The Ultimate Guide To Asheville
and the Western North Carolina Mountains
Western North Carolina
Mountain Cities & Towns
Real Estate & Relocation
Artisan Catering and Deli (North Asheville): A gourmet deli and full-service catering company serving American and international classics with an epicurean twist. 961 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville NC 28804, 828-225-7727. Deli Hours 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday; Catering by appointment.
Back Yard Burgers (North Asheville): Great hamburgers charbroiled just like you’d grill them in the backyard! National chain restaurant. 705 Merrimon Ave. Asheville NC 28804, 828-255-7767, Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Bier Garden (Downtown): American fusion cuisine and an extensive collection of beers from around the world. 46 Haywood Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-285-0002, 11 a.m.-2.00 a.m. 7 days a week.
Bruegger’s (North Asheville & Biltmore Village area): National bagel chain, takeout or dine-in. Creative bagel sandwiches. Two Asheville locations: 671 Merrimon Ave. (828-254-1560), 160 Hendersonville Rd. (828-277-1070). Monday-Saturday 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 7 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Burgermeister's (West Asheville): This chef-owned joint serves up gourmet burgers and hearty sandwiches, beautiful salads and fresh seafood. 697 Haywood Road, Asheville NC 28806, 828-225-2920. Sunday to Thursday 11:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Friday and Saturday 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.; Closed Tuesday.
Cafe Azalea (Tunnel Road area): "Healthy Hedonism" -upscale
dining with emphasis on using local and fresh ingredients.
House-made breads and pastries. 1011 E. Tunnel Road, Asheville NC
28805, 828-299-3753. Lunch and dinner.
Clingman Cafe (River Arts District): Serving premium quality deli meats and cheeses, Certified Organic, Certified Fair Trade coffee and espresso, baked goods and local, organic produce. 242 Clingman Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, 828-253-2177. Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Decades Restaurant and Bar
(Downtown) A locally owned and
operated eatery featuring 20 tap beers, a boutique wine list, and a
full bar. Live music Monday-Friday. 81 Broadway Street, Asheville NC
28801, 828-254-0555. Lunch and dinner.
Fuddruckers (Downtown): National chain which claims to have the "World's Greatest Hamburgers", and they may just be right. Fun place, great for the kids as well. 130 Charlotte Street, Asheville, NC 28801, 828-254-2161
Green Sage Coffeehouse & Cafe (Downtown): A world-class coffeehouse & cafe offering fair-trade organic coffee, natural and organic food, and operated sustainably as a model ecologically-driven business. The Green Sage is one of Asheville's premier coffeehouses, conveniently located downtown. 5 Broadway Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-252-4450. Coffeehouse: Monday through Wednesday 7:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday 7:30 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Saturday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cafe: Breakfast: until 4 p.m. daily; Lunch & Dinner: Sunday-Thursday 11 a.m. -8 p.m. ; Friday-Saturday 11 a.m. - 9 p. m.
Hickory Tavern (Biltmore Park): Eclectic menu, the Hickory Tavern also has a Raw Bar, 30 Town Square Boulevard, Asheville NC 28803; 828-684-0975
Jack of the Wood (Downtown): A popular Celtic Pub that also
serves up Irish dishes! Live music, outdoor seating in season
and home grown "Green Man" ales. 95 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC
Lucky Otter (West Asheville): A Cali-burrito style restaurant serving hand-crafted local beer, margaritas and good food at reasonable prices. Serves wraps, chili, tortillas, burritos, quesadillas, and soups and salads using fresh, local foods. 630 Haywood Road, Asheville NC 28806, 828-253-9595. Open 7 days a week, 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Restaurant (Downtown): Since 1969, serving
complete breakfast with omelettes, french toast, pancakes, country
ham and eggs, homemade hash browns, biscuits. Lunch blue plate
specials, fresh cooked vegetables, Greek salads, sandwiches, gyro
plates. 57 College Street, Asheville NC 28801. 828-258-0476.
Breakfast and lunch only.
Northside Sports Bar & Grill (North Asheville): Sports bar-and-grill. 853 Merrimon Ave., Asheville NC 28804, 828-254-2349. Open Monday-Friday 4 p.m.-2 a.m.; Saturday-Sunday 12 p.m. - 2 a.m.
Overeasy Cafe (Downtown): Breakfast, brunch, and lunch dishes, fresh to order. Focusing on supporting local farmers, Focusing on supporting local farmers, Overeasy uses organic ingredients when ever possible. 32 Broadway Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-236-3533. Wednesday through Saturday 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Pack's Tavern (Downtown): Located in the historic Hayes and Hobson Building on Pack Square. Sandwiches, burgers, wings and tavern fare. 20 Spruce Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-225-6944 Open until 11:00 PM, 7 days a week.
Posana Cafe (Downtown): Located on Pack Square, Posana Cafe offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, with all dishes prepared from scratch. Their focus is on using local, organic produce. 1 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville NC 28801, 828-505-3969. Sunday-Wednesday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Thursday-Saturday 7:30 a.m. -11 p.m.
Red Stag Grill (Biltmore Village): Old-world ambience in Grand Bohemian Hotel, traditional favorites , chops and game. Grand Bohemian Hotel, 11 Boston Way, Asheville NC 28803; 828-717-8756
Rise 'n Shine Cafe (North Asheville): Local, ethical and organic
products used whenever possible. Breakfast and lunch. 640 Merrimon
Avenue, Asheville NC 28804, 828-254-4122. Monday-Saturday 7:30
a.m.-2 p.m., Sunday 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Roots (River Arts District) Great cafe in the River Arts
District serving fast organic food and coffee. Breakfast and lunch
only. Eclectic menu featuring southern and Mediterranean cuisine.
Great ambiance and setting right by the train tracks. 166 West
Haywood Street, Asheville NC 288-1, 828-232-2828.
The Admiral (West Asheville) Eclectic and inventive food served in a casual beer joint atmosphere. American to Continental menu. 400 Haywood Road, Asheville NC 28806; 828-252-2541; 5 -10 p.m. seven days a week.
Confections (Downtown): Located in the historic Grove
Arcade Market, True Confections features excellent desserts,
fresh-baked specialty breads, fresh roasted coffees and a
continental breakfast. Also outdoor dining in season. 1 Page Avenue,
Asheville NC 28801, 828-350-9480.
Wild Wing Cafe (Downtown): Fresh, first quality ingredients,
exotic spices, creative sauces and