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The Blackbird, Asheville, NC

The Blackbird

4.5
4.5
4027 Reviews
$31 to $50
Contemporary American
**PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR THANKSGIVING MENU FOUND AT WWW.THEBLACKBIRDRESTAURANT.COM WILL BE THE ONLY MENU OFFERED ON THANKSGIVING DAY**

The Blackbird Restaurant is a Chef Owned Restaurant serving local, fresh ingredients. The Blackbird’s goal is to delight guests with cooking grounded in the traditions and ingredients of the Carolinas creating an unique and vibrant menu – New American with Southern Flares.

The menu features the seasonal best from local farmers, fresh catches from the coast of the Carolinas, incredible local micro-brews, specialty cocktails, and great wines from the around the world. Our menu changes seasonally to reflect the bounty of the area and the chef’s creativity. The Blackbird’s award-winning food, desserts and prompt service will impress you every time.

We are located in the heart of downtown Asheville, on Biltmore Ave. You can find us at the corner of The Aloft Hotel.

Parking Garage is located at the back on Lexington Ave. The first hour is free.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 29 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Southern, Comfort Food
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (828) 254-2502
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive chef
    Michael Reppert
  • Private party facilities
    Our restaurant has an open floor plan, but we do our best to ensure you have space to yourself for a large party or event. Please email information@theblackbirdrestaurant.com for more information. The Blackbird will design just the right menu for the occasion and provide a relaxed and elegant environment.
  • Private party contact
    Jesson Gil: (828) 254-2502
  • Neighborhood
    Asheville
  • Cross street
    Aston St
  • Parking details
    The ground floor of the Aloft Hotel is the entrance to the public parking lot. The rate is hourly. We are not a Hotel restaurant, but we are located in the same building with the Aloft.There is also parking on the street and several parking garages within walking distance.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 4,027 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.6Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Asheville / Western North Carolina

    Great for brunch

  • Asheville

    Great for brunch

4,027 Reviews
  1. hirr

    Exclusive

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We splurged on the six-course tasting meal with wine pairing and we're disapointed. Sean, who waited on us, was knowledgable and friendly and made us feel special.

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  2. AndreaG

    Las Vegas

    19 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    19 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was excellent! Service was a little challenged but overall the food was great and the ambiance was cute!

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    E. Tennessee

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The food was good but the service was very slow and it is so LOUD that you cannot carry on a conversation with anyone across the table…price is fairly expensive…I would give it one more try just because the pappardelle was very good but not the experience we were expecting. The rest of our table had the filet and said it was fine, not a favorite.

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  4. ThomasC

    Western NC

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 5 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 1
    Disappointing experience: for a restaurant that’s is higher end I could have had a better experience at Waffle House!

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  5. DavidF

    Fort Lauderdale

    111 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    111 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service. Enjoyed the specialty drinks as well.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Washington DC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on April 7, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great spot if you’re ever in Asheville! We booked last minute reservations for 14 people right at their opening time. Coming from the service industry, I understand how chaotic last minute large party accommodations can be. Everyone was fabulous! Food was great! Brunch cocktails were perfect! Thank you to everyone working yesterday who helped make our experience memorable!!

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Greater Boston

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on April 4, 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Food was good… was a little salty. Love the atmosphere

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  8. LuLu

    Western NC

    3 reviews

    2.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    The food is okay and the portions are small for what you are paying for.

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  9. CherylS

    Western NC

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on March 31, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent Easter Brunch with friends. 100% wonderful! They do add a minimal kitchen appreciation fee and add a couple of dollars for using a card not cash. I would have liked to have know that when the bill came, instead of finding it out after it went through...BUT, The food, service, ambiance and everything was top notch! I will definitely return with friends anytime!

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  10. JennyR

    Orange County

    42 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    42 reviews

    Dined on March 30, 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food and our waitress was MOST accommodating! We will be back!

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FAQs

You can order delivery directly from The Blackbird using the Order Online button. The Blackbird also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (828) 254-2502.

The Blackbird is rated 4.5 stars by 4027 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 29 times today

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for The Blackbird

47 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Additional information

  • Cross street
    Aston St
  • Neighborhood
    Asheville
  • Hours of operation
    Brunch Sat, Sun 10:00 am–2:30 pm Lunch Mon–Fri 11:30 am–2:30 pm Dinner Mon–Thu, Sun 5:00 pm–9:00 pm Fri, Sat 5:00 pm–10:00 pm
  • Price
    $31 to $50
  • Cuisines
    Contemporary American, Southern, Comfort Food
  • Dining style
    Casual Elegant
  • Dress code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking details
    The ground floor of the Aloft Hotel is the entrance to the public parking lot. The rate is hourly. We are not a Hotel restaurant, but we are located in the same building with the Aloft.There is also parking on the street and several parking garages within walking distance.
  • Payment options
    AMEX, Discover, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive chef
    Michael Reppert
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Delivery, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Private Room, Takeout, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine
  • Phone number
    (828) 254-2502
  • Private party facilities
    Our restaurant has an open floor plan, but we do our best to ensure you have space to yourself for a large party or event. Please email information@theblackbirdrestaurant.com for more information. The Blackbird will design just the right menu for the occasion and provide a relaxed and elegant environment.
  • Private party contact
    Jesson Gil: (828) 254-2502
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