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Nick's Restaurant and Pub

4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
+1 828-898-9613
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good36%
  • Average22%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“wings” (12 reviews)
“steak salad” (3 reviews)
“french dip” (6 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying on Beech Mountain but stop here after visiting Grandfather Mountain. Staff was great Food was Great and the prices were perfect. Hands down must stop in and try .

Thank fgatoreye78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nicks is a bar that has a separate dining room for families. One of the things that I order every time is the French onion soup it is the best soup I have found and their wings are soooo good, what I like best it...More

Thank debby3156
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Much appreciated.

Reviewed 22 December 2017

The Food is Great !! The salads are the best in town. The Wings are awesome! On Friday they serve Home made Clam Chowder (delicious). The Service is the BEST!! The atmosphere leaves a lot to be desired. The Owner should update.

Thank Jeni D
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Nick's is always fun, and the food is always pretty good. Nick's is basically a bar, and has karaoke on some nights, so they have good burgers and palatable bar food.

Thank Wyndswept8
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 8 December 2017

thank you taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 5 December 2017

Nicks is a very casual place to eat and have a drink. The food is good and a good bang for the buck.We stop in most of our trips to enjoy a quick drink and meal.The staff is very nice and makes you feel welcomed...More

Thank Jerry F
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review.

Reviewed 21 November 2017

My mom and I ate here for dinner we were staying at the Best Western, we asked some locals where to go. Everything we had was awesome. My mom had fish, I had a salad and chili we also had an appetizer of mozzarella sticks....More

Thank Julie D
Vicki T, Owner at Nick's Restaurant and Pub, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Happy Thanksgiving to you!

Reviewed 10 November 2017

We visit once a week and always enjoy their fresh salads, especially in the summer. The service is great, and we sit outside on the patio, and take our dog. She loves it too!

Thank Debbiemco
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We were staying near Nick's and decided to stop by for an early lunch. Our service was good, the atmosphere was casual and comfortable, and our food was fine.

Thank skwh310
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Craig at the bar is fantastic. I recommend the blackened chicken strawberry salad. We were also pleased with their wine selection.

1  Thank Brandon S
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere was friendly. Food not really good. Definitely would not eat at this establishment again. Probably a decent place to sit back with a beer except they were out of my husbands brand.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4501 Tynecastle Hwy, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7257
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-9613
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