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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” (78 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 yesterday via mobile

We were able to snag reservations at this restaurant and were very pleased. My husband had the veal and I had chicken Francese.... both were cooked just right and very flavorful. Atmosphere was nice and our server was just great. We will definitely go back...More

Thank Carole D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited Sorrento's Bistro many times, but they have made some changes since we were there last and they are great changes!! Beautiful new outdoor areas!! Couldn't have been a more perfect evening to sit out on the patio with a glowing gas fire...More

1  Thank MissBBlue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I liked the feel of this place.... cool paintings on the walls done by (I'm assuming) a local artist. We had brunch reservations and the menu offered plenty of options. I ordered the quiche of the day but the best meal was the sausage frittata...More

1  Thank kimbQ6793RQ
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice tuck away outside dining with great food. Love all the pasta dishes and pizza is tremendous. Can't go wrong with anything here :)

3  Thank Edwin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I were reccommeded this place from Banner Elk Winery and Villas (name drop). We were told to try the vodka pasta and crab cakes. We enjoyed everything that was brought to us, including the hospitality from Jennifer who took care of us...More

3  Thank Jordy T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We both had chicken picatta with gluten free pasta. It was good. We cheated on our "gluten free diet" and ate the garlic twist rolls. Oh YUM!!!! Buttery bites of goodness!!! What I remember most is the cool decor. There were large interesting, colorful paintings...More

2  Thank heartfire9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. Gluten-free pasta was outstanding. Rave revues on that. Veal Marsala was very tasty, tender enough to cut with a fork, nested on mashed potatoes with zucchini mix on the side. Caesar salad with anchovies was superb. Service was very friendly and appropriately attentive.

2  Thank Barney B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place! The service is great and the food is fabulous! Their specials are always outstanding. I never miss "Roast Beef Night" on Thursdays. Not only is the meat outstanding but it's the best deal in town. I really love dining in their...More

2  Thank Stacy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place is awesome! Loved there crab cakes, pizza, lasagna and atmosphere! Not to mention the wait staff was superb!

2  Thank bgreeneofnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When I walked in, I absolutely loved the huge pictures by a local artist whose studio is next door I think. But they cost a few thousand. Anyway the atmosphere seemed like a restaurant I might find in SIlicon Valley where we used to live....More

1  Thank Nancy L
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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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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