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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Orange Park, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I came with my family this weekend. Their food is delicious. We each had a different pasta and all loved what we got. It is a la cart and we all wanted salads...so that can add up fast. Maybe a little noisy inside too but it was pretty crowded when we went. I'd go back!

1 Thank laurel w
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Good service! We had a group over 20 and they handled it very well. Food was great, it came out fast. Never had to ask for refills. Would defiantly eat here again! Jennifer was Excellent!

2 Thank Matt C
Cornelius, North Carolina
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a drink on a cold afternoon. I was pleased to find Port on the menu. I was with a group of people that went skiing however I didn't participate with them so I had to find something to do by myself. Looks like a favorite place for locals. I only ate a Greek salad with shrimp on... More 

1 Thank Angela K
Birmingham, AL
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a Wednesday evening. The food was good, and staff attentive. Nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

2 Thank BhamALtraveler
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, Great atmosphere, Great prices. We eat here every time we travel to Banner Elk. It is simply the best fine dining in this area.

3 Thank GreatEscapesKayak
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice restaurant in Banner Elk. They have a wonderful menu with a variety of Italian dishes, as well as pizza. The art work on the walls is beautiful. The atmosphere would be great for a romantic dinner, a night out with friends, or even pizza with the kids. We went here with three kids and we... More 

2 Thank Kim B
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent a few weeks in Boston, Ma. The North End, which is Italian, was a place I always enjoyed eating. However, in the 8 years I have been dining at Sorrentos, I have always enjoyed all the meals I experienced. In particular I love their Fettuccine Alfredo. It was actually better at Sorrentos, than in Boston. The North... More 

2 Thank Michelle L
Johnson City, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

All of our food was wonderful, especially the gluten free pasta with vodka cream sauce. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a weeknight with not a lot of people so we felt very comfortable staying awhile and catching up with our daughter, son-in-law and 3 month old granddaughter.

2 Thank Teach5956
Palm City, Florida
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33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

This was the best fettuccine Alfredo I have had in years (as good as prepared by the original Alfredo's in Rome). One of our family members needed gluten free options and everyone in the restaurant was knowledgeable of gluten free option needs and preparation. This was a wonderful find for a great restaurant and we will be back.

2 Thank Esgp
Waynesville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2017

First, the place is very cool. Lots of big art, beautiful bar, and the staff could not be more accommodating. That's what makes what I'm about to write...hard. We had our kids in town so went over to Sorrento's...craving Italian. I'm half Italian and grew up in an Italian home which means we lived around a table. My Mother wrote... More 

1 Thank SnippyC

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$9 - $32
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?