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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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Portsmouth, Dominica
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016

I went with 5 of my friends and we had a great time. The atmosphere is very welcoming and the artwork on the wall was creative. I split a pepperoni, sausage and meatball pizza and there was leftovers because we were so full. The free rolls before your meal melt in your mouth and the service is fantastic. I had... More 

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1 Thank Raffaele M
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Raffaelle, thank you so much for chooosing Sorrento's. We strive to make sure that each customer receives the upmost service and food. And I appreciate that you took the time to give us such wonderful compliments. Hope to see you again. Thank you, Maria More 

Orlando, Florida
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41 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2015 via mobile

Very good. Large portions on pasta dishes so sharing recommended. Dressy casual environment. Did not gave pizza but saw chef spinning dough!

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1 Thank jperrin2011
Orlando, United States
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2015

Great Italian place in Banner Elks with great service and atmosphere. Two of us had the Tortellini Sorrento and it was awesome. Others had the vodka pasta, fettuccini and crab cakes. Also brought home desert and enjoyed the cannolis and tiramisu. Ask for Caitlyn-outstanding service.

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1 Thank Todd W
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you Todd for visiting Banner Elk, and thank you for dining at Sorrento's. It is wonderful to know that you and your guests enjoyed the food and service. We appreciate your business and look forward to seeing you in the future. Happy healthy new year to you Maria More 

Boone, North Carolina
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

The best clams I have had outside of Italy. Also great pasta. Owned by an Italian family, old family recipes. Great!!!

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2015

We needed a good dinner out and it's hard to find in this area. We decided to try Sorrento's Bistro for the first time and we are so glad we did! "Jason" was our server....we never wanted for anything...he was fabulous. We had drinks, spinach-artichoke dip, Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and Chicken Marsala. No complaints at all.....it was a really good... More 

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1 Thank ColumbusOH
Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to Sorrento's we appreciate your business and are happy that you and your guests enjoyed. We look forward to serving you in the future. Happy new year. Maria More 

Asheville, NC
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566 reviews
444 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 233 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2015

Stopped in on. Sunday. Were seated and given a brunch menu. We asked if we could order pizza and were told yes. We shared a great Caesar Salad and had a mushroom an green pepper pizza. The pizza was pretty good. The service was very friendly and efficient. Wouldn't go out of our way to go here, but it was... More 

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Riaone, Manager at Sorrento's Bistro, responded to this review

Ianstoked22, Thank you for coming to Sorrento's, is there anything specifically that we might fix for you to have had a better experience. I appreciate that the service was good and the pizza, but what may we have done to make you want to go out of your way to come back. We hope that you do and would like... More 

Orlando, Florida
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2015

Good wine list with great food. Lovely atmosphere to enjoy with friends and family. Reservations recommended.

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Elk Park, North Carolina
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51 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2015

Last night was my first night trying Sorrento's Bistro. The staff was friendly and professional there wasn't a long wait to have drinks refilled and the food was amazing! I would highly recommend the spinach melt to anyone, so good and the white pie was also wonderful. Thank you for hosting our party and my husband and I will be... More 

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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Food was amazing, our server was extremely attentive and she went over above the call of duty to see that our needs were met!

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1 Thank 44Wesley
Raleigh, North Carolina
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78 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

We went there to celebrate my husband's birthday. This was our first time there. We loved the simplicity of the restaurant and the art work that added so much color to it. The food was very yummy. The price was very reasonable. We will definitely go back. By the way, if you like eggplant parmesan this is the place to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?