Great food and atmosphere. With the small, shareable dishes, you can set your own price point. Dishes range from $5 to $20. We had 6 dishes, 4 beers, a mixed drink and 2 desserts. Total was $100 before tip. Definitely worth a try. We will be back.
This restaurant is exactly as advertised. If you are looking for a slightly offbeat, eclectic tapas restaurant with good food and good service you should go there. If you want something else, don't.
Great place with very good food. Different food than lots of your everyday restaurants. Tried the octopus and it was awesome! I will definitely be back
This was hardly my first visit to Zambra; it's one of my wife's and my perennial favorites. Two years running now I've taken her and her children to Zambra for her birthday, and we've been delighted both times. The variety in their tapas offerings is sufficient to please both us and the children...quite a feat! The Brussels sprouts were our favorite, followed by the gnocchi, but you really can't go wrong with just about anything on the menu.
Love this restaurant and the food is amazing. The tapas style is great because you get to try flavor combinations from multiple small dishes. I have had more flavorful tapas at other restaurants but this place doesn't disappoint. The menu is large and always changing which is nice and keeps me coming back.
The service kind of sucks. Every time I have gone the service has been subpar. The tapas concept is new or less familiar to some and the servers need to be patient or willing to walk through the menu instead of being annoyed or making the patron feel like an idiot. I am hesitant to bring friends or people who might not be as familiar with tapas because these ladies make no effort to explain or make newbies comfortable. Coming from a young female myself, I will admit they are all women with attitudes.
Great food in a unique atmosphere. This is our second time eating at Zambra while in Asheville. Love the food choices.
Amazing. The atmosphere was nice, romantic and cozy. My husband and I shared 6 plates and all were outstanding. Highly recommend the trout. Gambas al ajillo (garlic shrimp) and gnocchi tied for the best dishes of the night. Service was good, no complaints there. We've eaten at tons of Asheville spots and this is one of the best.
Nice spot. We end up in Asheville about once a year driving to/from Florida. The "curator" at aloft recommended this place and it was a solid one. We walked over and it was quiet - no more than a quarter full. Karin, our wait person, had great recommendations for us about various tapas, as well how many we'd need to order. They were very tasty, especially the sesame encrusted scallops, mussels, and the chick peas. We had a good time - nice rustic feel to the place. Karin did a great job for us, too. We'll be back.
Everything was absolutely fantastic!
We have reviewed this restaurant before, but being vegetarian and gluten free, we always find many choices on the menu. We keep thinking we will go somewhere else to eat, but always end up back at Zambra's. It has a wonderful ambience, great food, wonderful service usually and a good wine list. We love it there! Thank you for making our choices so easy.
We love the ambience. The food, wine, and service were excellent. Make sure that you do not park in the lot next to the restaurant are you will be towed!
I always enjoy Zambra's. It's one of the very best restaurants in Asheville. Superb food and great atmosphere and staff.
Hostess held our table when winter weather slowed us down, which we greatly appreciated. Every dish was outstanding. A perfect way to celebrate my birthday with my family!
Had a wonderful evening!! Food was great!
At the top our list of Asheville restaurants! Every dish is uniquely flavored, and the pacing of the tapas service is perfect! The acoustics of the space are such that conversation with dining friends is very easy and unstrained. Excellent wines, menu choices, and wonderful food preparation--all complemented by the warm interior niches that make up the dining area. Could not be better!
Ambiance and overall atmosphere was decent. I was displeased with wait staff as they would drop tapas dish at table without explanation, and just didn't seem they wanted to be there. That alone is enough to look elsewhere.
Excellent, as always. Attentive service, great drinks and food. Great location, too.
Amazing food and a very nice atmosphere. Can't wait to go back.
We booked this on blind faith of reviews and were not disappointed. The food was outstanding. And what a charming place. 5 stars all around.
Great date night experience. Superb service and good food.