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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 10 January 2017

Family Italian bistro, where "everybody knows your name," or at least wants to. The manager (Jennifer) said they served the best alfredo in the world, and she could be telling the truth.

2  Thank JTodd_Ps143
Reviewed 8 January 2017 via mobile

Have had 4 meals there last month. Starting with the service - it was great. Ditto for the food - favourite was the fresh trout dinner.

2  Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 6 January 2017

Haven't had food this good in years! And sooo reasonably priced. We were waiting for our daughters and friends to finish snowboarding at Sugar Mountain and decided to find a place nearby to grab a bite to eat a quick lunch. We ended up in...More

2  Thank MamaTNT
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Loved our meal at Sorrento's. They understand gluten free and offered wonderful options. Great atmosphere!

2  Thank Harold and Nanc... D
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We only had bruschetta and pizza, so that's all we can comment on. The bruschetta was nice (one order was enough for two) and with the added touch of a hint of balsamic glaze nicely decorated across. The chopped tomato was not the "traditional" one,...More

1  Thank Alessandro I
Reviewed 2 January 2017

From the moment of our arrival, to the completion of our meal, our server Summer was unbelievable! We showed up 20 minutes early for our reservations & she greeted us with a smile. I made her aware we had arrived prior to our reservation &...More

2  Thank 44Wesley
Reviewed 2 January 2017

We have had a vacation home in Blowing Rock for over 10 years and only knew of a few Italian Restaurants; nothing impressive. There is Casa Rustica which is charming however the food is average and the sauce is nothing to write home about. Although...More

2  Thank Carl R
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

Driving through Banner Elk of course you expect to find an Italian restaurant. Why not? Unfortunately they had a set menu on New Year's Day I didn't get to taste you try and food. However I'm sure it's very good based on what we had....More

2  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

We love this place! Jennifer and Victoria were the best!!! Food was delicious and Victoria's service was excellent!

2  Thank fhmorton
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

We have a great time the food so good the server was great but most of all that are earth friendly with to go box's. Will go back every time we are here. Great job ***

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