130 Main Street East
Banner Elk, NC 28604
The Bayou Smokehouse & Grill, which includes an adjacent general store, offers a Texas-Louisiana inspired menu.
Popular items run the gamut from Texas-style smoked beef brisket to spicy Cajun shrimp gumbo. Cajun pastas are also available, along with a local favorite – mountain trout. Restaurant is open 363 days a year (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas).