I started visiting Asheville 2 years ago, and Curate quickly became a favorite.
Last night's visit was a bit odd, though. The meal was very good overall. However, 2 things gave me pause. First, my dining companion ordered the brussels sprouts. The dish arrived with 1 brussel sprout, and perhaps another one cut up (there were other elements to the dish, so it was hard to tell). We thought it was a mistake! The server actually tried to "defend" the dish. At a restaurant of this caliber, why would she argue with us about brussels sprouts? Right or wrong (and we were right), offer to come out with a half dozen brussels sprouts. The other odd thing is that there were...shall I say..."sheets" of sediment at the bottom of my glass of red wine. I have drank my share of wine, and I have never seen this before. Again, the server defended the wine. This was not a little bit of granulated sediment. I still believe something was wrong. They did offer to bring me an additional "splash" of wine. I did not accept the offer; I wasn't angling for free wine...I sincerely question what that was at the bottom of my glass.
Will I return to Curate? In a heartbeat. But something was off last night.
Always a must on our annual trip to Asheville. Food Always outstanding, with exceptional service.
Curate' is our favorite restaurant. Tapas are great and filling, too. Always makes the day go by faster knowing that Curate is our dining destination.
One of our top 10 favorite restaurants. Incredible!
One of the mose creative and flavorful meals I've had (in Asheville or elsewhere.
I thoroughly enjoyed spending my birthday at Curate and look forward to spending future special occasions there.
Our favorite place! Always great!
When ordering, we let the waiter "make us happy" so we didn't have to make any decisions. We had a fabulous dinner!!
I love curate! If you are a foodie you must try! Katie Button is a great chef and all th ingredients are fresh and local. Something for everyone. Great tapas and a fun place to visit with friends! You won't be disappointed. Favorite restaurant in Asheville!
FP freakin phenomenal