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Abele's Family Restaurant

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2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 06:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 06:00 - 00:00
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Lenoir, North Carolina
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I have only eaten here for breakfast which i really enjoy. The best thing for me is that you can actually get a good browned breakfast gravy which is impossible to find. They also have a variety of meats, eggs, biscuits, pancakes, french toast, muffin, fruits and a few other things. Not a huge variety but plenty to make you... More 

Thank apriljadesilk
Evansville, Indiana
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the breakfast buffet late two different nights and it was fantastic both times!!! Lots of choices!!

Thank icecube1leahm
Robbinsville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the decor! So cute. Bar looked good and clean, well stocked. We actually ordered off the menu. My husband got the fish sandwich. He really enjoyed it. Very generous helping of French Fries!!!! He couldn't even finish. I ordered the Cheddar/Bacon burger. I was missing the cheese. 😢😢😢 II wasn't going to send it back because I don't ever... More 

Thank Mama0517
Hickory, North Carolina
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had weight loss surgery and have a medical card that says I only eat 1/4 cup of food per meal. The server said I could only order sides. The sides menu only has heavy meat or breads, both hard to digest and painful. I asked to speak to the manager, she would not make an exception so I could... More 

Thank Elizabeth R
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the breakfast buffet! Wonderful employees and fast service! Next time we come through we will definitely stop in again!

Thank Chad M
Morganton, North Carolina
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

From fruit to sausage and bacon to cheese grits. Even had some jalapeno flavored selections. Lots of customers on Saturday morning. Homey atmosphere. Needs some attention to more than one greeter and table assignment. Needs more than one checkout machine and cashier. Attentive server. Tight parking. Take out entrance.

Thank CindyCookRN
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 11:30 am and they were still serving breakfast bar. The vegetable bar wasn't until 12pm. They had the salad bar and soup set up so I chose that. We could wait the 30 minutes for the vegetable bar to open or we could order from the sandwich menu only. Husband ordered a cheeseburger he said it was... More 

Thank Rebecca P
Ellenboro, North Carolina
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

3 of us ate lunch and all had the hot bar,which was right at $8 per person.You pick one meat and then get unlimited sides,salad and dessert.The meat isn't on the bar,it's prepared in the kitchen and then brought to you by the waitress.Everything we had was good.The best way I know to describe Abele's would be a cross between... More 

Thank HardJax
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This friends and family restaurant is an excellent choice to go. Good food and setting to go, also good prices. Nice food portions and friendly employees.

Thank Elisa V
O'Fallon, IL
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Great service, Just the kind of food I was looking for that evening. Soup was excellent, buffet items were hot and my order delivered quickly and with a smile. Good food and a good value.

Thank FireCapt4314

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 23:00
06:00 - 00:00
06:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-433-5400
*Serving Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner *Breakfast Bar Daily Soup Salad & Fruit & Veggie Bar Daily *Full Breakfast Menu *Full Lunch & Dinner Menu *Burgers, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks, Chicken, Ribs & Much More *Homemade Desserts & Delicious Ice Cream Creations *Good Old Country Cooking *An Eclectic Decor With Nostalgia From The Last 50 Years *Banquet Room With Seating Up To 40 for Private Parties *Diner Counter with 8 Stools *Ice Cream Shop *Candy Store *Outdoor Patio

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