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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 27 May 2018 via mobile

Hands down the best restaurant! We had the salmon and pork, the octopus and scones appetizers and the chocolate dessert. Always out of this world!

Thank MarthaMM
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

If you are within 50 miles, head for Artisinal. The building itself is perfection. A rustic twist on elegance. The menu is a treat for the imagination. Nothing will disappoint. We tried the pimento cheese scones. As if anyone could resist. Appetizers Spanish grilled octopus,...More

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Reviewed 22 May 2018

My Husband and I visited this restaurant for my birthday. There are not enough words to explain how good it is. The barn setting is lovely, and it is in the country. The valet service was on spot when we arrived. We had cocktails before...More

Thank anncolemandvance
Reviewed 13 May 2018

We always enjoy a really nice dinner out while in Banner Elk. And I found this restaurant on trip advisor. It looked and sounded wonderful from the pictures & reviews. My husband and I really enjoyed this restaurant more than any others in this area....More

Thank Tamara B
Reviewed 19 March 2018

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
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, 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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