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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“vegetable bar” (20 reviews)
“salad” (30 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:00 - 23:00All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent bar! Stumbled in off the expressway and noyiced all the cars in the parking lot....delicious food, friendly service, will stop in again when we are in North Carolina.

Thank Cynthia W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great place right off of I40. Lots of choices on the menu - which usually scares me about a place, but we had a breakfast, a sandwich and a plate meal and everything came out fast and delicious. One tip - they must have...More

Thank Eswau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ordered a sandwich with grilled mushrooms on it. The sandwich came out with no mushrooms. When I asked for grilled mushrooms I was told the sandwich had mushrooms and if I wanted more then I could pay for them. I asked to see the manager...More

2  Thank jameseL5118HY
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way to a Bluegrass festival and was pleasantly surprised. The cheese fries were delicious with their medallion fries. The salad bar was good with many choices.

Thank rachie0019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We are in the process of moving to the area and love the local favorite Abele's but our waitress (Diane) was so rude to me and my family I may never go back. What a shame because the food is great.

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had the soup and salad bar add on for $2.99 then the beef liver and onions which was as good as advertised. Service was also excellent. I recommend this for a meal like Mom made.

Thank Ralph R
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

We love going here during the weeknights for the buffet and meat add on. Something for everyone. Cold salad and hot veggies.

Thank Renee H
Reviewed 30 December 2017

ok service, and fresh breakfast buffet is tasty. decently cheap too. i would suggest for the early hours and the cheapness.

Thank Jarrod M
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

This is a great place with great food! Friendly staff. it’s kind of a cross between a country style buffet, a roadside Café, and a root beer float/ice cream stand. There are also plenty of unique gifts and candies that you can purchase.

Thank Newdidu5
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Came here for the first time. Loved it! Kind of looks like a Cracker Barrel. Has a buffet with lots of vegetables. I had the country fried steak with white gravy. It was great! The absolute best milk shake I've ever had.

Thank luvacationing
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18 April 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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