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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (69 reviews)
“tortellini” (14 reviews)
“vodka pasta” (7 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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1 - 10 of 403 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great restaurant in the middle of town. Our lunch was very tasty and properly cooked. We'll b back.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped at Sorrento's for lunch yesterday. Great service, excellent Italian food, with very fair prices. Give it a try, outside eating there is delightful.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I decided yesterday to give this Restaurant one more chance after being disappointed eating there several years ago. This time we ordered Pasta Broccoli & Cavateli, and it was served swimming in bowl of olive oil and garlic. That said, we have...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in town when it was packed. They were able to seat our group in half an hr, and this after they had lost power. The food was out very quickly and was very good.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ok, the wife and I had date night lastnight combing the area of banner elk. My wife spotted the restaurant sorrentos. She was friends with Maria (RIP) . Anyway we arrived at 9 pm this place was thin at that hour. They just started the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff and good selection of pasta to satisfy all family members. Good wine selection. A bit noisy inside but you can take your party outside in the nice cool mountain air.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saw the sign and decided to stop and give it a try. It was incredible! John M. was my waiter. I am handicapped and he helped me with the barstool. I could not have been treated any better. Had the pleasure of meeting Jennifer the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have eaten at this restaurant previously and forgot how noisy it can be. The restaurant is extremely noisy and a long wait for food. Service was not good. Had to ask any waitress walking by for water and again for our check. When we finally...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We made a 6:15 reservation on Open Table and arrived at 5:50. We asked for an outside table and we're told we needed to wait about 20 minutes. After 30 minutes, went back and was told that we could not have an outside table but...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place. Friendly staff and food was excellent. We saw this place featured on our local news in Cleveland so we had to try it. It was everything they said.

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Questions & Answers
4 July 2016
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Response from SorrentosAnthony | Property representative
We do accommodate Gluten Free diners with many options to choose from. We also have wild caught fish on special every week including trout, snapper, grouper, sea bass and yes, diver scallops and live main lobsters as well... More

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
  • E-mail
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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