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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
12:00 - 23:00
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Wed - Sun 12:00 - 23:00
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Garner, North Carolina
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

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

1 Thank Philip and Sara D
Charlotte, NC
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

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 

1 Thank Blackhawk-Hardware
Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 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 

Thank Jan T
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2017 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 

1 Thank Kate N
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 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 

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!

1 Thank Paloma M
Radford, Virginia
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 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 

1 Thank Shanlyn A
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Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Such a friendly welcome upon our arrival, genuine kindness! Our server, AJ was absolutely amazing. He was fun, attentive, professional and relaxed. All of the food was amazing too. Atmosphere was perfect for a cozy night out. Thanks Sorrento's!

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Richmond, Virginia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

We ordered a pizza and a salad for take out while on vacation. Salad was fresh and good. Pizza was average. Young lady working the front seemed bothered that we were there. She was talking to her friends the entire time while checking us out.

Thank mbwheelhouse89

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 32
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings
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
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?
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