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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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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have had the pleasure of eating here twice and anxiously look forward to the third time. I equate dining here to Highlands Bar & Grill in Birmingham. It is elegant, the service is top notch and the food is memorable. The restaurant is set...More

Thank jsgjr
Reviewed 3 December 2017

This was our best restaurant experience since being in NYC. We ate outside on a perfect evening with a view of the beautiful mountains, and the sound of a stream. There were 3 of us, and we tried lots of menu items! Yellow fin tuna...More

Thank NewBlueEyes
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We had another spectacular meal at Artisanal. The crab fritters were melt in your mouth. The octopus, one of our favorites also great. Two of us had the ribeye, one the garganelli and one salmon. Every entree was over the top fabulous. We never miss...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 10 November 2017

The atmosphere is wonderful and very well decorated. Service is great and the food is well prepaired.

Thank Debbiemco
Reviewed 22 October 2017

Your in the Banner Elk or Beech Mountain area and you want to share an unforgettable meal with your special love. You'll see that pickens are slim. Oh sure, there are some nice places to eat but I'm talking about the kind of restaurant that...More

Thank billmc33
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I had read many reviews before going to this beautiful restaurant. Many comments were made about the portions and the cost. As to the portions, we were so full from our dinner we could not believe anyone could complain. We both ordered the crab fritters!...More

Thank Phyllis C
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My husband and I anticipated a lovely evening at Artisinal for a birthday celebration. We made reservations through Open Table. However when we arrived, the valet for parking was nowhere to be found. We ended up self parking and had to walk up the hill...More

Thank Robert W
Reviewed 14 October 2017

What a lovely restaurant with an amazing wait staff. Ashley was our server and gave great recommendations. The first course was like a tapas - crab fritters. Round balls lightly fried and all crab! Then we shared the lobster and shrimp cocktail served in a...More

Thank Shari C
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very few times I use the term Memorable Experience to describe a restaurant. This is it. I just return from Artisanal and was delighted with the ambiance, the menu, the food, the wine list and last but certainly not least the service. Our server, Natalie...More

Thank Juan M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a 10! Beautiful setting. Particularly the outdoor (heated & covered) back deck on the stream. Innovative & delicious menu. You simply can't go wrong here. On the high end of the price spectrum for this area but worth it.

Thank RobertMiami
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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
12 August 2016|
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Response from Blackhawk-Hardware | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I would call them and ask to be certain.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$50 - US$50
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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
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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