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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%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (76 reviews)
“vodka pasta” (7 reviews)
“tortellini” (12 reviews)
Open Now
16:00 - 23:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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101 - 110 of 429 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Had diner with friends. Seated in "marshmallow room" soft chairs. Great dinner rolls comp. The trout was excellent and the lasagna is always perfect. With tip, aprox. $30 @ person (had wine and coffee too). Friendly staff.

2  Thank mark j
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

A wonderful hostess named Victoria, home cooked food.. generous portions, huge rolls ... and a sample taste of an awesome soup . A wonderful experience! Best Italian food in this area. We spend time here and plan to make many more visits! On the way...More

1  Thank Janet H
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered an entree w/chicken, sausage, peppers & onion which consisted of a "blanched" chicken breast with some sort of sausage slices and a few tiny onions in a chicken broth sauce. Believe it or not, the peppers were pepperocini! My wife ordered Veal Marsala...More

3  Thank Dale B
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Sorrento's is not really a bistro, more a nice affordable Italian trattoria. Prices of entrees, including pizzas, are very reasonable. Service was good. In a nutshell, it was way less than fine dining, largely because the it was extremely noisy.

1  Thank David S
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit, had to wait 30 minutes, but had awesome fire pit to enjoy until we were called. We decided to try the bruschetta, excellent, ordered couple of pizza pies, veggie was great, loaded with veggies, also cheese & pepperoni, plenty to eat...More

1  Thank softail99
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The bartender, Katie was great!!! Our server, Kerry was wonderful!!!! Our compliments to the chef on our marvelous food, lasagna and the eggplant rollitini!!!! And the sorrento mushrooms appetizer was amazing!!!! Great choice for Italian!!!!

1  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We had Lasagna, pizza, and GF vodka pasta. All were excellent. House salads outstanding. Good, friendly, accommodating service. Definitely recommend.

Thank Bev G
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Who knew you could find the best Italian restaurant in the mountains of North Carolina! My wife and I have celebrated our anniversary at Sorrento's for the past eight years and we will for many more. The manager, Jennifer makes sure the whole experience is...More

4  Thank drp31082016
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We had arrived late afternoon at the Inn at Elk River and decided to order out for or dinner on this cold and rainy Friday night. Another couple and us ordered 2 different pizzas and the guys went and picked them up. The place was...More

2  Thank travelnhome
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We had dinner at the Chefs Table above Sorrentos and were rewarded with fantastic food and great service. In conversation we learned the young lady who is chef and owner is a 3rd generation of the people who own Sorrentos. The food was awesome good...More

2  Thank Sam P
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Questions & Answers
5 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
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
  • Food
  • 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
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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