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Asheville Restaurant Week: January 21-27, 2019

During Asheville Restaurant Week, you would be hard pressed to find a restaurant that doesn't embrace the key tenets of farm-to-table dining. Asheville, North Carolina, is home to more than 250 independent restaurants, 20 regional tailgate markets and a growing number of craft breweries. Our commitment to using fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, has earned Asheville the designation as one of the top ten food and wine destinations in the United States.

Now you can enjoy our tastiest cuisine during Asheville Restaurant Week, taking place January 21-27, 2019. Participating restaurants will provide special menus or pricing. 

Click here for a full list of special pricing and participating restaurant menus.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Asheville Restaurant Week?

Asheville Restaurant Week is your opportunity to try as many great Asheville restaurants as your schedule allows. Have you been wanting to sample the best of the Asheville food scene? Asheville Restaurant Week is your chance to give it a try.

How much are the meals during Asheville Restaurant Week?

Participating restaurants provide special menus or pricing. Click here for the full list of participating restaurant menus.

Where can I find information for staying overnight?

Enjoy more incredible meals by staying overnight in Asheville during Restaurant Week or making an extended trip of it. From historic bed & breakfasts to cozy cabins to world-class hotels, Asheville offers many flavors of accommodations. Easily check rates and availability for Asheville accommodations on

Are there any additional costs I should be aware of when dining out during Asheville Restaurant Week?

Please keep in mind that beverage, tax and gratuity are not included in the special pricing. There may be some restaurants that do offer a beverage; consult individual menus for specifics. Gratuity, however, is never included, and the wait staff work very hard this week. Please tip generously - it's good karma!

Will the restaurant offer their regular menu as well as Asheville Restaurant Week's special menu?


What are they serving?

It depends on the restaurant. Each restaurant has created a customized menu. Every menu is a depiction of each chefs culinary talents and the type of food that restaurant specializes in. Take a look at the Asheville Restaurant Week guide for special offers for each participating restaurant.

Do I need to make reservations at the participating restaurants?

Yes! We prefer you do and strongly recommend it! Click on the restaurant's name below to be directed to the restaurant listing to make reservations.

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2019 Participating Restaurants


The Admiral

The Admiral embarked not with a set course, but steered more in a general direction. We had little doubt that we could cultivate a successful dive bar, but we aspired to create an unexpected restaurant that thrived on its talent and creativity. With … read more


AUX Bar is an American restaurant with seasonally driven and unique offerings of lunch, dinner, brunch and an outstanding late night bar and menu to downtown Asheville. The AUX bar will also offer a newly constructed outdoor patio bar and several … read more

Chai Pani - Indian Street Food

Chai Pani literally means "tea and water." It's slang in India for going out for a cup of tea, a snack, or "a little something." In downtown Asheville, Chai Pani stands for innovative, fun and delicious Indian Street Food. From chaat (crunchy, spicy, … read more


A warm and inviting experience to top off your relaxing day in Downtown Asheville. Chestnut is located across the street from the new Aloft Hotel on Biltmore Avenue and just up the street from The Orange Peel. Chestnut features local and seasonal … read more

Copper Crown

We are a neighborhood bistro in East Asheville, offering our take on New American cuisine with a nod to New Orleans standards. … read more

Corner Kitchen

Tucked into a quiet corner of Biltmore Village, in one of Richard Sharpe Smith’s original cottages, is one of Asheville’s most surprising restaurants. Chef Joe Scully brings years of culinary experience to bear in his special North Carolina take on … read more


Cúrate is a celebration of authentic Spanish cuisine. For those who have visited Spain, the Cúrate menu will bring back memories of the country's best jamón Ibérico, vermuterías, and lively tapas culture. In recognition of the restaurant’s … read more

Early Girl Eatery

Since 2001, Early Girl® has been combining the best local ingredients to create delicious Southern-inspired comfort food. “Made from scratch” is their motto with a menu that reflects the creative diversity of true southern cooking. Early Girl® has … read more

French Broad Chocolate Lounge

After learning their trade in Costa Rica, Jael and Dan Rattigan set up shop in Asheville. At this sacred space for chocophiles, you can find hand-crafted artisanal chocolate truffles, salted caramels, from-scratch pastries and cakes, all featuring … read more

Hemingway's Cuba

Hemingway’s Cuba represents more than a restaurant. It’s a culmination of a lifetime goal to share an authentic Cuban restaurant experience with the people of Asheville. Havana native and Founder of Hemingway’s Cuba, Tony Fraga, grew up enjoying … read more

Isa's Bistro

Isa’s Bistro is located in the heart of downtown Asheville at One Battery Park Avenue. Our 90 seat dining room is complimented by a wine cellar event space that can accommodate from 12 to 80 guests. Isa’s also boasts a lively sidewalk patio on one of … read more

The Lobster Trap

Voted best seafood restaurant in WNC every year since opening in 2005, The Lobster Trap is Asheville’s premier seafood restaurant. The menu features fresh seafood caught by trusted domestic purveyors and prepared in ways that showcase the delicate … read more

The Market Place

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal and local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. … read more

The Montford Rooftop Bar

The Montford is an innovative rooftop bar focusing on Asheville brews, craft cocktails, unique wine, and local ingredients. … read more


Posana is a contemporary American restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville on Historic Pack Square. Enjoy imaginative seasonal menus, showcasing the best of the region’s produce and products in a warm and inviting atmosphere. Posana sources … read more

Red Stag Grill

The Red Stag Grill offers Asheville's finest gastronomic choices in a casual atmosphere where everyone feels warm, welcome and at ease. Emanating Old-World ambience with hand-hewn beams and tables, walnut wood flooring, and intimate lighting, the … read more


Rezaz Pan Mediterranean is located in the Historic Biltmore Village, right next to the railroad tracks. Rezaz cuisine is influenced by the Mediterranean Sea while using local produce. Chefs Brian and Laura invite you to come dine for lunch, dinner or … read more


Rhubarb, at the heart of Asheville on Pack Square, is a comfortable place for friends, families and strangers to simply lean in and enjoy the company-a place where food and drink is at its uncomplicated best. Chef John Fleer, a three time James Beard … read more


Discover Roux and you just may become addicted. Our patrons tell us they're mad about Roux. We knew when we opened we were creating something special, but our patron's love of Roux is our best affirmation. Our Executive Chef Randy Dunn has created an … read more

Ruth's Chris Steak House

Ruth’s Chris Steak House is a part of Ruth’s Hospitality Group Inc. Founded in New Orleans by Ruth Fertel in 1965, Ruth’s Chris specializes in USDA Prime grade steaks served in Ruth’s Chris signature fashion … “sizzling.” To experience fine dining at … read more

Storm Rhum Bar and Bistro

STORM Rhum Bar & Bistro is a unique dining and bar experience offering an exceptional new-world approach to classic food and drink. At STORM, we believe that the most interesting places – whether in some exotic corner of the world or right in … read more


Authentic affordable Italian street food cuisine in Downtown Asheville. … read more


Table is a small, seasonal, New American restaurant in the heart of downtown Asheville. Always inventive and at times whimsical, chef Jacob Sessoms’ daily changing menu is inspired by a wealth of American culinary traditions, paying particular homage … read more

Tupelo Honey Cafe - South

Our second location has become a South Asheville neighborhood favorite with creative, scratch-made, southern food and spirits. The South Asheville location offers an expanded menu, combining classic Southern favorites with a creative twist. The newly … read more

White Labs Kitchen and Tap

White Labs Kitchen & Tap is a boutique restaurant and tasting room that showcases the delicious art of beer-infused and fermented foods. Featured dishes include woodfired pizzas made with White Labs pure liquid yeast, house-made fermented sauces, … read more