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The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate
The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate

The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate Details

  • Dining Style: Fine Dining
  • Website: http://biltmore.com/visit/dining/dining-room.asp
  • Phone: (866) 800-4623
  • Hours of Operation: Dinner Nightly (Sunday-Thursday): 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
    Dinner Nightly (Friday and Saturday): 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Payment Options: AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
  • Cuisine: Contemporary American, French
  • Executive Chef: David Ryba
  • Dress Code: Jacket Preferred
  • Accepts Walk-Ins: Yes
  • Additional Details: Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Private Party Facilities: We feature a Private Dining Room with an attached patio that may be reserved for dinner parties. For convenience and comfort, we may accommodate up to 24 guests.

    Please call 828-225-1312 to speak with a representative from our Group Sales department to discuss in detail about your private function in The Dining Room at the Inn on Biltmore Estate.
  • Private Party Contact: Biltmore Estate Group Sales (828) 225-1312

Getting there

  • Cross Street: 1 Antler Hill Road, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC 28803
  • Parking: Private Lot
  • Parking Details: Please remember estate access required. Must have a valid Biltmore Estate admissions ticket, be a Biltmore Annual Passholder, or registered Inn on Biltmore Estate guest.

A word from The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate
Located at the Inn on Biltmore Estate, indulge in elegant dining specializing in regional cuisine. Our culinary team invites you to enjoy our seasonal menus featuring a three, five or seven course prix-fixe selection in a setting of white tablecloths, beautiful views, and gracious service. We strive to support the local community through the use of sustainable agriculture.


A valid Biltmore Estate admission ticket, Biltmore Annual Pass, or current lodging at the Inn on Biltmore Estate are required to visit any Biltmore restaurant. For evening access to the Estate inquire at the Biltmore Welcome Center.
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Diner Reviews
  • "The Dining Room at the Biltmore Estate is an elegant locations for a wonderful dinner or special occasion. This was our first visit and we ended our visit to Asheville with tour with this dinner. The ambiance and service are extraordinary. We had the three course meal that included an appetizer, entree and dessert, along with a lovely wine selection that perfectly with our meal. I chose the sea scallops and my fiancee had the bison. Both of us were extremely pleased with our selections, the preparation, flavor and presentation were all amazing. One of the pleasant surprises was the chocolate pate for dessert. While is may sound a bit strange it was a delightful dense mousse with a cream cheese ice cream....just astounding!"
    Dined on 7/17/2014
  • "My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our 3 hr, 5 course dining experience to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary. The service and menu choices were supreme. The staff was extremely pleasant, attentive and mindful of our special occasion throughout the entire evening. The unexpected additions to our dining visit made for a truly memorable experience!"
    Dined on 7/16/2014
  • "Outstanding menu and service. 3 and 5 course prices, and 7 course, with several choices in each category ( appetizers, entrees, desserts) all fresh pastas, good selection of seafood and farm raised meats, extra touches and a leisurely pace, mountain views. Planning my next visit"
    Dined on 7/13/2014
  • "Took my wife here for a romantic night out. We ordered the 5 five course meal. The courses were timed well and everything was quite good. The only draw back between this restaurant and others in the fine dining category was the service staff. The staff seem to be very stuck in a script. Not much of a personal touch that I was hoping for. But the food was worth the trip."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "Loved the ambience! Wait staff was excellent. Thomas our waiter was special."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "My wife and I are celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary and we wanted to go somewhere special for dinner. We chose the Dining Room at the Biltmore Inn and it did not disappoint. The food was prepared and served to perfection. The appetizers offered on the menu were most unusual, but the ones we selected were quite delicious. The bison tenderloin was tender and tasty and one of those choices you just don't find everywhere. Our waiter was knowledgable, congenial and very attentive. The portions were just right and left us with plenty of room for the fabulous dessert."
    Dined on 7/12/2014
  • "The food was excellent. Our only complaint was the amount of food on the appitizer plate. For the amount they charge, I would have expected more than three bites. The service was to notch & the staff worked well together. We were glad that we dined in the Inn for at least one of the nights during our visit."
    Dined on 7/11/2014
  • "This is a lovely fine dining restaurant. Nice for dinner and breakfast. Great service, ambience and desserts!"
    Dined on 7/10/2014
  • "We had dinner here on back to back nights. It was as good as it gets, anywhere. Hank provided great service. It was wonderful."
    Dined on 7/9/2014
  • "Outstanding food. Best waiter. Amazing views. Couldn't be better!"
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "We specifically came to the Dining Room expecting a standout meal. It was only average. The wine list although extensive was not diverse enough for our taste. For example there were no New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs. We were not guest at the hotel, so we had to pay an admission fee to the Biltmore House grounds to enjoy our dinner reservations. The Biltmore House tour was outstanding! So all in all, we had a very good experience. But, we would not recommend this restaurant."
    Dined on 7/7/2014
  • "Great food. Great atmosphere. One of the best dining venues I have been to."
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "Great service, food and view! We wanted lamb and it was not in the menu, but the chef had just got some in from Colorado for the next night's menu. He made us a special order (two thick, tender pieces, cooked to perfection)"
    Dined on 7/5/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our 12th anniversary at The Dining Room. We'd originally had reservations at the Sunset Terrace at the Grove Park Inn but were turned off by poor reviews. So we booked our dinner here instead. Best. Possible. Decision. Karen served us and was absolutely outstanding. We've never experienced service like that. Watching the sun set on the Blue Ride Mountains as we ate was stunning. And the food was perfect in every single way. We opted for the three course meal. I had the seafood tomato bisque and filet, and my wife had the spinach appetizer and filet as well. The portions, temperatures, timing, and overall experience were perfect. Karen recommended the chocolate pate for dessert, and we are so glad she did. 5+ stars."
    Dined on 7/3/2014
  • "I took my fiance and her son to the Dining Room at the Biltmore Estate for her 50th Birthday. We had the five course meal with a bottle of wine. The food was fabulous. The service was outstanding. And the views were amazing. Any day at the Biltmore is a great day, but capping it with a celebration dinner at The Dining Room is very special indeed."
    Dined on 7/1/2014
  • "This is the Dining Room at the Inn on the Biltmore Estate. It is amazing! The service is beyond belief! The quality of the food is unbelievable! The five course meal perfect. The portions are just right. The variety is interesting and the quality is superb. We also had breakfast and it was just as great. Highly recommend the experience. I would suggest a package deal, which include valet parking, breakfast and dinner as well as tickets the the estate. Fantastic experience."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "The chef is brilliant, the food pairings fresh and delightful. There is something for everyone on this menu."
    Dined on 6/29/2014
  • "Wow ! The Dining Room was just awsome. We had dinner there on a Saturday night for our first year anniversary. The food and service was beyond words. Crazy good!"
    Dined on 6/28/2014
  • "The Dining Room was the perfect place for dinner on our trip to Inn on Biltmore for our 30th anniversary. Our window table had a view of Biltmore House and the mountains. The extensive wine list was excellent. Our 5 course dinner included hot and cold appetizers, a seafood and meat entree plus an amazing dessert. The service was excellent and the entire experience was first class. Anyone celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a great resort with a top notch restaurant should consider the Inn on Biltmore and The Dining Room restaurant in Asheville, NC."
    Dined on 6/23/2014
  • "We returned to The Dining Room to celebrate another anniversary. We have done this several times before, but this was the best experience. We received complementary champagne before and after dinner. They have a new Prix Fix menu and it was great. Our server was outstanding. We were never rushed and enjoyed a wonderful evening!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "Beautiful view, beautiful room, beautiful food. The Dining Room is high-end dining. The prices on the menu and wine list reflect it, so be prepared. Our service was somewhat slow, but we weren't in a hurry. Portions are small. Most tables were couples, but we did see a table of ten having a birthday party - there's a little of everything. Overall great experience, but I'm not sure we will return unless it's a very special occasion."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "My husband and I celebrated our 34th anniversary at the Inn on Biltmore and had one of the best dinners we've ever had... the service, atmosphere, food was terriffic ... we were treated like "royalty"... thanks for making our special day even more special!!!! Thanks to Paula, Michael, Desmond for being so nice! We will definitely be back!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The new 3, 5 or 7 choice price fixed menu features interesting and high quality choices. The Diver Scallops were magnificent. The Bison was good. All of the food was good to great. I like a more traditional menu and missed the old menu, but that being said, the overall dining experience was wonderful!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We decided to indulge for a special anniversary in the 'hood. And it was a wondrous happy evening of great food, wild elegance and well trained waiters. Each morsel artfully presented was delicious, really nice small portion sizes since one chose a 3,5, or 7 course meal. The view was perfect, the place quiet so we really could talk and enjoy it all and felt like we had entered a time/culture warp and all was well in the world and we were the royal couple in some other era of entitlement and wealth! After dinner in the darkness we walked down the lit path and the magic continued.....Not for a reasonable person's budget but it was a perfect celebratory event not to be forgotten!"
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "We have been to the Dining Room at the Inn many times. It is always a pleasure to dine there. However, the steaks were a little overdone on this occasion. Overall, it was a wonderful dining experience."
    Dined on 6/21/2014
  • "The entire staff was very friendly. They accommodated our request for a window seat and we were able to watch the sunset while we dined. The food was exquisite and our server even offered to split all of our courses to make it easier for my husband and I to share. Our server was excellent and gave us the best service we have ever received (I believe Karen was her name). The chef even sent out an amuse bouche for us in-between courses and again at the end for an additional dessert. I am already looking forward to my next dining experience here."
    Dined on 6/19/2014
  • "Love going here, great atmosphere, fabulous food and impeccable service. If you havent been you simply have to try it."
    Dined on 6/15/2014
  • "My wife and I celebrated our anniversary at the Inn on Biltmore Estate. The Dining Room experience was outstanding - excellent staff, wonderful 4 course meal and beautiful setting. It made for memorable experience!"
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "The Biltmore did not disappoint when it came to service and class. We had an outstanding server, Chris Cole, who was knowledgeable and friendly. We shared the pork belly confit for an appetizer, which was incredible. My mom ordered the twin lobster tails which I was a bit weary of, being from Maine. They were outstanding. I ordered the halibut; it was slightly dry, but delicious none-the-less. Dessert was lemon soufflé. What a fun menu, excellent view, and memorable experience. Wish I lived closer so I could say "I'll be back!""
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Wonderful way to end the day at beautiful Biltmore."
    Dined on 6/14/2014
  • "Excellent service and great food. Deserving of a large tip. Waiter found a wine that was not on the published listing. Thanks for a fine meal."
    Dined on 6/13/2014
  • "Service and food was excellent. The scenic views were belong beautiful."
    Dined on 6/12/2014
  • "I was extremely happy with each of experience at The Dining Room on the Biltmore Estate. My wife and I were staying at The Inn and picked up the bed and breakfast package that included a buffet style breakfast. Everything was delicious! During my trip I tried everything including the waffles, omelets, breakfast deserts, sausage and bacon... It was all great. Stuffed myself every day. For dinner I had a salad and a mixed drink, bison and a glass of wine, and sorbet and some scotch for desert. All very good--however, I would get the bison rare next time (medium rare was okay but already dry due to leanness). It is certainly on the pricey side, but I felt it was worth it for the setting and the excellent service. Thomas waited on us at dinner."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "I had the vegetable chef's tasting, plus crab gnocchi. Dining companion had halibut and lobster bisque. Creme brulee and chocolate torte for dessert. All decent but totally uninspired dishes, except the crab gnocchi was outstanding. Not worth the price; choose carefully."
    Dined on 6/11/2014
  • "The staff was very attentive for our special dinner. They also honored our requests for changes in the menu."
    Dined on 6/5/2014
  • "The food was excellent. However, there could be some simpler choices. Also the servers should tell guests that there can be substitutes. The bread service could include hot rolls or something similar."
    Dined on 6/4/2014
  • "Special place to celebrate a special occasion. The menu was varied and the service excellent, We would highly recommend. Dress code of "business casual" is just right to make this a classy environment without being stuffy. We will be back again for dinner. The morning buffet is very complete and a very good value.."
    Dined on 5/29/2014
  • "Booked 2 mos. in advance for my husband's birthday and flew up for the week-end. They did not have our table on time - even though 1/3 of the restaurant was empty. First course was fine. Over an hr. later, both entrées (steaks) arrived completely cold. Sent back to the kitchen. Waiter brings them back - obvious they had been put under warmer - now well done as opposed to med. rare and horrible presentation. Husband suffered through his. I sent mine back and skipped the entrée. Terrible service. Same thing happened several tables away. To add insult, the waiter wished us happy anniversary - not happy birthday to my husband. Would truly never go back and would strongly recommend same to anyone else looking for a memorable evening."
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "We visited The Dining Room for our 10th wedding anniversary. The ambiance was nice and we were seated by the window with a spectacular view of te mountains. The food was spot on and the cocktails were nice as well. For dessert the plate came out with Happy Anniversary written on it. We will definitely be dining here again!"
    Dined on 5/24/2014
  • "This is an expensive place to dine but worth every penny. Never rushed and professional and friendly staff. "
    Dined on 5/23/2014