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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Circle, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
18288985214
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Tue 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Brunch, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 22
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  • 20
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  • 8
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food and Great Service!

Cool vibe inside with a great bar. Service was terrific, thank you Jason. The vodka pasta and meat pizza were both great! The appetizer special that was in place of the fresh mozzarella and tomato was delicious. Lasagna was good. Rolls were good but needed more garlic. Don't sit right by the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
dieselnator
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Greenville, South Carolina
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Greenville, South Carolina
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75 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cool vibe inside with a great bar. Service was terrific, thank you Jason. The vodka pasta and meat pizza were both great! The appetizer special that was in place of the fresh mozzarella and tomato was delicious. Lasagna was good. Rolls were good but needed more garlic. Don't sit right by the bathrooms because there is a lot of foot... More 

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Thank dieselnator
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Outstanding restaurant. Fresh food, and quality preparation. Excellent service, thank you Jason for the fine dining experience!

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Thank Steve H
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Steve, thank you so much for visiting sorrento's. We try very hard to give the highest quality service along with the finest food, and appreciate your recognition of our efforts. We look forward to serving you again. Thank you, maria More 

Cary, North Carolina
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant should be ranked #1. If you've ever been to Bella's you are in for a real treat...say good bye to Bella's FOREVER! Sorrento's is upscale and modern. It's clean and has nice decor and great atmosphere. There is a large inviting bar (the kind that makes you hope your table isn't ready so you can hang there for... More 

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Thank Colleen S
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks Colleen, we are so happy that you came to Sorrento's, and are very pleased that you enjoyed it and had so many wonderful things to say. We hope you will come back and visit us when you're in the area. We strive to give the best experience and food to our guests and it's wonderful that you took your... More 

New Braunfels, Texas
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29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful pizzas! We had the traditional cheese pizza but trust me, it's not boring! We also had the spinach pizza and it was amazing! Josh was very helpful, courteous and friendly!

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Thank Beccaandcraig
Portsmouth, Dominica
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with 5 of my friends and we had a great time. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the artwork on the wall was creative. I split a pepperoni, sausage and meatball pizza and there was leftovers because we were so full. The free rolls before your meal melt in your mouth and the service is fantastic. I had... More 

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Thank Raffaele M
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Raffaelle, thank you so much for chooosing Sorrento's. We strive to make sure that each customer receives the upmost service and food. And I appreciate that you took the time to give us such wonderful compliments. Hope to see you again. Thank you, Maria More 

Orlando, Florida
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Very good. Large portions on pasta dishes so sharing recommended. Dressy casual environment. Did not gave pizza but saw chef spinning dough!

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Thank jperrin2011
Orlando, United States
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Great Italian place in Banner Elks with great service and atmosphere. Two of us had the Tortellini Sorrento and it was awesome. Others had the vodka pasta, fettuccini and crab cakes. Also brought home desert and enjoyed the cannolis and tiramisu. Ask for Caitlyn-outstanding service.

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Thank Todd W
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Todd for visiting Banner Elk, and thank you for dining at Sorrento's. It is wonderful to know that you and your guests enjoyed the food and service. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you in the future. Happy healthy new year to you Maria More 

Boone, North Carolina
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2015

The best clams I have had outside of Italy. Also great pasta. Owned by an Italian family, old family recipes. Great!!!

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Thank khw8814
ColumbusOH
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015

We needed a good dinner out and it's hard to find in this area. We decided to try Sorrento's Bistro for the first time and we are so glad we did! "Jason" was our server....we never wanted for anything...he was fabulous. We had drinks, spinach-artichoke dip, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and Chicken Marsala. No complaints at all.....it was a really good... More 

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Thank ColumbusOH
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Sorrento's we appreciate your business and are happy that you and your guests enjoyed. We look forward to serving you in the future. Happy new year. Maria More 

Asheville, NC
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474 reviews
367 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

Stopped in on. Sunday. Were seated and given a brunch menu. We asked if we could order pizza and were told yes. We shared a great Caesar Salad and had a mushroom an green pepper pizza. The pizza was pretty good. The service was very friendly and efficient. Wouldn't go out of our way to go here, but it was... More 

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Thank iamstoked22
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Ianstoked22, Thank you for coming to Sorrento's, is there anything specifically that we might fix for you to have had a better experience. I appreciate that the service was good and the pizza, but what may we have done to make you want to go out of your way to come back. We hope that you do and would like... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 140 Azalea Circle, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: 18288985214

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 9 - 32
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?