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About The Market Place Restaurant

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:00pm, 7 days a week, and brunch every Saturday & Sunday from 10:30am - 2:30pm. Our classic American lounge serves local brews & handmade cocktails, features live music, and is open until.

20 Wall St.
Asheville, NC 28801
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
American, Tapas / Small Plates, Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service

Hours of Operation:
Dinner:

Monday - Sunday

Bar opens at 5pm

Dinner: 5:00pm until close

Brunch:

Saturday - Sunday

Brunch: 10:30am - 2:30pm

Cross Street:
Battery Park

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
$30 and under

Payment Options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
(828) 252-4162

Website:
http://www.marketplace-restaurant.com/

Entertainment:
Live Music in our bar & lounge every Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, & Sunday. Live Blues, upbeat Jazz/Electronica, inspired vocals, and DJ's. Music begins early and goes until late.

Catering:
We offer catering services based on the needs of our clients. Please call 828-252-4162 to inquire about any catering needs.

Parking Details:
Street parking is available. There is also Parking available within 1 block at the Wall Street and Rankin Street Parking Garages.

Executive Chef:
William Dissen

Private Party Facilities:
For private parties from 10-100, The Market Place can accommodate any dining needs. Please visit our website for more details, or call us for further information.

Private Party Contact:
Tracy Moore: (828) 252-4162

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, BYO Wine, Chef's Table, Corkage Fee, Entertainment, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Special Events & Promotions:
The Market Place is available for private events ranging from 1-100 people.

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Specials

New Year's Eve Special Menus & Offers

Sunday, December 31, 2017

Details

Join us for a special New Year's Eve Celebration at The Market Place! We will be featuring a special a la carte menu, live music, and a countdown party at midnight to ring in the New Year! Make your reservations today!

The Market Place Restaurant Ratings and Reviews

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4.6

Overall Rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.6

ambience

4.5

value

4.3

Noise

Moderate

95% would recommend it to a friend

Creative Cuisine (59)
Fit for Foodies (56)
Local Ingredients (53)
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Special Occasion (46)
Good for Anniversaries (42)
Good for a Date (40)
Neighborhood Gem (32)
Romantic (27)
Authentic (22)
Handcrafted Cocktails (22)
Worth the Drive (22)
Quiet Conversation (21)
Seasonal (20)
Healthy (19)
Good for Groups (19)
Good for Birthdays (18)
Great for Brunch (16)
Cozy (16)
Great for Outdoor Dining (16)
Comfort Food (15)
Notable Wine List (15)
Good Vegetarian Options (15)
Business Meals (14)
Casual (14)
Organic (14)
Tapas (14)
Bar Seating (13)
Sunday Lunch (12)
Live Music (12)
Tasting Menu (10)
Fun (9)
Great for Lunch (9)
Vibrant Bar Scene (8)
People Watching (7)
Gluten Free Options (6)
Quick Bite (6)
Happy Hour (5)
Pre/post Theatre (5)
Great Beer (4)
Hot Spot (4)
Vegan (4)
Disabled Access (3)
Late-night Find (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Afternoon Tea (1)
Spicy (1)
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·Dined 2 days ago

The lamb and pasta dish was not good. Lamb was bland and overcooked.

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 (Louisville)·Dined 2 days ago

Great meal

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 (New York Area)·Dined 3 days ago

I am extremely fussy when it comes to restaurants and expect a good quality establishment like the Market Place to be excellent. We've eaten there once before and had a perfect evening.
This past Thursday, however, I was a bit disappointed. Traffic was bad and we were 15 minutes late for our reservation. I regret to say they gave away our table and offered us either the community table or a small bar table for our dinner.
We chose a bar table with a bar stool that was broken. I had to switch chairs myself, as well as go back to the hostess stand to get menus.
After they quickly served us an appetizer with a salad, we had to ask for silverware.
But, I have to say EVERYTHING we ordered was absolutely delicious! The salad was fresh with a delightful dressing and the entire meal was fantastic. Service was quick as well.
Even though I had some complaints, I highly recommend Market Place and will go back - this time arriving on time so I can enjoy their terrific food at a real table!

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Fun, Romantic, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Fit for Foodies
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 (Western NC)·Dined 3 days ago

Excellent dinner and our waiter Jason was great. Thank you for a wonderful birthday meal.

Tags: Organic, Creative Cuisine, Authentic
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 (San Diego)·Dined 4 days ago

Quite enjoyable
Music half price wine service and food

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 (Atlanta)·Dined 4 days ago

One of my favorites in Asheville. Oldest farm to table restaurant in town and still hitting it out of the park with flavors that meld and satisfy. The bison was terrific. Good wine list with some hidden jewels and value wines. Service was first rate. I'm going back next trip.

Tags: Neighborhood Gem, Authentic, Organic, Business Meals, Seasonal, Fit for Foodies, Handcrafted Cocktails, Local Ingredients
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·Dined 5 days ago

I am hoping this was a one off. I have been going to the Market Place for years (first really good "fine dining" restaurant in Asheville, and it remains one of the best farm to table like restaurants in town- I hope.

Appetizers (charcuterie board, tuna tartare and mushroom special) were delicious. Main course roasted Indian cauliflower just not good flavors (and I like both cauliflower and curry and Indian food in general); the roasted beet & goat cheese agnolotti very mediocre, and the hand cut pappardelle just okay.

Service was excellent.

Tags: Fit for Foodies
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 (Tampa)·Dined 6 days ago

Great food for reasonable price. My wife and I enjoyed the dinner. The muscle are to die for. Excellent service by Stephanie. The only little "complain" for us was the background music. Did not match the restaurant and guests...but the music was not our taste. However, we recommend this restaurants and will come back.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined 6 days ago

What a nice surprise! Our first time and plan to come back. The pumpkin soup, bison, quail were so delicious. Our server was great. I like the options of tapas and full size meals. As well I really liked the ambiance of the restaurant. Nothing but good things to say.

Tags: Healthy, Fit for Foodies
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 6, 2017

Excellent food and service. Will definitely plan to go back next time we are in Asheville.

Tags: Romantic, Creative Cuisine, Local Ingredients, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on December 5, 2017

Excellent Food. Mussels incredibly tender. Seared scallops perfect. Mac and cheese to die for!! Service excellent. Perfectly Asheville. C

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 5, 2017

The food is the reason to go to Market Place, although the service is also excellent. Very well prepared dishes with the freshest local ingredients.

Tags: Good for a Date
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 (Nashville)·Dined on December 4, 2017

The Market Place Restaurant was outstanding. The food was creative, delicious, and artistically presented. The service was just right. I was impressed at how our table could have a nice conversation without talking loudly. This place gets high marks all around.

Tags: Vegan, Cozy, Worth the Drive, Good for a Date, Quiet Conversation, Good Vegetarian Options, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion, Pre/post Theatre, Creative Cuisine
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 (Atlanta)·Dined on December 3, 2017

We arrived at 8:00 on Saturday night after watching the SEC Championship game for our 8:30 reservation... we were seated at an upstairs round table for 8 people at 8:15 ... we’ll done on the quick seating!

They were no negatives. Service, food and drink were all above standard and the value was good.

Would recommend highly!

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 (Raleigh)·Dined on December 2, 2017

We tried too many dishes to list in a review. Leonardo provided exceptional service and took cues from the table on the pace and plating. I always add pepper to enhance flavor and I can say I never even considered using pepper...not even sure if salt and pepper are offered at the table. My only negative comment was around the portion size for the tuna tar tar. It was close to half or a third of the size I would have expected for the price. Everyone got pleasantly stuffed, so please understand this was one out of 15 dishes. I look forward to our return to Asheville and The Market Place will definitely be one of our dinners. No question.

Tags: Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Best restuarant in asheville

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 (Charleston)·Dined on December 1, 2017

Jordan was an excellent waiter. He helped lead us to some astonishingly good choices from the menu. Don’t miss the lamb, it was truly exceptional. We recommended this establishment to everyone that asked where to eat a nice dinner.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 30, 2017

Lovely ambiance. attentive service and well presented, delicious food.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Good Vegetarian Options, Live Music, Neighborhood Gem
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 (Washington DC)·Dined on November 29, 2017

Excellent. My most favorite restaurant in Asheville. It has the best Mac and cheese I have ever tasted.

Tags: Notable Wine List, Seasonal, Tapas, Creative Cuisine
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 (Charleston)·Dined on November 25, 2017

We have thoroughly enjoyed everything each time we have gone.

Tags: Good for a Date, Local Ingredients, Special Occasion, Fit for Foodies, Worth the Drive, Great for Lunch
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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 24, 2017

Excellent. Everyone enjoyed their dishes from salmon to lamb to steak. A wonderful evening.

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 (Atlanta)·Dined on November 23, 2017

Everything is delicious...the salmon is incredible and the pork shoulder shouldn’t be missed either. Even the edamame was the best I’ve had!

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·Dined on November 22, 2017

Great service and amazing food. We also had some really good drinks as well.

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 (Charlotte)·Dined on November 19, 2017

Some of the food was wonderful, other parts of the meal was OK. Disappointing that there was 10 minutes between our two appetizers coming out, it would have been preferable for us both to have them at the same time!

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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 18, 2017

Had a Saturday brunch. Eggs, French toast, biscuit n gravy were all too notch. Didn’t care too much for their grits but everything else was very, very good. Definitely highly recommend!

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·Dined on November 14, 2017

Visiting from out of town, great experience. Tuna tartare appetizer, Pork shoulder, and lamb enteees were all amazing. Server was very knowledgeable

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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Excellent! We were visiting Asheville from New Jersey and I chose this restaurant among many to sample the local farm-to-table fare. We were greeted warmly, our server was professional, lovely and informed. Our meals were INCREDIBLE and the price was reasonable for what we ordered. Overall, great experience and we would go there again if we happen to be in the area.

Tags: Good for a Date, Good Vegetarian Options, Creative Cuisine, Healthy
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 11, 2017

Wonderful meal in comfortable, inviting atmosphere to celebrate our anniversary. My wife had the trout, and I had the pork shoulder. Both plates were fabulous -- perfectly cooked. Another great find in Asheville.

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·Dined on November 11, 2017

Very good service, great flavors and overall good meal.

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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 10, 2017

No bread served with meal. Had to buy for $4. Even then was ridiculously small amount, not enough for table.
Wanted to bring in birthday cake and told on the phone " we discourage that, but if you decide to bring it will cost an extra $4 per person to serve.

Tags: Business Meals, Organic
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 (Nashville)·Dined on November 10, 2017

This was our third visit in as many years and our first disappointment. We were seated late despite a reservation made a few days in advance. For our party of 4, two had fish dishes which were both overcooked. Steaks were just adequate. Except for the fabulous bartender and his amazing old fashions we will probably not return for dinner.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (Orlando)·Dined on November 9, 2017

Excellent all the way around. Cool place.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 5, 2017

We live locally and try to avoid hotel restaurants as they are pricey and not as good as Asheville's independent locales. This restaurant has always been good, and we can highly recommend it for Sunday brunch. The bloodies were as spicy as we requested, and the steak and eggs were perfectly prepared to order. Don't leave out the house made donut holes!

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Great for Outdoor Dining, Great for Brunch, Neighborhood Gem, Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, People Watching
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Wonderful atmosphere, great service and outstanding and delicious food.

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·Dined on November 5, 2017

Delicious food, great drink selection, our server was very knowledgeable and attentive. The staff was very helpful. We had a few of the small plates and they were all amazing. I would definitely recommend and return to this restaurant.

Tags: Tapas, Creative Cuisine, Special Occasion, Healthy, Good for Anniversaries, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Disabled Access, Good for Birthdays
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·Dined on November 5, 2017

The lamb was, to me, inedible. I say and watched my boyfriend eat. Very disappointing

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 (New England)·Dined on November 5, 2017

Terrible service. Dried out pork dish. Undercooked side. Server never asked or checked on us.
Would not return.
Booked based on excellent reviews.
Wondered if we had the right place.

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 (Western NC)·Dined on November 3, 2017

Great food choices with delicious preparations. Tasteful decor. Service was prompt and knowledgeable.

Tags: Cozy, Tasting Menu, Romantic
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 (New York Area)·Dined on November 2, 2017

Best dessert I ever had. Main meal good too
Waiter knowledgable and friendly. Nice area of town

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Fit for Foodies
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 (Raleigh)·Dined on October 31, 2017

Very interesting menu. Food was well prepared and presented. Randall, our server, was excellent, giving great advice to two in our party with dietary restrictions. Good wine for reasonable price.

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Neighborhood Gem, Good for a Date
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