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Abele's Family Restaurant

2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
+1 828-433-5400
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“fruit” (38 reviews)
“vegetable tart” (20 reviews)
“buffet items” (4 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
2115 S Sterling St, Morganton, NC 28655-4003
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Reviewed 5 days ago

No meal ! I was very hungry and the folks at the Hampton, just across the street said I would be satisfied. Closed at 6 o'clock in the afternoon. What's up with that?

Thank randallb410
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I had breakfast at Abeles on October 7 it was the first time we have eating there in a few years considering it is 3 hrs from where we live. We were in Black mountain for the weekend and went out of...More

Thank snead1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well Abele's is great for a family get together. They have the best country cooking buffet in town. Lots of choices of veggies, salads, fruits, and meat entrees. Very reasonable prices and the service is very good as well. This gem is just off the...More

Thank Starreviews4U
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great buffet! Fast and friendly service. Wonderful family environment.. no country style steak on Friday, Saturday, or Sunday night but plenty of other options!

Thank Sarah L.S. W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here based on reviews. It was a Friday evening at dinner time and the line was out the door which seemed promising. Once inside the menu has hundreds of options which is a bit overwhelming, and after reading about the buffet and actually...More

Thank grace_ratliff
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As 'NCPirate' said in his review from last week, it's easy to miss this place as they still have an old sign up at an abandoned location. If you continue past the old building, you'll find the new location a very short distance along the...More

Thank StarSpangled777
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My Husband and were on our Way home from a weekend in the mountains yesterday feeling a bit hungry pulled off the bypass to grab a bite seen the sign for this place which by the way was SLAMMED on Sunday. Wanting something besides fast...More

Thank Christina W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were traveling on I-40 and decided to stop for a sit-down variety meal in a non-fast-food chain restaurant. At Exit 105 we saw Abele's Family Restaurant on a highway at-this-exit sign, and decided to check it out. The first thing we saw upon exiting...More

Thank NCPirate
Reviewed 11 September 2017

The food bars were great! Had a wide range of choices! Service being seated and served drinks was quick and waitress very friendly! At the end they sang and brought her some dessert! We all had a great time! Place has a nice atmosphere.

Thank sharonwI6439XB
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Good diner and service. Finally someplace that knows how to cook Liver and Onions. Very good and not dried out at all. The hot bar was good. Nothing outstanding, just good food. Enjoy

Thank Rod L
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18 April 2015|
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Response from Ann B | Reviewed this property |
I don't know for sure about Gift Certificates. However, the people who work there are so nice. I bet they could make that happen
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$14
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
6:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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