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Limones Restaurant

4.8
2515 reviews
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$30 and under
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Mexican
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Around the corner from the Fine Arts Theater in downtown Asheville, Limones Restaurant provides an inspirational mix of Mexican and Californian cuisine along with inventive bar selections served by a warm, professional staff. 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.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Mexican, Californian
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Hours of operation
Sunday Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm; Dinner: Nightly: 5:00pm - 10:00pm
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Phone number
(828) 252-2327
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Hugo Ramirez
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Cross street
Biltmore Ave
Additional
Bar/Lounge, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Non-Smoking, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2515 People Are Saying
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4.8  based on recent ratings
4.8
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4.8
service
4.5
ambience
4.4
value
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Brenda (Western NC)
5.0  Dined 3 days ago

Wonderful evening with friends, the food and service was excellent! We appreciate that they accommodated our group of 10 in such a small dining space. Looking forward to returning many times!

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OpenTable Diner (Phoenix)
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

Great food. Great service. Tres leches dessert is delicious!

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OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined 4 days ago

Tuna tacos are awesome, packed with flavors! Trio of ceviches are tasty!

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Charris 
5.0  Dined 4 days ago

As always the cocktails and food were excellent. I recommend limones to everyone who has not gotten to experience it.

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OpenTable Diner 
2.0  Dined 6 days ago

Busy evening, so very loud. Tables so close together hard to hear each other talk. Food was decent, but overpriced for what it was.

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OpenTable Diner (Wilmington)
4.0  Dined 6 days ago

great margaritas although pricey The lamb was fantastic but the cevechie wasn't as good as it has been. The desert coffee was to die for!

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SouthAshevilleEater (Western NC)
5.0  Dined 7 days ago

Outstanding meal and wonderful margaritas. Not many tables so you need to get a reservation. But we were seated As soon as we got there. Great evening and will definetly coming back

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Mark (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 12, 2018

Always a great meal. Mayan margarita, ceviche sampler and scallops; can’t go wrong. Wish I had room for dessert!

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vipScribbles (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Great meal! One of the best we've had at Limones and they have all been good.

We just don't go here enough, partly because they are always busy and it can be difficult to get a reservation.

I had the mahi mahi, it was with those wonderful little grape tomatoes - yummy! My partner had the scallops - oh my gosh, they were truly amazing. Cooked perfectly with a really nice sear and so sweet and delicious.

GO!

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Michaelh (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 11, 2018

Always a delight- interesting and inventive taste combinations. Never have had a mediocre
meal here. Drink, food, ambience, all stars here.

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OpenTable Diner (Tampa)
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Phenominal meal. Great service. Upscale and interesting Mexican/Californian at it's best!

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OpenTable Diner 
5.0  Dined on February 10, 2018

Another great experience at Limones. Best margaritas and ceviche in town!

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Todd 
1.0  Dined on February 9, 2018

One of our favorite spots to eat..great tequila....always awesome

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CindyT (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Wonderful service. I’m sorry but I forget the name of our waiter but he was great. Food was great and so were drinks. Always a favorite.

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on February 7, 2018

Changed from a cool cozy spot to a cold drab atmosphere.

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vipbethb (Central Coast)
5.0  Dined on February 6, 2018

Great evening. Good was outstanding. Last minute reservation!

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

It was a quiet evening because of the Super Bowl so we were lucky enough to score the table in the front window - cozy and romantic. We started with one of the amazing margaritas and the ceviche sampler - delicious. We then split an entree - the duck - and enjoyed a glass of wine from Limones well rounded wine list. What a flavor experience. Having left room for dessert, we decided upon the tres leche cake. Perfectly moist and yummy. The service was attentive without being overly solicitous. The entire evening was a delight. Limones is one of our favorite Asheville restaurants so we felt lucky to get a reservation at a late notice.

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LindaE (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Limone's is one of my all-time favorites. The food is always unquestionably delicious, the drinks are fabulous and delicious, and the staff is so helpful, friendly, and great at what they do. Love this place!

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JackW 
5.0  Dined on February 4, 2018

Asheville is somewhat central for my date and me. We have followed the advice of a friend who comes there often and raved about the margaritas (the Maya was our favorite). We also had the steak and the scallops; both were oustanding. Wonderful evening

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 3, 2018

Son and friend in for a visit.

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