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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“vegetable bar” (18 reviews)
“salad” (24 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We stopped here based on reviews. It was a Friday evening at dinner time and the line was out the door which seemed promising. Once inside the menu has hundreds of options which is a bit overwhelming, and after reading about the buffet and actually...More

Thank grace_ratliff
Reviewed 4 days ago

As 'NCPirate' said in his review from last week, it's easy to miss this place as they still have an old sign up at an abandoned location. If you continue past the old building, you'll find the new location a very short distance along the...More

Thank StarSpangled777
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My Husband and were on our Way home from a weekend in the mountains yesterday feeling a bit hungry pulled off the bypass to grab a bite seen the sign for this place which by the way was SLAMMED on Sunday. Wanting something besides fast...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were traveling on I-40 and decided to stop for a sit-down variety meal in a non-fast-food chain restaurant. At Exit 105 we saw Abele's Family Restaurant on a highway at-this-exit sign, and decided to check it out. The first thing we saw upon exiting...More

Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food bars were great! Had a wide range of choices! Service being seated and served drinks was quick and waitress very friendly! At the end they sang and brought her some dessert! We all had a great time! Place has a nice atmosphere.

Thank sharonwI6439XB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good diner and service. Finally someplace that knows how to cook Liver and Onions. Very good and not dried out at all. The hot bar was good. Nothing outstanding, just good food. Enjoy

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 15 August 2017

We stopped here on our way back from Greensboro for our 2nd time. What great employees! We enjoy looking at the Vintage finds on the walls, etc. Such a sweetheart waitress took my 9 year old granddaugther back to get an Ice Cream and let...More

Thank CLH2016
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Best breakfast in town!! It's always crowded, but that's because it's so good! Definitely worth stopping by.

Thank K S
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Every time I visit my niece in Morganton, this is my go to place for breakfast. They have the best breakfast buffet in town. There is so much to choose from. There's a variety of fruits, meats, starches, eggs and etc. The food is always...More

Thank Gigiabc123
Reviewed 10 August 2017

After a restful night at the Quality Inn we chose Abeles for breakfast instead of the hotel fare. They offer a full breakfast menu plus their supe breakfast buffet. Fresh fruit,, bacon, sausage, chicken, livermush, eggs, grits, oatmeal, pancakes, biscuits, gravy, and MORE! Reasonably priced...More

Thank Timothy L
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18 April 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio
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