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36 Asheville / Western North Carolina Restaurants to Love This Valentine's Day

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Whether your idea of a good time is a fancy, festive dinner out or cold sesame noodles and binge-watching on the couch, we're here to help you find it—since the greatest love of all is the love of food. Dig in.

Restaurants:The Blackbird, Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Casa Rustica Restaurant
Price Range:$$ - $$$
Cuisines:Contemporary American, American, Italian
Neighborhoods:Asheville, Boone
For 2 people today
Party Size
For 2
Date
Today
Time
7:00 PM

The Blackbird

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Asheville
1,934 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Delicious everything. Great visit. Started w yummy pork rinds. Several sandwiches and presses. Fantastic!
85% recommended
Healthy in Asheville / Western North Carolina
121 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville

$$$$·American·
Asheville
3,086 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Fantastic ambiance; waiter was great, got a comped glass of champagne for our 30th wedding anniversary (reason for dinner out). Food was great, except Elk Chop had some gristle...oRead more
90% recommended
Romantic in Asheville / Western North Carolina
52 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Casa Rustica Restaurant

$$$$·Italian·
Boone
1,215 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
This charming restaurant was within a short drive or even walking distance from the Courtyard Marriott. We had a reservation for four at 6:00 pm on Sunday night and were seated proRead more
89% recommended
13 people mentioned the Calamari
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The Bistro - Biltmore Estate

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Asheville
2,321 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Local Ingredients
  • Special Occasion
THE PECAN TROUT WAS DELICIOUS. GREAT SERVICE. WE WILL DEFINITELY VISIT AGAIN.
87% recommended
Most Booked in Asheville / Western North Carolina
42 people mentioned the French Onion Soup

Glass Onion - Weaverville, NC

$$$$·Italian·
Asheville
869 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
We were staying at the Dry Ridge Inn prior to attending a presentation on "Murder Ballads" at Mars Hill University. We had heard of the Glass Onion and we were not disappointed. ThRead more
96% recommended
Best Service in Asheville / Western North Carolina
16 people mentioned the Coconut Cake

Cucina 24

$$$$·Italian·
Asheville
2,536 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
Always fabulous!
84% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Asheville / Western North Carolina
22 people mentioned the Bread Sticks

Vivian

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Asheville
590 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Wonderful brunch for two. Always a pleasure to see Vivian new creations. Loved the chicken pot pie and salad. If you like Vivian for dinner, do NOT hesitate for Sunday brunch. Read more
91% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Asheville / Western North Carolina
7 people mentioned the Winter Salad

Modesto Trattoria

$$$$·Italian·
Asheville
930 reviews
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Good experience. We are as regular here as any other favorite restaurants in the area.
Outdoor Dining in Asheville / Western North Carolina
19 people mentioned the Calamari

The Dining Room - Biltmore Estate

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Asheville
2,268 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Romantic
Food was of the highest quality. Delicious!!! Service was excellent. Server was personal and extremely knowledgeable about menu choices.
90% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
30 people mentioned the Filet Mignon

Postero

$$$$·American·
Hendersonville
1,509 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
This was not our first time dining here. Postero is always consistent and never fails to please in any way. I thought about how wonderful my meal was for a few days afterwards. DeRead more
99% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
25 people mentioned the Short Rib

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Asheville

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Asheville
1,970 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
Dinner at Ruths Criss is always memorable with delicious food. This location was just as memorable. There are never any surprises, only great consistent meals and service.
91% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
15 people mentioned the Sweet Potato Casserole

Renzo's Ristorante

$$$$·Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service·
Hendersonville
546 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Authentic
We ate downstairs in the main restaurant and then went upstairs to the Speakeasy to listen to music and dance. The whole experience was fabulous. We shared a Caesar salad. Plenty fRead more
91% recommended
Special Occasion in Asheville / Western North Carolina
7 people mentioned the Fettuccine

Chiesa

$$$$·Italian·
Asheville
1,734 reviews
  • Neighborhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
Lovely food was great and enjoyed the service
96% recommended
Best Food in Asheville / Western North Carolina
31 people mentioned the Chicken Marsala
Table for 2 today

Bistro Roca and Antlers Bar

$$$$·American·
Blowing Rock
3,582 reviews
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Excellent food and diverse menu. A great place to entertain a diverse group.
97% recommended
Neighborhood Gem in Asheville / Western North Carolina
55 people mentioned the Calamari
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Table Asheville

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Asheville
2,274 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Local Ingredients
  • Creative Cuisine
Simple delicious and beautiful in all ways. Service were very considerate. We had allergy issues and the server checked with the chef on several items and offered creative optionRead more
Healthy in Asheville / Western North Carolina
13 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Harrah's Cherokee Casino & Hotel

$$$$·Steakhouse·
Cherokee
1,862 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
I have a Ruth's Chris in the city I live in but have never been and wanted to dine somewhere special for my hubby's 50th. The service was outstanding and our meal was delicious. Read more
96% recommended
Most Booked in Asheville / Western North Carolina
17 people mentioned the Baked Potato

The Admiral

$$$$·Comfort Food·
Asheville
3,488 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Neighborhood Gem
Was a little nervous because I had read a few “this place ain’t what it used to be” reviews online. Those people are just flat out wrong. Our meal was phenomenal. First course, secRead more
92% recommended
Fit for Foodies in Asheville / Western North Carolina
73 people mentioned the Arugula Salad
Table for 2 today

Bone & Broth

$$$$·Contemporary American·
North Carolina
466 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
Food and service excellent. Highly recommend.
12 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Brasilia Churrasco Steakhouse

$$$$·Brazilian Steakhouse·
Asheville
1,008 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Good for a Date
This place is amazing. The food is delicious. I got to try meats that I’ve never had before. The service was great.
93% recommended
Good for Groups in Asheville / Western North Carolina
25 people mentioned the Churrasco

Frogs Leap Public House

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Waynesville
1,114 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
Outstanding as always. Parmesan truffle are to die for!
100% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
14 people mentioned the Hush Puppies
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Edison - Omni Grove Park Inn

$$$$·Contemporary Southern·
Asheville
1,360 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
  • Good for a Date
Amazing service! Our waiter was more than accommodating and made sure we were seated with food in time for the sunset! Couldn’t say more about the service! We had the goat cheese bRead more
89% recommended
Best Ambiance in Asheville / Western North Carolina
31 people mentioned the Gingerbread
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Village Social-Biltmore Estate

$$$$·Seafood·
Asheville
886 reviews
  • Casual
  • Local Ingredients
  • Good for a Date
FABULOUS food and service! We hope we can visit again one day!
84% recommended
Kid Friendly in Asheville / Western North Carolina
33 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits

Newman's Restaurant

$$$$·American·
Hendersonville
178 reviews
  • Special Occasion
  • Worth the Drive
  • Romantic
After hosting our wedding reception here a year ago, we were back for our 1st year anniversary brunch. Service, food, and atmosphere are absolutely outstanding (as always!) I'd higRead more
100% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
3 people mentioned the Beef Tenderloin

Golden Fleece

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Asheville
742 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romantic
  • Great for Outdoor Dining
The ambiance is a great selling point for Golden Fleece, plus it’s a restaurant where you can have a nice conversation with your tablemates since excessive noise is not a problem aRead more
98% recommended
Outdoor Dining in Asheville / Western North Carolina
16 people mentioned the Grilled Octopus

The Bull and Beggar

$$$$·European·
Asheville
1,349 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Great food great service
94% recommended
Best Overall in Asheville / Western North Carolina
31 people mentioned the Filet Mignon
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Twigs Restaurant and Bar

$$$$·American·
Blowing Rock
661 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasion
  • Good for Anniversaries
My wife and enjoyed our visit to Twigs celebrating her birthday. Elizabeth was our server and she did an excellent job taking care of us. We had the buffalo medallions and the crRead more
87% recommended
16 people mentioned the Mountain Trout
Table for 2 today

Cedric's Tavern - Biltmore Estate

$$$$·American·
Asheville
2,017 reviews
  • Casual
  • Live Music
  • Great for Lunch
Overpriced for the quality of food. Burger was $18 and lacking in flavor. Service was ok but wouldn't go back.
90% recommended
Kid Friendly in Asheville / Western North Carolina
114 people mentioned the Fish Chip

The Log Cabin

$$$$·American·
Highlands / Sapphire
633 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Cozy
  • Romantic
The ambiance was wonderful and we loved dining here for our first night in the mountains! The short rib ragout with gnocchi was incredible! We hope to be back soon!
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Roux - Hilton Asheville

$$$$·American·
Asheville
233 reviews
  • Quiet Conversation
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
We love Roux because it is very quiet and very easy to have conversations with our dining partners. Mashed Potatoes need some adjustments!
92% recommended
Great for Brunch in Asheville / Western North Carolina
7 people mentioned the Shrimp Grits
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Polanco

$$$$·Mexican·
Asheville
1 review
Amazing! Chef came to our table and made us feel like family
4 people mentioned the Fajita

On The Verandah

$$$$·Contemporary American·
Highlands / Sapphire
1,080 reviews
  • Waterfront
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasion
Great ambiance and wonderful food. The service was outstanding. I would recommend On The Verandah to everyone I know
100% recommended
11 people mentioned the Calamari
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Isa's Bistro

$$$$·Contemporary European·
Asheville
726 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Great for Lunch
Our server was Josh, and he was not attentive nor very friendly. Did the bare minimum. But the food was awesome and the restaurant itself was wonderful. We will go back, we just woRead more
88% recommended
Great for Brunch in Asheville / Western North Carolina
13 people mentioned the Calamari

Root and Barrel Kitchen

$$$$·American·
Franklin
211 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Anniversaries
  • Casual
We had a ghost tour and choose the restaurant because of location, but we are going back because of the food, service, and ambiance! A very enjoyable meal.
Neighborhood Gem in Asheville / Western North Carolina
6 people mentioned the Chess Pie

Sorrento's Italian Bistro and Chef's Table

$$$$·Italian·
Banner Elk
168 reviews
  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Good for Groups
Food is consistently good and Matt was excellent as our wait person - thanks!! Blair Plyler
89% recommended
Kid Friendly in Asheville / Western North Carolina
2 people mentioned the Chicken Francese
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The Wine & Oyster

$$$$·Wine Bar·
Asheville
19 reviews
  • Casual
  • Notable Wine List
  • Good for a Date
Amazing food, atmosphere and staff! Jazz music tonight was fabulous! A must visit in Asheville!
100% recommended
2 people mentioned the Oyster Bar
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The Mez at S&W - Permanently Closed

$$$$·Mediterranean·
Asheville
61 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
We had a fabulous authentic Greek Tapas dinner with three generations. The service was perfect and we really hope they continue Dinner dining. Handcrafted desserts not to be misseRead more
94% recommended
3 people mentioned the Baklava
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