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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“vegetable bar” (18 reviews)
“salad” (23 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Buffet bars of varieties of fresh selections. If you leave here hungty, it is your own fault. Clean, well maintained and supplied buffets with clean plates, bowls and utensils. Friendly service staff.

Thank CindyCookRN
Reviewed 6 days ago

it was pretty good especially the greens and the mash potatoes, i can see while this spot is a local fav

Thank SeanTravelz
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently tried Abele's for breakfast, and now we are hooked!!! I had eaten dinner at Abele's previous location several years ago and was very pleased to see that they continue to serve wonderful food, at breakfast too!!! They have a huge...More

Thank Leigh-Anna B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in on the way to the Red White and Bluegrass festival. Interesting concept to order meat off the menu but veggies and dessert off the bar. Amazingly good salad bar as well. Will definitely stop again.

Thank ResqPAC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Where to start... The menu is way too big. Anytime I go to a restaurant and the menu is several pages of fine print I know there's no way the food is going to be fresh. You also can't sub out fries/bread for a salad...More

Thank JosiahHurt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We come here at least once whenever we visit relatives in the area. It is a simple down-to-earth place with simple country cooking. The breakfast buffet is decent for the price and ordering off the menu is not a problem. The waitresses are friendly. Just...More

Thank 293peggyw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The buffalo chicken was very tasty and so was the pecan pie and the ice cream sundae. Very pleasant service and atmosphere. Fun candy store on the way out. Family friendly.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

They have a great breakfast buffet. I usually try to avoid a breakfast buffet, but this buffet is worth your time and money. Just ask and they will fry your eggs, however, the scrambled eggs were perfect on the buffet (moist, not over cooked). The...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We went to Abele's on the 27th of May. We had wanted to try this as it is always crowded. The restaurant is remodeled but old. It did not look too clean inside bt we gave it a try. We ordered our lunch and I...More

Thank Randolph0918
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Went to meet friends for breakfast got the buffet it was great!! Variety was awesome, they kept everything filled. Had everything from fruit to biscuits and gravy. Will definitely be back.

Thank LynnR_39
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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
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
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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