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Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge

119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
+1 828-898-4242
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (54 reviews)
“sandwich” (32 reviews)
“onion rings” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
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Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Everything was great! Food and staff! Everyone was welcoming and the food was very fresh. Great atmosphere for the family!

Thank M1107
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We sat on the patio which is very nice and we were given several menus. We could order from the cafe or the Lodge. Not sure if that is the case if you sit in one the restaurants, but on the patio you can. The...More

Thank iris L
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you wanna be where everybody knows your name and they're always glad ya came, BE Cafe is the spot. Everybody eats there, locals and tourists alike. Great food, great atmosphere and awesome service. Best burger around!

Thank Angie C
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We Love downtown Banner Elk and the Cafe just adds to the ambience. Have enjoyed the breakfast here as well as the dinners Have never been disappointed.

Thank Fordman88
Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

chicken balsalmic and meat lovers pizza that puts the famous chicago joints to shame!! nice local place with good service and bakery thats top notch too!

Thank Berny B
Reviewed 4 August 2016

In the recent months, I have eaten here several times. I have enjoyed meals on the deck and inside. Yes, there are two menus. Casual dining at it's best. The staff is extremely friendly and offer their favorites when asked. AT this time, I don't...More

Thank Pistolandcyndy
Reviewed 1 August 2016

A bit pricey and only have one size for coffees. Although, it is by far the best coffee I have had in the town of Banner Elk.

Thank wanderlusst00
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We were staying in Banner Elk for three nights and ate at this location twice! The first night we entered on the Cafe side and ate outside which was pleasant. The waiter explained the two menus and we both had an excellent meal (DC Burger...More

Thank Jmits1
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We enjoyed a great meal at the Lodge. The food was excellent, prices are good and the staff is friendly and helpful. The menu has a wide range to satisfy everyone.

Thank jcburns
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We ended up missing a turn to linville. Ended up in banner elk. Stopped in to grab a bite. Started with the spicy nacho supreme. They were out of this world and a very large portion! The chili on them is the best I've ever...More

Thank Lynn S
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Kari R
31 December 2016|
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
you'd best ask the restaurant directly! They are very varied-- and for sure would not like to give advice on this one. Please phone restaurant. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-4242
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