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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 20 May 2017

Food wonderful new look out door dining ! Great new look for Sorrento's .Food wonderful and service! Great thank you Jennifer Ramsden!

1  Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

First of all I just want to complement Jennifer Ramsden the catering and events coordinator who met us to set uevent-she did a fantastic job! Secondly I just want to complement the chefs and all of the waiters on the delicious food that was served...More

1  Thank 129patriciah
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must for any foodie! The food was spectacular and the customer service was top noch! I HIGHLY recommend this restaurant!

1  Thank Brittney T
Reviewed 13 May 2017

The food was just average, the caprese salad was good, the waitress wasn't very attentive.The prices were above average not worth the quality of the food. Needed move flavor! The owner walks around and asks everyone how they are doing. There was loud, annoying construction...More

Thank MtnloverVA
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The service was great, the food was great and the people was great. As soon as you walk in the door you are treated with respect and are comfortable to be at Sorentos

1  Thank seanmiggins94
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

The food was magnificent and the service was even better. Our server Caitlynn was great. I recommend to all.

1  Thank Skylar Z
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Ordered the trout over greens with capers and a reduction, was served cold trout on a cold dollop of mashed potatoes and 4 cold asparagus on a cold plate. Returned it along with two others from our group, we received back the microwaved fish FROM...More

1  Thank K3257VBdavids
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

Upon arrival we were informed the "Award winning" chef had prepared a special "From the Chef's table" menu. Nothing to brag about based on our experience. Our party of 6 ordered 2 Filets, 1 Pork Tenderloin and 3 Trout over greens with lemon caper butter...More

1  Thank Sharon M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

As we approached the door, we were met with an open door and cheerful greeting. However, this greeter was not allowed to seat us and had to walk to the back of the restaurant to track down a woman walking around with an iPad. After...More

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Sorrentos is the best! Attention to detail plenty of staff. GO! Really coming in to its own. So excited to see this place mature like an amazing wine!

1  Thank Chad G
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4 July 2016|
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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