We are proud of our robust, versatile and home-grown community of independent restaurants in Asheville. Please support them with your business! 

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67 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

67 Biltmore Downtown Eatery & Catering specializes in fresh, seasonally inspired comfort foods. We offer easy counter service with lots of healthy dishes suitable for all diets as well as a kid friendly menu. Come relax and eat in our sunlit space or grab a something to go. You can even reserve our Gathering Room for your next meeting or event.

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25 Broadway Get Directions

Our primary goal is to make the finest chocolates and gelato. We make them all by hand in small batches in the shop, using Belgian and local chocolate, fresh fruits, and the best ingredients we can find. Try our delicious drinking chocolates, made with Belgian chocolate, or fresh brewed coffee and tea. The only place in town where you can enjoy an authentic ‘Affogato’ made with hand made gelato.

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77 Coxe Avenue Get Directions

Award winning micro brews, great food and smiling faces; Where Asheville locals go to kick back. Three locations with different offerings: check out our $3 movies on Merrimon, our huge patio on Coxe, and our carry out / delivery on Hendersonville Rd.

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Grove Arcade, 1 Page Avenue #139, Get Directions

Baba Nahm (pronounced like “ba ba” black sheep mixed with “nam,” as in nom nom I’m hungry!) is a fun, Middle Eastern, quick-trip food place with vibrant, healthy salads, falafel, and spit-roasted lamb and chicken — lots of Mediterranean goodness! The “lightening fast” food we serve is full of fresh, local ingredients and lots of flavor — truly representing Middle Eastern culture while keeping things as healthy as possible. Our eccentric, colorful space is a little mid-workday (or any time of day!) jolt of energy and happiness.

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Bargello®, owned and operated by local restaurateurs Peter and Martha Pollay, is named after the 17th century Florentine needlepoint style. The intricacy of this stitch embodies Peter and Martha’s style of weaving together their love for community, cuisine, and hospitality to create the ultimate casual fine dining experience.

Bargello’s culinary team draws their inspiration from the flavors you experience when traveling along the Mediterranean coastline. Seasonal and locally sourced dishes include fresh hand-rolled pasta, house-made bread, and innovative cuisine from Chef De Cuisine Tyler Slade and Executive Chef Jordan Arace. Bargello’s menu changes often to reflect the local produce available in Western North Carolina.

Bargello is open seven days a week offering breakfast, dinner and, brunch on the weekends. Bargello occupies the northeast corner of Kimpton Hotel Arras along Broadway Avenue.

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1 Page Ave #101, Asheville, NC 28801 Get Directions
(828) 252-0020

Oenophiles bibliophiles take note! Our store offers you the marriage of two of earth’s finest pleasures, books and wine, side by side. Or should we say page by glass? Peruse thousands of books in dozens of categories while sipping a fine wine, sparkling wine, or Champagne.

Our used book selection is constantly changing. Our wine list changes often too as we strive to serve you the best of what we’ve tasted.  Enjoy your drink alongside a cheeseboard, some trout dip, or a local dessert.

We are a Used Bookstore and Champagne Bar in the heart of Asheville.  Come join us for a unique experience and see what’s new.


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35 Eagle St. Asheville, NC 28801 Get Directions

Set in the Foundry Hotel, Benne on Eagle will be helmed by James Beard-nominated chef John Fleer (current chef-owner of Rhubarb and The Rhu cafe/bakery) and Chef de Cuisine Ashleigh Shanti. Benne on Eagle nods to the foundry’s workaday history as well as the neighborhood’s soul food tradition with dishes like potlikker-braised chicken wings with chow-chow, crowder pea salad, and crispy quail with hot water cornbread.

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101 South Lexington Avenue Get Directions

Bhramari Brewhouse is a new brewery and restaurant featuring our own chef inspired brews and a rotating lineup of our favorite local beers. We have a craft brew inspired menu featuring beer as an ingredient as well as a flavor inspiration, and an evolving education program that pairs beautifully with our sister company Asheville Brewery Tours.

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46 Haywood Street Get Directions

The Bier Garden is known for their massive selection of brews (over 230), upscale pub fare, and the place to watch all of your favorite sporting events for 20 years and running strong!

Voted 2013 Local Legends in Mountain Xpress along with #1 Sports Bar, #1 Bartender, and one of the top local and craft beer selections in downtown Asheville!

Come check out Live singer-songwriter music in our new bar, and our full menu is served till at least 1am; 365 days of the year! Fantastic wine, cocktail and beer specials daily!

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South of Downtown: 
417 Biltmore Ave., 4F Get Directions

Biscuit Head offers a fresh take on Southern cooking, pulling inspiration from travel and local foods into a biscuit breakfast. The restaurant has been packed since day one and widely featured in the media including the New York Times, Food & Wine, USA Today, Garden & Gun, Paste and The Roys opened the second location of Biscuit Head, also in Asheville, in 2014, their first South Carolina location, in Greenville, in 2016, and a third Asheville location in 2018. All Biscuit Head locations strive to have as light of a carbon footprint as possible and participate in local charitable events.

Put some South in Your Mouth!

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47 Biltmore Avenue
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(828) 254-2502

In the heart of downtown Asheville, Blackbird features vibrant cuisine and world class desserts in a lively atmosphere – Modern Southern with a nod to tradition. Come celebrate with the food and drink you love.

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81 Patton Avenue Get Directions

Blue Dream Curry House is an international journey of flavor serving curries from around the world and local beers at an affordable price using high quality, fresh and locally sourced ingredients.From Indian to Thai to Japanese and everywhere else, we bring the voyage of curry into the heart of downtown Asheville.

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1 SW Pack Square Get Directions

The newest venture from Hector Diaz, Bomba is the perfect place to grab quick breakfast, lunch, handcrafted espresso drinks, with top notch counter service, and an amazing amazing place for people watching, right in the heart of pack square.

BOMBA has it all wrapped up in one tiny package.


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94 Charlotte Street Get Directions
Asheville NC 28801

Bone & Broth is Asheville’s neighborhood restaurant in the historic Chestnut Hill area, between Downtown and the Grove Park Inn.

We are casual, and you can enjoy excellent food and craft cocktails in a cozy, comfortable setting.

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62 N. Lexington Avenue Get Directions

Bouchon means “cork” in France. It can also refer to a local family-run bistro, says Bouchon chef/proprietor Michel Baudouin. In downtown Asheville, it means “French Comfort Food”.

Visit Bouchon and discover a menu with a mix of classic French and family recipes incorporating the freshest local ingredients in a warm and inviting atmosphere with friendly, professional service. In addition to the “Tour de France” wine list, Bouchon offers a full bar. Patio seating available.


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56 Patton Ave. Get Directions


Bun Intended was founded in 2016 by four friends with a common goal: to serve the best homemade Thai street food. Their menu’s inspiration comes from the Isan region of Thailand, where Chef Erica’s parents met and began the family tradition of cooking—they are honored to continue that tradition here in Asheville.

They live by three principles at Bun Intended—everything they cook is homemade, they always serve locally sourced ingredients, and they guarantee an excellent customer experience.

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1 Page Ave., Grove Arcade Get Directions

Whether you are a veteran or a beginner Burgerworx has your back. Order up a simple patty and build it the way you want. Experiment with pimento cheese and habanero relish or keep it simple with ketchup. Whatever. Try some of our fresh cut fries with your burger and we don’t care if you dip em’ in ranch. Why not have a milkshake too? Go for it… burger start at $4.19 so bring a friend. 100% All-American beef pressed on a flat top the old-fashioned way.

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AC Hotel Asheville Downtown Get Directions
10 Broadway, 9th Floor
Asheville, NC 28801

At Capella on 9, we let the best of Asheville serve as both our backdrop and culinary inspiration, pairing locally sourced ingredients with head-turning mountain views. Our menu was created in collaboration with Peter Pollay and Jordan Arace of Mandara Hospitality Group and Posana, located just blocks away. Our partnership allows the Capella on 9 menu to stay true to our commitment to source locally and responsibly, resulting in eclectic, but balanced dishes. Through our tapas-style menu, handcrafted cocktails and an affinity for live music, we encourage guests to slow down, let the time pass, and savor the moment, the food and the scenery.

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1 Page Ave., Grove Arcade Get Directions

Creative and casual cuisine in the heart of downtown. After a day of exploring downtown, come relax at Carmel’s Kitchen & Bar in the historic Grove Arcade. Featuring downtown Asheville’s largest outdoor dining patio and our newly renovated interior. Carmel’s has something for everyone with our fresh menu choices, wine list, local microbrews, and a full bar with signature cocktails & drink specials. From fresh seafood to hand-tossed pizzas, our menu offers diverse and delicious options, each prepared with the finest ingredients and care.

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22 Battery Park Avenue Get Directions

Chai Pani literally means “tea and water.” It’s slang in India for going out for a cup of tea, a snack, or “a little something.” Well here in downtown Asheville it’s slang for innovative, fun, affordable & delicious Indian cuisine. We’d go so far as to say it’s “mind blasting.” The New York Times recommended us for our “fresh, cilantro-strewn takes on Indian street food” and GQ Magazine lauded our “Indian street food with a twang”, so step off the sidewalk and step into the street – Indian Street Food that is!

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48 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

Chestnut is in a restored 1920s era building in the heart of downtown Asheville. We serve Lunch, Dinner & Brunch (depending on the day of the week). Our full bar serves 14 craft beers on tap. Weekend Brunch is a wonderful part of a day walking to the nearby shops and downtown parks.
Covered parking is available right across the street at Aloft.

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36 Haywood Street Get Directions

Chocolate lovers around the word have been enjoying quality, award winning, handmade artisan chocolate from The Chocolate Fetish since 1986. Our decadent handmade artisan chocolates combine exotic spices, herbs, nuts and natural flavors to create delicious gourmet chocolate truffles for every taste.Our dozens of accolades include a feature in “America’s Best” by the Los Angeles Times, “Best Chocolatiers and Confectioners in America” by the International Chocolate Salon and 12 consecutive years as “Best of Western North Carolina.”

All of our handmade artisan chocolate bars, truffles, caramels, frogs and other confections use a unique blend of flavors and ingredients to create rich, delicious indulgence unlike any other. Bring home our sea salt caramels, gourmet chocolate bars or create your very own assorted truffle box. We also craft delicious smash cakes for weddings and events, make custom corporate gifts and original chocolate art and sculptures. Treat yourself or your friends and family with our award-winning handmade artisan chocolate confections. Contact us for more information about any of our delicious, handmade artisan chocolates. Enjoy and Give the Best™

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22 Woodfin St Get Directions


We are the Chop House, located inside the Four Points hotel in downtown Asheville. We feature a BBQ food menu, local craft beer and full liquor bar with unique cocktail menu.

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88 Charlotte Street Get Directions

60 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions
828.252.4426 or 828.254.4289

An Asheville staple for more than 10 years, City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made pastries, cakes and desserts as well as great breakfast.

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11 Biltmore Ave. Get Directions

If you have ever visited Spain, Cúrate’s menu will transport you back to the country of flamenco, olives, almonds, and wine. If you’ve never been to Spain, Cúrate will introduce you to the country’s lively tapas bar tradition of small plate dining on foods flavored with a touch of sherry, or smoky paprika, and always the choicest olive oil.


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District 42™ blends together small shareable plates, warm hospitality, and craft cocktails at the vibrant center of downtown Asheville, on the ground floor of the Kimpton Hotel Arras. Our all-day lounge and expansive bar is open seven days a week offering a mix of tables and soft seating.

We invite you to sit back and relax in the lounge or outdoor patio while you share great food and libations made with house-made juices, regionally-sourced bitters, and just a dash of downtown Asheville’s celebrated history.

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8 Wall Street Get Directions

Morning, afternoon and night, Early Girl Eatery serves a wide variety of delicious southern dishes that’ll please every palette. “Made from scratch,” with many ingredients acquired from local farmers, our menu reflects the creative diversity of true southern cooking.

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Our philosophy is rooted in providing guests with the highest quality produce and pasture-raised meats at accessible prices in a family-friendly environment. The chef-driven menu features award-winning burgers made from 100% grassfed beef, pastured pork and local chicken, plus seasonal salads, hand-cut French fries and diverse daily specials. Stop in to either the Downtown or South Asheville location, or check out our catering menu and have Farm Burger at your next gathering!

Phone: Downtown (828) 348-8540, South Asheville (828) 575-2393, Catering: (828) 785-4880
Address: Downtown (10 Patton Ave; Asheville, NC 28801), South Asheville (1831 Hendersonville Rd #100; Asheville, NC 28803)

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10 South Pack Square Get Directions

French Broad Chocolate Lounge offers handmade, artisanal chocolates & pastries, featuring local ingredients, plus an entire menu of decadent drinking chocolates. Chocolate Lounge also offers French Press coffee, espresso & tea, and wine & local beer. Enjoy your desserts in their beautiful space located in the heart of Downtown.

Be sure to take home a box of truffles, or order online & have it shipped anywhere in the United States. Voted Best Chocolate for the past 5 years!


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5 Broadway Get Directions

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1800 Hendersonville Road Get Directions

We believe that eating healthy food should be a great experience. Enjoy organic farm-to-cup coffee drinks, whole-leaf teas, fresh-pressed juices, smoothies and a menu filled with local, organic, all-natural ingredients. We offer wholesome breakfast, lunch and dinner selections featuring humanely-raised meats with vegan and gluten-sensitive options.


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49 Rankin Ave
Asheville, NC 28801


The Greenhouse features a full bar program with specialty cider cocktails, flights of brandies and calvados, and Noble products on tap. The bistro offers globally inspired small plates and large platters designed for sharing. Expect an innovative menu with a range of flavors made from premium and locally purveyed ingredients prepared using slow-food cooking, a low-waste focus, and sustainably-driven techniques.

And our mid-century, tropical garden-room ambiance is warm and inviting, creating a full sensory experience to enjoy award-winning ciders, delicious cocktails, and world-class food.

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15 Page Ave., 4th Floor

Located at the fourth floor in the new Cambria Hotel.

Hemingway’s Cuba represents more than a restaurant. For the owner, it’s a culmination of a lifetime goal to share an authentic Cuban restaurant experience with the people in Asheville. Chef Duane Fernandes has created an exciting menu including authentic Cuban dishes, all made with local ingredients and paired with authentic Cuban cocktails.

Hemingway’s Cuba offers a spectacular view from the restaurant and from its 4,000-square-foot outdoor space.

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12 S. Lexington Ave Get Directions
Our mission at High Climate Tea is to provide a variety of the freshest traditional Chinese teas available and educate customers about the art of tea – not just its esoteric enjoyments, but most importantly, an understanding of the many health benefits tea can provide. We go through the trouble of seeking out the purest stuff on the face of the planet for the benefit of your health. So here you go, my friend. Have a cup of tea!
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190 Broadway Street, Ste 102 Get Directions

High Five Coffee is committed to bringing Asheville the tastiest coffee imaginable. Our coffee partners at Counter Culture Coffee take care of the sourcing, roasting and education. Our job is to brew it attentively just for you. When it comes to our ideals, ensuring that you enjoy your experience is the most important part of what we do. From the flavor of our coffee to the warmth our baristas bring, you will want to give total strangers a high five after your time with us.

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13 Rankin Avenue Get Directions

High Five Coffee is committed to bringing Asheville the tastiest coffee imaginable.
Our flagship and downtown locations offer classically prepared espresso drinks as well as house-made syrups for our own creative concoctions. We serve a variety of brewing methods for the cup, as well as whole bean for you to brew at home if that suits your fancy. We serve both savory and sweet fare which is all prepared locally and feature several local beers on tap. Join us for a treat soon…

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Coming to the Grove Arcade Summer 2021

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63 Southside Avenue
Asheville, NC


Ready for a foodie road trip across America without leaving Asheville?  Come to Iconic Kitchen and Drinks and experience iconic meals you’ll recognize from Hollywood, CA to Kennebunkport, ME and dozens of cities in-between.  Our unique, welcoming space that was once a gas and service station, is now your go-to rest stop to enjoy yummie food prepared from locally sourced, fresh ingredients.

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One Battery Park Ave. Get Directions

Located in the heart of downtown, Isa’s Bistro strives for the perfect combination of a unique setting, great service, & culinary excellence. Our location offers both outdoor patio & indoor dining, which will give you front row seats to the unmistaken vibe that has made Asheville famous. Executive Chef Duane Fernandes brings his seasoned culinary finesse to the table preparing cuisine that is innovative, seasonally inspired & contemporary American.

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95 Patton Ave Get Directions

Where the Smoky Mountains meet the Celtic Isles! A cozy, old-world pub with craft brews and locally sourced pub fare. Our menu features classics like fish and chips along with specialties like duck, lamb and rabbit. Try our daily taco, bison nachos or our famous pub burger! We’re a neighborhood bar featuring unplugged old time jams during the week and touring bands on the weekend. Stop by for music, darts or a pint and see why Jack’s is an Asheville favorite!

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143 Charlotte St, NC Get Directions


Jettie Rae’s Oyster House is a neighborhood destination where families and friends gather. It is a place to celebrate life, to toast after a long day of hard work, and to enjoy the finest oysters and freshest fish available. We offer quality cocktails and honest food done well in a relaxed and casual environment. We look forward to seeing you!



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57 Haywood St. Get Directions

Stop by and enjoy this sensational pastry shop and café that is unique only to Asheville. We offer delectable and edible art that is sure to excite your palate. The culinary classics can be found, as well as other delightful sweets that intrigue and beckon you to try. The ambiance of the café is warm and welcoming, with a touch of Europe right here in the mountains. Our friendly staff awaits your visit, serving outstanding beverages that complement our delicacies perfectly.

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40 Wall St. Get Directions

Celebrating 20 years this summer as Asheville’s most popular & eclectic vegetarian dining spot! We use fresh, organic & locally grown ingredients to create a menu of international favorites sure to delight anyone seeking healthy, flavorful dining choices. Our menu features many vegan, raw and gluten-sensitive options, housemade breads & desserts, organic wines, herbal tonics, local beers & festive cocktails. Enjoy outdoor dining on historic Wall Street while being healthfully hedonistic, and see why it can be fun to “Eat Right!”


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13 Eagle St. Get Directions

Long before working and training under some of San Francisco’s most talented chefs, Hugo Ramirez was raised on the intense and varied flavors native to his hometown of Mexico City. In fact, he still calls on his mother for the secrets of traditional Mexican dishes, which he reinvents in innovative and surprising ways. At Limones, Hugo’s love of Mexican food is combined with his training in French-influenced California cuisine.

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Neighborhood watering hole serves up classic cocktails & house concoctions, plus select bites.

241 Broadway St.
Asheville, NC 28801

(828) 417-4783

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35 Patton Avenue Get Directions

Downtown Asheville’s premier seafood restaurant for over 10 years featuring fresh, sustainable seafood flown in daily and prepared to perfection.
Listen to live entertainment from local musicians, sample award-wining Oyster House beers, and relax in our warm, friendly, beautifully renovated historic location in the heart of downtown.

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77 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

A local staple known for our daily specials, Mamacitas is Asheville’s award winning favorite Mexican Restaurant, Burrito, and Cheap Lunch for years running. Mamacitas is its own unique blend of Mexican and Southern we like to call Dixie-Mex. We like supporting and using locally farmed goods to create fresh, fun and filling food on a family friendly budget.

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20 Wall Street Get Directions

The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Our ‘new’ bar & lounge features live music with local beers, creative cocktails, and eclectic wine. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979.

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1 Page Avenue Get Directions

Led by chef and owner Hector Diaz, Modesto features a farm to table approach to an upscale wood-fired Italian kitchen, with the majority of our produce, even the wood, coming from our own personal farm, Salsa’s Farm 44. The menu changes twice a day and includes a variety of fresh seafood, fine meats, and housemade pastas, breads, and dough Pizza.

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13 W Walnut Street Get Directions


Family owned Mexican Kitchen serving thoughtfully prepared, locally sourced meals since 2016.

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Hot, easy, ready to take home or eat on the street made with NC chickens that are raised right. Located in the Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville, NC with love and friendship from The Chai Pani Restaurant Group.

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13 Broadway St Get Directions
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 255-5999

An Asheville institution since 1994, Old Europe delights patrons with authentic European-style pastries, tortes, shortbreads, cakes, cookies and strudels, based on the old-world recipes of owner and head pastry chef Melinda Vetro.

Originally from Esztergom, Hungary, Melinda also creates international favorite savories like warm, flaky ham and cheese croissants, scones and quiches, perfect for intimates breakfasts and catered corporate events alike.

Hand-crafted coffee beverages, Italian sodas, champagne and wine round out the menu of this inviting cafe, open late and serving delectable gluten-free and vegan items, too. Pet-friendly.

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20 South Spruce Street Get Directions

Overlooking Asheville’s Pack Square Park, this locally owned tavern offers outstanding food in a vibrant and hospitable atmosphere. Pack’s Tavern offers a deliciously eclectic menu incorporating fresh and local ingredients, two full bars with over 30 taps, an outside patio, 13 TVs, darts and shuffleboard, free live music every weekend, upstairs event space, all while experiencing the beauty of this restored downtown landmark.

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1 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

Posana is a contemporary American restaurant in downtown Asheville on Historic Pack Square. With a focus on serving local, seasonal, and sustainable cuisine, Posana sources unprocessed, premium ingredients from nearly 65 different local purveyors and farmers each week. Recipient of Wine Spectator’s Award of Excellence 2014.


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10 S. Lexington Avenue Get Directions

The Rhu, from Rhubarb’s John Fleer, is a cafe, bakery and pantry that celebrates local foods and producers. Serving breakfast and lunch, The Rhu is the perfect place to grab a cup of Tribal Grounds coffee and a Brown Sugar Cruffin on your way to work, meet a friend for a leisurely lunch overlooking beautiful Church St, savor a cup of tea and an apple galette over a book in the afternoon, buy a loaf of house made chapata bread and Looking Glass Creamery chevre for your dinner party or pick up a locally handcrafted cutting board for a birthday present.

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7 SW Pack Square Get Directions

Rhubarb, in downtown Asheville, is a place where you can simply lean in and enjoy uncomplicated food and drink at its very best. The menu is inspired by local and seasonal ingredients and pays homage to the bounty of regional and American cooking. A wood-fired oven and grill complement the rustic creations.

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116 N. Lexington Ave Get Directions

We’ve been downtown Asheville’s hip spot for great vegetarian and vegan soul food for the last ten years. We strive to be a socially conscious business. Our positive choices in this direction plus the mouthwatering food, makes for a very eclectic crowd and a fun place to eat and dream up a better world.


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56 Patton Avenue

S&W Artisanal, a new multi-faceted eatery, bar and authentic Greek market in the historic S&W Cafeteria building.

S&W offers a wide variety of dining options, from an upscale restaurant on the mezzanine to a casual eatery downstairs. It will also include a bakery, two cocktail bars, a coffee bar, private dining and a retail market offering local food items and specialty imported products from Greece.


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14 O Henry Ave. Get Directions


Session Cafe finds the soulful spot where nostalgic deli classics meet WNC’s vibrant local food scene. Sip on a carefully crafted latte or cocktail while listening to our curated vinyl playlist, or shop for records while you wait for your sandwich.

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29 Broadway Street Get Directions

Come and toast with the locals atop Asheville’s original mixology and rooftop bar in the heart of downtown. Experience locally brewed beer and signature craft cocktails while taking in the sunset view. Creative, shareable bar food featuring seasonally fresh local harvests.

Social Lounge, an Asheville favorite… voted best cocktail bar 5 years in a row!


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25 Haywood Street Get Directions

The Soda Fountain is open daily serving many of the original FW Woolworth lunch counter menu items, including egg creams, club sandwiches, coffee and, of course, old fashioned ice cream sodas. Locally made pimento cheese, Roots hummus and Dynamite coffee are all here!

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89 Patton Avenue / 828.232.7370

Mexican soulfood in the heart of Asheville, NC!

Locally owned and operated, Sonora Cocina Mexicana first opened its doors in October of 2016. It’s our mission to serve up the freshest Mexican style food to every guest that walks through our doors. Down to frying our tortilla chips on site to hand making all our salsas and drink mixes, we try to not miss a beat when it comes to doing it right. We may be a small restaurant with a small staff but the flavors are anything but that. Whether you’re looking for a quick taco to go or the whole experience, if you come into Sonora Cocina Mexicana we’ll do everything to make it worth your while. So grab a friend, head into Sonora and sit at the bar with a fresh squeezed margarita! Can’t wait to talk to you all! See ya soon!

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268 Biltmore Ave., Asheville, NC, 28801


NC’s first and finest kava bar, Sovereign Kava Bar serves the drink from the South Pacific that has helped generations of native islanders relax, unwind, and commune with their ancestors.

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29 N Market St, Unit 105 Get Directions

Sovereign Remedies is a farm to table restaurant and classic bar, offering indoor and open air patio seating, in the heart of downtown Asheville. We serve uniquely crafted cocktails and European style fare that is locally sourced and prepared fresh.

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125 South Lexington Avenue Get Directions
Asheville, NC 28801

STORM Rhum Bar & Bistro is a unique dining and bar experience offering an exceptional new world approach to classic food & drink. Enjoy hand crafted cocktails, select wines, local draft beer, a distinct rhum list and, of course, our remarkable menu created by Chef Owen McGlynn. When the weather permits, escape the ordinary by the fireplace on our patio. Whether you are looking for a romantic night out, a unique cocktail, or just a friendly face, STORM delivers what you seek.

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27 Broadway Street Get Directions

Strada (Italian for main boulevard or street) offers traditional family recipes from all regions of Italy and warm friendly service in an inviting romantic setting. Located in a beautifully renovated historic 1880s building in downtown Asheville, the restaurant is filled with the aromas of fresh baked artisan bread from Strada’s bakehouse and mouth watering Italian cuisine cooked to order. Strada focuses on local ingredients, biodynamic and organically produced wine selections and offers full service catering on or off site.


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48 College Street
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(828) 254-8980

Table is a small, seasonal, New American restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville. Always inventive and at times whimsical, chef Jacob Sessoms’ daily changing menu is inspired by a wealth of American culinary traditions, paying particular homage to the South. Upon opening the doors in 2005, Table committed to supporting, celebrating, and showcasing regional and sustainable agriculture. Jacob and his team foster long-standing relationships with farmers and purveyors in Western NC and throughout the Southeast.

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132 Charlotte Street Get Directions
828.255.8098 named Taco Temple one of the hottest restaurants of Asheville! Why? We grind heirloom corn daily for our fresh corn tortillas, pull our own rotisserie chickens for our tacos, cook pineapple pork pastor on a vertical spit, source local meats and baked rolls for our torta sandwiches, extensive tequila list, local taps, order inlines and drive up to our taco windows or bra a patio table–See you soon?

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92 Patton Avenue Get Directions

The famous Thirsty Monk has been named a top beer bar in the US by Travel & Leisure, Paste, Garden & Gun and many more. The location features a Belgian beer bar, a floor of American craft beer and an award-winning cocktail bar, Top of the Monk, with a rooftop patio.

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56 Patton Avenue / 828.774.5028

The Times Bar is a trendy craft cocktail bar and coffee shop nestled in the heart of downtown Asheville, located in the historic S&W Cafeteria building. The team here specializes in both seasonally inspired + classic cocktails, craft coffees featuring Caffe Vita Coffee Roasters and offers rotating local beer + import wine.

Currently there is an executive order preventing bars like ours from serving alcohol indoors. Once that order expires we will be open all day for coffee AND cocktails.

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12 College Street Get Directions

Fresh, Southern, Scratch-made food and spirits.

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130 College Street Get Directions

Whether it’s family dinner or a quick business lunch, Twisted Laurel has the fresh Mediterranean-inspired menu you’ve been looking for. With locations in downtown Asheville, Leicester Hwy, and Weaverville, you don’t have to go of the beaten path to discover consistently great food in an unbelievable atmosphere at a price that allows you to order dessert.

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22 S. Pack Sq.
Lower Level 100


Fun café located in the historic Jackson Building in Downtown Asheville. Serving up breakfast, coffee, and lunch featuring DoughP Doughnuts.

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68 North Lexington Avenue Get Directions


Informed Americana with an Appalachian Flavor

Flame cooked grass-fed, organic, local meats, mushrooms, and veggies

Serving supper, craft cocktails, smoothies, juices

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River Arts District:
1 Roberts Street Get Directions

12 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

South Asheville:
16 Miami Circle

We serve a casual, global mixture of tacos as well as beer, wine, and margaritas. There is free parking and a large patio that is pet friendly.

Monday – Saturday: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday Brunch: 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

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White Labs Kitchen & Tap features fresh, high-quality ingredients from local farmers, executing a unique fermentation-focused menu.

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91 Biltmore Avenue Get Directions

Wicked Weed is a two storied restaurant and brewery that serves chef inspired, locally sourced food. We specialize in west coast style American ales, open fermented Belgian beers and barrel aged ales. Located next to the Orange Peel in downtown Asheville, Wicked Weed has tons of indoor and outdoor space.

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Located in the South Slope Brewery District of Asheville, the Funkatorium is the East Coast’s first sour and funky beer dedicated taproom. Featuring over a dozen varieties of these burgeoning styles on draught, visitors can expect a full immersion into the old world way of experiencing and appreciating beer against the backdrop of Wicked Weed’s entire sour and funky barrel-aging program.  The Funkatorium is also a full service restaurant offering wings, salads, sandwiches and more seven days a week. Unique brunch offerings on Sundays are designed to challenge and compliment the unique draft and bottle selection.  Several flight options are available to those who seek a complex array of sour beer.

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85 Walnut St Get Directions

Zambra is a tapas bar, a gypsy dance of celebration, Arabic for “flute”, a wild bird, Flamenco danced at a family gathering, a Moorish festival. Zambra is a group of talented people creating a feast for the senses, presenting contemporary twists on the food of Spain and North Africa and serving hundreds of wines from the land of the sun: the Iberian peninsula.