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Nick's Restaurant and Pub

4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
+1 828-898-9613
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  • 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
American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
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
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m.
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
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