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Artisanal Restaurant

1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
+1 828-898-5395
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
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Reviewed 3 days ago

My husband surprised me on my birthday with a memorable dinner at the Artisanal restaurant. We were seated on the terrace overlooking the beautiful wooded area with a creek gently meandering between boulders. This romantic scenery was rewarded with an exquisite meal. Our server, Sarah...More

Thank agid489
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really fantastic restaurant... the service is impeccable; friendly, informative and not too invasive; super well trained staff. The restaurant is exquisite and the food is exquisite... the freshest product with inventive presentation and not too much 'a-do.' Our table had Halibut, Salmon and seafood stew;...More

Thank Kauaisnob
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant! We had the salmon and pork, the octopus and scones appetizers and the chocolate dessert. Always out of this world!

Thank MarthaMM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are within 50 miles, head for Artisinal. The building itself is perfection. A rustic twist on elegance. The menu is a treat for the imagination. Nothing will disappoint. We tried the pimento cheese scones. As if anyone could resist. Appetizers Spanish grilled octopus,...More

1  Thank swfldiners
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My Husband and I visited this restaurant for my birthday. There are not enough words to explain how good it is. The barn setting is lovely, and it is in the country. The valet service was on spot when we arrived. We had cocktails before...More

Thank anncolemandvance
Reviewed 12 May 2018

We always enjoy a really nice dinner out while in Banner Elk. And I found this restaurant on trip advisor. It looked and sounded wonderful from the pictures & reviews. My husband and I really enjoyed this restaurant more than any others in this area....More

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 19 March 2018

I have had the pleasure of eating here twice and anxiously look forward to the third time. I equate dining here to Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham. It is elegant, the service is top notch and the food is memorable. The restaurant is set...More

Thank jsgjr
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This was our best restaurant experience since being in NYC. We ate outside on a perfect evening with a view of the beautiful mountains, and the sound of a stream. There were 3 of us, and we tried lots of menu items! Yellow fin tuna...More

Thank NewBlueEyes
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We had another spectacular meal at Artisanal. The crab fritters were melt in your mouth. The octopus, one of our favorites also great. Two of us had the ribeye, one the garganelli and one salmon. Every entree was over the top fabulous. We never miss...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The atmosphere is wonderful and very well decorated. Service is great and the food is well prepaired.

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24 September 2017|
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Response from Julsky18 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure..you can always call.on a night you want to go..bet they can squeeze you in
5 December 2016|
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Response from KiKiBug | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they are closed until May 2017. i believe they are closed from Nov. - April
11 August 2016|
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Response from Blackhawk-Hardware | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I would call them and ask to be certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
    (Hwy 184)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5395
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