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Louisiana Purchase

Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8635
+1 828-898-5656
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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“jambalaya” (13 reviews)
“hanger steak” (3 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8635
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While we made a reservation late in the afternoon of our visit, I am sure we wouldn't have been so lucky "in season". The French influence on the menu encouraged me to have the delightful pate served with mustard, cornichorns, toast points & capers was...More

Thank SparkyDi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This established restaurant continues to deliver excellent service and food. It is a bit pricey compared to other places nearby but high quality food and excellent service allows you to leave feeling like you got your money’s worth. Great wine selection without being overwhelming.

Thank Julia F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here in leaf season. Was able to get a reservation a few hours in advance. I have been coming here for 20 years and I always get a delicious well prepared meal. Tonight we got jambalaya and crawfish . Both were absolutely fabulous! The...More

Thank gatorcindy
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Our groups favorites were the huge house salad, delicious and tasty crab cakes and really good grilled salmon.

Thank diana c
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is a High Country Institution with some of the finest food in the area, hands down. Creole Style, but don't miss the Heirloom Tomato Salad. In my opinion, the Trout is beyond Amazing.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

What a great restaurant. The waiter was great, and was very knowledgeable. The food was very gourmet, from the salads through the main courses of fish to the fantastic peacan pie. Will be back

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful from the moment we walked in until our last bite. We had an array of dishes from all over the menu and each member of our group was delighted. It is apparent all the care and detail that goes into your experience here. Excellent!

1  Thank elkrvr1
Reviewed 10 July 2017

My daughter took me there for my birthday. The decor is very nice and inviting. It's not cheap eats,but worth it for a special occasion. I had an heirloom tomato,mozzarella appetizer . It was the only dish not up to par. Instead of on a...More

Thank seeker87
Reviewed 26 April 2017

The food, service and hospitality were really amazing which was the cherry on top on our visit to Banner Elk. I had the Hanger Steak and my boyfriend had the Jumbalaya. Cute atmosphere and the proprietor could not have been nicer!

1  Thank 42KDS2017
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Four of us ate at Louisiana purchase last nite. The food was good but not outstanding. I had to keep asking for bread. The only dessert chocolate dessert they had was a brownie a la mode. Really, what happened to bourbon chocolate pecan pie or...More

Thank Jake0318
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Kathy H
9 August 2015|
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Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
Went last night. we saw shorts, jeans, and casual dress. Wonderful food!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$25 - US$40
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Banner Elk, NC 28604-8635
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5656
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Description
Although reservations are preferred, we are happy to seat walk-ins. Large groups are easily accommodated in our private dining room for up to fifty people. Our dress code is business casual. We want you to come comfortable and hungry. Be sure to browse through the many selections on our menu. Call us to make a reservation.
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