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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
12:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Wilson, North Carolina
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78 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

6 friends dined on their patio May 18th 2017 and all dishes were outstanding! Everything we ordered was delicious especially the stir fried vegetables and the entree's were the best we have ever had! All 6 of us were bowled over by the quality freshness and taste of our dishes. The house wines and cocktails were just as good. Our... More 

Thank Robert S
Houston, Texas
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I visited Sorrento's Bistro twice last month during a four day visit to Banner Elk. This is a family operated restaurant involving 3 generations and many authentic Italian recipes. The dinning room atmosphere is casual, relaxed and fun. Live, local music was performing both nights. I live in Houston where we literally have over 15,000 restaurants. Sorrento's is as good... More 

1 Thank Doug S
Laguna Beach
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216 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a wonderful evening on the patio enjoying good, real Italian food with family. Staff was friendly and efficient. Everyone enjoyed their meal, and these are NY Italian family! Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area. Pricing and wine list is are both reasonable.

1 Thank LagunaGypsy
Blountville, Tennessee
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Sorrento's is an cozy, intimate Italian restaurant with EXCELLENT service! Beautiful outdoor space as well as private party room. The Tortellini Sorrento is a MUST!

1 Thank BooneLakeGirl
Elizabethton, Tennessee
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We had our son's graduation party here and everything was better than we could have ever expected. From the start Jennifer arranged everything and made us feel very special. Then Victoria waited on us and she was wonderful. We had the house salad and Caesar salad along with the Chicken Parmigiana, Vodka Pasta and pizza. The food was delicious!! If... More 

1 Thank mtsugolf
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food wonderful new look out door dining ! Great new look for Sorrento's .Food wonderful and service! Great thank you Jennifer Ramsden!

1 Thank Sherry M
Boone, North Carolina
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First of all I just want to complement Jennifer Ramsden the catering and events coordinator who met us to set uevent-she did a fantastic job! Secondly I just want to complement the chefs and all of the waiters on the delicious food that was served 30 of our closest friends and family and the exquisite service we received from the... More 

1 Thank 129patriciah
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must for any foodie! The food was spectacular and the customer service was top noch! I HIGHLY recommend this restaurant!

1 Thank Brittney T
Portsmouth, Virginia
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was just average, the caprese salad was good, the waitress wasn't very attentive.The prices were above average not worth the quality of the food. Needed move flavor! The owner walks around and asks everyone how they are doing. There was loud, annoying construction noise going on next store which hindered our dining experience. Probably would not go back.

Thank MtnloverVA
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was great, the food was great and the people was great. As soon as you walk in the door you are treated with respect and are comfortable to be at Sorentos

1 Thank seanmiggins94

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?