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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 good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
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“wings” (13 reviews)
“french dip” (7 reviews)
“salad” (16 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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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
Reviewed September 11, 2017

Wife and I visited Nick's twice on our latest visit to the High Country, and it is becoming our fallback pub when other restaurants have wait lists. Nick's always has interesting beers on tap, and a varied menu from salads to wings, sandwiches, burgers and...More

Thank RobertBofApex
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We came to eat and enjoy some Auburn football, was not disappointed with either!! We went the appetizers route and tried most on the menu! Enjoyed very much! I was very impressed with the behavior of the patrons in this sports bar!! Jessica was an...More

1  Thank jimmy a
Reviewed August 15, 2017 via mobile

My mom and I stopped in Nick's for lunch and was pleasantly surprised. Our waitress was wonderful and our lunches were really tasty. Nice vacation lunch and highly recommend!!

Thank Jill I
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised to find this place. It was around three in the afternoon and almost empty. Service was great. The beer list was great. We ordered a black bean burger and they were able to deliver a turkey Rueben that wasn't on the menu....More

Thank Caldrid
Reviewed July 20, 2017

Wife and I dined on Nick's patio twice on this visit to the High Country. Patio always looks a bit forlorn/forgotten, but as usual, we found a great new draft beer, this time a raspberry white Ale. My choice on the first visit was the...More

Thank RobertBofApex
Reviewed July 19, 2017

They have awesome sandwiches piled high with corn beef or whatever you want. Love the potato salad. There is a great atmosphere, but mostly the food is awesome. We love to pick up food and head to the local park or take with us when...More

Thank DSCarroll1
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

I've eaten here many times and everything I ever ordered has been consistently fabulous! Amazingly great food, large portions....YUMMY!!!! SUPER RESTAURANT :)

Thank ALushLife
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed June 22, 2017

If you can get past the smoking right outside the door and past the staff who all hang out at the bar you'll get a good meal for a good price. Someone (the owner) needs to really get a handle on the place. It could...More

2  Thank HHHB10
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
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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