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“Breakfast and dinner” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge

Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge
119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604
828 898-4242
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Ranked #10 of 42 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Simpsonville, South Carolina, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Breakfast and dinner”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

We liked this restaurant enough to visit twice. The atmosphere was true to the mountain area. The service was great for breakfast and pretty good for dinner. We were able to eat outside for dinner and the staff was accommodating when the wind started to make it a bit chilly by closing the enclosures to block some of the wind.

Visited June 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
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English first
Islamorada, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Good food, good value and great service!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

If you are in the mood for some down home cooking, this is it. This trip included 3 ladies and 3 totally different appetites. As usual, we were all happy with our selections that were served to us with a big welcoming smile. Would I go back? You bet!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Charm & good food too”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Our hotel recommended a different place but we spotted the Banner Elk Cafe with a full parking lot at about 2PM so decided to give it a try. Lunch was served quickly and excellent quality (especially the biscuits). We came back for dinner two days later and were equally happy. In good weather, they have a large outdoor patio with lots of hanging flowers. Very nice.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Shelby, NC
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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

My husband and I recently had breakfast with BEC. It was very good. We both chose the omelets. We were very happy with our choices. We hope to return in June when we are spending a week in the High Country for a much anticipated vacation. They ran our credit card twice by accident. If they correct the mistake, as the graciously stated they would, we will likely enjoy several meals with them. If not...

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Always Good”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

They have a large menu, the food is always consistently good and a great atmosphere. We always take our two giant Shiloh Shepherds there and they welcome them with open arms and immediately bring them large bowls of water. Great place friendly staff and a very nice owner.

Visited May 2013
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