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Sorrento's Bistro

140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (80 reviews)
“vodka pasta” (8 reviews)
“tortellini” (13 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, Sorrento's serves pizzas and they look lovely. But the night I went there with a friend, I had the mussels over fettucini (YUM!) and my friend had veal piccata. Both were amazing. I found this dinner better than any chain restaurant I've tried. I...More

1  Thank Autumn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and ambiance. Service was amazing and the place is beautiful. The manager was very helpful from the time I called to make a reservation 2 weeks prior to our trip and as soon as we arrived she came to us to introduce herself

2  Thank Yamila M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing staff and food! This place never misses a beat! Jennifer and Reilly are pros at making sure every single thing is perfect, even the small stuff. Can’t wait to come back!

1  Thank Joe C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have avoided this place because we just did not like their food. Our friends talked us into it so we went. We were pleasantly surprised how good the veal parm was, very tender and quite delicious. I am glad we went back.

1  Thank Patty B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed the food but the whiskey sour I ordered was mostly sour mix. Stick to wine or beer. The live music where I ate was good.

Thank Candy B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I️ stopped by for a quick lunch & to try this restaurant out since were staying close by. We were both so pleasantly surprised by the freshness & deliciousness of what we thought would be an ordinary lunch of Caesar salad &...More

1  Thank Kathy B
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Hadn’t been to Sorrento’s in a number of years and SO glad we went last night! They have moved and combined several businesses and it’s great! So many options to choose from that it’s difficult to pick! Having no reservation we dined in the bar...More

1  Thank teenangel9
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

We first visited Sorrento's last year for a wonderful dinner and stopped in this year for a late lunch. I enjoyed the Caesar salad with grilled shrimp. It was delicious, our server was good, and I'm just sorry we weren't able to enjoy a relaxing...More

1  Thank skwh310
Reviewed 27 October 2017

I have not been here in a very long time but Friends wanted to meet there. I was very delightful he pleased with the Italian restaurant. The portions were of a nice size and bread was brought to the table. They were four of us...More

2  Thank Jake0318
Reviewed 23 October 2017

Fantastic crab cakes full of crab and great lobster sauce salad and glass of wine perfect. Family friendly restaraunt .

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5 July 2016|
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Response from SorrentosAnthony | Property representative |
We do accommodate Gluten Free diners with many options to choose from. We also have wild caught fish on special every week including trout, snapper, grouper, sea bass and yes, diver scallops and live main lobsters as well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5214
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This is an upscale bistro with a strong accent for Italian. This family business involves 3 generation of family owned and operated, with the 30 year anniversary approaching. We thank all of our local customers, and look forward to the new ones.
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