Best American Restaurants in Asheville

The Market Place RestaurantThe Market Place Restaurant
(1845)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel AshevilleRed Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville
(2683)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Blue RidgeBlue Ridge
(1963)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Ambrozia Bar and BistroAmbrozia Bar and Bistro
(641)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
RhubarbRhubarb
(1965)
$$$$
American | Asheville, Asheville
Deerpark Restaurant-Biltmore EstateDeerpark Restaurant-Biltmore Estate
(1967)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Cedric's Tavern - Biltmore EstateCedric's Tavern - Biltmore Estate
(1607)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Stable Cafe -Biltmore EstateStable Cafe -Biltmore Estate
(1469)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Roux - Hilton AshevilleRoux - Hilton Asheville
(182)
$$$$
American | Asheville, Asheville

Best Italian Restaurants in Asheville

Glass Onion - Weaverville, NCGlass Onion - Weaverville, NC
(659)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
ChiesaChiesa
(1255)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
Cucina 24Cucina 24
(2181)
$$$$
Italian | Asheville, Asheville
Modesto TrattoriaModesto Trattoria
(715)
$$$$
Italian | Asheville, Asheville
StradaStrada
(340)
$$$$
Italian | Asheville, Asheville
BRIO Tuscan Grille - Cherokee - Cherokee CasinoBRIO Tuscan Grille - Cherokee - Cherokee Casino
(622)
$$$$
Italian | Cherokee, Asheville
Renzo's RistoranteRenzo's Ristorante
(424)
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Hendersonville, Flat Rock / Hendersonville
Casa Rustica RestaurantCasa Rustica Restaurant
(1023)
$$$$
Italian | Boone, Boone / Banner Elk
The Log CabinThe Log Cabin
(533)
$$$$
Italian | Highlands / Sapphire, Highlands

Popular restaurants in Western NC

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Asheville Restaurants

Limones RestaurantLimones Restaurant
3064 reviews
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Mexican | Asheville, Asheville

Every dish we ordered (including cerviche, margaritas and dessert) was extraordinarily delicious and artistically presented. Great service as well. More

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Golden FleeceGolden Fleece
592 reviews
$$$$
Mediterranean | Asheville, Asheville

A group of friends meet here for brunch frequently. We always feel "at home" here. Wonderful, welcoming atmosphere. Delicious food. Professional waitstaff. This is a true "hidden gem" right next to the Grove Park Inn. More

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VivianVivian
300 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

The service was excellent and the food delicious. We’d definitely go back to Vivian. More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - AshevilleRuth's Chris Steak House - Asheville
1634 reviews
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Steakhouse | Asheville, Asheville

The staff did an amazing job celebrating us as newlyweds. Nick really went out of his way to make us feel special. More

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Benne on EagleBenne on Eagle
6 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

We enjoyed our meal! Friendly, knowledgeable staff along with perfectly prepared, delectable dishes! The oxtail is comfort food at its best. Catfish and waffles were divine. Roasted root veggies were flavorful and Mac-n-cheese was as good as my SC mother-in-law’s! We will be back! More

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The Bull and BeggarThe Bull and Beggar
1094 reviews
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European | Asheville, Asheville

First time visit to this charming French restaurant and will definitely return. Devon served us with helpful suggestions about their wine list and menu and was very professional (& charming!). Sea Bass was perfectly presented and delicious. White truffle risotto was amazing as was the grilled octopus. Our friends ordered the steak with bone marrow, and shared a bite with us and we will definitely be back to order it! More

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Brasilia Churrasco SteakhouseBrasilia Churrasco Steakhouse
759 reviews
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Brazilian Steakhouse | Asheville, Asheville

This was my first time attending and it was a great experience. The food was great and the service was outstanding. I loved the variety of meats and the salad bar was fully stocked with much to choose from. Will definitely go again. More

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Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel AshevilleRed Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville
2683 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Top notch from minute one! Excellent service, excellent food, great ambiance! We WILL be back More

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Blue RidgeBlue Ridge
1963 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Great service and great food! More

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The Market Place RestaurantThe Market Place Restaurant
1845 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Amazing farm to table entrees. Try the quail! Servers and chef worked with us to meet our tight timeline. More

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The Dining Room - Biltmore EstateThe Dining Room - Biltmore Estate
1913 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

Beautiful room. Great service, Scott was great as our server. The food was creative. We loved everything about it! More

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Red Ginger Dim Sum and TapasRed Ginger Dim Sum and Tapas
100 reviews
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Chinese | Asheville, Asheville

After reading the many solid reviews and pictures, we had to give Red Ginger a shot. They didn't disappoint. We had 13 dishes and they were all fantastic. Gotta do the string beans and Shanghai dumplings. We will be coming back. Great job guys. More

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Glass Onion - Weaverville, NCGlass Onion - Weaverville, NC
659 reviews
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville

We have a short term rental about 15 miles away and have recommended the Glass Onion on our restaurant guide. Visitors to the Asheville area love it, and are grateful for a great place to eat, easy parking, and convenient to our rural setting. More

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ChiesaChiesa
1255 reviews
$$$$
Italian | Asheville, Asheville

Excellent food and service in an pleasant atmosphere without loud music. More

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Deerpark Restaurant-Biltmore EstateDeerpark Restaurant-Biltmore Estate
1967 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

As always, a high quality meal. Look over the menu before you go because it is a smaller buffet than you might find elsewhere. Amazing g service - they are very friendly and stay on top of clearing and refills. More

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Tupelo Honey - Downtown AshevilleTupelo Honey - Downtown Asheville
567 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Asheville, Asheville

Food was great! Very eclectic menu with a farm to table feel. Food was very fresh and delicious! More

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Princess Anne HotelPrincess Anne Hotel
20 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

This was a return visit for us, and we brought another couple who enjoyed the evening as much as we did. This is a hidden gem, with a creative menu, and wonderful staff. Try the duck if it is still on the menu. It was unbelievable! More

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Table AshevilleTable Asheville
2062 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

Amazing GF options! More

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Cucina 24Cucina 24
2181 reviews
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville

Great place. Hotel recommended. Excellent food and service. We would be regulars if we lived nearby. More

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Ambrozia Bar and BistroAmbrozia Bar and Bistro
641 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Wonderful meal, wonderful cocktails and great service. Love the ambiance. Intimate, cool little restaurant. More

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Village Social-Biltmore EstateVillage Social-Biltmore Estate
619 reviews
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Seafood | Asheville, Asheville

The food is excellent, we had 3 meals here on different days. Something for everyone. Very convenient if you are visiting the Biltmore estate for any occasion. Loved the shrimp and grits! More

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RhubarbRhubarb
1965 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Excellent waiter and dinner. Bar service was very slow and unimpressive drink. More

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StradaStrada
340 reviews
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville

Food and service was fantastic. Strada continues to be one of my favorite restaurants in Asheville More

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Cedric's Tavern - Biltmore EstateCedric's Tavern - Biltmore Estate
1607 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

The service was outstanding, our food fantastic and the atmosphere was great. We really enjoyed our time at Cedric's while visiting Biltmore. More

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Modesto TrattoriaModesto Trattoria
715 reviews
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville

My boyfriend and I went to Modesto for our one year anniversary and had some of the best food we have ever tasted. They had the best crab cakes which is one of their signature food items. I ordered the Eggplant Parmigiana and it was fantastic. The flavors and textures were so pleasant. The service and ambiance was also very enjoyable. We highly recommend this restaurant for good food and experiences. More

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The AdmiralThe Admiral
3101 reviews
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Comfort Food | Asheville, Asheville

Dreamt about my pork shank that night. Thank you to a lovely server and talented kitchen staff. More

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The Bistro - Biltmore EstateThe Bistro - Biltmore Estate
1951 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

The chicken salad plate was very good, way above the average lunch salad. More

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Stable Cafe -Biltmore EstateStable Cafe -Biltmore Estate
1469 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Just a fantastic experience! Our waitress, Christina, was knowledgeable, charming and gracious! If you could clone her, please do! It was great for our 55th wedding anniversary! More

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Bone & BrothBone & Broth
310 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

This was the perfect spot for my husband and me to meet friends for a nice glass of wine and a special dinner. The menu is always creative and delicious and service exceptional. The atmosphere is cozy. I highly recommend Bone and Broth to my friends and am giving gifts cards to my coworkers for Christmas! More

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Old North State WineryOld North State Winery
9 reviews
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Winery | Asheville, Asheville

Very nice one of my favorite restaurants of all time! More

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Edison - Omni Grove Park InnEdison - Omni Grove Park Inn
1090 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Asheville, Asheville

The Edison is always a great place to eat at the Omni Grove Park Inn. The gingerbread house contest winners, the enormous fireplaces, and the super staff make the visit special. More

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The BlackbirdThe Blackbird
1581 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

So gooooood! We got the tasting menu and each course was so flavorful and delicious in its own way! We loved our experience here and would definitely come back!! More

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Early Girl EateryEarly Girl Eatery
27 reviews
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Farm-to-table | Asheville, Asheville

Good food. Get something to put the jam on! Not too crowded or loud. More

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Vue 1913 - Omni Grove Park InnVue 1913 - Omni Grove Park Inn
1206 reviews
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Contemporary French / American | Asheville, Asheville

Fabulous food, superb service, perfect portions, wonderful ambience. More

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Hemingway's CubaHemingway's Cuba
343 reviews
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Cuban | Asheville, Asheville

Family get together More

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Aux BarAux Bar
91 reviews
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Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

Fantastic food and hip atmosphere. More

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P.F. Chang's - AshevilleP.F. Chang's - Asheville
12 reviews
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Asian | Asheville, Asheville

Nice waiter, Tokyo Bowl and Chang’s Bowl were flavorful.will go back again More

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Roux - Hilton AshevilleRoux - Hilton Asheville
182 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Have eaten there twice for brunch. Food and staff are great! More

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Tupelo Honey - South Asheville LocationTupelo Honey - South Asheville Location
527 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Asheville, Asheville

Great service and great food! It was a great time with friends. More

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Isa's BistroIsa's Bistro
638 reviews
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Bistro | Asheville, Asheville

Excellent dining experience. I will dine here again. More

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WoodFire Bar & GrilleWoodFire Bar & Grille
42 reviews
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Steakhouse | Asheville, Asheville

WoodFire produces consistent quality meals and with their utilisation of the hickory grill it produces some of the very best beef meals in Western North Carolina. More

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TGI FRIDAYS - AshevilleTGI FRIDAYS - Asheville
24 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

It was all good as it should be More

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Overlook Restaurant & LoungeOverlook Restaurant & Lounge
11 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

We arrived about an hour before our reservation. The line was very long but they got us in right on time. If we had not been early we would not have made our reservation time. It was a wonderful Thanksgiving meal. We may do it again next Thanksgiving More

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Early Girl Eatery-West AshevilleEarly Girl Eatery-West Asheville
1 review
$$$$
Farm-to-table | Asheville, Asheville

Located in West Asheville, Early Girl Eatery-West Asheville is the critically-acclaimed and locally beloved eatery that offers delicious southern food in a casual, charming atmosphere. Early Girl serves dinner Thursday through Saturday night with a well-crafted beer and wine menu and offers breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Regulars’ favorites include pan-fried free range chicken with herb gravy for dinner, the local sausage and sweet potato scramble for breakfast and the almond and ginger salad almost any time.More

Buffalo Mercantile Company and CafeBuffalo Mercantile Company and Cafe
12 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Dined at this restaurant because we saw it on facebook. The pizza was delicious. More

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Grand Ballroom - Omni Grove Park InnGrand Ballroom - Omni Grove Park Inn
23 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Our server, Mary, was wonderful! She found the perfect balance between offering great service and not being intrusive while doing so. The meal was very well-prepared and the whole experience a memorable one! Thank you to all the staff who worked during their holiday to make it truly memorable for guests like us. More

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The Scarlet BeeThe Scarlet Bee
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Mediterranean | Asheville, Asheville

We are a restaurant and bar that is excited to offer you the food and drinks we have a passion for! Owners Matthew and Kristin Sawaya prepare family recipes that Matthew grew up with, and are proud to share a taste of his Lebanese heritage with a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. At the bar, we offer an herbal-focused menu of house sodas, tonics, and cocktails using herbs and fresh-squeezed juices.More

Haywood CommonHaywood Common
1 review
$$$$
American | Asheville, Asheville

Have fun with your food! Treat your senses to some culinary excitement with our bright and bold flavors at our modern American restaurant! Upscale bar food sourced seriously local. We partner with small local farms for our produce and proteins and have an ever-changing menu as new ingredients hit the markets. We offer an extensive wine list, carefully crafted cocktails and local draft beers.More

The Savory Thyme CafeThe Savory Thyme Cafe
28 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Wonderful Christmas experience. I would recommend this experience to anyone wanting the adventure of the arboretum on Christmas and the enjoyment of a carefree meal. More

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Asheville Diners' Choice Winners

Asheville's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Limones RestaurantLimones Restaurant
3064 reviews
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Mexican | Asheville, Asheville

Every dish we ordered (including cerviche, margaritas and dessert) was extraordinarily delicious and artistically presented. Great service as well. More

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VivianVivian
300 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

The service was excellent and the food delicious. We’d definitely go back to Vivian. More

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The Bull and BeggarThe Bull and Beggar
1094 reviews
$$$$
European | Asheville, Asheville

First time visit to this charming French restaurant and will definitely return. Devon served us with helpful suggestions about their wine list and menu and was very professional (& charming!). Sea Bass was perfectly presented and delicious. White truffle risotto was amazing as was the grilled octopus. Our friends ordered the steak with bone marrow, and shared a bite with us and we will definitely be back to order it! More

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Ruth's Chris Steak House - AshevilleRuth's Chris Steak House - Asheville
1634 reviews
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Steakhouse | Asheville, Asheville

The staff did an amazing job celebrating us as newlyweds. Nick really went out of his way to make us feel special. More

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Golden FleeceGolden Fleece
592 reviews
$$$$
Mediterranean | Asheville, Asheville

A group of friends meet here for brunch frequently. We always feel "at home" here. Wonderful, welcoming atmosphere. Delicious food. Professional waitstaff. This is a true "hidden gem" right next to the Grove Park Inn. More

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Brasilia Churrasco SteakhouseBrasilia Churrasco Steakhouse
759 reviews
$$$$
Brazilian Steakhouse | Asheville, Asheville

This was my first time attending and it was a great experience. The food was great and the service was outstanding. I loved the variety of meats and the salad bar was fully stocked with much to choose from. Will definitely go again. More

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Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel AshevilleRed Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville
2683 reviews
$$$$
American | Asheville, Asheville

Top notch from minute one! Excellent service, excellent food, great ambiance! We WILL be back More

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Blue RidgeBlue Ridge
1963 reviews
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Great service and great food! More

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The Dining Room - Biltmore EstateThe Dining Room - Biltmore Estate
1913 reviews
$$$$
Contemporary American | Asheville, Asheville

Beautiful room. Great service, Scott was great as our server. The food was creative. We loved everything about it! More

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The Market Place RestaurantThe Market Place Restaurant
1845 reviews
$$$$
American | Asheville, Asheville

Amazing farm to table entrees. Try the quail! Servers and chef worked with us to meet our tight timeline. More

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Discover Asheville

Nestled near the mountains of North Carolina, Asheville is home to beautiful fall colors and warm spring weather. It's also known for the comfort food that many of the restaurants in the area serve. You can enjoy intriguing conversation while dining over lobster and fresh seafood in one of the city’s upscale eateries. While walking down the street, you can enjoy the tempting aroma of the various types of cuisine prepared in the different restaurants, such as barbecue containing the classic North Carolina sauce or delectable pasta and meats from the many Italian establishments. You can't leave Asheville without sampling some of the sweet treats in the city, as it’s renowned for its many varieties of fudge as well as decadent pastries and pies.