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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (38 reviews)
“vegetable tart” (20 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here for the first time. Loved it! Kind of looks like a Cracker Barrel. Has a buffet with lots of vegetables. I had the country fried steak with white gravy. It was great! The absolute best milk shake I've ever had.

Thank luvacationing
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great breakfast bar. Just about anything you would like to eat. I prefer my scrambled eggs no quite well done and the eggs are available with different levels of done. Also has 4 different meats, french toast and just good food. Enjoy

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was ok, definitely not my favorite place to visit. My Burger was dry, the kiddos burger was dry and overcooked. We were rushed out at the end.

Thank Tom K
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly staff, good selection. Not a high quality meal, but very good. Candy shop, authentic milkshakes, authentic staff and customers. Saw multiple veterans there during veterans day and many gave thanks. Good prices as well, could have just been happy with the hot...More

Thank Bristol1514
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Abele's has good food at a reasonable price and lots of it. My wife and I have eaten here several times on our travels along !-40 and have never been disappointed. I have always ordered chicken fried steak and cream gravy. With that you get...More

Thank iamshermantx
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We have loved this restaurant for ice cream, always great, but now love to have breakfast there also. It has always been highly rated for its buffet, but we aren’t buffet types, so haven’t visited until this year. It’s a busy place, but lots of...More

Thank Mike M
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

My family have dined numerous times at Abeles and love the food and atmosphere. They have a buffet bar at breakfast lunch and dinner offering a variety of good country foods with very low prices. They have excellent customer service the staff is very friendly...More

Thank 590gloriar
Reviewed 2 November 2017

We have stopped here three times now on the way back from out of town. This little restaurant was a wonderful find! The decor is much like Cracker Barrel, rustic and country/antique themed. The menu is several pages long and has endless selections, something for...More

Thank Laura A
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This is not elegant dining so those whose are to dine where "ambiance" and/or "presentation" really need to go somewhere else. If you want friendly and fast service and enjoy homestyle/comfort food... this is the place!!!

Thank Glenda B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

No meal ! I was very hungry and the folks at the Hampton, just across the street said I would be satisfied. Closed at 6 o'clock in the afternoon. What's up with that?

Thank randallb410
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18 April 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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