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Sorrento's Bistro

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140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
+1 828-898-5214
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12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Tue 16:00 - 23:00
Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a popular place but on the night we recently visited, inside seating was at a premium but outside seating was available. The food was great and the staff was attentive. This is a good local place to try if you enjoy Italian.

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1 Thank Mike S
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great food. Best shrimp parm & service. We eat here every time we come to Banner Elk. It is a must eat when you are in the area. Great night ouy for family or couple.

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1 Thank eddie c
Garner, North Carolina
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing food, great service, just good Italian food. Coming back tomorrow night!! Highly recommended to everyone

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1 Thank Philip and Sara D
Charlotte, NC
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31 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second meal at Sorrentos in 4 days. Obviously, I like the food here. My first trip was an appetizer meal at the bar - Barada mozarella with tomatoes and a crab cake in lobster sauce. Both were delicious. The second meal was with a friend. We both had the lamb chop special. The chops were really double... More 

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1 Thank Blackhawk-Hardware
Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After along day of exploring the area, we visited Sorrento's Bistro for dinner. The restaurant is family friendly with a modern art work vibe but it wouldn't be my first choice for young ones. We chose the Sorrento Special pizza and it was super yummy with crispy crust and a side salad with yummy rolls. We didn't drink but it... More 

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Thank Jan T
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service at Sorrento's is exceptional every time. Jennifer is the perfect hostess, and the food is very obviously made fresh each day. Sunday brunch is divine, with a rotating menu each week. We were so happy to have had our pre-wedding dinner here, and can not recommend Sorrento's enough. A must-dine for locals and tourists alike! Very... More 

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1 Thank Kate N
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my family, it was an overall good time, they didnt have the best selections of wines, the ones i did taste were too strong and bitter [i was looking for sweets], the calamari and pizza was great, but the wait time was over an hour long. I was recommended this place by a local coffee shop, glad... More 

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1 Thank Monica C
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent Service, Great environment and delicious food! A must go place if around the area. Hand tossed pizza and nice bar!

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1 Thank Paloma M
Radford, Virginia
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15 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

As the name would suggest, menu is dominated by Italian cuisine, and from our experience all is well prepared. They do push the envelope a bit as to the range of cuisine. The crab cakes prove the point. My wife is persnickety when it comes to crab cakes having worked at a high end seafood restaurant as a teenager (plus... More 

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1 Thank RANDOSE
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017

I have been to Sorrento's a few times and this weekend (girl's trip) I took some friends and we had an amazing time. The food was excellent. AJ out waiter was fantastic and all of his recommendations were on point. I didn't order the pizza this last time but I have had it before and it is outstanding. All of... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$32
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza
Meals
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, Free Off-Street Parking
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?