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3585 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9751
+1 828-898-9022
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“lasagna” (66 reviews)
“meat sauce” (12 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
3585 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9751
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In spite of being just average it is always busy. During the summer season if you do not arrive before 5:30 you will have a wait. And if you choose to dine outside you'll have a crowd around you watching you eat. Servers are always...More

Thank Travis R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Family of 5 had dinner Saturday night and was a good evening. Dinner at 8:15.... no wait. Service alittle confusing at first but after we got started it was great experience. Food was very good....lots of food and could split dinners. Very casual.

Thank C and L L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite restaurant when in Banner Elk.Great food, great service. Hint: be prepared for a long wait but worth it.

Thank BuckeyeNana
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I frequent Bella's when visiting the High Country. We generally eat on the patio, where it seems less rushed and there's a nice view (beyond the parking lot). We enjoyed great pizza and Guinness stout. Our server was very attentive and served...More

Thank RobertBofApex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our first night on Banner Elk's dinner at Bella's. great service, nice wine selection, delicious dinner, and pricing was moderate, not overpriced given there are not that many restaurants in the areas.

Thank biloxibound
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our 1st dinner at Bella's was outstanding! Everybody's meals were so good that our table of 6 fell quiet except for an occasional, "Mmmmm", "so good", "delicious". The only problem we had was 1 of our meals arrived as others were nearly finished. Understanding our...More

Thank IBXBeverly J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband had The Bella pizza- vegetables were very fresh. I had lasagna and it was very tasty. The service was great.

Thank k6schultz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding Italian food and friendly atmosphere. Always consistently good. The pizza cannot be beat.

Thank Billc01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great family restaurant. The pizza is great. We haven't had the pasta but it looks great too. We go here every year on our vacation to Banner Elk.

Thank Hayes3619
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I come from an area with probably the best Italian food outside of Italy, so I usually do not pick Italian Restaurants on the road. This place was an exception. It starts with very very good garlic bread, at every table, and an exceptional side...More

Thank Debbie B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3585 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9751
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-9022
  • E-mail
Give in to your cravings. Bella's Italian Restaurant & Bar of Banner Elk, North Carolina is here to offer you New York Style pizza and other authentic Italian cuisine. Choose from our large wine selection, the finest in Italian wines. Enjoy our sumptuous Italian entrees, affordable food and relaxed atmosphere with your family and friends. Sit at the bar or the high top tables and enjoy your favorite sports game with a beer or cocktail and one our delicious appetizers. Our professional staff will gladly attend to your needs in our spacious dining rooms. We will provide you with prompt and courteous service, making your dinner with us a great experience.
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