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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Great food and service our waitress Riley gave us, large group and kept the drinks coming. I love the sushi from upstairs and had karaoke when we came, a great time for everyone.

1  Thank richardkR8075IM
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Never really disappoints, especially being in the middle of nowhere. Had one of the best Tomahawk Ribeyes tonight! It was delicious. Victoria was really nice and made sure we had what we needed. Visit this place often.

1  Thank Genette T
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

I don't want to beat them up too bad but it just wasn't great. You have to give him a bit of a break being in the mountains and not having access to the freshest ingredients. I had a few appetizers and I stopped at...More

Thank Votz M
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I found this restaurant in the Beech Mountain guide book. We came here to have sushi and found it to be much much more!! The 1st night we cam here we were told that if we sat at the bar then we could have anything...More

2  Thank Seana S
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Came to banner elk and found this great place for dinner it was the best Italian I have ever ate and Reilly and Ashton was great

1  Thank James G
Reviewed 16 January 2018

We have been traveling to Banner Elk for many years and this restaurant hits all the marks of amazing food and a great dining experience. From fresh baked rolls made daily to smiling friendly staff making sure everything is perfect, there is no detail overlooked....More

1  Thank MsLeahLove
Reviewed 15 January 2018

We only went here for lunch. We had wonderful salads. My children had pasta and red sauce with meatballs. Was excellent- not your normal kids dinner. After looking at the menu, I can't wait to come back and slowly eat my through the whole thing....More

1  Thank paigerenee2016
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Riley is amazing. First time here but I’ll be back often when in town. Food is amazing as well. Everyone that works here works together & is very nice

1  Thank synergyautowash
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We waited a while for a large table on a very cold evening but the wait was worth it. The food was very tasty and the portions quite large. They have a large selection on the menu and everyone loved their dish. We did not...More

1  Thank acostajorge44
Reviewed 26 December 2017

Great experience, Restaurant was crowded due to Christmas eve, however staff went out of their way to ensure all guests were treated special and as if they were the most important people that ever visited. They had a special Christmas eve menu that included many...More

1  Thank Randy B
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5 July 2016|
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Response from SorrentosAnthony | Property representative |
We do accommodate Gluten Free diners with many options to choose from. We also have wild caught fish on special every week including trout, snapper, grouper, sea bass and yes, diver scallops and live main lobsters as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5214
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This is an upscale bistro with a strong accent for Italian. This family business involves 3 generation of family owned and operated, with the 30 year anniversary approaching. We thank all of our local customers, and look forward to the new ones.
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