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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Jacksonville, Florida
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55 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 out I saw some delicious looking desserts . We'll be back for sure! A wonderful... More 

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North Augusta, SC, United States
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles 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 which was served with the same chicken broth sauce, some canned mushrooms and thin slices... More 

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Cary
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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.

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georgia
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67 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 and plenty leftover for leftovers, recommend for sure!

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Emerald Isle, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles 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!!!!

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1 Thank Angela R
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5 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Jamestown, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 incredible making sure our experience was better than our last. Thank you Jennifer and Sorrento's... More 

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North Carolina
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107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 busting at the seems. The food was ready as promised and within a short time... More 

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Robbins, North Carolina, United States
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39 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 and we will be back next time we are there.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Went there for lunch. Was not disappointed. My wife and I split the Italian salad. It was that big. Then had the smaller Special Sorrento pizza. It was very good. Not boxed or frozen. Made from scratch after you order. Because of that, there is a little wait. But well worth it. The service was very good. The greeter/hostess was... More 

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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
Average prices
US$ 9 - US$ 32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?