The Cantina offers handmade Southwestern favorites with a twist of Asheville. Located in the heart of Historic Biltmore Village, it is one of the jewels of the Village and Asheville. The Cantina uses only the freshest ingredients sourced locally when available. In addition to the traditional fare with a flair, The Cantina offers many vegetarian and gluten-free options. Housed in a 1940s bowling, dining and dancing complex, this casual yet attractive restaurant boasts an atmosphere from family-friendly to romantic. The Cantina style bar offers frequent live music plus outside patio seating available rain or shine, making The Cantina a perfect stop to meet and linger. Beautiful private dining areas for 10 to 100, as well as full service to U-Pick-Up catering options, makes your next party or business meeting a fiesta. With a constant eye on improvement, The Cantina has added some unique side options that allow us to utilize the plethora of local farm offerings available in Western North Carolina. We are honored to be a part of Asheville and the unique enclave that is Historic Biltmore Village. Receiving our Green Restaurant Certification as a part of the ‘most green restaurant city’ in the USA was challenging but rewarding. Being stewards of our planet also means feeding everyone healthy and tasty meals, so in 2013 The Cantina launched a ‘give back’ to local food charities. If you opt to donate one of your two sides offered with each entrée, The Cantina will donate that portion to a local food charity. Come by soon and often and ask about our Asheville Urban Farms, providing PLANT TO PLATE produce at The Cantina and other locally owned restaurants in the area.