Sunset Terrace - Omni Grove Park Inn

4.6
2493 reviews
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$31 to $50
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American
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  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Special Occasion
Open for lunch and Dinner, Sunset Terrace is our iconic upscale, classic restaurant featuring traditional American cuisine, with an emphasis on hand cut steaks, seafood and regional favorites and an award winning wine list. Located on the outdoor terrace of the 100 year old Main Inn, enjoy breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains with a setting and experience that you will always remember.



Reservations are recommended.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
American, Steakhouse, Seafood
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Hours of operation
Sunset Terrace: Open Daily 11am-3pm / 5pm-10pm / weather permitting
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Phone number
(800) 438-5800
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Charlotte Street
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Parking details
2017 Holiday Parking Rates:
Self-Parking: $20
Day Valet: $25
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Entertainment
Free local entertainment is available daily in The Great Hall Bar, just outside of The Sunset Terrace.
Additional
Beer, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 2493 People Are Saying
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2.0Dined 2 days ago

Service -we waited 1/2 hour for our food. Table was so dark we could barely see our food. Before our table was ready, no place to sit.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Beautiful sunset view. Food was great, service was top notch. We have been several times & will continue to return.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

The view. The food. The attention to every detail by the staff. Perfect setting for a romantic evening out. Loved watching the sunset in the mountains.

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5.0Dined 2 days ago

Service was great! Stephanie help with recommendations and everything was delicious.... can’t beat the view ... beautiful terraces below , golf course, trees, and the Beautiful Smokey Mountains in the background.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Great food. Great service. Spectacular view. Beautiful, historic site in Asheville, N. C.

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4.0Dined 3 days ago

Too pricey! Entrees high and then you also had to pay for side dish.

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5.0Dined 3 days ago

Relaxing. Lovely view.

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We ate on the sunset Terrance for a dinner tonight on our honeymoon. The food was amazing and our waiter went above and beyond to make our night special!

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5.0Dined 4 days ago

We celebrated our anniversay dinner on the terrace. The view is captivating, the weather was perfect. The drinks were great, wine list was good, food, particularly the filet, was delicious, waitress was very good. A beautiful evening. It was VERY expensive which did not surprise me but it would be very difficult to give it a 5 for value at that price

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3.0Dined 4 days ago

The view was wonderful. The food quite good but very expensive. The $15 parking charge for the short time we stayed was outrageous.

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5.0Dined 5 days ago

We are fortunate to live here in WNC, just 1/2 hour from Asheville. When we have houseguests we often take them to Sunset Terrace because it has the best view of any restaurant in the mountains. This particular visit, however, was just because the weather was lovely & we wanted to eat outside & enjoy the view. We always have the lobster cobb, and love the fresh rolls with butter & honey. The wine list could be tweaked a bit though; it hasn't changed much in all the years we've been coming, and the prices are higher than they should be.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

The food was outstanding. The views were incredible. We were here once before during our honeymoon and loved it then too. This sunset was fabulous. The service was not what we experienced before. I am not sure if the waiter had too many tables or just not on his game for the night. For the price we paid, which is on the high end, service should match the price. Otherwise, a great great place to go for dinner. Plan ahead so you can book it around the sunset.

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4.0Dined 5 days ago

Lovely location, view of downtown Asheville & mountains. Slow service. Long wait for food to be served. Had to track down waitress to get the bill.

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3.0Dined 5 days ago

Went based on a friend’s recommendation. Not what we were expecting. Very casual. Limited menu.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Excellent service. Accommodating server. Thank you.

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2.0Dined 6 days ago

Service and food could use an update. We dined here twice during our stay at The Grove Park Inn and found wait staff were perfunctory at best. First night we waited nearly an hour for our main courses with no apology from the waitress. The views and setting are lovely but they need to improve staff training.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

This was a great meal from start to finish. We had the crab cake and bacon as an appetizer, filet and chicken breast as entrees, and the layer chocolate cake for dessert. The chicken was good but I would probably not order it again. My husbands steak was so good I will get the next time. The cake was HUGE!!! We could not finish all of it after our food. We plan on going again before we head home.

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5.0Dined 6 days ago

Had a wonderful experience for our first wedding anniversary! The steaks were perfect and the crab meat addition was amazing! The view is absolutely breathtaking.

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4.0Dined on August 12, 2018

table was not ready at reservation time - had to wait about 30 minutes - which is somewhat frustrating. Other than that, food was good and atmosphere was awesome. Prices are a little high for what you get (for example - steaks have ruth’s Chris price tag but not ruth’s Chris quality - but still very good)

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4.0Dined on August 11, 2018

Surprised at $15 valet fee. Had tipped valet Parker $5, and planned to tip valet deliver driver $5 but hesitated,yet did after assurance he would mention. Valet Desk said "confirmation" mentions valet fee, but Open Door did not! You should. Thanks.

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4.0Dined on August 11, 2018

This was a special occasion, reunion for 4 Military Veterans: Major and 2 Lt Col's. Told them when I booked and than when we got there. They flew in from AZ. Was never acknowledged in any manner.

Service was very slow.
For Over $100 for 3 meals, I expected more.

Better experience when it was under old owners/Managers

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2018

Everthing,with two exceptions was excellent. Beautiful view, wait service was outstanding. Food delicious. Our table top was so sticky with old varnish and ??? that my fork was literally stuck to it. We saw other tab les that looked the same so we did not ask for a change. There was competing music. There was music piped in and live music from the lobby bar areaa.

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2018

A beautiful experience for us, highlighted by the great view and our great waitress, Lex. Very memorable.

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5.0Dined on August 11, 2018

Absolutely incredible experience! The food was beyond delicious, the service was exceptional and they made it the perfect birthday celebration!

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3.0Dined on August 10, 2018

Food was good but not comparable to Capital Grille, Ruth Chris etc. over priced for quality

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2018

We were celebrating our 45th wedding anniversary at Sunset Terrace. We spent our honeymoon at Grove Park Inn and always love revisiting and seeing the changes. The food was very good and the ambience was fabulous.

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5.0Dined on August 10, 2018

Excellent meal for our anniversary. Our waitress, Blake, was excellent and personable. Loved everything about the evening.

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5.0Dined on August 9, 2018

Great birthday dinner. Thanks to OpenTable for getting me the reservation!

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5.0Dined on August 8, 2018

Words can't describe the beauty of Grove Park Inn and having experience sunset at this gem of an inn! Pictures only show a mere reflection of what one experiences in the terrace as the sun sets across the horizon and the excitement of the Sunset gong bell, summoning all in neighboring rooms and participants to bask in the glory of God's natural environment. We can't wait to return!

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2.0Dined on August 8, 2018

Our dining experience was not exceptional & extremely disappointing. I guess we had higher expectations since the restaurant is part of the hotel. We dined at 8:30 pm and ordered wine, apps & entrees. We waited for about 20 minutes before our salads arrived, one of which was the wrong salad & still no bottle of wine. When our wine arrived, guess what? It was the wrong bottle as well. I can overlook server errors but not once did she apologize for the wait or her errors. When entrees arrived, I believe the person who serves it should not be asking who ordered what, especially the caliber of this hotel/restaurant. This person assumed my husband ordered the porterhouse and I ordered the chicken. Don’t make assumptions people, especially when I’m paying for the meal! The steak was delicious but I had to ask for more candles on the table so I could see what I was eating. No one wants to eat grissle. As the plates were cleared, the tables needed to be wiped of food crumbs and condensation from water glasses (no table cloth or cocktail napkins). The server finally wiped up the food in front of my spouse but ignored the pools of water on my side. Attention to detail makes a great server and when we are charged high prices, the level of service needs to be up there as well. I would NOT recommend wasting your money when the level of service is poor. Go downtown (Cúrate-Spanish Tapas was a great choice) or next door to The Golden Fleece (locally owned Greek/Mediterranean). There are a ton of wonderful restaurants nearby that we took a 7 minute Uber ride to ($7-$8 for two ppl). Worth your hard earned money!

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2018

One of the most wonderful restaurants. Food is excellent. Service is bar none. View incredible.

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2018

Wonderful experience!
This is a pricey restaurant, but just right for special occasions! The food was delicious and the server was excellent. We were able to sit right at the edge of the room overlooking the valley, Asheville and distant mountains as the sun set!

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5.0Dined on August 7, 2018

Very romantic dinner with exquisite views off the terrace. Plan a little later dinner...after sunset as the sun beams in and gets very hot!

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4.0Dined on August 7, 2018

What a gorgeous view. The service was wonderful, and the recommended choices tasted great. The flies were annoying, but we did ask to sit outside. The sun - prior to sunset - proved to be very hot, although those in the shade had an enjoyable atmosphere.

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4.0Dined on August 6, 2018

The hotel itself is beautiful, and the view is unparalleled. Unfortunately, the food left much to be desired. The temperature of our steak was medium well (if not a bit over), despite two attempts to get it to a decent medium rare.

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4.0Dined on August 5, 2018

The food was delicious and the view was breathtaking. I was disappointed in our service, however. We had a reservation for 7:45 and arrived at 7:25. We were told to come back and check on them in 20 minutes while they got our table ready. When we went over at 7:45 (20 minutes later) we found out that our table was given away. We were then told we needed to wait another 10 minutes. After 7 minutes, my fiance went over to ask what was going on, since we scheduled our dinner to be during sunset - only then did they immediately have a table. No one came to apologize for this. Our waiter was very rushed with us as well, so it felt like he was trying to turn a table quickly. At one point he even left our table when I was in the middle of a sentence. For a customer paying $300 for a gourmet meal, I expected to be treated much better.

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

Best Shellfish tower ever. Service was phenomenal. Andre is the man!

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5.0Dined on August 5, 2018

This is such a special place. We enjoyed watching a lovely sunset over the mountains while enjoying beautifully prepared local foods with perfect service. Discovered a great wine - Conundrum. Can't wait to go back.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2018

Beautiful atmosphere and highest quality food and drinks. Was a great way to celebrate our anniversary.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2018

First time visiting Asheville, booked a reservation based on previous reviews and was not disappointed! The service was great as was the table I was seated at since I was dining alone. Had the scallops with risotto...delicious! And the view, what can I say the Blue Ridge Mountains were stunning that evening!

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