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Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge

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119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604
+1 828-898-4242
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Saint Augustine, Florida
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great place to have lunch. Home cooked food that warms you from the inside out! Good priced daily specials. I recommend the country fired steak or the chili, both are excellent.

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Thank Oceanblue16
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From full dinners, home cooking, sandwiches, pasta to salads you can never go wrong eating and fellowshipping here. Great staff and good atmosphere. And desserts, sometimes that will fill the bill.

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Thank Kermit H
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here while visiting Banner Elk and it was great! There were good portions and lots of options.

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Thank Hollyfsu2011
Lima, Peru
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you ever go to Banner Elk, the Banner Elk Cafe is a must. Wonderful warm people running and serving, and everything we tried from the menu was ecxellent. The Classic Burger is not only the best in Banner Elk, but a serious entry in my own Burger ranking! Deserts are also super.

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Thank JZoll
Trussville, Alabama
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were not too hungry for our dinner as we had had a nice lunch so we decided sharing a pizza would be all we wanted for dinner. We ordered the 10" light crust pizza. It was delicious and was exactly what we wanted. The service was exceptional and attentive. We noticed the delicious desserts being served but we decided... More 

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Thank lubarber
Boone, North Carolina
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great portions of food! Very tasty! A chocolate cake about 6" tall! Great service! Beautiful salad bar! Very cool decor! Music on the weekends!!

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Thank Jenn P
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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153 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was only in area for one day. Went to another restaurant but it was closed. I'm glad. We then went to this location. It was at approximately 4pm and there were very few customers. I had the bowl of chili and grilled cheese sandwich. It was very good. The service was excellent. Very clean facilities and great atmosphere.

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Thank Eggbert10
North Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we have been to the banner elk café on several wonderful occasions. We have had breakfast, lunch and dinner. I was impressed by the service and food offered but got confused about the menus which are color coded. I wanted to go there for my birthday and we sat outside due to nice weather. my meal of catfish and the... More 

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Thank mercyangel_12
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok, guys this place might not look like much when you pull up but do not let it keep you away! This place is truly the best around for miles. The burgers are to die for. Their ribs were done perfectly. The onion rings Omg, the best I've had in a really long time. You gotta try their chili cheese... More 

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Thank Davejr200
Waynesville, North Carolina
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18 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was bacon and eggs heaven and the price is right. Loved it! This is a casual locals place that has been around for many years. Great value as well.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Fast food, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-4242

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