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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“vegetable bar” (20 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
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6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love going here during the weeknights for the buffet and meat add on. Something for everyone. Cold salad and hot veggies.

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ok service, and fresh breakfast buffet is tasty. decently cheap too. i would suggest for the early hours and the cheapness.

Thank Jarrod M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place with great food! Friendly staff. it’s kind of a cross between a country style buffet, a roadside Café, and a root beer float/ice cream stand. There are also plenty of unique gifts and candies that you can purchase.

Thank Newdidu5
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Came here for the first time. Loved it! Kind of looks like a Cracker Barrel. Has a buffet with lots of vegetables. I had the country fried steak with white gravy. It was great! The absolute best milk shake I've ever had.

Thank luvacationing
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

Great breakfast bar. Just about anything you would like to eat. I prefer my scrambled eggs no quite well done and the eggs are available with different levels of done. Also has 4 different meats, french toast and just good food. Enjoy

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

It was ok, definitely not my favorite place to visit. My Burger was dry, the kiddos burger was dry and overcooked. We were rushed out at the end.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, good selection. Not a high quality meal, but very good. Candy shop, authentic milkshakes, authentic staff and customers. Saw multiple veterans there during veterans day and many gave thanks. Good prices as well, could have just been happy with the hot...More

Thank Bristol1514
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Abele's has good food at a reasonable price and lots of it. My wife and I have eaten here several times on our travels along !-40 and have never been disappointed. I have always ordered chicken fried steak and cream gravy. With that you get...More

Thank iamshermantx
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have loved this restaurant for ice cream, always great, but now love to have breakfast there also. It has always been highly rated for its buffet, but we aren’t buffet types, so haven’t visited until this year. It’s a busy place, but lots of...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My family have dined numerous times at Abeles and love the food and atmosphere. They have a buffet bar at breakfast lunch and dinner offering a variety of good country foods with very low prices. They have excellent customer service the staff is very friendly...More

Thank 590gloriar
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18 April 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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