We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nick's Restaurant and Pub

4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
+1 828-898-9613
Website
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent27%
  • Very good34%
  • Average21%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (12 reviews)
“french dip” (7 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (160)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language

1 - 10 of 160 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nick's has always been a fun place to go with excellent service and food. With new owners, they are offering more choices.

Thank Leslie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nasty Nast Nasty. The owner was walking around the restaurant spitting tabbaco into a paper cup while he was in the open kitchen area. Absolutely disgusting! Go anywhere else to eat please save yourselves

Thank Barb S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on October 21, 2018 and this was out first and last time. The French dip sandwich was pretty good but the service was horrible. I literally waited 20 minutes after out last bite to get our check. I had to ask someone...More

1  Thank fireman9170
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Oh my word, how is this place still open?!? First we had to signal the bartender (who was the only professional employee we encountered... but she could only do so much) to even get acknowledged. Then the food took FOREVER. A grilled cheese, corndog, turkey...More

Thank jhurlbert
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We are locals and had been to Nick's a few times as they had good food and service with lots of TVs. We arrived around 2 PM last Saturday right after a group of 8 was seated. Only a few other tables were occupied and...More

1  Thank Kim V
Reviewed September 20, 2018

We have been visiting Nick’s Restaurant in Banner Elk for about 15 years – we considered ourselves to be ‘regulars’ there dining 1-2 times per week. When we would have visitors and guests in Banner Elk we would always take them to Nick’s as it...More

Thank 588mms
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Stopped in for an early lunch. the place was bigger than it looks, it was dark and had a simple bar decor. we started with the corn nuggets. they were good my husband got the jalopy burger covered in chili, cheese, onions, and jalapenos. he...More

Thank tnvisitor
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Had a great meal here. Had a pretzel with beer cheese for an appetizer. It was as big as the plate. We thought we couldn't eat it all, but we did!!! I had blackened salmon and it came with a salad and a side and...More

Thank Francine D
Reviewed September 3, 2018

we had just arrived in the area and I was quite hungry. We saw Nick's out of the corner of my eye, and decided to stop.The staff was very friendly and the atmosphere was quite relaxing. and the food was spectacular. The waitress seemed to...More

Thank MaverickNC
Reviewed September 3, 2018

Didn't think this place would be as good as it was...wrong. Very good service and food. Highly recommended.

Thank Skip P
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 5 hotels in Banner Elk
The Branches
5 reviews
2.70 km away
Smoketree Lodge
51 reviews
2.70 km away
Sugartop Resort
48 reviews
2.83 km away
Sugar Ski & Country Club
53 reviews
3.02 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Bella's
600 reviews
1.42 km away
The Pedalin' Pig Bbq
780 reviews
.36 km away
Fred and Larry's Coffee
70 reviews
1.50 km away
Subway
38 reviews
1.50 km away
Nearby Attractions
Hawksnest Snow Tubing and Zipline
1,277 reviews
2.81 km away
Linville Gorge Wilderness Area
197 reviews
2.87 km away
Grandfather Mountain
1,919 reviews
3.88 km away
Otter Falls
40 reviews
4.22 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Nick's Restaurant and Pub staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Monday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Thursday
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Friday
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
Saturday
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing