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“Great Lunch”

Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge
Ranked #4 of 48 Restaurants in Banner Elk
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Pizza
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Takeout
Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Great Lunch”
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Overall the food was very good and the menu had something for everyone. The fried asparagus was especially tasty as were the french fries. Would love to try the lodge menu next visit.

Visited October 2013
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English first
Banner Elk, North Carolina, United States
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Changed their policy”
Reviewed September 23, 2013

We have been going to the Banner Elk Café for many years, have always enjoyed it, has a wide variety of foods that are good. The service staff has always welcomed us and our two Shiloh Shepherds with open arms. It was a place that had covered outdoor seating so when it rained or snowed it was great to take our so well trained Shiloh Shepherds. Apparently they had one misbehaved dog which the owners should have been asked to leave. Because of this incident they have punished all of the dog owners that go there saying no more dogs except the very small area that is not covered. When I talked to the owner's wife she was not pleasant at all and as a result my family and all of the friends that we would bring there will no longer return. Such a mistake for one unfortunate incident to take it out on all of the others that have supported them.

  • Visited July 2013
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Ormond Beach
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Eat where the locals eat!”
Reviewed September 18, 2013

Easy to locate restaurant and parking. Excellent food, pricing and friendly wait staff. We will return to this restaurant whenever we come to Banner Elk to see our grand-daughter play soccer at Lees McCrae College.

  • Visited September 2013
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73 reviews
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“Good place for apres ski dining”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

Pleasant service and good, moderately priced food. Nothing fancy here. Have visited several times and received consistent quality food and service.

Visited December 2012
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Thank Dan L
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Always great!”
Reviewed August 31, 2013

While staying in Newland for a couple of months, we had the opportunity to frequent the Banner Elk Café for lunch and dinner. The wait staff is extremely friendly and helpful. The food consistently good and cooked the way you want it. You can try anything and if you don't like it, change your mind and they are happy to bring you something else. You have access to two menus: the café and the lodge. Bring your pet and they have seating available for you. Music some nights outside. We never tried the menu from the lodge. A bit too much as we are light eaters.
Grandkids ages 5 and 17 both like it too.

Visited August 2013
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Thank Jeanne M
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