Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn
Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn

Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Website: http://www.groveparkinn.com/sunset-terrace
  • Phone: 8282522711x7084
  • Hours of Operation:
    The Sunset Terrace is an outdoor restaurant, please dress accordingly.

    Lunch: 11:00am-3:00pm
    Dinner: 5:00pm-10:00pm
  • Payment Options: AMEX,Discover,MasterCard,Visa
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse
  • Dress Code: Casual Dress
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Patio/Outdoor Dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Entertainment: Free local entertainment is available daily in The Great Hall Bar, just outside of The Sunset Terrace.

Getting there

  • Cross Street: Charlotte Street
  • Parking: Hotel Parking
  • Parking Details: As our Dining Guest, you will receive three hours of Self-Parking with our compliments or if you prefer to utilize Valet Services, you may do so for a charge of $15.

    Parking Rates
    Self-Parking: 0-3hrs Complimentary, 3-6hrs $10, 6-24hrs $15
    Valet: $15


A word from Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn
The Sunset Terrace is an outdoor restaurant, please dress accordingly.

Open for lunch and Dinner, Sunset Terrace is our iconic upscale, classic restaurant featuring traditional American cuisine, with an emphasis on hand cut steaks, seafood and regional favorites and an award winning wine list. Located on the outdoor terrace of the 100 year old Main Inn, it offers … breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a setting and experience that you will always remember.
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  • Diners' Choice WinnerBest Ambiance
  • Diners' Choice WinnerAmerican
  • Diners' Choice WinnerOutdoor Dining
Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn reviews from OpenTable diners
389 reviews since May 5, 2014
Overall Rating4.5
  • Food4.3
    Service4.6
  • Ambiance4.8
    Noise LevelModerate
93% of reviewers would recommend this restaurant to a friend.
scenic view (357)great for outdoor dining (326)special occasion (282)romantic (255)fit for foodies (105)great for lunch (92)notable wine list (81)great for brunch (62)good for groups (47)neighborhood gem (35)late-night find (28)hot spot (20)vibrant bar scene (20)kid-friendly (13)Show More
  • Solid - You pay for the ambiance
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    The scenic view is awesome and the historic Grove Park Inn is a must see. So for that alone I say it is worth doing. The food was good, but for the money you can get better. The service was average...maybe below average for the price point. Honestly though, you can get the same view and experience from Edison which is more of a upscale sports pub in the Grove Park Inn. If you can't get a table at Edison, or if you just want to spend more money for a decent steak, then go to the Sunset Terrace.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Amazing views and wonderful food
    OpenTable Diner Since 2012
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Reservations are definitely a must for this top notch dining spot. Beautiful view of the mountains, delicious food options, great ambiance.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, hot spot, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Crab Cake Sandwich & Valet Parking
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    We ate at Sunset Terrance but personally I enjoyed Edison's more. My crab cake sandwich was only ok and I don't think it was worth the $18 charge. I have paid less for crab cake sandwiches else where and enjoyed them more. Sweet tea was superior and they kept my glass refilled. The scenic view can not be put into words how amazing it is and worth the price of admission. A bit ticked that it took our valet over 30 minutes to bring up our car when others did not have to wait as long so that $15 charge was not worth it. Plus no one really offered an apology or an explanation for the wait. Make sure to go to right back off the lobby to the gift shop. We missed it the first time we went a month ago.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, good for groups, great for brunch, great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Wonderful experience!
    Shirl
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    My birthday lunch at Omni Grove Park Inn was everything I expected and more. The weather was perfect and I so enjoyed being there. The food and service were excellent and the ambiance perfect! This was not my first dining experience there and I look forward to many more.
    Special Features:
    great for lunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Excellent
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/31/2014
    Brunch at GPI Sunset Terrace was excellent. The meal was delicious and the views spectacular. Best brunch spot in Asheville. Service was perfect. This will be a "go-to" spot for special celebrations.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Memorable Dinner
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/30/2014
    The Sunset Terrace at Omni Grove Park Inn gave us a memorable dining experience. The food was absolutely exquisite, and the service was impeccable, as well as super friendly. We will definitely be back soon!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, neighborhood gem, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Perfect Evening
    anniversarybliss
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    For our third anniversary, I wanted to surprise my wife with a nice evening. Vince was the manager I spoke to about a few special requests and he helped make our anniversary amazing. We both had the Rib eye and they were absolutely mouthwatering. I would have to say, I would rate this as my best dining experience to date.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • High Dollar
    Johnny
    Dined on 8/29/2014
    The setting is so beautiful it almost makes you forget the outrageous beverage prices! $12 to $15 for a standard cocktail is ridiculous! It is a much better value to sit below on the lower terrace and not pay these obscene prices! Better yet, have the buffet in the restaurant. The food is superb and half the cost.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • BobinOiB
    Dined on 8/28/2014
    Very upscale but worth the price. Excellent food, great service. Great for special occasions.
    Special Features:
    notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunset Terrace Review
    Greasers
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    The service,ambience and food was beyond 5 stars...can't wait to return!!
    Special Features:
    good for groups, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • The View
    OpenTable Diner Since 2009
    Dined on 8/27/2014
    We enjoyed the Vue more the service was excellent and food outstanding. The Sunset has a wonderful view and you can't top the sunset but my crab cake was soggy!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • clay
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Their menu has drastically changed since two years ago. The selection is not nearly as impressive
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, notable wine list, romantic, scenic view, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A MUST GO TO
    Traveling4
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    Sunset Terrace was amazing! Our waitress Alexis was wonderful. The food & wine was spectacular, and the scenery was breathtaking. I would highly recommend going and ordering the best lamb in the USA!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • A Must
    Lkay
    Dined on 8/24/2014
    One of our favorite places to come when we are in the area. The view is magnificent and so soothing. Your mind can wander to the history of the Grove Park and beyond. Always a good way to relax and unwind, not to mention unplug. Don't miss it.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Disappointing
    Badger99
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    We were sat behind a pillar, obscuring the reason we were there (the sunset). I ordered the filet medium rare and it came out very rare. The sauces that were recommended completely overwhelmed the taste of the steak. Overall, not worth the money spent and we will not be returning.
    Special Features:
    scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Great Place For Special Occasion
    Hapjamlaw
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The view from the terrace of Asheville and the mountains is wonderful. Food was delicious and the server was friendly and efficient. Admittedly, it's a bit pricy. But worth it for that special occasion.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunset terrace
    Trish
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    It was a beautiful setting. We went in August around 6 and it was muggy so dress appropriately - but the sun was also hitting us. I bet this would be fabulous in the fall!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great for special occasion
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    The food was excellent, and the service was lovely, but it was the setting/view we came for. That was outstanding. We probably wouldn't spend this much if it weren't a special occasion ($340 for 4 ppl, apps but no desserts), but for my parents' 50th anniversary it was fantastic. We did arrive on the hottest day of the summer, which was unfortunate - 85+ degrees, and the sun was on us as it fell lower in the sky (about half of our dinner). The terrace is covered, and we weren't right at the edge, but we still weren't shaded for all of dinner. Just something to keep in mind if we return again........
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Lunch at Sunset Terrace
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/23/2014
    Have had lunch here many times over the years. Our guests always enjoy the food, service and view. Our servers were on the ball and everything came to us just as we ordered it. The Inn looks better than ever. Keep up the great work in this American Icon.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, good for groups, great for outdoor dining, great for lunch, late-night find, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Service wasn't top notch
    252traveler
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    We received our appetizer and salad course at the same time. This was before we even received our pre-dinner cocktail. Felt rushed. Hard to enjoy when you feel you are being moved along too quickly.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Great dinner experience
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/22/2014
    Dinner, service and atmosphere were all absolutely fabulous. My wife and I had dinner early evening in summer and were seated at a perfect table at the edge of the terrace with a picture perfect panoramic view. The only thing we would change is to be sure to make later reservation (7:30 would be ideal). Then it would be cooler, while still early enough to enjoy all the stages of the beautiful sunset. The Sunset Terrace is worth every penny and we are already making plans to go back with friends.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view, neighborhood gem, notable wine list
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Bogey
    Dined on 8/20/2014
    Beautiful spot. Wonderful service. Unfortunately the food does not live up to ambience. We had a crab cake sandwich and a lobster salad. The crab cake was too much mayo and not the crabmeat was not lump backfin, or at least it was so chopped up as to not be recognizable as such. The salad itself was very fresh and tasty, but the lobster was watery, as if it had been frozen and thawed. It's consistency was not what we expected from fresh, properly cooked lobster.
    Special Features:
    special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Sunset Terrace
    winegirl
    Dined on 8/19/2014
    The food and service were excellent. A bit pricey though. Sun was uncomfortably warm until it went behind a building.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelCannot Recall
  • Fabulous
    OpenTable Diner Since 2006
    Dined on 8/17/2014
    Sunset Terrace was fabulous! Exceptional food, Terrific service and great surroundings!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Extremely Disappointed
    royk
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    While the food was decent (I've had way better at comparably priced restaurants), it took way too long for us to get our food. Over one hour and 15 minutes between ordering and our main course arriving. The couple at the table next to ours ordered 5 minutes before us and had already left before we were served our main course (and they have the same number of courses). While the server was friendly and generally provided good service (i.e. refilled glasses timely), she never apologized or acknowledged the long delay. Salad orders were both wrong on original delivery, but corrected pretty quickly. Not what I would expect out of a $150 dinner.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • The Rib Eye
    RIBEYE
    Dined on 8/16/2014
    I am a Filet Man...but WOW! The Bone in Ribeye tasted like it was cooked by John Wayne over campfire. Perfect blend of crispy and juicy. My wife did have the filet and it was cooked perfectly. The view is great and the staff was fun. Grove Park is a gem and I hate to admit that the Omini take over helped. I was a tad bit saddened that Omini took over but they gave tasteful upgrades and the staff was amazing. The dinner is a must. A bit pricey but who cares. You cant eat money!
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, late-night find, scenic view, hot spot
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Perfect!
    goodose
    Dined on 8/15/2014
    Our evening on the Sunset Terrace was outstanding. The views are always spectacular and so is the food and service. One of our favorite places to dine in Asheville, especially when entertaining out-of-town guests. It simply can't be beat!!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Excellent in all catagories
    dickweit
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    My wife and I had dinner there to celebrate her birthday. We very much enjoyed both the dinner and the fantastic view of the mountains. The weather couldn't have been better during our stay.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Wonderful, but expensive
    Fred
    Dined on 8/13/2014
    One of the best meals I have had. The setting and view could not be better. Service was perfect, food was some of the best we have had. I thought the menu selection was a little limited if you didn't want beef. The only negative is it really expensive. I have eaten at many of the top restaurants in the US and the Sunset Terrace is at the top of the expense scale.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Incredible view and great food!
    Zeus
    Dined on 8/11/2014
    Chosen based on reviews from others and the fact my spouse is a beef eater. Plenty to choose from on the menu whether a la carte or meals. My spouse got the caesar and said there were only 1.5 anchovies and the white ones lacked flavor (clearly a traditionalist). He also said the dressing lacked flavor. I ordered the wedge and it was so beautiful I took a picture and the flavor was even better. We loved the ability to pick sauces to suite your palate. However the chef didn't pay attention to our request and both of our medium rares came without any pink. A sin to do that to good meat! The sides are large so take that into consideration, each one of ours could have served 2 or more. Wine list good whether by the bottle or glass.
    Special Features:
    great for brunch, great for outdoor dining, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Sunset Terrace
    1ladydi
    Dined on 8/9/2014
    There are some restaurants you hope you'll get to enjoy over and over. Omni Grove Park Inn's Sunset Terrace is definitely one of those restaurants. We try to have lunch there each time we visit Asheville. We are never disappointed. My lobster salad was delicious. Until next time!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view, neighborhood gem
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
  • Surprise Birthday
    Mikenesther
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    Great service from Waitstaff(Stan) & Mgr. Vincent. Food was exceptional. We would recommend this a year long outdoor dining venue. The view, comfort, food, and personable staff make for a full destination getaway! Thank you for a special birthday celebration!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • the Entree
    thanks22
    Dined on 8/8/2014
    The $48 bone in rib-eye was terrible. It was very grisly and undercooked. We have had much better steaks at Outback restaurant. It was so revolting that the husband was not in the mood afterwards to take another one. So he passed on it. At least we got a free dessert . But my filet was very good and cooked perfectly. You would think that a restaurant such as this , they would of made sure that it didn't happen in the first place.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, great for lunch, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Great Night, Just Hot
    OpenTable Diner Since 2013
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    Going to a restaurant outside, one does want to plan for the unexpected. I was wearing a sleeveless dress, I did bring an extra layer just in case I was chilled, I was burning up the entire time. The weather outside was great! Nice and cool for an August evening after 8pm, exactly what one would expect in the mountains of WNC. However, while on the patio, it felt like the heaters were on. It was so hot, when the couple sitting next to us on the edge of the patio got up, she kindly whispered to me that they were at our table previously and requested to move to the table on the edge when that couple left. This sounded promising, but alas we were not allowed. Not very accommodating. The staff was pleasant and the food what one would expect.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
  • Lovely setting
    Diningdiva
    Dined on 8/7/2014
    We enjoyed our dinner very much at the Sunset Grille. The sirloin steak was superb as were the scallops.The lemon chill pie was yummy. Mozzerella salad was just ok. The waitstaff were very friendly and accommodating.
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • special occasion
    spaday
    Dined on 8/6/2014
    the setting is lovely, it is pricey - especially the wines but we knew that going in. we were celebrating. our service was VERY rushed - food delivered before we were finished with our salad - and were asked at least three "can we clear your plates". we had to ask for steak knives!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelEnergetic
  • Old style luxury
    OpenTable Diner Since 2014
    Dined on 8/5/2014
    Not only is the Grove Park Inn filled with historical significance, the Sunset Terrace Restaurant offers that old style feel, while at the same time giving the diner a delicious meal that was very memorable. The view is spectacular and the whole experience made our anniversary special.
    Special Features:
    romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • Views can't be beat
    Calen
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The Sunset Terrace is a must if you are in Asheville, and of course sunset is the ideal time to go. The view of the Blue Ridge mountains and the beautiful wooded valley are breathtaking. Pair that with fantastic food, great friendly service, and delicious cocktails and desserts and it is well worth a splurge. Yes it's pricey but firmly in the category of worth it. We dressed up but it is a resort where people are relaxed and more casual attire is acceptable.
    Special Features:
    fit for foodies, great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • OpenTable Diner Since 2008
    Dined on 8/4/2014
    The Maitre-D made all the difference! Thank you for making my day!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelQuiet
    I would recommend this to a friend.
  • best view!
    LynneVIP
    Dined on 8/3/2014
    We had a wonderful birthday dinner for me at the Sunset terrace. The view from the terrace is amazing. The food was excellent, and our wait person - Sydney was great!
    Special Features:
    great for outdoor dining, romantic, special occasion, scenic view
    • Food
    • Ambiance
    • Service
    • Noise LevelModerate