Local Asheville Restaurants You’ll Love

From fine dining by candlelight to tasty tacos walking around downtown, Asheville chefs have what it takes to make your taste buds dance with delight. The local Asheville beer scene has received lots of media attention, but Asheville is also famous for our diverse eateries that’ll make your mouth water. Here are just a few of our favorites.

  • Curate and Zambras
  • Find a few friends and get ready to discover two amazing Asheville eateries. Curate and Zambras serve delicious Spanish tapas that you're sure to enjoy. We promise you won't be disappointed! 

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  • Plant
  • Vegetarian? You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy the delicious Veggie dishes served up by Plant! Try something new at one of our favorites tonight.

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  • Posana
  • Do you have to adhere to a gluten-free diet? You can stick to gluten-free and not sacrifice flavor dining at Posana! Everything on the menu is prepared without gluten; although, since they don't market themselves as gluten-free, most diners never know the difference!

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  • Biscuit Head
  • The South just wouldn't be the South without biscuits, and this West Asheville eatery (just 2.5 miles from the Yurt) boasts "cat head biscuits" — biscuits as big as a cats head! If the biscuits don't keep you coming back for more, their jam and butter bar will. Biscuit head makes their own in house jams with creative concoctions like "banana chocolate jam" and "strawberry rhubarb butter."

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  • Mela
  • You won't find finer Indian food anywhere in Asheville. You'll smell the delicious curry spices from the minute you walk in the door, and it only gets better from there. You have to try their delicious tandoori chicken!

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  • So Much More
  • Whether you want to try some local food trucks or quick bites or you’re in the mood for a sit-down dining experience, Asheville delivers with an amazing assortment of dining options. Sample the local flavors and find your new favorite from this list of local downtown restaurants.

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