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Best American Restaurants in Western NC

Artisanal RestaurantArtisanal Restaurant
(869)
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American | Banner Elk, Boone / Banner Elk
The Restaurant at Gideon RidgeThe Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
(443)
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American | Blowing Rock, Blowing Rock
Newman's RestaurantNewman's Restaurant
(135)
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American | Hendersonville, Flat Rock / Hendersonville
The GamekeeperThe Gamekeeper
(1892)
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American | Boone, Boone / Banner Elk
PosteroPostero
(1137)
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American | Hendersonville, Flat Rock / Hendersonville
Bistro Roca and Antlers BarBistro Roca and Antlers Bar
(3096)
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American | Blowing Rock, Blowing Rock
Canyon KitchenCanyon Kitchen
(674)
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American | Highlands / Sapphire, Highlands
The Market Place RestaurantThe Market Place Restaurant
(1845)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Red Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel AshevilleRed Stag Grill-Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville
(2676)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Blue RidgeBlue Ridge
(1953)
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American | Asheville, Asheville
Ambrozia Bar and BistroAmbrozia Bar and Bistro
(640)
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Best Italian Restaurants in Western NC

Glass Onion - Weaverville, NCGlass Onion - Weaverville, NC
(659)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
ChiesaChiesa
(1253)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
Cucina 24Cucina 24
(2176)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
BRIO Tuscan Grille - Cherokee - Cherokee CasinoBRIO Tuscan Grille - Cherokee - Cherokee Casino
(617)
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Italian | Cherokee, Asheville
Renzo's RistoranteRenzo's Ristorante
(424)
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Bar / Lounge / Bottle Service | Hendersonville, Flat Rock / Hendersonville
Modesto TrattoriaModesto Trattoria
(712)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
Casa Rustica RestaurantCasa Rustica Restaurant
(1023)
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Italian | Boone, Boone / Banner Elk
The Log CabinThe Log Cabin
(533)
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Italian | Highlands / Sapphire, Highlands
StradaStrada
(333)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville
Pomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe-EastPomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe-East
(416)
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Italian | Asheville, Asheville

Popular restaurants in Western NC

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Tupelo Honey - South Asheville LocationTupelo Honey - South Asheville Location
523 reviews
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Contemporary Southern | Asheville, Asheville

Great service and great food! It was a great time with friends. More

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Canyon KitchenCanyon Kitchen
674 reviews
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American | Highlands / Sapphire, Highlands

My family has a home in the area, and every year we look forward to dining at The Canyon Kitchen. It's been a tradition for years. Highly recommend going early, enjoying the view and a cocktail to start off with. You can't go wrong with this jewel ! One of a kind. More

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Western NC's best restaurants based upon thousands of OpenTable diner reviews
Artisanal Restaurant1. Artisanal Restaurant
869 reviews
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American | Banner Elk, Boone / Banner Elk

This restaurant continues to exceed expectations! Food is amazing and staff is great! More

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Newman's Restaurant2. Newman's Restaurant
135 reviews
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American | Hendersonville, Flat Rock / Hendersonville

Awesome food at an awesome place. Totally enjoyed our dinner and the whole weekend with you guys. More

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The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge3. The Restaurant at Gideon Ridge
443 reviews
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American | Blowing Rock, Blowing Rock

What a delightful evening! The service Sarah provided was professional and very comfortable. The food was absolutely delicious. We sat next to a cozy fire and enjoyed every minute of our evening. I can’t really say enough about how lively this restaurant is. More

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Madison's4. Madison's
931 reviews
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Southern | Highlands / Sapphire, Highlands

We visit Old Edwards and Madisons several times a year for special occasions and even for a nice one day road trip. It is without peer. The food is outstanding whether breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Service is impeccable and the overall ambiance makes you never want to leave. This visit was no different as we continue to talk about what a great visit we had. More

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Limones Restaurant5. Limones Restaurant
3055 reviews
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Mexican | Asheville, Asheville

Excellent food. Lively atmosphere. Good service. Make a reservation, it’s a busy place! More

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Western NC restaurants that recently joined the OpenTable network
Benne on EagleBenne on Eagle
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Set in the Foundry Hotel, Benne on Eagle will be helmed by James Beard-nominated chef John Fleer (current chef-owner of Rhubarb and The Rhu cafe/bakery) and Chef de Cuisine Ashleigh Shanti. Benne on Eagle nods to the foundry’s workaday history as well as the neighborhood’s soul food tradition with dishes like potlikker-braised chicken wings with chow-chow, crowder pea salad, and crispy quail with hot water cornbread. More

Haywood CommonHaywood Common
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American | Asheville, Asheville

Have fun with your food! Treat your senses to some culinary excitement with our bright and bold flavors at our modern American restaurant! Upscale bar food sourced seriously local. We partner with small local farms for our produce and proteins and have an ever-changing menu as new ingredients hit the markets. We offer an extensive wine list, carefully crafted cocktails and local draft beers.More

The Scarlet BeeThe Scarlet Bee
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Mediterranean | Asheville, Asheville

We are a restaurant and bar that is excited to offer you the food and drinks we have a passion for! Owners Matthew and Kristin Sawaya prepare family recipes that Matthew grew up with, and are proud to share a taste of his Lebanese heritage with a menu featuring locally sourced ingredients. At the bar, we offer an herbal-focused menu of house sodas, tonics, and cocktails using herbs and fresh-squeezed juices.More

Discover Asheville

Some of the area chefs in Asheville have nicknamed their town "Foodtopia" because of the area's well-known creative passion for great cuisine. Culinary experts throughout the entire western portion of North Carolina appear to have adopted this sentiment. Elegant fine dining establishments can be found alongside mid-priced luncheonettes. You can find a creative local deli for sandwiches, soups, and salads. Your hotel's dining area may turn out to be a five-star restaurant. Whether you're in Asheville or another Western North Carolina hub, there is no shortage of high-quality food choices. European flavors are popular; German schnitzel with spaetzle shows up on menus around town. Mexican fare is another plentiful option, and Caribbean spices have found a place in the Asheville area too. Many local menus provide vegetarian and vegan choices as well as gluten-free options.