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Pomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe-South

4.3
310 reviews
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$30 and under
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Italian
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  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Fit for Foodies

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About

Pomodoros Greek & Italian in the Arden area of Ashville, NC works hard to provide visitors with an authentic taste of the Mediterranean when they arrive. The eatery is a great place to visit for those who are looking for some lunch or dinner. It also serves brunch on Sundays. The eatery offers a number of options on the menu.

Some of the items you might want to try at Pomodoros Greek & Italian include items such as spaghetti Bolognese, four-cheese lasagna, penne ala vodka, shrimp alfredo, scallops risotto and various types of pizza. Pomodoros Greek & Italian has some great desserts too including tiramisu and chocolate amaretto bread pudding.

Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
Italian, Greek, Mediterranean
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Hours of operation
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm
Dinner Nightly: 4:00pm - 9:30pm
Sunday Brunch open at 10:00am
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Phone number
(828) 687-3884
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Private party facilities
Pomodoros' South Asheville location can accommodate up to 60 people. Prior arrangement with our managers is required.
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Catering
From office lunches to cocktail parties and full service fine dining events, Pomodoros provides custom catering for any event. Our professional and courteous chefs, servers, and bartenders will take care of your every need. We offer a wide variety of beautiful and appetizing menu items, but we are also happy to help you create your perfect custom menu.
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Additional
Bar Dining, Beer, BYO Wine, Corkage Fee, Farm to Table, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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4.3  based on all time ratings
4.3
food
4.4
service
4.1
ambience
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Avlbentoak (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on August 14, 2015

Great spot for nice anniversary dinner. I had filet, wife had veal picatta....both were very good! Great wine list...we had a nice quiet spot. Staff was friendly and met our needs.

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vipMadAboutTheseMountains (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on August 3, 2015

We've eaten lunch at Pomodoros many times. There are a few menu favorites we return to: their Classic Italian sandwich and gyro are very good, as is the spicy salmon wrap. This time my husband returned to the gyro. He needed to request extra tzaziki sauce, and then it lived up to expectations. I branched out and had the burger sliders, which were delicious. The server had said their kitchen couldn't cook the burgers medium rare, as they don't grind their own beef. But when they came, they were pink inside, very juicy and flavorful. The addition of pancetta and provolone ensured an Italian flair that was delightful. Service was good, if a little slow. The server didn't understand how Open Table works, and our reservation was cancelled while we were sitting there. It took several days to get that straightened out and our points properly credited, but it's fine now.

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thelowmans (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on August 1, 2015

Every time we eat here, my husband says "I always forget how great the food is here". A neighborhood gem is right. We always try something different. Their grilled romaine salad is probably my favorite.

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Carolina (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on July 31, 2015

My spaghetti Bolognese was outstanding! My husband loved the seafood in his Pasta Athena but found the pasta sauce to be rather bland. Perhaps some garlic would help. Otherwise we enjoyed a very quiet and satisfying dinner at Pomodoro's!

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on July 29, 2015

Good ambiance, varied menu with both Italian and Greek specialties. Presentation of each dish showed a lot of care. A thin piece of salmon was overcooked, lamb chops (3) came rare, medium and well done. The order was for rare. All other dishes were quite tasty and enjoyable. No vegan options are available on the menu, but the kitchen prepared a veggie and pasta dish that was lovely. The setting is quite comfortable and we will return to taste more of the dishes on the menu.

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Jayhawk60 (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on July 28, 2015

We have enjoyed Pomodoro's South for some group get-togethers. The food and atmosphere
are conducive to having a good time.

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BobH (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on July 27, 2015

Good selection of food choices, reasonably priced and served by friendly and attentive staff. Noise level was reasonable even for me with a hearing problem. Definitely a great place for lunch and dinner. They handle kids well, too.

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Betty 
5.0  Dined on July 18, 2015

Always reliable for excellent food & service. We were celebrating a birthday and our server was very accommodating.

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vipHDG1 (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on June 4, 2015

My wife's Spinach-Parmesan risotto that accompanied the delicious sockeye-salmon (perfectly cooked as she asked) was "the best risotto ever tasted". Likewise the Chicken Nostimon was excellent. We enjoyed the Spinach-Artichoke dip as a starter, but there were so many tempting appetizers that we'll need to return often to try them all.
Server was knowledgeable and we appreciated the thoughtful consideration of the owner stopping by the tables to inquire about our meals.

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Regular (Raleigh)
5.0  Dined on May 30, 2015

We have visited many times. Dinner, lunches and Sunday brunch have always been excellent. Pricing is vary fair and the feeling is upscale but comfortable in any style dress. We especially have enjoyed being able to frequent more often and stretch our dining-out budget by taking advantage of the Tuesday $10 entree specials.

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vipsmathersready (Western NC)
2.0  Dined on May 19, 2015

We eat here on a regular basis. Service this one day did not meet expiation. The food as always was very tasteful. It was 35 min . until our salad had arrived. When speaking to the manager on this day. We were told there was some miscommunication and he did apologize. We have never had a bad experience. So i guess 1 out of a million is not bad. We will continue going there weekly.

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vipMaryF (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on April 27, 2015

Me: Roasted Caesar w Salmon--hardly and taste and BRIGHT ORANGE color of salmon was suspect.
Husband: Veal picatta was good. He asked that his pasta be served separate w red sauce, they were happy to do this.

Lovely server, attentive and helpful.

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vipStigg (Miami)
5.0  Dined on April 22, 2015

We were on travel in Ashville to take our daughter to school. We were staying close to the airport and needed a place for dinner. We looked on OpenTable and this appeared. At first it was an interesting mix to say Italian and Greek as we love both. So we decided to try it and LOVE that we did. The food was amazing and the prices were so reasonable. We had the Saganaki. It was very different than I had ever had but incredibly delicious. My wife who is not a huge saganaki fan, fell in love! I ordered a Caesar with dinner and my wife a house or maybe greek salad. Salads were good. Caesar was light dressing but good. Bread also came out on the table. I am Gluten Free but my wife said it was very good and came with Olive oil dip. I ordered the Wild Salmon and asked for Sautéed Spinach. My wife had the Chicken Pasta. My Wild Salmon was a 10. cooked perfectly and great piece of fish. The Sautéed Spinach was cooked perfectly and full of flavor. My wife loved the chicken pasta. I tasted a piece of Chicken from it and it had great flavor and was cooked perfectly. The service was perfect and they came and checked on us and made sure our drinks were full. The prices were extremely reasonable!!!! We felt like we had a perfect meal in every way and the restaurant was a nice ambiance.

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Douglas (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on April 5, 2015

I always enjoy my dining experience at Pomodoros. When looking for a place to take guests for a quiet dining experience, it's one of my top choices. The food is always excellent, portions are just right, and service is very good. I would have preferred some mint jelly with my Easter lamb special, but that's just a personal preference. Good choice of entrees which are always very tasty. Never had to wait to be seated, a real plus in my book. Keep up the good work!

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AvlGirl (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on April 3, 2015

As usual, my Filet Gorganzola was excellent! Our party all ordered different things and everyone was very pleased. We all agreed that we should come to Pomodoros more often.

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RayRay (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on April 1, 2015

Always enjoy dining at Pomodoro's. Consistent, outstanding service. Exceptionally fresh salads. Great pizza and veal you can cut with a fork. Their sauces are also very well seasoned/prepared.

Highly recommend this excellent South Asheville establishment.

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vipriverrunner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on March 28, 2015

Food and service were great--as always. Had one of their specials for the evening and it was one of the best meals that I've had anywhere recently.

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ladiesdining (Charlotte)
5.0  Dined on March 27, 2015

Two friends and I enjoyed an early dinner at Pomodoro-South and had a wonderful dining experience. Our waitress, Cora, was attentive and knowledgable. I had a delicious beef filet special which was served in a stack with potatoes and spinach. I had wine, dinner, and dessert and coffee. The dessert was a delicious bread pudding. The only negative was that the potatoes were a bit too cool (the temperature) for some reason, but I actually didn't mention it to my server, who would likely have corrected the issue. I will visit the restaurant again since I had pleasant dining experience before our movie that evening.

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on March 25, 2015

Salads were small and over priced. Bread is delicious.

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OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
4.0  Dined on February 14, 2015

The food was good, the service was really good, the ambiance was just enough without being too loud for conversation to happen. The only criticisms I have are in regards to serving size for the price and our table location. We sat near the entrance to the patio and it was SO COLD. Our party of 4 wore coats the whole time. Also, our mushroom ravioli was so good but at $14 or higher, and only 6, I thought it was a little high. The dessert was good especially the baklava ice cream.

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