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.