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Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge

119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
+1 828-898-4242
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (60 reviews)
“pancakes” (19 reviews)
“sandwich” (34 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
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Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

This was a breakfast trip and it was very satisfying. We all got plenty to eat and had lots of left overs. I myself had the burrito not sure the name but the basic sausage bacon cheese three egg burrito it was full of flavor...More

Thank Nathan T
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We went to the Banner Elk Café on our way home after a weekend in Beech Mountain. It was just what we needed after a night of fun on New Years Eve. Our breakfast was fantastic and more than any of us could eat. I...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Had a late breakfast with my kids before going skiing. It was crowded but the wait was short. We all had the Mountain Man and it was right on time.

Thank Jackattack7051
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Stopped here for breakfast. Food was excellent and staff was friendly. Food was well priced for the amount you received. Gravy biscuits were great! Will definitely be returning.

Thank DerrekPulley
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I was in town for a week. The first night, I decided to get the $21 Ribeye smothered with Gouda Cheese and Mushrooms and it was absolutely delicious. Service was fine as well. Great little local place to eat I thought. The next night was...More

Thank CaverScott
Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a staple of Banner Elk & we always visit here a couple of times during our vacation. They have 2 extensive menus because they comprise 2 different restaurants side-by-side. Great options for any appetite. My burger was pretty good with great fries....More

Thank thetravelingtigger
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have dreamed about breakfast here every day since I had it. Portions are huge, food is amazing! I love a hearty breakfast and this is one of my favorite places I have ever eaten. Breakfast burritos were ON POINT! Pancakes were heavenly. I will...More

Thank Katie M
Reviewed 28 November 2016

My wife and I had breakfast here Friday morning, and boy, what a great breakfast! The pancakes with strawberries were better than good! She and I are both from up north (she from PA, me from NJ). Up there, pancakes with strawberries gets you meh...More

Thank Spacedog2k5
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We came here twice and enjoyed the family environment. A bit of a unique situation with an American and Italian menu due to the proximity of two restaurants owned by the same guy. Food (3/5) - Just basic good American and Italian food we liked...More

Thank Klokas
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We have had a residence in Banner Elk for the past 3 years. We go to the Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge frequently. They have great service and all the staff is friendly. They have a very wide variety of food on their menu and...More

Thank Phil S
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Kari R
1 January 2017|
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Response from Janet H | Reviewed this property |
you'd best ask the restaurant directly! They are very varied-- and for sure would not like to give advice on this one. Please phone restaurant. Thank you!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 Central Way SW, Banner Elk, NC 28604-9901
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-4242
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