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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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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good34%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible7%
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“french dip” (7 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

We were staying near Nick's and decided to stop by for an early lunch. Our service was good, the atmosphere was casual and comfortable, and our food was fine.

Thank skwh310
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Craig at the bar is fantastic. I recommend the blackened chicken strawberry salad. We were also pleased with their wine selection.

1  Thank Brandon S
Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was friendly. Food not really good. Definitely would not eat at this establishment again. Probably a decent place to sit back with a beer except they were out of my husbands brand.

Thank Meander695063
Reviewed October 23, 2017

We had lunch here on Oct. 21st, and it was very busy. So busy that they were backed up for 30 minutes to get food out. Service was not great because the ladies were worked to death. Bottom line it all worked out okay and...More

Thank jgwisdom
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Nicks is a great local resturant that serves a variety of good food. Their salads are very good and always use fresh ingredients. The soup menu is also very good. We go to Nicks at least once a week and sit outside with our dog....More

Thank Deborah O
Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

Our go-to place for an easy meal. Chili is a specialty. Really good on cold evenings. Nice selection of sandwiches, soups salads, and other dishes. Fish and chips is very good. Beer and wine selection is good. Friendly staff. Probably a big spot for ski...More

Thank Barney B
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Great place for a post hike dinner..the inside is not fancy and at first I was skeptical, but we were quickly win over. Local flavor, nice servers and the French Dip was the best thing we had all weekend.

Thank Nancy O
Reviewed September 29, 2017

Dog friendly on the patio outside. Got a surprising amount of food for the price, and it tasted good. I got the egg salad sandwich with tomato soup and my sister got a chicken quesadilla. My main complaint is that the service was slow (it...More

Thank pekipeggy2012
Reviewed September 27, 2017

We stopped here for an early dinner after a challenging hike at Grandfather Mountain. The food and service were really good. I ordered the Coconut Fried Shrimp plate with potato skins and a side salad, plus it came with a piece of garlic toast. Everything...More

Thank TrailDame
Reviewed September 23, 2017

Nick's is what you expect when you walk in. Dark, not super clean looking... but clean enough. Kinda run down looking. But, the food works if you just want to eat and aren't being picky. I say that not to be mean, but it just...More

Thank drunner2016
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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, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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