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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“pizza” (71 reviews)
“vodka pasta” (7 reviews)
“tortellini” (14 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had pizza and my friend had shrimp Alfredo. They were both. Caitlin's service was excellent. I would recommend this restaurant.

1  Thank Lamar B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had an outstanding visit. The food was outstanding , and our waitress VICTORIA was one of the best we have ever had!! Great Service and great food! Highly recommend this place and our waitress Victoria...

2  Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a birthday dinner here...party of 7. We were seated at a high table that was more of a bar table than anything - not great for older folks and my younger daughter. Also ended up right next to a piano player/singer which made talking...More

2  Thank AF_Travellers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited Sorrento's last week for the first time in several years. I ordered Veal Marsala and asked if it could be served on pasta instead of with two vegetables and was told that it could. There was no mention of an...More

1  Thank Linlie51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One thing about Banner Elk is that this city has some of the best food around. When I was in school at Lees-McRae we had an amazing pizza joint, good ny pizza. Last year during our wedding week, we got a couple pies from Sorrento's...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

This place is a great restaurant in the middle of town. Our lunch was very tasty and properly cooked. We'll b back.

1  Thank Ray C
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We stopped at Sorrento's for lunch yesterday. Great service, excellent Italian food, with very fair prices. Give it a try, outside eating there is delightful.

1  Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 13 July 2017

My wife and I decided yesterday to give this Restaurant one more chance after being disappointed eating there several years ago. This time we ordered Pasta Broccoli & Cavateli, and it was served swimming in bowl of olive oil and garlic. That said, we have...More

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were in town when it was packed. They were able to seat our group in half an hr, and this after they had lost power. The food was out very quickly and was very good.

1  Thank amalphiea
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Ok, the wife and I had date night lastnight combing the area of banner elk. My wife spotted the restaurant sorrentos. She was friends with Maria (RIP) . Anyway we arrived at 9 pm this place was thin at that hour. They just started the...More

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4 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from SorrentosAnthony | Property representative |
We do accommodate Gluten Free diners with many options to choose from. We also have wild caught fish on special every week including trout, snapper, grouper, sea bass and yes, diver scallops and live main lobsters as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5214
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This is an upscale bistro with a strong accent for Italian. This family business involves 3 generation of family owned and operated, with the 30 year anniversary approaching. We thank all of our local customers, and look forward to the new ones.
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