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The Frog & the Monkey - CLOSED

128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
+1 828-898-3764
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
7 Jun 2014
“It saddened my wife and I to find out The Frog and The Monkey in Banner Elk has closed.”
25 May 2014
“Fun local food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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Reviewed 12 June 2012

Have yourself a chocolate MONKEY!!! All fresh and lots of locally produced meats and veggies. Great little cafe for a beautiful, relaxing lunch on a sunny day or cozy one on a rainy day! Lots of options for vegetarians too!

Thank Sun4me247
Reviewed 4 June 2012

Different types of food that is worth a visit. Interesting atmosphere with their large booths and furniture. Great for vegetarians but also have options for those that enjoy meat. I branched out with the veggie burger, which was dry but the sweet potato fries were...More

Thank NChotelrater
Reviewed 4 June 2012

We own a vacation home between Boone and Banner Elk and thought we had the low-down on every restaurant in BE...but The Frog & Monkey is relatively new, and we checked it out in May 2012. It is now a "must do" for every time....More

1  Thank bhorner3
Reviewed 29 May 2012

The Frog & the Monkey is a great little restaurant with wonderful, healthy food and a friendly atmosphere. Tucked into a side street in the small town of Banner Elk, this restaurant is a special find.

1  Thank MBeaC
Reviewed 28 May 2012

We were up visiting with my sister who has a place in Banner Elk. She said we have to try this place. It did not disappoint. Actually the food and service exceeded our expectations. Loved my Shroom and Walnut burger.... I am not a vegetarian...More

3  Thank suzanneo976
Reviewed 25 May 2012

Fresh local food, innovative casual menu, definitely worth the drive! Call for directions though--it's hard to find.

Thank LitPr0f
Reviewed 11 May 2012

We were greeted by a smiling waiter who entertained us all night. We started with the carrot/ginger soup and crab stuffed portobello, both excellent. I had the delicious bison burger and my wife had the artichoke/mushroom/goat cheese pizza. Ended with the delicious almond crime brûlée...More

1  Thank robbieM1955
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Food was great - fish taco was huge and scrumptious. Service was very friendly and helpful.

1  Thank 2kidsin2w
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Spent a lot of time in Banner Elk eating at places that are over priced and not healthy....Frog & Monkey is exactly the opposite! Great healthy options on the menu, fair prices, and friendly staff. I'll definitely be back!

2  Thank Liz L
Reviewed 11 April 2012

My husband and I had lunch at the Frog and the Monkey for our second time. It was as delicious as the first time. Staff is friendly and willing to bend over backwards to accomodate any request. Price is right. Love the healthy selection of...More

4  Thank bluedogbulldog
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-3764
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