American Classics

Urban Burrito

Urban burrito is a true taste-of-Asheville with two great locations.The Urban Burrito features gourmet burritos, quesadillas, salads,tacos, nachos, and much more all for less than $6.99 per item. All foodis made fresh daily and served with an efficiency found nowhere else.The Urban Burrito is a casual dining experience with fun decor and thebest energy in town. The Urban Burrito has eating options for all ageranges including children. Don’t miss this experience!

Red Stag Grill at the Grand Bohemian Hotel

The Red Stag Grill emanates Old-World ambience with hand-hewn tables, oak flooring, and intimate lighting. The menu features a masterful blend of chops, game and traditional favorites – all with an emphasis on the freshest local ingredients complimented by an extensive wine list. The restaurant also includes a dramatic lounge for socializing while enjoying brilliantly prepared libations. Located in the Grand Bohemian Hotel.

11 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803 Directions

(828) 398-5600

Zen Sushi

Authentic Japanese cuisine, great specials and lunch combinations, andfeatures full dinner menu. Open daily seven days a week. Sunday throughThursday 11:30AM-10:00PM, and Friday and Saturday 11:30AM-10:30PM. Dinein or take out. 640 Merrimon Ave., second floor, suite #205, Asheville,NC.

640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804 Directions

(828) 225-6033, Fax (828) 225-6031

Vinnie’s Neighborhood Italian

Vinnie’s features “Old School” neighborhood Italian food reminiscent of Brooklyn, the Bronx and the North End of Boston. Vinnie’s is casual and family friendly. The aromas of home cooked Italian food along with the rhythmic sounds of Martinis being shaken to chilling perfection sets the tone for a night of fun and laughter. The menu runs the gamut with classics like Lobsters Fra Diavalo, Chicken Parmesan, Sausage and Peppers, Veal Marsala and Linguini and Clams, Pizzas and Heros. Family style dining is also available.

641 Merrimon Ave., Asheville, NC 28804 Directions

(828) 253-1077

Limones

Around the corner from the Fine Arts Theatre in downtown Asheville,Limones Restaurant provides an inspirational mix of Mexican-Californiancuisine along with inventive bar selections served by a warm,professional staff. Chef-owner Hugo Ramirez frequently changes themenu, featuring what is seasonal, fresh and local. Dinner specialiesinclude such entrees as grilled au natural rib-eye steak withhazelnut-ancho chile sauce, or Tequila-lime cured salmon withwatercress and avocado salad. Limones also features an impressiveSaturday & Sunday brunch with traditional selections such asMexican sweetbreads and house-made sausage, including chorizo. LunchFriday & Saturday 11:30-3:00. Sunday Brunch 11-3:00.

13 Eagle Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-252-2327

Isa’s Bistro

Serving lunch and dinner seven days a week, as well as Sunday brunch, Isa’s menu is specialized to celebrate the freshness of Western North Carolina’s seasonal harvest and fresh local produce. Executive Chef Duane Fernandes brings his seasoned culinary finesse to the table preparing cuisine that is ingredient-driven new American with a Mediterranean influence. Located in the heart of downtown Asheville at One Battery Park Avenue in the Haywood Park Hotel and featuring valet parking.

1 Battery Park Ave Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-575-9636

Luella’s Bar-B-Que

Luella’s Bar-B-Que is named after Proprietor & Pit Boss Jeff Miller’s daughter Luella “Elly” and his Grandmother Luella. “Grandma Lue” expressed her love by doing all the cooking when the family would get together for Sunday dinner and the holidays. What she handed down was an understanding of how great food is created – honest good cooking, made with a loving hand. Luella’s Bar-B-Que is committed to offering expertly prepared smoked meats and scratch-made sides – Taste The Love. You’ll be treated to warm, friendly and caring staff, who enjoy their work and strive to ensure a truly great experience. CATERING: Beyond the restaurant doors, Luella’s has quickly risen up to become the barbecue caterer of choice in greater Asheville; from casual drop off to dressed up full service events.

501 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC, 28804 Directions

(828) 505-RIBS (7427)

Lafayette

Located in the “French Quarter” at 68 North Lexington Avenue, and introducing Michel Baudouin’s latest addition to the downtown restaurant scene featuring authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine. Michel Baudouin currently has Bouchon and Creperie restaurants located in the “French Quarter” and Lafayette is his latest master piece of dinning cuisine featuring Executive Chef Tres Hundertmark from New Orleans and Cuisine Chef Joseph Duplan. The menu offers a wide array of Cajun and Creole dishes including Jambalaya, Creole Jumbo, Cajun Gumbo, Crayfish Etouffee,’ an Etouffee’ du jour, and an Alligator Sauce Piquant to name just a few of the mouth watering dishes. You must try this authentic Cajun and Creole cuisine, as it will prove to be an exquisite and fascinating dining experience! Read our coverage on Lafayette for more information.

68 N Lexington Ave Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-214-7404

oneFIFTYone Boutique Bar & Kitchen

Introducing a new culinary experience in downtown Asheville…oneFIFTYone Boutique Bar & Kitchen…modern, eclectic, serving local fare in a sophisticated bar atmosphere. Located in the lobby of Hotel Indigo, oneFIFTYone invites Hotel Indigo guests, and Asheville residents, to come enjoy the experience. In the morning, oneFIFTYone serves fresh brewed coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co. in Black Mountain, NC plus a full, cooked-to-order breakfast menu, a variety of freshly baked pastries, organic juices, and vitamin water. For lunch, sample one of the made-from-scratch soups, specialty salads, wraps or paninis. Evening delights include gourmet “small plates” and flatbreads, nightly entrée specials, mouth-watering desserts, plus exquisite martinis, hand-selected wines and brews. OneFIFTYone is committed to using fresh, organic and seasonal ingredients that support local farms and businesses in the Asheville, NC region.

151 Haywood St, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 239-0239

The Red Rocker Inn

One of Black Mountain’s favorites, this award-winning restaurant promises an evening  you’ll be talking about for a long time.  Family owned and operated, we take pride in using the finest quality ingredients in all of our dishes. All selections from our applebutter, imaginative entrees, soups, salad, small plates and sides to the ten decadent desserts are freshly home made from scratch. Choose from hand cut Ribeye steaks, mountain trout, crab cakes, roasted chicken, old fashion beef pot roast and more. Wine and local beers are offered. Conveniently located in a quiet neighborhood just three blocks from down town. The Red Rocker Inn is also a seventeen room B&B. Open daily for breakfast by reservation. Dinner Monday through Saturday.

136 North Dougherty Street, Black Mountain, NC 28711 Directions

Toll free 888 669 5991

Pack’s Tavern

Located in the historic Hayes & Hopson building in the heart of Downtown Asheville’s newly renovated Pack Square Park, this locally owned tavern offers outstanding food in a friendly and hospitable atmosphere. Whether taking in our large eclectic menu in the beautifully restored interior, watching your favorite sports on the 10 big screens, enjoying some of Asheville’s greatest musical acts, or enjoying on of the more than 30 brews on tap while relaxing on the parkside patio; at Pack’s Tavern you will experience an atmosphere that is uniquely Asheville.

20 South Spruce Street, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 225-6944

The Lobster Trap

Voted best seafood restaurant in Western North Carolina every year since opening in 2005, a visit to Asheville is not complete without a stop at The Lobster Trap. Located in the heart of downtown, we bring you fresh seafood flown in daily, fresh beer from our own Oyster House Brewing Company, and fresh music from local musicians every night. Come experience fun dining where the mountains meet the sea.

35 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

828-350-0505

Jack of the Wood Brew Pub

Where the Smokey Mountains meet the British Isles. Handcrafted beers and wine & spirits. One of Asheville’s favorite places to come and relax, listen to music, and enjoy fresh, locally sourced pub fare. Menu offers a broad selection of delicious meals. Located below the Laughing Seed Restaurant at 95 Patton Avenue.

95 Patton Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801 Directions

(828) 252-5445