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Artisanal Restaurant

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1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798 (Hwy 184)
+1 828-898-5395
17:30 - 22:00
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Jackson, Wyoming
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124 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The food here is so incredible! The property is so cool, go early to walk around the grounds. You can eat outside on the porch with very cool fir pits. Wine list is extensive. We will go there every time we visit!

Thank freddiecat7
Beech Mountain, NC
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

From the drive up the manicured lawn with horse statues made of wood strips, to the tour of the wine vault and streamside seating, then being waited on by very well trained staff for delivery of exquisite dishes, the Artisinal is definitely a dining establishment you can't afford to miss.

Thank beechblogger
Goldsboro,North Carolina
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I have been coming to Banner Elk for many years and this restaurant we had never been to. It's was my wife's birthday so we made reservations even after being told it was on the pricey side. Without a doubt this is one of the best restaurants we have ever been to. The service, atmosphere, decor and... More 

Thank flyfisher2744
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14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

iF YOU HAVE NOT BEEN TO THIS RESTAURANT YOU SHOULD MAKE PLANS TO GO. This is my idea of a perfect evening. Banner Elk is beautiful and the Artisanal is nestled in among the trees and pasture like fields... The decor and the lighting are all just perfect. Service was wonderful food excellent and the presentation of the dishes was... More 

Thank Smrutherfordton
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122 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful dining experience! One person in our party wore shorts and a golf shirt. We were told that we couldn't sit in the main dining room but they allowed us to sit in the lounge next to the bar! Best table in the restaurant! Overlooks a small stream through 3 wall height windows. Very comfortable and relaxing. Our... More 

Thank AMP2011
Banner Elk, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Exceptional food, service and decor. We save this spot for special occasions. From the moment you arrive until the time you leave, you feel satiated in so many ways. But don't save it, go in and have a glass of wine just for the experience! Fabulous

Thank rdisunno
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Fabulous French food in Banner Elk. What an imaginative chef. Wait staff is professionally trained. Wine list is impeccable .

Thank Sara P
Boone, North Carolina
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100 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Very interesting experience . Wonderful atmosphere beautiful setting . Nice cocktail bar We will be back

Thank drpeaceman
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153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

You're driving on bucolic country roads, past a few old farm houses, no businesses in sight, you turn off the rural, winding road onto another and come across this big modern building with valets up a small hill and along a stream. Where am I and what is this? Entering this sophisticated, gorgeous restaurant out in the middle of nowhere... More 

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51 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing surprise, who knew in the middle of the beautifull NC we would find this jewel. What a restaurant, deserves 5 starts, well done job, managment team! Food, app, drinks, wine menu, bartenders, valet impecable. Everytime we visit NC its a must!!

Thank lacibeles_77

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
American, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?