Asheville Restaurant Week 2018

Asheville Restaurant Week: January 15-26, 2018

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 is home to nearly 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 weekdays January 15-19 and January 22-26, 2018. Participating restaurants will provide special menus or pricing. 

Download the 2018 restaurant specials guide for pricing information.

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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. Ever wondered about that restaurant you thought might be out of your price range? Asheville Restaurant Week is your chance to give it a try with the security of knowing exactly what you will be spending.

How much are the meals during Asheville Restaurant Week?

Participating restaurants will provide special menus or pricing. Download the 2018 restaurant specials guide for pricing information.

Where can I find information for staying overnight?

Asheville has something for everyone, from intimate bed and breakfasts, world-class hotels, or cozy mountain cabins. 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.  Download the 2018 restaurant specials guide.

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 to be directed to the restaurant listing to make reservations.


2018 Participating Restaurants


Ambrozia Bar and Bistro

Ambrozia Bar and Bistro is a neighborhood café located in North Asheville next to scenic Beaver Lake. It features modern American cuisine with a twist. The ever changing menu specializes in farm fresh local ingredients. The quaint atmosphere is … read more

The Cantina

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 … 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


The best of Spain, conveniently located in downtown Asheville! Cúrate is pleased to bring the best Spain has to offer through our traditional cuisine, unrivaled hospitality and festive, energetic atmosphere. In Spanish, Cúrate, means 'cure yourself.' … 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

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

Karen Donatelli Bakery and Café

Cake Designs, Pastries, Desserts. … read more

Laughing Seed Cafe

Organic, Seasonal, farm-to-table vegetarian cuisine with an international flair. Locally sourced ingredients from area farms including their own Laughing Seed Farm. Enjoy the outdoor patio during the summer months. Specialty cocktails, wine or … 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


Here you’ll enjoy Chef Katie Button’s masterful American food creations, served small-plate style, with a focus on local Appalachian ingredients. Enhance the meal with our playful and original craft cocktails, distinctive wines and spirits from all … read more

Pillar Kitchen

The Pillar Kitchen offers a unique menu for Downtown Asheville. Our breakfast includes buffet option, omelets, and off menu ordering. Our lunch menu consists of delicious soup, salad, sandwich options, as well as amazing combo deals! The dinner menu … 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


This hot spot features a bright, modern interior and is known for its great food, excellent service, eclectic wine list and reasonable prices. … 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

Twisted Laurel

Comfort food, quickly and a trendy downtown location. Whether it's family dinner or a quick business lunch Twisted Laurel has the fresh Mediterranean menu you've been looking for. Within walking distance of Pack's Square, you don't have to go off the … 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

Wicked Weed Brewing

Located in downtown Asheville, the brewpub is the original home of Wicked Weed Brewing housing a full restaurant, tasting room, bottle shop, and original 15 barrel brewery. The upstairs portion of the historic building hosts a full restaurant … read more

Woodfire Bar and Grille

The Woodfire Bar & Grille is a traditional steakhouse with a modern twist. We serve locally sourced grass-fed beef, pasture raised pork and local mountain trout. Our secret to some of the most delectable food you have ever tasted is our hickory wood … read more