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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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€€ - €€€
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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 16 October 2016

Two couples in Sugar Mountain, NC. Drove into Banner Elk looking for supper. Looked around and decided to take a chance on the Italian place; Sorrento's. We were three Italians and one Irishman.. We were greeted at the door by a pretty Lady, Jennifer. She...More

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SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you! We are lucky to have Jennifer on the team! We are so happy that you came to Sorrento's and are very pleased that you enjoyed it and had so many wonderful things to say. Also good to hear you enjoyed the Dining room...More

Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

Just needed a small bite and wine and Scott recommended the crab cakes. So great with lobster sauce. Although they knew we weren't dining they provided great service without rushing us. We will be back!More

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SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you! We are so happy that you came to Sorrento's and are very pleased that you enjoyed it and had so many wonderful things to say. We hope you will come back and visit us when you're in the area. We strive to give...More

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Went to the upstairs area called Chef's Table. We hope that it was our servers first day on the job, but that does not excuse the service. Had to ask several times for additional straws and about menu clarifications. The roasted beet salad had small...More

Thank ARP313
SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

I thank you for your feedback. I apologize for your experience. I can assure you measures will be taking to rectify the issues you have brought to my attention there is no excuse for your treatment. I hope some day you will return and see...More

Reviewed 23 September 2016

Great food and even better service. Victoria was our waiter and was extremely attentive and kind! The food was absolutely delicious and the crab cakes are a must! 10/10 would recommend!!More

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SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you! We are so happy that you came to Sorrento's and are very pleased that you enjoyed it and had so many wonderful things to say. The crab cakes are pretty special and Victoria is as well. We hope you will come back and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

The Server said "tonight's Specials are a 22 ounce Bone-in Cowboy Ribeye for a salad tonight we have Tomato and Mozzarella". My Wife was not overly hungry so she ordered the Salad an I ordered the Ribeye. We had a glass of Wine each at...More

Thank Grant R
SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

I thank you for your feedback. I apologize for your experience. We use high quality meats and we do have to charge accordingly. Also, we do not, nor have we ever had a $20 salad on the menu. I'm afraid you may have been charged...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

Went for dinner with guests, menu was excellent. Prefer outdoor seating due to noise inside during dinner time. Everyone ordered something different and we were all very pleased with presentation and taste. Will be back.More

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SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you! We are so happy that you came to Sorrento's and are very pleased that you enjoyed it and had so many wonderful things to say. We hope you will come back and visit us when you're in the area. We strive to give...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

Good basic Italian Food. Very popular and busy place. Crowded and noisy. Definitely a place to eat and run, not dineMore

1  Thank donaldf492
SorrentosAnthony, General Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2016

Thank you! We hope you will come back and visit us when you're in the area. We strive to give the best experience and food to our guests and it's wonderful that you took your time to acknowledge our efforts. Prime time is very popular...More

Reviewed 12 September 2016

So I haven't had the best experiences at this place before but this time almost completely turned my opinion around. Now I was eating southern style biscuits and gravy instead of Italian food but it was really good. It is worth mentiming that our waitress,...More

Thank Rusty S
Reviewed 11 September 2016

We had reservations and were seated immediately ~ we went out on their patio and enjoyed the breeze while we ate. Moderately priced, good food. Not the best Italian I've ever had but it was good, not overpriced and a substantial portion.

Thank susanrealtor
Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. I got the lasagna, and it was delicious ! Served very hot which I like. Friend ordered chicken with lemon cream sauce and said it was ver good. Would recommend

1  Thank Arelene1893
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ronhu01
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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
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Meals
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, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
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Description
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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