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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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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Italian, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
140 Azalea Cir, Village Shops, Downtown, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7386
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We arrived a bit before the rush and were lucky with the service as the food was out quickly and our waitress able to check up on us. About 45 minutes after we arrived there was a wait line and I am sure it was...More

1  Thank S7052TNmarthas
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed our service and food. The dinner rolls buttered with garlic are to die for. For appetizers we had the stuffed mushrooms, entree, I had the sorrento eggplant, and my husband had the chicken scarpelli.. all fresh, all homemade, and all very Delish! Our...More

2  Thank Chery B
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped last night for dinner and were seated right away inside by the assistant hostess; the wait for an outside table was 20 minutes. Inside was busy and oh so loud we could hardly hear the conversation at our own 4 top. The head...More

Thank dsoakley
Reviewed 24 August 2016

FIrst the good news - EZ parking, decent atmosphere, and tasty food. I had the Veal Parmigiana and my wife had the Veal Francese. Both excellent. As were the Garlic Knots. However - we waited over 30 minutes before getting our drinks and the restaurant...More

Thank MN736
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Hard to know where to start. My wife and I went to Sorrento's Bistro to celebrate my birthday. We entered, liked the atmosphere and we were promptly seated. We ordered drinks and looked over the menu, found what we wanted and ordered with the server...More

Thank Munibrokr
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

While in the area I asked some of the locals and other frequent travelers where is a good place to eat... multiple people told me to eat at Sorrento's Bistro. So my family and I gave it a try. Hands down this is one of...More

1  Thank Elizabeth W
Reviewed 20 August 2016

Wonderful caprese salad. The lasagna was light but a bit salty. Great wait staff and the best of all a perfect latte that went great with dessert

1  Thank sojouner70
Reviewed 18 August 2016

My co-workers and I enjoyed a nice dinner. The staff was very friendly and made sure that we were getting everything we needed. The food was plentiful and delicious. It would have been nice to have a salad come with my lasagna. The dinner bread...More

1  Thank Tonya C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

I dined with friends, each trying something different. Past with meatballs and marinara, chicken Marsala, and a special salad. All dishes were very tasty.

1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 11 August 2016

We had dinner at Sorrento's sitting on the covered patio. We had our mini Schnauzer with us and they brought a water bowl for her. Service was good, and the pizza was fantastic.

1  Thank John D
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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
USD 9 - USD 32
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
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
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
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
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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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