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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (88 reviews)
“vodka pasta” (8 reviews)
“crab cakes” (27 reviews)
Open Now
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the menu offers a large selection. hearty portions, great service. The food was the best Italian food I have had in a long time. Great wine selections

Thank Krista H
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area on Thursday nights, you really MUST try their Prime Rib. The serving was very generous as well as wonderfully cook, and was less than $14! We weren’t disappointed in the service or the meal, but get there EARLY as...More

Thank 2forTheRoadSince2005
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted dessert after a long day of white water rafting and hiking. The Carrot cake, chocolate lava cake, cheese cake and cannolis were fantastic. Great place to go.

Thank maschaub2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed dinner at this energetic spot one rainy evening this week while on vacation in Banner Elk, NC. The veal picatta was yummy with just the right amount of lemon and capers - the serving size was generous. The eggplant roulades with pepperoni was...More

Thank Carolyn S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ate here both nights as it was so good! Well it was also close to the B& B! 1st class service and good atmosphere

Thank DermotMcQ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I highly recommend this restaurant the pizza is amazing and the food is amazing as well I must go out to eat and do if you're in Banner Elk North Carolina

Thank SLL13
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the special wild mushroom soup and trout and it was amazing! The ingredients were fresh and perfectly prepared. Will be coming back!!!

Thank MarthaMM
Reviewed May 1, 2018

The food was well-presented, delicious, and made with high quality ingredients. The restaurant has a sophisticated decor with colorful art on the walls created by a local artist. The server was attentive, helpful, but not overbearing.

Thank Wing_anda_Prayer1210
Reviewed April 30, 2018

We enjoyed our visit, and very nice sitting outdoors on a nice spring day. The food was nice Italian food and service were good. We stopped next door in the bar area after dinner, and enjoyed some live music with some very nice staff.

Thank Alicat1964
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

Drove to Banner Elk just for lunch. Always go to Sorrento's Italian restaurant. Wasn't disappointed. I had the chicken piccata on a bed of linguine that was outstanding. My girlfriend had lasagna that was very very tasty. The service was excellent. It's a nice little...More

Thank Scott H
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Questions & Answers
July 4, 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SorrentosAnthony | Property representative |
We do accommodate Gluten Free diners with many options to choose from. We also have wild caught fish on special every week including trout, snapper, grouper, sea bass and yes, diver scallops and live main lobsters as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Business meetings, Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5214
  • E-mail
This is an upscale bistro with a strong accent for Italian. This family business involves 3 generation of family owned and operated, with the 30 year anniversary approaching. We thank all of our local customers, and look forward to the new ones.
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