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Nick's Restaurant and Pub

££ - £££American, ,
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
+1 828-898-9613
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good38%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (10 reviews)
“french dip” (6 reviews)
“steak salad” (3 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 22:00All hours
American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Wife and I dined on Nick's patio twice on this visit to the High Country. Patio always looks a bit forlorn/forgotten, but as usual, we found a great new draft beer, this time a raspberry white Ale. My choice on the first visit was the...More

Thank RobertBofApex
Reviewed 19 July 2017

They have awesome sandwiches piled high with corn beef or whatever you want. Love the potato salad. There is a great atmosphere, but mostly the food is awesome. We love to pick up food and head to the local park or take with us when...More

Thank DSCarroll1
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and everything I ever ordered has been consistently fabulous! Amazingly great food, large portions....YUMMY!!!! SUPER RESTAURANT :)

Thank ALushLife
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 22 June 2017

If you can get past the smoking right outside the door and past the staff who all hang out at the bar you'll get a good meal for a good price. Someone (the owner) needs to really get a handle on the place. It could...More

2  Thank HHHB10
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We enjoy visiting Banner Elk to see old friends who retired there, and book into Blue Ridge Village just up the road from Nick's. We have enjoyed each visit there. Nothing fancy - just a good selection of menu items to suit just about anyone's...More

Thank rgh1949
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I love everything I've ever had for lunch here...and their soups are to die for. Had today's special soup, which was Cabbage Sausage, and it was fantastic. Sandwiches, salads, and French fries are all great. Definitely a place to enjoy.

Thank Terrie C
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed one of their great homemade soups and an authentic Carolina hot dog. Always great food and friendly atmosphere.

Thank Billc01
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Good food and friendly atmosphere. We have visited the last few years when in town, always a nice experience.

Thank Maureen W
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We have eaten here serveral times. Good menu, food is good and service is good. It is a little dark in the restaurant. They do have a bar and a lot of the locals come in to fringe beer and socialize. Average but consistent.

Thank Phil S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This restaurant has been here for over 20 years. We have eaten lunch and dinner here many times. Always good food, good bar area, casual atmosphere. Karaoke every Friday night. Fun place to meet friends.

1  Thank 842jewellp
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 02:00
11:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-9613
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