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Puerto Nuevo Restaurant

2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
+1 828-898-3332
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“guacamole” (51 reviews)
“fajitas” (36 reviews)
“bean dip” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
Mexican, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
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Reviewed 18 February 2017

We eat at a lot of Mexican restaurants and this one was probably the best ever for the money. Roy was our server and we had 5 kids and 4 adults and were given exceptional service and food.This certainly is not the case for most...More

Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Great Mexican food at fair prices. Large portions, so come hungry! Service was great and the restaurant was clean. Don't forget to visit the salsa bar at the front if you want salsa instead of the bean dip they bring with the chips.

Thank Emily M
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This being our first visit to Puerto Nuevo we were a little in the dark about some of the regulars know how and I hope this review might help the new customers like us tonight. First...don't get the regular margarita...not good. I got the organic...More

Thank lubarber
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Delicious meals at a great price. The service is great also. Most locals eat here as it's the best bang for your money. Also it's close to our home.

Thank Gloria S
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've been going to Puerto's since they opened. Always great service. I'm a local resident. My friends and family frequent the restaurant year 'round! It's the perfect casual atmosphere for any occasion. The food is prepared quickly and is always great! Watch out for the...More

Thank mtndaisy828
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Best food. A variety of selections and the best friendliest service in town. We eat here atleadt once a week.

Thank lindajwood
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We were impressed with the food, and the overall atmosphere. Then we got the bill and it was VERY reasonable! Nice place!

Thank patrick_tuckahhh
Reviewed 13 January 2017

My wife likes Raw Oysters, so we tend to go there on Tuesday nights (free oyster bar with any entree order). I don't mind just ordering an entree. Lots to choose from and they also have a Mexican toppings bar. Many different margaritas to choose...More

Thank Zach T
Reviewed 12 January 2017

I love this place! The atmosphere is great and the service has always been excellent - always friendly and most attentive. Never over bearing, but we never lack for anything. They offer unique services that I haven't found anywhere else. As in: A self serve...More

Thank Sandra S
Reviewed 9 January 2017

We eat there for lunch a lot. You can go cheap and light - spinach and mushroom quesiadilla, they always have a lunch special, and their oyster plate is delicious - and you can even get it at lunch. Don't forget the soup - chicken/rice/avocado,...More

Thank k0live
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Questions & Answers
Gaby B
14 June 2017|
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Response from gsweitz | Reviewed this property |
No sushi.
roy s
16 July 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, we've never waited to be seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-3332
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