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Best restaurants in Asheville

Breakfast Spot
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“Best brunch. Huevos Rancheros! The wait can be very long - plan to head down there, put in your name and find something to do nearby while checking the app for your progress in line.”
  • 241 locals recommend
Hotel
“Beautiful golf course, delicious restaurants, outstanding spa and lobby available during the weekdays. Reservations are required. The vistas from the lanai are some of the best. Interesting history”
  • 176 locals recommend
Brewery
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“Nice brewery with a large outside patio. There are so many breweries to choose from you can’t really go wrong choosing one. ”
  • 162 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“Award-winning restaurant. Make reservations well in advance, or try your luck at a seat at the counter.”
  • 178 locals recommend
Chocolate Shop
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“They make their own chocolate and the truffles are to die for! You can even tour the chocolate factory! Highly recommend if you are a lover of all things chocolate! ”
  • 138 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“A great place for a massive biscuit and every topping you can think of. The line can snake around the corner on the weekends, but it moves fast, or do like the locals and get there when it first opens!”
  • 117 locals recommend
Bar
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“Outstanding, understated, iconic Asheville eatery. Make reservations well in advance, or try your luck at a bar seat.”
  • 171 locals recommend
BBQ Joint
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“Great Local favorite BBQ & Microbrewery in the River Arts district. Enjoy it for lunch as they close by 4pm! ”
  • 117 locals recommend
Taco Place
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“I love the creative twist on tacos at this shop. My favorites are the Bangkok shrimp and Thai peanut chicken. They also have a huge outdoor seating area right on the river. ”
  • 107 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Funky movie theater-local favorite. All movies $3-and good food. Check their website for what’s playing ”
  • 112 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Casual Caribbean inspired restaurant in historic Montford. Vegetarian-friendly”
  • 90 locals recommend
American Restaurant
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“Live music and food in a small-ish restaurant setting. They sometimes have multiple shows at the same time in different parts of the building.”
  • 121 locals recommend
Southern / Soul Food Restaurant
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“One of the favorite Asheville restaurants for good Southern food - 2 locations”
  • 77 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
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“Modern traditional mexican cuisine. Again, reservations needed most of the year, but sometimes you can snag a bar seat. ”
  • 96 locals recommend
Restaurant
“This is our favorite restaurant in the region---delicious, innovative Caribbean-inspired meals with plenty of vegetarian and vegan options, alongside chicken, fish, and seafood. Consistently rated one of the top favorite restaurants by locals.”
  • 90 locals recommend
Brewery
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“If you’re visiting Asheville area for the beer scene put Burial at the top of your list. You won’t go wrong with any of their Wonderfully fresh beers on tap. ”
  • 89 locals recommend