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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” (18 reviews)
“yeast rolls” (5 reviews)
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American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
1200 Dobbins Rd, Banner Elk, NC 28604-7798
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I made reservations for here on a Thursday evening for our anniversary. I ordered the halibut with mashed potatoes, it was fabulous. The mashed potatoes were made fresh to order and everything looked and tasted amazing. My husband ordered the butter steak...More

Thank Amio_Persio
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

My absolute favorite restaurant. Love the service, the food, the atmosphere & the friendly staff! Certainly a restaurant that's worth the trip!!

Thank Carol D
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Let me just start by saying that the setting and the actual building in which Artisanal is located are absolutely breathtaking. Set off on a less traveled country road by a creek, you can't get more beautiful in this area of NC. We arrived on...More

1  Thank Sheri W
Reviewed 9 October 2016

We were beyond pleased with the quality of this restaurant. The service was stellar and the food was some of the best we have ever had. If you have extra room in your budget for a great meal, visit here.

Thank melbyt
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The food & service were outstanding. And the building is absolutely stunning. We had the Chef's Tasting Menu (entire table needs to participate) along with their recommended wine selections for each course. WOW! The pasta, chicken & choc. molten souffle courses were all delicious as...More

Thank CTtraveler263
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We have been planning to visit this restaurant for the past several visits to Banner Elk. Finally made reservations and made the visit. We have heard from several people that it was a "little pricy" or "over priced". Neither of these proved true as this...More

Thank Harvy T
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Artisanal is a beatiful restaurant in a lovely setting. Food is fresh and locally sourced. We had a party of 7 and they handled us with superb efficiency. Salads were amazing, entrees complex and perfectly prepared, somalie was extremely helpful. We especially enjoyed the seafood...More

Thank donaldf492
Reviewed 13 September 2016

What a pleasant surprise to come upon this beautiful "barn"! The surroundings, building, interior design, and artwork were all breathtaking. We had a wonderful dining experience and great service. Enjoyed our cocktails before dinner - I think it was the Steve Mc Queen Manhattan. The...More

Thank kewhite9
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Valet parking, beautiful restaurant,very pricy. The calami is the delicious as their appetizer. The drinks range around $15.00 each. The food is delicious but not big portions. Their little rolls melt in your mouth and there are no refills on soda.

Thank Jake0318
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Our 41st Anniversary came up last week, and my wife and I went with friends to Blowing Rock, NC where we stayed at the Gideon Ridge Inn. For a special dinner, we traveled to Banner Elk, which was about 40 minutes away. At first we...More

Thank Bo R
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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
Local cuisine, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, 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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