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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
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Bunnlevel, North Carolina
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61 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a reservation and a large party. They were an hour late seating us and they had to split our party. The waiter was slow, inattentive, got orders wrong, and got the checks wrong at the end of the night.

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1 Thank Guy J
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13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I had the tortellini and the lasagna, and both were outstanding. Two of the best entrées we've had in a long time. The term is there a dessert was outstanding. The kids had the pizza and hamburger, both were very happy with their choices.

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Thank Sbfranci
Orange Park, Florida
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I came with my family this weekend. Their food is delicious. We each had a different pasta and all loved what we got. It is a la cart and we all wanted salads...so that can add up fast. Maybe a little noisy inside too but it was pretty crowded when we went. I'd go back!

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1 Thank laurel w
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Good service! We had a group over 20 and they handled it very well. Food was great, it came out fast. Never had to ask for refills. Would defiantly eat here again! Jennifer was Excellent!

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2 Thank Matt C
Cornelius, North Carolina
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98 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here for a drink on a cold afternoon. I was pleased to find Port on the menu. I was with a group of people that went skiing however I didn't participate with them so I had to find something to do by myself. Looks like a favorite place for locals. I only ate a Greek salad with shrimp on... More 

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1 Thank Angela K
Birmingham, AL
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111 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ate here on a Wednesday evening. The food was good, and staff attentive. Nice atmosphere. We will definitely be back!

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2 Thank BhamALtraveler
North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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36 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great food, Great atmosphere, Great prices. We eat here every time we travel to Banner Elk. It is simply the best fine dining in this area.

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Evans
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145 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a really nice restaurant in Banner Elk. They have a wonderful menu with a variety of Italian dishes, as well as pizza. The art work on the walls is beautiful. The atmosphere would be great for a romantic dinner, a night out with friends, or even pizza with the kids. We went here with three kids and we... More 

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2 Thank Kim B
Plymouth, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent a few weeks in Boston, Ma. The North End, which is Italian, was a place I always enjoyed eating. However, in the 8 years I have been dining at Sorrentos, I have always enjoyed all the meals I experienced. In particular I love their Fettuccine Alfredo. It was actually better at Sorrentos, than in Boston. The North... More 

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

All of our food was wonderful, especially the gluten free pasta with vodka cream sauce. The staff was very friendly and helpful. It was a weeknight with not a lot of people so we felt very comfortable staying awhile and catching up with our daughter, son-in-law and 3 month old granddaughter.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?