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Bayou Smokehouse & Grill

130 Main St E, Village Shops, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
+1 828-898-8952
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“cajun sampler” (19 reviews)
“brisket” (63 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
American, Pub, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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130 Main St E, Village Shops, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
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151 - 160 of 627 reviews

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

Great food and service!! We enjoyed many different menu items and different beers!! Good times!! Definitely a place to watch sports on tv, sit at the bar or at a table!!

Thank JackieDarby17
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We couldn't find anywhere to park . I saw a sign at the back that said " Bayou ". We went in and there was a store attached to the restaurant . I asked the girl at the counter how to get to the restaurant...More

Thank Cindy K
Reviewed 21 October 2016

My husband and I had dinner this week and found everything to be quite plain. Creole food should be full of wonderful, complex flavors, particularly in the sauces that should seep deliciously into the rice. Our sampler dinners were very plain, with minimal flavors. We...More

Thank Bonnie B
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Dee was great!!! Friendly Funny and efficient! He got everything we ordered correct and made good suggestions. Only one strike against him - he still can't accept his teams loss to my Buckeyes! Ha Ha. Will definitely go back often.

Thank TennesseeMailman
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

They had the best rice and beans I've ever had in my life. The shrimp gumbo was spicy but extremely flavorful. I had never had etoufee but it was really good and again spicy but not overly spicy. Caitlin are waitress was so nice and...More

Thank marieB2884VY
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Went mid-evening and did not have to wait. Waitress was very good as was the food -- Shrimp Etouffe and gumbo. Do eat here if you are in the area.

Thank Bunnion
Reviewed 2 October 2016

I've always enjoyed Bayou. They have been here for may years. The BBQ and sides are very good. Love the outdoor seating. Nice tap list. Nice atmosphere.

Thank TravelerNFoodie
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I lived in Louisiana for a few years and since moving to North Carolina have longed for the taste of the Bayou State. I have a friend who used to work there and insisted that we tried it out and I am so glad that...More

1  Thank Katherine C
Reviewed 29 September 2016

You won't t be disappointed! Ask for Shelby! The food was great! Our server, Shelby, gave us excellent service! We will definitely be back on our next visit to Banner Elk!

Thank rglab1220
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

While vacationing in Banner Elk, we stumbled across this great restaurant! Our server's, Shelby suggestions were were great and she made our experience worthwhile and added to the awesome weekend we had in the North Carolina mountains. I had to buy a hat and shirt,...More

Thank BullIslaner
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Jesse S
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I don't think reservations are needed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Main St E, Village Shops, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9238
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-8952
  • E-mail
Description
Open since 2003, The Bayou offers Authentic Cajun and Texas Cuisine served in a casual, comfortable atmosphere. Outdoor, dog-friendly deck dining in the summer, fireplace dining in the winter. Free WiFi, Children's Menu and Wine Amnesty available. Adjacent Bayou General Store offering Beer, Wine, Locally Made Items, Souvenir Mementos and more. Please see the Bayou Smokehouse & Grill, Banner Elk Facebook Page for Specials, Live Music, Events and area information.
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