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Artisanal Restaurant

1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
+1 828-898-5395
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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 restaurant has everything going for it. It is a beautiful restaurant in a beautiful setting. Just the drive up to it you know you are in a special place. We were seated at a lovely booth by an adorable young man. He must have...More

Thank Patty B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Low and behold In Banner Elk, North Carolina about an hour away from Asheville, is this incredible restaurant located in what was designed to look like a barn. The building alone is amazing and beautiful as any of the best farmhouse style restaurants I have...More

Thank CocoGroveMike
Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply the best food, service and setting for a wonderful dining experience in the High Country. Can't wait for Anita and Bill Green to open another restaurant in Charlotte.

Thank Penwine
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were celebrating our anniversary and were not disappointed! We tried the pimento cheese, octopus with squid ink pasta and beet salad for appetizers. All were wonderful! Then we split the cap steak and wagyu steaks. Delicious! Wines selected were absolutely perfect. Too full for...More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is lovely; the staff is friendly, courteous and efficient and the food was fresh, local, innovative and scrumptious. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed their meal. One of the diners said that the experience was close dining at the French Laundry in Napa.

Thank Sandi S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a nice family dinner at Artisanal, where we like to have the chef’s tasting menu. Everyone loved the food, and the drinks were also very good. The location of this restaurant is very idyllic, esp. if one has a table outside on the...More

1  Thank Lola122
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a marvelous venue with fantastic food and wine! But you may need a second mortgage when the bill comes.

Thank Jamie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food, perfect service. Loved the prix fixe 4 (plus amuse bouche) course dinner with wine pairings. We sat on the porch along the river. Gorgeous.

Thank donnishobson
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We celebrated my daughter’s 25th birthday at Artisanal and were blown away with the quality and attention to detail of every dish. The pimento cheese scones are a must. We ordered the beet salad and tuna civeche as starters. We ordered the scallops, duck breast,...More

Thank nqh1223
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you Artisanal for a wonderful evening. From the incredible level of service to the food/flavor combinations to the tranquil setting on the terrace...my fiancé and I can confirm that this is our favorite restaurant. We’ve traveled a lot. We’ve explored many 5 star restaurants....More

Thank Longano
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1 August 2018|
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Response from Jcg55 | Reviewed this property |
Tie is not required but this is a special place. Gents - wear a sport coat / jacket !
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
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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, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
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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