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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“vegetable bar” (18 reviews)
“salad” (22 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Open Now
All hours
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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1 - 10 of 227 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

The buffalo chicken was very tasty and so was the pecan pie and the ice cream sundae. Very pleasant service and atmosphere. Fun candy store on the way out. Family friendly.

Thank Richard B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They have a great breakfast buffet. I usually try to avoid a breakfast buffet, but this buffet is worth your time and money. Just ask and they will fry your eggs, however, the scrambled eggs were perfect on the buffet (moist, not over cooked). The...More

Thank Rod L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to Abele's on the 27th of May. We had wanted to try this as it is always crowded. The restaurant is remodeled but old. It did not look too clean inside bt we gave it a try. We ordered our lunch and I...More

Thank Randolph0918
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to meet friends for breakfast got the buffet it was great!! Variety was awesome, they kept everything filled. Had everything from fruit to biscuits and gravy. Will definitely be back.

Thank LynnR_39
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A friendly place with a salad/fruit and (country vegetable) buffet bar with extensive items to choose from. Chicken and dumplings, fruit cobbler, soup menu. Choose from the large (printed) menu for additional meat, entree, or sandwich choices. Affordable prices. Weekend breakfast buffets. Quick seating and...More

Thank Diane P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food is nothing to get excited about and the restaurant was dirty. The condiments on the table were greasy and grimy. I wouldn't eat there again unless they give the place a good scrubbing.

Thank Zx6girl
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

AbAbsolutely amazing breakfast experience ! Breakfast options at the bar was a nice variety and coffee was delicious !!! Our waitresswas beyond friendly and had a lovely little chat when we explained we were looking to move to the area. Looking forward to bringing my...More

Thank denimgypsy39
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Stopped here for the first time last Sunday night and really enjoyed it. I got the fish dinner and the portion was huge. Could not finish it. My boyfriend got the hot bar/salad bar with liver on the side. He thought everything he tasted was...More

Thank WigginsFamily
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is a great restaurant . Best breakfast bar I have ever been too. Salad bar great too. Breakfast bar every day of the week and week-end not just weekend.

Thank crewstony
Reviewed 27 April 2017

We visited Abele's while recently in Morganton NC for a weekend. It is a interesting place and carries a wide menu selection. It is very well known for its buffet breakfast bar, but we did not try this. We both had a chicken dish and...More

Thank cameraladync
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
I want to get a gift certificate for brother in laws's 90th birthday on the 25th. I will be in town on the 24th. Can I just pick it up there late Friday the 24th?
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
USD 4 - USD 14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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
  • E-mail
*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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