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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
Travelers talk about
“fruit” (39 reviews)
“vegetable tart” (21 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We have dined at this restaurant yearly for almost 15 years. On this visit we were amazed at the tantalizing flavor of everything we tried. Their recipes and food preparation are amazing. We plan to make a special trip back to this restaurant at our...More

Thank sctraveler069
Reviewed 1 week ago

Country cooking at a reasonable price or eat all you want from the food bar. No alcohol beverages served.

Thank AlbertY
Reviewed 1 week ago

Abele's is a must in Morganton. Very attentive staff, plenty of seating and plenty of choices on their menu. There is the option for a buffet for those with a real hearty appetite. Leave room for their deserts! Not fancy but very tasty with generous...More

Thank Louis D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I do enjoy going here for breakfast and there salad bar is also very good. Only gave it very good instead of excellent because on our last visit are sever never checked on us after the food was brought out. She only returned to leave...More

Thank kar385
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Husband and I drove up to Morganton today just to sightsee and find a different place to eat. We were going to go to our favorite place Judges , but they were really packed for Father's Day so we found this place instead. I'm really...More

Thank Billie S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant, with friendly people and great pricing. Menu and buffet are full of choices. Salad bar is excellent. The inside of the restaurant is decorated with many interesting artifacts and signs. They also have old fashioned candy and pies for sale....More

Thank constanttraveler32
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Went for late Saturday lunch while visiting adult children in Morganton. Way, way better than Golden Corral ever thought about being (100% not a fan!!) Better than Ryan's Mega Bar used to be. Reviews I'd read enhanced my appreciation of the decor and prepared us...More

Thank Dorothy B
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Abeles is a great restaurant. It is a well run business that has excellent food, fantastic service, and very low prices. It is a must stop in Morganton.

Thank Tothe G
Reviewed April 29, 2018 via mobile

This is always one of those rock solid places to eat. The food is not phenomenal but is always good. The wait staff is friendly, and the owner supports public servents.

Thank SupportPolice
Reviewed April 26, 2018

This is a real gem(diamond quality without diamond prices) of a restaurant in Morganton, North Carolina. The hot buffet bar is loaded with good comfort foods like mashed potatoes, pinto beans, macaroni and cheese, also with vegetables that are "good for you." The food is...More

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April 18, 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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