We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (38 reviews)
“vegetable tart” (20 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
All Details
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (277)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 277 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is always one of those rock solid places to eat. The food is not phenomenal but is always good. The wait staff is friendly, and the owner supports public servents.

Thank SupportPolice
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real gem(diamond quality without diamond prices) of a restaurant in Morganton, North Carolina. The hot buffet bar is loaded with good comfort foods like mashed potatoes, pinto beans, macaroni and cheese, also with vegetables that are "good for you." The food is...More

1  Thank Boonehawk
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Hubby and I were passing through the area on our way to Wilmington and stopped for lunch. The family restaurant has several rooms and old fashion décor (think Farrells Ice Cream Parlor) with country signs and wood carved statues and sporting goods like sleds on...More

1  Thank treehuggersfriend
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped here before going down to Wilmington. They have a buffet style breakfast and it was delicious. They have just about everything you can imagine for breakfast.... highly recommend this restaurant..

Thank barnett202
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I had spent the morning at the Jamestown Flea Market and decided to give this place a try on our way home. We arrived around 1:15 on a Sunday. They were pretty busy ,but we didn't have to wait to be seated....More

Thank Derek R
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Food was delicious & like home cooking. Buffet bars for salads & vegetables & dessert was fantastic.

Reviewed 5 March 2018

Abeles has a family environment and a variety of food choices including a buffet. Food is normally fresh and hot and the staff is friendly.

Thank joyb739
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Coming back from Jamestown Flea Market we wanted to try something new. This place came highly recommended by people we met at the market. Arriving there at 1130 on a Sunday morning might not be the best idea. We had a short wait. The food...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Excellent bar! Stumbled in off the expressway and noyiced all the cars in the parking lot....delicious food, friendly service, will stop in again when we are in North Carolina.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 5 February 2018

A great place right off of I40. Lots of choices on the menu - which usually scares me about a place, but we had a breakfast, a sandwich and a plate meal and everything came out fast and delicious. One tip - they must have...More

Thank Eswau
Nearby HotelsSee all 9 hotels in Morganton
Hampton Inn Morganton
379 reviews
.55 km away
Red Carpet Inn Morganton
3 reviews
.68 km away
Quality Inn Morganton
98 reviews
.83 km away
Sleep Inn
88 reviews
.94 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Las Salsas
209 reviews
.04 km away
131 reviews
.11 km away
El Paso Mexican Restaurant
25 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby Attractions
Apple Hill Orchard & Cider Mill
26 reviews
6.86 km away
Catawba Meadows Park
24 reviews
5.33 km away
Fonta Flora Brewery
38 reviews
3.68 km away
Catawba Brewing Co
32 reviews
3.08 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
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
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing