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Nick's Restaurant and Pub

4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
+1 828-898-9613
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travelers talk about
“wings” (12 reviews)
“french dip” (7 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This eatery is a fairly basic restaurant. We have eaten here several times for lunch, but our last dinner there was very disappointing. Granted, we were with a group, it the restaurant knew this and should have prepared. We had to wait an hour just...More

Thank Lola122
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nicks is a weekly visit for us. A place where the locals go. Great Burgers& fries, Great Soups! Consistent. Friendly staff. Convenient location.

Thank Kathylynn2014
Reviewed June 14, 2018

Tasty sandwiches, soups and salads. A little slow on service, staff not all that knowledgable. I really likes their Nicholas special sandwich, kind of a french dip with onionsand peppers.

Thank KatieGinNC
Reviewed June 10, 2018

After a disappointing experience at another restaurant, we decided to try Nick’s for Karaoke night (Friday nights till midnight). After 4 hours of drinks and fun for four, we spent about $25 per person. Left totally buzzed and our DD was awesome too! If you’re...More

Thank 2forTheRoadSince2005
Reviewed May 30, 2018 via mobile

I want to start by saying Nicks is a great Bar. Lots of seats, good bartenders, fair prices, cold beer, good atmosphere, and friendly regulars! That being said as a restaurant its the pits. I don't understand how the bar is so good but the...More

2  Thank lovesmesomegoodfood
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded June 1, 2018

I apologize that you had a bad experience. The irony of the whole thing is that I talked to every employee and manager and no one recalls the situation that you describe. We never send out one plate at a time, everything goes out together....More

Reviewed April 29, 2018

Our favorite close to home "bar". Food is very good, service is ok. When Bryan is cooking, Tuesday thru Saturday, you can't go wrong. His only does his corn chowder once a week but it's worth planning for. Try the grilled salmon or the reuben...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed February 12, 2018

Staying on Beech Mountain but stop here after visiting Grandfather Mountain. Staff was great Food was Great and the prices were perfect. Hands down must stop in and try .

Thank fgatoreye78
Reviewed February 11, 2018

Nicks is a bar that has a separate dining room for families. One of the things that I order every time is the French onion soup it is the best soup I have found and their wings are soooo good, what I like best it...More

Thank Debbi F
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded February 13, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed December 22, 2017

The Food is Great !! The salads are the best in town. The Wings are awesome! On Friday they serve Home made Clam Chowder (delicious). The Service is the BEST!! The atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. The Owner should update.

Thank Jeni D
Reviewed December 6, 2017

Nick's is always fun, and the food is always pretty good. Nick's is basically a bar, and has karaoke on some nights, so they have good burgers and palatable bar food.

Thank Wyndswept8
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2017

thank you taking the time to write a review.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-9613
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