Stable Cafe -Biltmore Estate

4.6
3268 Reviews
$30 and under
American
Stable Cafe is open from 11am to 4pm daily for guests of Biltmore Estate.

Biltmore tickets or an annual pass are required to visit all restaurants on the estate. For seasonal evening events, dinner reservations for all the guests in the party must have a Concert Ticket or Candlelight Evening Ticket or be an estate lodging guest.
The convenient location next to Biltmore House, friendly hospitality, and delectable food make the Stable Cafe a popular stop after visits to the house and gardens. And the ambiance of the historic surroundings in the renovated stable complex is unmatched.
Enjoy lunch specials like the Stable Cafe BBQ with 16-hour smoked Appalachian style pulled pork and local roasted chicken! Sandwiches, char-grilled burgers, fresh salads and irresistible desserts round out the daily lunch menu.
Biltmore tickets or an annual pass are required to visit all restaurants on the estate.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitizing
  • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Protective Equipment
  • Waitstaff wear masks
  • Diners must wear masks unless eating or drinking
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
  • Staff temperature check required
What 3268 people are saying
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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OpenTable Diner
Charleston
1 review
Dined 10 hours ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent service! Great tasting food! Wonderful atmosphere!

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vipLadies
Chicago
18 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We were visiting Biltmore and made reservations for lunch. We were thrilled to find out that we were seated IN one of the horse stalls in the stable. Our server, Nora was extremely knowledgeable about the estate and was pleased to answer our questions. The food was great, we split a pulled pork bbq sandwich, very tasty.

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vipTiffanyP
Charlotte
2 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We enjoyed our meal. We were sat quickly and food arrived hot and fast. Making reservations is the way to go.

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KariC
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall3food5service5ambience3

Host was rude. Had a reservation which we rushed to and she wouldn't seat us with an empty restaurant cuz it would take away from other customers.

Once we got seated 30 mins later, the waitress and food were great!

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LoriH
Greensboro
3 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall3food2service3ambience5

The shrimp salad and the baked beans were not good so we sent those back without eating them. The salad and soup was good. The server was very friendly but I had to ask several times for lemons and she could not remember. She never asked about our meal even though we did not eat much. She was very nice though.

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JoyceH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service4ambience5

While it was nice to sit down to eat, the food was overpriced for what it was especially the cocktails. The berry salad was just so so.

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RobertV
Washington DC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Experience was even better than we expected, and the mixed barbecue was scrumptious. We enjoyed our meal.

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MeghanB
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

This restaurant used to be the actual stables for the Biltmore estate. It was cool to eat somewhere so historic! Our server Sydney was excellent. She was so friendly and very helpful. We ordered the sampler so we were able to try the chicken, brisket, and pulled pork. All of the food was so good. We would definitely come here again next time we’re at Biltmore!

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AmyL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall3food2service5ambience4

The brisket must have been sitting in a heating tray from the previous day. It was tough and dry and hard as a brick. The pork was over smoked like with liquid smoke injection. The baked beans were runny and way too sweet. Tasted worse than most canned beans. The food quality level did not match the price for sure. But that was the worse version of BBQ I have ever seen. With such a limited menu I expected the food to be impeccable. Very disappointed. The waitress was awesome though.

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RichardT
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Very good food, fast service and friendly staff. If you make a reservation, you get in without wait.

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JeffL
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was outstanding. Drinks from the bar were great. Seems like most of the food was sourced locally or from the estate itself. Service was top notch as well. Would definitely eat there again.

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CruiseMaman
Detroit
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The ambiance at the Stable Cafe is perfect. You're eating in a former stable!! If you're lucky, you're eating in a horse stall! Fun! Food was excellent, even if menu is a bit limited. The staff went out of their way to welcome us for our anniversary and provided an unexpected treat at the end of our meal. This was the perfect meal for our perfect visit to Biltmore House.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Our service and server were excellent ! The food was excellent as well . My husband had to request his carrots to be cooked longer due to dietary restrictions . The chef prepared more carrots sautéing them to make them softer specifically for my husband . We had a very caring and personable server as we engaged in conversation concerning my husbands’ medical condition . It was the end of the day as our reservation was 3:45 but we did not feel rushed by any means . Even though our server was probably anxious to finish up, she never appeared or seemed in any hurry ! We will highly recommend the Stable Cafe !

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Irishbobcat
Cleveland
8 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

After touring the house and the gardens the Stable Cafe was a perfect place to rest and hydrate. My husband and I got two different things, the pulled pork and the buffalo chicken and they were great. Our server was very attentive and kept the water flowing since she knew we had been walking around for hours. The deserts looked amazing but we were so full from the sandwiches that there wasn't room.

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JessicaH
Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We really enjoyed our lunch at the Stable Cafe. The spinach artichoke dip was creamy and delicious (the only downside was the small size of the pita chips, but I guess someone has to get the bottom of the bag). The pulled pork was very tasty and tender. The vegetarian BBQ plate (pimento cheese hushpuppies? Yes, please!) was also very good, although the baked beans were too sweet for my preference, but my daughter sucked them down quite happily.

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CharonP
Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our meals and time spend at The Biltmore.

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ANNB
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Very cool experience. We were able to get a table 15 min before our reserved time. The waiter was friendly and service was fast. The food was ok but small portions for the price. Overall would recommend.

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DeborahP
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

This restaurant is in the heart of an incredibly busy tourist destination. I was impressed with the food, though there were limited options. Each person in my party ordered a different entree and we were all pleased.
The wait staff were in tune with our needs and delivered water when she first came to the table.
Great value, reservations should be made weeks before visiting Biltmore.

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DawnD
Chicago
1 review
Dined on June 14, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Enjoyed an early lunch at the Stable Cafe. Loved all the above beams, and hay loft. The iron work was lovely. We ordered a turkey on sourdough with a delicious herb aioli. French fries were perfect with their house made raspberry bbq sauce. The raspberry lemonade was simply delicious.

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Mare
Miami
6 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The service was excellent. The staff made us feel like we were to only guests there. Great conversations and delicious food.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Compared to everything else on the estate the two items that I had was bland, and didn’t have any smell. I thought I had COVID for a minute. I expected some seasoning of some kind. My mothers was fine, butter with bread was also taste less

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Jtsully
Charleston
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The brisket sandwich was fantastic and service was very quick. Our waitress was very friendly and accommodating.

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DarleneC
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

We had a great time and food was good! We will be back and will eat again at staple cafe to try other dishes. I would highly recommend this to anyone who would like to come or ask me for a nice place to visit.

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SerenaM
1 review
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was amazing! We loved it! Makes sure to try the smoked chicken. It was delicious, and so juicy!

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vipOpenTable Diner
San Antonio
4 reviews
Dined on June 12, 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

It was a fun experience while you are visiting the Biltmore. Our food was good, especially the chicken. It was a quick bite to eat before touring the main house.

A word of advise, make a reservation. It was insanely packed in there. Luckily we had made a reservation ahead of time so we didn’t have to wait. However there was a long line the entire time we were eating.

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SamS
Western NC
5 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Had a wonderful time and a wonderful meal. We will return soon.

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LisaM
Oklahoma City
2 reviews
Dined on June 11, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Split the bbq platter between 2 people. Good overall. Cole slaw needed some vinegar for zing. The blackberry bbq sauce was very unusual, but good. Chicken fell off the bone! They gave us 2 rolls with the meal. Would have been nice to have an actual bread basket. Atmosphere is neat with the old horse stalls for booths.

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BrownieQueen
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Need more vegan choices. I paid a lot for a bowl of spinach with a few strawberries and blueberries on it. The feta is not vegan so I could not have you put that on.

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Lonnie
E. Tennessee
2 reviews
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

When visiting Biltmore, I made a reservation to the Stable Cafe for lunch. I looked up places to eat at Biltmore Estates and loved the pictures and idea it was some of the original stables. The food was excellent and the staff very friendly. I ordered the brisket sandwich with fries and my husband had the roasted chicken breast with baked beans and honey carrots. The carrots were very good and he said the best baked beans he ever tasted. My brisket was so good and tender and the fries seasoned and cooked to perfection. I wish we were closer to go back soon but hope everyone else enjoys. We got to eat at a booth in one of the stalls abs it was fun and cozy.

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Tinashawn
E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on June 10, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

This was a unique, clean, good quality place to eat. Service was good as was the food.

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vipOpenTable Diner
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The staff at this restaurant are the best. We arrived early and the gal at the desk said no problem and sat us at a very nice table immediately.
We had a wonderful waitress, Donna that was very experienced and knew guests that were touring all morning would be thirsty and hungry and she made sure we had drinks and food at our table the entire time.

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DarlaM
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Short distance from Biltmore house. Wonderful service.

JH
JenniferH
Indiana
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Food and service were good. There is a small menu with items that range from $16-30, kids meals were $6 or $7.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Our server Terry was so nice and the food and drinks were great! We shared the Stable Platter with a little bit of everything on it.

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scraphappy117
Baltimore
4 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience5

Nice atmosphere complete with stalls. Great place to take a break from touring the Biltmore Estate. Make a reservation way ahead of arrival. Very busy restaurant. Excellent service. Very organized. Loved my veggie plate of grits, carrots, hush puppies. Easy walk from Biltmore House. Near bathrooms and shops.

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vipjimb
New York Area
23 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall4food4service4ambience3

Service was very good. Wait staff very attentive and friendly / helpful. Food was nicely presented and delicious. Portions were plentiful. For casual dining the Stable Cafe is much preferred over the Bistro on the Biltmore property.

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Noelle
Chicago
14 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Enjoyed everything about Stables Cafe, from the great service to the delicious food & the atmosphere inside the original stables is top notch!

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LenG
New York Area
6 reviews
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

we made our reservation and they were prompt. Food was good and the service was upbeat and friendly. This place had energy

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LandyL
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I was very happy I had made a reservation for this restaurant. We were seated very promptly and in a quiet booth.
Had the pulled chicken salad and it was delicious! Also had a glass of Biltmore's Pino grigio wine.
Overall a very nice experience.

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CCSanJose
Montreal
4 reviews
Dined on June 7, 2021
Overall4food3service5ambience5

The food wasn’t all that great and nothing special except the blackberry lemonade was delicious. It was a little pricey for what we got.

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Stable Cafe -Biltmore Estate is rated 4.6 stars by 3268 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting reservations at the moment.

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