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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
16:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly welcome upon our arrival, genuine kindness! Our server, AJ was absolutely amazing. He was fun, attentive, professional and relaxed. All of the food was amazing too. Atmosphere was perfect for a cozy night out. Thanks Sorrento's!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 8 March 2017

We ordered a pizza and a salad for take out while on vacation. Salad was fresh and good. Pizza was average. Young lady working the front seemed bothered that we were there. She was talking to her friends the entire time while checking us out.

Thank mbwheelhouse89
Bunnlevel, North Carolina
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74 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

We had a reservation and a large party. They were an hour late seating us and they had to split our party. The waiter was slow, inattentive, got orders wrong, and got the checks wrong at the end of the night.

2 Thank Guy J
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I had the tortellini and the lasagna, and both were outstanding. Two of the best entrées we've had in a long time. The term is there a dessert was outstanding. The kids had the pizza and hamburger, both were very happy with their choices.

Thank Sbfranci
Orange Park, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

I came with my family this weekend. Their food is delicious. We each had a different pasta and all loved what we got. It is a la cart and we all wanted salads...so that can add up fast. Maybe a little noisy inside too but it was pretty crowded when we went. I'd go back!

1 Thank laurel w
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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Very Good service! We had a group over 20 and they handled it very well. Food was great, it came out fast. Never had to ask for refills. Would defiantly eat here again! Jennifer was Excellent!

2 Thank Matt C
Cornelius, North Carolina
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for a drink on a cold afternoon. I was pleased to find Port on the menu. I was with a group of people that went skiing however I didn't participate with them so I had to find something to do by myself. Looks like a favorite place for locals. I only ate a Greek salad with shrimp on... More 

1 Thank Angela K
Birmingham, AL
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114 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

We ate here on a Wednesday evening. The food was good, and staff attentive. Nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

2 Thank BhamALtraveler
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great food, Great atmosphere, Great prices. We eat here every time we travel to Banner Elk. It is simply the best fine dining in this area.

3 Thank GreatEscapesKayak
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Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

This is a really nice restaurant in Banner Elk. They have a wonderful menu with a variety of Italian dishes, as well as pizza. The art work on the walls is beautiful. The atmosphere would be great for a romantic dinner, a night out with friends, or even pizza with the kids. We went here with three kids and we... More 

2 Thank Kim B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?