Fork Lore is a locally-owned independent Asheville restaurant featuring made-from-scratch cuisine. We source from local purveyors whenever we can and are proud to support our area farmers.
BBQ, Ribs & Burgers
A directory of all the BBQ, ribs, and burgers in Asheville: From dive bars to fancy hotels, we have the complete list to Asheville BBQ, ribs, and burgers.
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.
With a menu designed by renowned chef Owen Lane, Butcher Bar and Kitchen is a family-friendly destination for eat-in or take-out, grabbing a pint of local beer or a casual cocktail after work, or swinging by to pick up fresh grocery staples or your weekly Meat CSA package from our butcher counter.
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.
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.
Whether you are in the mood for one of the best steaks in Asheville, or its Wednesday Wing Night, we have the feast that you are looking for. Our grass-fed beef, pasture raised pork and local mountain trout are perfectly seasoned and seared over hickory wood. Local craft beer from 5 different breweries on tap, signature cocktails, oak aged wines and many choices of liquor for the discerning palate. The locals refer to us as “Asheville’s hidden gem”. What are you waiting for?
Bar Hours 4:30pm-11:00pm | Restaurant Hours 5:00pm-10:00pm
Conveniently Located inside the Holiday Inn Asheville-Biltmore East
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.
After seven years of producing pop-up dinners and donating a portion of the proceeds to over one hundred charitable organizations and community causes, the creators of the Blind Pig Supper Club have turned their talents to a new restaurant venture. The new restaurant is called AUX Bar, and it serves seasonally driven American cuisine for brunch, lunch, dinner, and late nights. The AUX bar also includes a newly constructed outdoor patio bar and several custom-built wood fired grills.
Whole Foods in downtown Asheville is a full service natural foods store dedicated to bringing you and your family the freshest and healthiest foods and products available. The downtown Asheville located at 70 Merrimon Ave offers grocery delivery, custom cakes, a vast selection of beer and wine, growlers, and plenty of parking!
Critics from Southern Living to The New York Times are salivating over this new twist on Southern cuisine. Dine inside the charming restaurant or amid the vibrant street life on the sidewalk while enjoying the distinctive beer and wine list. Breakfast entrees always available, and dining until 11 p..m. on weekends. Our goal is to deliver a 10 on our Scale-of-Full-Flavor-Awesomeness, add several heaping helpings of fun, and be true to our internal credo: A Tupelo Honey experience should be a thousand times better than ordinary. A million times more delicious than you imagined. And worth coming back to for seconds, time and time again. South location at 1829 Hendersonville Road, also located downtown at 12 College St.
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.
Located inside the Haywood Park hotel atrium at 46 Haywood Street, The Bier Garden has been an Asheville favorite since 1994. We offer a selection of over 200 beers from around the world as well as your local micro-brewed favorites. To complement the largest selection of beer in WNC is an extensive food menu, including fine dining entrees, a pub menu, late night menu, children’s menu, wine menu, and full bar. The Bier Garden has a game room, 21 TVs, and 3 projection TVs that are perfect for catching the big game! Open daily 11:00 am – 2:00 am. Sunday brunch served 11:00 am – 2:00 pm.