The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate

4.6
1728 reviews
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$50 and over
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Contemporary American
Top Tags:
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Special Occasion
  • Romantic
Located at the Inn on Biltmore Estate, indulge in elegant dining specializing in regional cuisine. Our culinary team invites you to enjoy our seasonal menus featuring a three, five or seven course prix-fixe selection in a setting of white tablecloths, beautiful views, and gracious service. We strive to support the local community through the use of sustainable agriculture.


A valid Biltmore Estate admission ticket, Biltmore Annual Pass, or current lodging at the Inn on Biltmore Estate are required to visit any Biltmore restaurant. For evening access to the Estate inquire at the Biltmore Welcome Center.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Fine Dining
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Cuisines
Contemporary American, French
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Hours of operation
Dinner Nightly (Sunday-Thursday): 5:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Dinner Nightly (Friday and Saturday): 5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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Phone number
(866) 800-4623
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Jacket Preferred
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Executive chef
David Ryba
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
1 Antler Hill Road, Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC 28803
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Parking details
Please remember estate access required. Must have a valid Biltmore Estate admissions ticket, be a Biltmore Annual Passholder, or registered Inn on Biltmore Estate guest.

Additional
Farm to Table, Fireplace, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Private Room, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

We feature a Private Dining Room with an attached patio that may be reserved for dinner parties. For convenience and comfort, we may accommodate up to 24 guests.

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RF
Atlanta
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were celebrating our 20th anniversary at Biltmore Estate and wanted to experience the fine dining that was available. The food was remarkable and the service was phenomenal. Brian and Chris made sure that all of our questions were answered and that our celebratory dinner was something to remember! I HIGHLY recommend The Dining Room!!!

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KD
New York Area
8 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food and service. Great destination spot. 5 star restaurant at its best.

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b
Jacksonville
12 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Food, wine, and service were all excellent—we had an enjoyable relaxed night—with very attentive and accommodating service. The night was a bit spoiled at the very end when the front desk refused to validate our valet parking ( the only parking we saw upon arrival)—after dropping $650+ on dinner it just seemed very petty and spoiled our mood on an otherwise pleasant experience

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M
Chicago
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic service, atmosphere, and dinner! Lovely restaurant!

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WB
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 3

The restaurant is located inside the Inn on the beautiful Biltmore Estate. The restaurant has great views of the Estate but we didn’t get to enjoy those because we were seated in a tucked away corner across from a serving station. The food was extremely disappointing. We ordered from the 3 course meal selection but everything from the appetizer, entree, and dessert was disappointing. I would recommend visitors to go to some of the other restaurants on the Estate which are much better.

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GS
Charleston
1 review
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 5ambience 5

Service was attentive and friendly. Food was underwhelming. Seasoning was either too little or too much. Much of the meal was reminiscent of microwaved leftovers.

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RC
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent dinner in a quiet environment. Real nice ambiance and beautiful view if you were fortunate enough to get a window seat.

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B
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My wife and I love to eat there we are always made to feel welcome and special.

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l
Charleston
8 reviews
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, great service, great ambiance, memorable forever.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was absolutely amazing. We had the five course meal and enjoyed every single dish. We would highly recommend The Dining Room to anyone traveling to the area for the first time. This is on our list to visit again when we are back in Asheville.

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EH
Raleigh
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a great dinning experience while celebrating a special occasion! The food was very good and the service was even better.

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g
Atlanta
42 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Consistently outstanding evening. Outstanding food, service, and ambiance. Our server, Luke, remembered us from a few months ago. Truly a fine restaurant in every respect.

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BW
Indiana
12 reviews
Dined on July 4, 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

It was a lovely room, with the greatest staff, so I feel bad dissing them! But, the food just didn't live up to the vibe they were going for. Way too pricey for the quality and variety of choice.

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JC
1 review
Dined on July 3, 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

It was a peaceful dining experience. The service was excellent, and the food quite good. (The custard desert was the only part of the meal that did not meet my expectation. I think it was the solid frozen 'disc' of the custard that was not very appealing.)

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LF
Miami
3 reviews
Dined on July 2, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

What a wonderful dining experience. Well worth every penny spent

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West Virginia
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The meal was paced well and the three course menu just the right amount of food. The wine pairings provided several unique wines that were surprisingly perfect with each course. Our anniversary dinner was definitely a highlight of our Biltmore trip.

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Charlotte
1 review
Dined on June 29, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

An awesome experience for my daughter’s birthday. The service surpassed any dining experience we have had in recent history. The food (through on the smaller side in regards to portion) is superb!

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JH
Washington DC
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 3food 1service 5ambience 5

The Inn’s selection is getting boring. We have been going here for years. Same drab menu. Remember when it was much better.

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FS
Western NC
1 review
Dined on June 28, 2018
Overall 2food 5service 5ambience 3

Several issues :
Hostess
Scheduling

After these issues were sorted out, the evening was very enjoyable. Will not dine at the Inn again!

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VV
Richmond
1 review
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

We had a wonderful experience and everything the restaurant did was amazing. When our neighbor was seated wearing too much cologne it ruin the evening for us. The food was amazing but hard to smell over the pungent aroma of the table beside us

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FV
Richmond
3 reviews
Dined on June 27, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The service was superb and welcoming. Our server took the time to discuss options for each course and to recommend the perfect wine pairing. Each course was a perfectly prepared, taking mostly local ingredients and creating appetizer, entree, and desert that were each a delight to the eye and the palate. We were not rushed but neither did we have to wait for each course. From the time we were seated to the time we left, we were treated as long-time guests and warmly welcomed.

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OT
Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful anniversary dinner

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PK
1 review
Dined on June 25, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The food was excellent,fresh,adaquate serving size.the wait staff impeccable,atmosphere beautiful,quiet,the view of the smokey mountaims was breathtaking.great place for a special dinner.

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BH
1 review
Dined on June 23, 2018
Overall 2food 1service 3ambience 5

View and ambiance was great but the steaks first were not cooked as ordered and the second steaks they brought out were cooked better but had absolutely no flavor. Overpriced for what we received!!! Disappointing experience for my wife’s special birthday celebration!!!

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FL
Birmingham
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The food was amazing and special.

The services was decent. The waiter was nervous acting.

BIG PROBLEM: The hostess was rude. Made us wait for the absolutely worse table in the restaurant; even though we had reservations, arrived early and she acknowledged we were celebrating an anniversary. There were plenty of empty table is the restaurant for both two and four tops.

It was a disappointing way to start at big celebration. We did eventually get a better table. The hostess reason for the bad table; “we are filling up!” The restaurant never fill up. I guess the guess that might come are more important than those present.

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LC
1 review
Dined on June 22, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My meal here was wonderful. The view and room were fabulous, the service folks kind and knowledgable. The chef, devoted and artistic. The herb-crusted salmon was lovely, done to perfection and beautifully presented. The appetizer and dessert were also creative and complex flavors. A lovely experience for a special occasion or a treat while on vacation.

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TP
Western NC
2 reviews
Dined on June 21, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We celebrated our 40th Wedding Anniversary with delicious food. Elegant and special environment for our special occasion.

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OT
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on June 17, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Impeccable service and delicious food for my mother’s birthday

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OT
Charleston
4 reviews
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Exceptional in every way!

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E. Tennessee
1 review
Dined on June 16, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an amazing dinner celebrating our 8th year anniversary. We appreciate the entire staff for there kind words and amazing hospitality. The food was amazing also and we loved every dish that we were served.

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g
New York Area
30 reviews
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

everything was perfect except for the sounds of a screaming child. it would have been welcomed if the parents had kept him quiet or that the restaurant might have made adjustments. but we loved it just the same.

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AP
Phoenix
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Expectational service! A great culinary experience!

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PG
1 review
Dined on June 15, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was as wonderful as we had hoped for! The staff was amazing, so courteous and welcoming and helped us feel comfortable. The food was delicious and the view was perfect, a great experience!!!!

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WT
Indiana
6 reviews
Dined on June 14, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We dined here for our 16th Anniversary. Our server, Danielle, was outstanding and enhanced our whole dining experience. We selected the five course dinner option, and every single dish was well thought out in both presentation and layering of flavors. The pacing of the meal was perfect, with the result being a truly relaxing and enjoyable celebratory occasion for us.

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c
Atlantic City
3 reviews
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a perfect dinner. Our Server Hank was excellent. The food was
delicious. Definitely would go again if I am in the area

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JV
1 review
Dined on June 13, 2018
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Terrible value. So overpriced with mediocre food and service. Lovely setting, but little else. Limited menu for those prices. We won’t go back

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CS
Savannah
2 reviews
Dined on June 9, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Dining Room is an incredible and lovely experience. BUT, the waiter made our visit memorable. We've had the best waiter ever, Hank. He is very attentive focused an makes sure all your needs are met. As always, He went above and beyond this past weekend even though he wasn't our waiter at our last meal. We requested him but he already had a large party, but he still made our visit very special and most memorable. I have never had a better waiter at any dining experience before at any dining experience.

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RM
1 review
Dined on June 8, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The Dining Room was a great experience. The food was excellent, all the wait staff was great & friendly. Dining here was a definite do over.

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DN
Western NC
1 review
Dined on June 7, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very fine locally sourced meal with excellent presentation and attention to detail. We had the 3 course meal with octopus over falafel, striped bass and Mexican chocolate dessert. Everything was prepared to perfection. We were delighted with the gracious southern hospitality and the beautiful dining room. Can’t wait to visit again.

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Raleigh
2 reviews
Dined on June 6, 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We stunned here for our 48 wedding anniversary and we were blown away by the detail to service, atmosphere and the cuisine. We enjoyed our meal immensely and would highly recommend to anyone. As you might expect it is pricey, but for an occasion such as an anniversary it was well worth it.

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