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The Frog & the Monkey - CLOSED

128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
+1 828-898-3764
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
7 Jun 2014
“It saddened my wife and I to find out The Frog and The Monkey in Banner Elk has closed.”
25 May 2014
“Fun local food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
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Reviewed 11 December 2013

We found this place online because we were looking for dinner in the Banner Elk area. It's a tiny little hole in the wall restaurant. We went on a tuesday evening and for the first 15 minutes we were there, we were the only ones....More

Thank Nona75
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Our waiter was quirky and efficient; a nice change from bland. Food excellent and innovative. Atmosphere pleasant.

Thank wbjii
Reviewed 24 November 2013

A delicious, good for you meal! Had a wonderful experience eating at The Frog & the Monkey. A quiet, quaint spot that didn't disappoint. Refreshing to eat something freshly prepared & different than the typical chains. So glad we found this hidden gem!

Thank JimmyMack4
Reviewed 22 November 2013

We went to the Frog and Monkey on a cold day and had to wear our coat throughout the entire meal. After reading the reviews we hoped for a great meal and we were disappointed. The meal was OK...the sweet potato fries were very good...More

Thank Mako B
Reviewed 16 October 2013

My daughter and I experienced a superb evening of exceptional and most attentive service. We started with the broccoli and leek soup. Had the turkey pot pie special with a side of kale salad. Everything was made to perfection and extremely delicious. Highly recommend this...More

Thank chichiSouthCarolina
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We recently acquired a vacation home in Banner Elk and found The Frog and The Monkey by accident while strolling around town. It's a tiny little place about a block off the main street - probably seats 35-40 inside and a few more on the...More

Thank furniturepro
Reviewed 11 October 2013

The most amazing food. Don't let the building fool you...GO IN and EAT! From the time I walked in the door until the time I left, I was impressed: GREAT SERVICE, COZY Atmosphere, and delicious food. I ordered the Cottage Pie. The inside was beef...More

Thank ajtl
Reviewed 1 October 2013 via mobile

2nd visit. Still wonderful healthy quirky food. So very tasty. Sat outside w the pooch. Very pleasant!!

Thank hapytt
Reviewed 30 September 2013

We absolutely LOVE this restaurant. It is a quaint eclectic place with a fun menu and ambiance. There are options for any diet, but as a vegan, I found several things I could eat without a problem! My favorites are their hummus, the falafal (incrediblly...More

Thank Stefanie718
Reviewed 16 September 2013

My wife and I ate there on a Saturday night in mid-September. The atmosphere was interesting (upscale college funky), the service was good, and there were many things on the menu we wanted to try. THE EXCELLENT (the best dishes we had were all sides):...More

Thank LanceTinNC
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
USD 5 - USD 10
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 128 Banner Rd., where the old Morel's was, Banner Elk, NC 28604
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-3764
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