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Artisanal Restaurant

1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
+1 828-898-5395
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good8%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“halibut” (24 reviews)
“beet salad” (7 reviews)
“yeast rolls” (6 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is simply the best option in the area from the food, service, the decor- this is the place to eat if you are in the area. Our meal was perfect and we sat outside by the small creek. The facility is wonderful and the...More

Thank KerwinN
Reviewed 4 days ago

Dined at Artisanal with friends (group of 10). Everything about this place is exceptional - from the architecture, to the fresh farm-to-table menu selections, to the attentive service to an extensive wine list. Our new fav in the NC mountains.

Thank John N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautifully nested in the mountains by a creek. Gorgeous décor, very pleasant outside dining with outstanding food. Great service.

Thank Monique1952
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It all starts with the approach up the long driveway through the lush green grass and you know it’s going to be an amazing dining experience. Eye catching lines, architecture stunning reclaimed wood everywhere huge ceilings. Incredible craft cocktails and immense wine list. we had...More

Thank Jcg55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful restaurant tucked away in the mountains. The food is really good and presentation in excellent! They have really good craft cocktails too! Beautiful patio also! Great service

Thank wwfrench
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group or six women had reservations for dinner. Upon entering we knew this was more than a fine dinner... this was a beautiful experience. The wait staff was extremely attentive and knowledgeable. We decided on a sampler menu with a wine pairing. The portions...More

Thank JAGGM78
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ambiance was wonderful. I sat outside on the deck with a fire pit and overlooking a running brook. The beet salad and seared scallops were delicious. Service was great.

Thank April S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A group of our friends had dinner at Artisanal, as we had heard it was excellent. We were not disappointed. Beautiful setting and interior, and attentive wait staff. We had the Halibut, Duck and Seafood Stew. All were excellent. I especially like the Stew. The...More

Thank mcdj0hn
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My husband surprised me on my birthday with a memorable dinner at the Artisanal restaurant. We were seated on the terrace overlooking the beautiful wooded area with a creek gently meandering between boulders. This romantic scenery was rewarded with an exquisite meal. Our server, Sarah...More

Thank agid489
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Really fantastic restaurant... the service is impeccable; friendly, informative and not too invasive; super well trained staff. The restaurant is exquisite and the food is exquisite... the freshest product with inventive presentation and not too much 'a-do.' Our table had Halibut, Salmon and seafood stew;...More

Thank Kauaisnob
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17 July 2018|
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Response from wwfrench | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice wine list
25 September 2017|
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Response from Julsky18 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure..you can always call.on a night you want to go..bet they can squeeze you in
5 December 2016|
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Response from KiKiBug | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately they are closed until May 2017. i believe they are closed from Nov. - April
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
    (Hwy 184)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-5395
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