaten, and I've been to Venice, Florence, and the Italian Riviera. Make reservations and go on a wine pairing night for a fabulous meal. It's worth the drive.

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

I realize everyone can't be perfect all the time but my entire family of 5 were sick that night and two days after. How hard is it to refrigerate meat or hire a babysitter. If I wanted to eat with loud obnoxious children i'd go to a public school. Let's wear some hair nets too please there shouldn't be exceptions... More 

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Bamberg
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Food was good and portions plentiful. Fabio himself does all the cooking and preparation. Fabio was helpful with describing things to do in Newland

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Mathews, Virginia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We just finished the wine dinner experience with Fabio.....5 courses and 5 matching wines for less than $3....which were all quite good. But it isn't only the wonderful food that is so special -- it is the family atmosphere. Don't miss this experience if you have the opportunity.

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Fabio's 5 course wine dinners are unbeatable. Small, quaint restaurant in the mountains, 5 course meal and a different wine with each one. All of the food is prepared by Fabio, who is really Italian, so the food is authentic. Others meals are great too. Hard to beat the house vegetable omlet at breakfast!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 106 Pineola St, Newland, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Newland
  • Phone Number: 828-733-1314
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 2:00 pm

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