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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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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 4 days 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 1 week 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

1  Thank Carole D
Reviewed 13 October 2017 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 11 October 2017 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 11 October 2017

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
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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
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, 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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