Artisanal means “hand crafted.” All recipes are made from scratch and all food prepared in-house. Chef Bill Greene, an Avery County native, made his way back home after cooking in famous restaurants like LeCirque in NY.  Dine in rustic elegance. The main room overlooking the open kitchen or creekside on our beautiful terrace or in the rustic lounge. Reserve the wine room/private dining for your next social event. Open May 1st-Nov 1st.

Banner Elk Cafe & Lodge Espresso Bar and Eatery

Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Great food, ranging from eggs bendict to big juicy burgers and healthy options including grilled mahi and chicken sandwiches, salad bar, and homemade daily specials. Dinner nightly offering: Ribs, Steaks, Fish and always fresh and creative specials and from our talented Chef. Live entertainment on select weekends. The Lodge Espresso Bar & Eatery offers a coffee-house atmosphere with a smoothie bar, bakery and gourmet food.