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About Stable Cafe -Biltmore Estate

Biltmore tickets or an annual pass are required to visit all restaurants on the estate. For dinner reservations during November and December all the guests in the party must have a 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 Sampler of spice-rubbed smoked ribs, pulled pork barbeque, and herb-roasted rotisserie chicken - truly a barbecue lover"s delight! 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.

1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC 28803
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Dining Style:
Casual Dining

Cuisines:
American, Southern, Barbecue

Hours of Operation:
Lunch Daily: 11:00am - 4:00pm;

Cross Street:
McDowell Street

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(828) 225-6370

Website:
http://www.biltmore.com/visit/dining/stable.asp

Entertainment:
Thank you for choosing Stable Cafe - The Biltmore Estate. Please remember, estate tickets or a Twelve Month pass are required to visit the estate and dine at The Stable Cafe. For dinners during November and December, Candlelight Evening tickets are required. Should your plans change, please let us know. We look forward to serving you.

Parking Details:
Biltmore House guest parking lots, with shuttle service available.

Executive Chef:
Shannon Sutherland

Additional:
Beer, Cafe, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Stable Cafe -Biltmore Estate Ratings and Reviews

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Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.3

service

4.5

ambience

4.4

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

89% would recommend it to a friend

Great for Lunch (86)
Casual (70)
Special Occasion (67)
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Comfort Food (49)
Good for a Date (49)
Fun (45)
Local Ingredients (45)
Seasonal (44)
Worth the Drive (41)
Good for Anniversaries (40)
Kid-friendly (34)
Authentic (32)
Creative Cuisine (31)
Romantic (30)
Cozy (29)
Good for Groups (28)
Good for Birthdays (27)
Sunday Lunch (25)
Scenic View (20)
Great for Brunch (19)
Notable Wine List (18)
Healthy (14)
People Watching (14)
Quiet Conversation (13)
Fit for Foodies (12)
Pre/post Theatre (10)
Quick Bite (10)
Neighborhood Gem (9)
Disabled Access (8)
Afternoon Coffee (7)
Handcrafted Cocktails (7)
Tasting Menu (7)
Business Meals (6)
Hot Spot (6)
Good Vegetarian Options (5)
Afternoon Tea (4)
Gluten Free Options (4)
Great Beer (4)
Organic (4)
Late-night Find (2)
Live Music (2)
Tapas (2)
Vegan (2)
Great for Outdoor Dining (1)
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 (Western NC)·Dined 6 days ago

The Stable Cafe is an excellent choice for almost any occasion. They have a wide variety of menu items, are very accommodating, and provide an atmosphere that's casual without being too casual. Overall it is an excellent choice.

Tags: Quick Bite, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Birthdays, Good for Anniversaries, Casual, Afternoon Tea
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on February 10, 2018

I had noted on our open table reservation that it was a 75th Birthday celebration but no mention was ever expressed by any staff. Food was very good however our waiter was all business and did not interact with us in a friendly manner. It is a very unique dining experience to eat in a stable barn.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Worth the Drive
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 (Orlando)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Came for the hubby’s birthday. Got the trio sampler platter. Delivered to our table in no less than 5 minutes after ordering. Food tasted like it had been sitting there all day. I would compare it to theme park food, only not as fresh.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Great food. We visited Biltmore for our first time and decided to try the cafe upon referral from a friend. It was amazing.

Tags: Great Beer, Romantic, Casual, Quiet Conversation
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Good Food, Good Atmosphere, Good Settings, not a friendly waiter, he acted like he was better than us.

Tags: Authentic, Great for Lunch, Comfort Food
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 27, 2018

Birthday party

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 21, 2018

My husband, son and daug-in-law had lunch before going through the Biltmore Estate. We had a reservation and were seated promptly. Our server, Candy, was excellent - very friendly, very efficient, refilling beverages timely, and making recommendations. We asked for a 'booth' and got to sit in one of the horse stalls which was a fun experience. Since we were there at noon time on a weekend in January, the restaurant was not full. Noise level was low so we were easily able to converse. A little pricey but it's Biltmore so to be expected. Greatly enjoyed our lunch and would certainly recommend.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Business Meals, Kid-friendly
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 20, 2018

Love the food . The Stable Café Sampler is wonderful. Enough food for 2 people. Cant wait for the next visit.

Tags: Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries, Kid-friendly, Romantic, Seasonal, Pre/post Theatre, Sunday Lunch, Healthy, Business Meals, Great for Lunch, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Comfort Food, Special Occasion, Disabled Access, Casual, Good for a Date, Fun, Great for Outdoor Dining, Quiet Conversation
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 (Charleston)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Beautiful venue. I have been other times and the food was great. This trip, however, I was extremely disappointed. The BBQ was very dry, and my dining partners burgers were dry and tough. I recommend eating outside of Biltmore for better food and value.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 19, 2018

Have always liked the Stable Cafe. They recently updated their menu with some nice vegetarian choices. I had a grilled cheese with portabella mushroom and sweet potato salad. All was quite yummy. Being there in January the place was quiet and we had excellent attentive service.

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 (Las Vegas)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Expectations were high and they were met. Thank you!

Tags: Casual, Kid-friendly
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on January 14, 2018

Don’t know if because it was an Open Table reservation that we were put in a booth with no view against a wall when other nicer booths were open, but that’s where they placed us. Disappointing.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on January 13, 2018

Enjoyed a hearty lunch on a cold winter day. Had a 2 p.m. reservation but we were done with our house tour early. The staff was able to find us a table (stall booth) well ahead of our reservation time. Very accommodating. The restaurant is large but cozy and warm on that day (which we appreciated). We enjoyed the warm pimento cheese dip immensely-- it's a must have. The burgers were excellent as well. The beef stew was good, didn't care for the base but it was still edible. Didn't leave room for dessert, but there's always next time!

Tags: Special Occasion, Great Beer, Comfort Food, Local Ingredients, Fun, Cozy, Sunday Lunch, Great for Lunch, Kid-friendly
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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 5, 2018

We had a wonderful time celebrating my 62nd birthday there at the estate and will be going back today to visit the winery.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on January 1, 2018

The Stable has such a welcoming environment. It is easy to access from the house making it a perfect place to enjoy a meal before or after a tour at Biltmore. The food and service are excellent!

Tags: Good for a Date, Great for Brunch, Great for Lunch, Authentic
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on January 1, 2018

Fantastic as always!!! Always enjoy the Stable Cafe when we come to the Biltmore!!

Tags: Good for a Date, Good for Birthdays, Great for Lunch, Casual, Fun
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 (Cincinnati)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Very nice experience. This was the second time I've eaten at the Stable, but the first evening experience. The food was good, but a little pricey. The steak was cooked just right and tasty. I also had the chocolate torte which had way too much ginger in the crust.

Tags: Sunday Lunch, Seasonal, Good for a Date, Romantic
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 31, 2017

I've had the pleasure of eating lunch and dinner both menus were amazing. The lunch for two is my favorite and the dinner filet along with cheesecake dessert was excellent!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Sunday Lunch
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 (Columbus)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Wonderful meal. Great place for our family to go for a New Year's Eve meal. Fun environment, easy to get to the Biltmore for our tour. Food was excellent, especially the spiced chocolate torte.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Cozy, Great for Brunch, Fun, Seasonal
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 31, 2017

Food was good. Small portions. Service was great our wait time wasn't long.

Tags: Quick Bite
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 30, 2017

My husband and I were visiting Biltmore for the Candlelight event. We decided to try the Stable Cafe. We’ve never eaten there during any of our many visits to the Estate. The food was fabulous! We tried several foods we had never eaten before. For example the Roasted Apple and Brie tart was phenomenal! We definitely will eat there again.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Comfort Food, Handcrafted Cocktails, Quiet Conversation, Romantic, Tasting Menu
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 (West Virginia)·Dined on December 30, 2017

Good food. Make a reservation if going at prime time. Great service!

Tags: Scenic View, Comfort Food
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

For the amount of food the prices are way too high.

Tags: Seasonal, Creative Cuisine
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Filet meal was yummy! It was cooked to perfection!

Tags: Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Casual, Great for Lunch
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Went for a family Christmas meal. The 3 course was not adequate for the price. Do not feel at this time that I would recommend to anyone looking for a special event meal. This hard to say due to the love I have for the Biltmore organization.

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 (Richmond)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Located at the Biltmore House, easy to get to, wonderful menu, attentive staff & great ambiance!

Tags: Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Creative Cuisine, Good for a Date, Disabled Access, Comfort Food, Authentic, Great for Lunch, Casual, Fit for Foodies, Cozy, Seasonal, Quiet Conversation, Special Occasion
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Great place! Will visit again! The hot pimento cheese dip was amazing! The stable in general is beautiful and a perfect spot of a date night

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine
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 (New York Area)·Dined on December 29, 2017

Perfect choice to add to your Biltmore experience!

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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Had dinner following Candlelight at the house. We did not know that it was only a three course meal, with no other option. That was not made clear when we made our reservation so it was quite a disappointment as we do not ever order or need three courses. Of course, the prices reflected the amount of food ($38-52) and but we had no choice or other option. We ended up taking half our entrees and full desserts in carry out boxes. Not my idea of good customer service.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 28, 2017

Disappointed that I was seated next to the kitchen when I made this reservation over 2 months ago. Took away from our nice holiday dinner. Staff seem overwhelmed the entire dinner service. Food seemed it was heated up vs cooked to order. We have had better meals on others parts of the estate.

Tags: Fun
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 27, 2017

we had an enjoyable lunch on the property at the stable..glad we switched to lunch as it was not over-crowded...food was fresh and was nicely presented...our waiter did need to be reminded to refill our water glasses but was happy to do so after we asked...sitting on the top part of the restaurant made for an interesting vantage point and we recommend that it is requested at reservation time!

Tags: Great for Lunch, Great for Brunch, Local Ingredients
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Stable Cafe was decorated beautifully for Christmas! The food was great and the atmosphere was wonderful as well.

Tags: Tasting Menu, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Seasonal, Sunday Lunch, Romantic
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Awesome food and atmosphere. Good service. Good for family or couples

Tags: Romantic, Good for Anniversaries, Seasonal
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 (Tampa)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Vacation getaway

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 (New England)·Dined on December 26, 2017

very convenient to eat there prior to our tour of the Mansion.
Food was good and service very professional. Not as pricey as we expected.

Tags: Special Occasion, Romantic, Great for Lunch, Afternoon Coffee, Pre/post Theatre
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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 26, 2017

I am a local person who enjoys coming to Biltmore with friends or family for a good meal and good company. The food is good and the service is excellent. I prefer Cedric's Tavern, but could not get a reservation there the day after Christmas.

Tags: Good for Groups, Gluten Free Options, Great for Lunch, Fun, Comfort Food, Sunday Lunch, Casual, Good Vegetarian Options
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 26, 2017

Everything was perfect. Really cool to know you are eating where the horses ate 100 years ago.....in their stalls.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on December 25, 2017

We arrived a few minutes before our reservation time of 11:30 am and were seated immediately. Within just a few minutes we were ask what we wanted to drink. The drinks arrived within 5 minutes. We were ask if we were ready to order, which we were. Within another 5 minutes the food was hot and in front of us to eat. Wow!!! What service. Needless to say we finished our meal and were able to go shopping. The staff were very friendly and did not mind that they were working on Christmas day. They made us feel very welcome and special. Made our Christmas as special as we knew Biltmore would do. All of the sfaff we came in contact were so very happy to see us and welcome us. Thank you for a very Merry Christmas...one we will remember.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Vegan, Organic, Creative Cuisine, Healthy, Comfort Food, Authentic, Casual, Good for Birthdays, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Local Ingredients, Good for a Date, Worth the Drive, Seasonal
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 (Birmingham)·Dined on December 24, 2017

Just as enjoyable as the first time we ate there 25 years ago. The food was absolutely delicious. We had the pistachio cake for dessert. It was unique and delightful. Our server was super friendly and very attentive. Definitely will eat there again when at The Biltmore.

Tags: Great for Lunch
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 23, 2017

Christmas with family.

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