Williams Deli & Bakery

Features a wide variety of gourmet sandwiches such as the Banner Elk Scorcher, The Mountain Cuban, and The Southerner – as well as fresh baked desserts, cakes and biscuits. Open for breakfast and lunch Monday-Saturday. Go to their website. Address: 32 High Country Square, Banner Elk Phone: 828-898-2300

Cam Ranh Bay

This authentic Vietnamese and Japanese restaurant is locally owned by Vietnam natives. They cook with fresh herbs and meats with healthy and creative dishes such as soups, spring rolls, hibachi and teriyaki favorites, noodles, sushi and much more. Great for takeout too. For more info, go to their website.110 High Country Sq, Banner Elk 828-898-4121

LP on Main

Every effort is made to keep ingredients seasonally relevant and enjoyed at their peak – prepared fresh daily in house and made to order; sourced from Trosley Farms, Charlotte’s Greenhouse, Springhouse Farms and Heritage Farms to name a few. Offering a full bar with craft cocktails and fourteen wines by the glass. Reservations highly recommended. For Read More

Puerto Nuevo Mexican & Seafood Restaurant

(May 2022 update: Temporarily closed due to fire) Find classic Mexican & Tex-Mex dishes, plus specialty margaritas & tequila, in a relaxed, modern space. Everything is prepared daily with fresh, healthy, high quality ingredients – including the freshest Guacamole dip. Find many vegetarian and fresh seafood choices. Their bar features a large selection of tequilas Read More