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Puerto Nuevo Restaurant

$$ - $$$Mexican, , Latin
2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
+1 828-898-3332
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“guacamole” (57 reviews)
“fajitas” (37 reviews)
“bean dip” (7 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

Very large restaurant which was packed with customers. Large portions of food, hot and good. The waitress did not speak much English and had to ask bar attendant for help with our order. Service was about fifteen minutes which was good for sipping our drinks...More

Thank Barbara M S
Reviewed September 11, 2017

My wife and I dined here twice on our visit to the High Country, and both times the foods was wonderful and the service good. Wife has discovered their large side salads, along with delicious mushroom quesadillas, while I have enjoyed fajita quesadillas and fired...More

Thank RobertBofApex
Reviewed September 6, 2017

We have been there for both lunch and dinner. Food always good, waiters attentive, great margaritas, great value! Sometimes there is a cart that is brought around and you can get fresh guacamole!!!

Thank daisyramo
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Our family of 21 ate there this past Labor Day weekend. They do not take reservations, and we were concerned, however they responded well. We were seated in a matter of minutes, came early in case. The service was attentive, (slight language issue which they...More

Thank Charles S
Reviewed September 2, 2017

This restaurant specializes in Mexican seafood cuisine. My husband loves raw oysters so we came during happy hour because they serve them during Happy hour. The place was hopping. This was our first time dining at this restaurant and had questions about the items on...More

Thank msbent3218
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

Our family enjoyed our lunch here while on vacation, my husband had a burrito and I had the lunch special with the chicken quesadilla and sides, my son had a cheese quesadilla and rice, it was all very good and came pretty fast. Reason we...More

Thank crenne02
Reviewed August 22, 2017 via mobile

We were here on a Tuesday about 6:00. We were seated promptly. My wife had a top shelf margarita that was both large and excellent. She had two soft burritos and I had the Texana fajitas. The portions were big and they were great. She...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

first time here-staff was very kind. I ordered the Enchiladas Super Rancheras. It was very yummy but I though beans and rice would come with it and they do not. It is a very large dish and good price.

Thank Meghan C
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

Table side guacamole was fantastic. I also really enjoyed the Organic Margarita. The salsa bar had lots of choices. I recommend the avocado-salsa. Great mountain Mexican fare.

Thank Frank S
Reviewed August 18, 2017

I generally do not write a restaurant review until after I have eaten at that restaurant a couple times because I think I can give a more fair review. We have had great food every time we have eaten there and also great service. Guacamole...More

Thank bg46tn
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Gaby B
June 14, 2017|
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Response from Judy B | Reviewed this property |
No sushi but a very nice Mexican Restaurant with a good menu.
roy s
July 16, 2016|
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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Don't know, we've never waited to be seated.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
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. - 10:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2120 Tynecastle Hwy, Suite 1, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7245
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-3332
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