Highest-rated restaurants in Asheville, according to Tripadvisor

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August 10, 2022
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Highest-rated restaurants in Asheville, according to Tripadvisor

With the advent of Big Data, it's now easier than ever to quantify what people like around the globe. And when it comes to food, Americans seem to have specific opinions. American dining brands have a long and storied history, and whether they're fast food, fast-casual, high-end, or super cheap, U.S. restaurants offer something for almost everyone.

What's clear about U.S. dining habits is that people love options. Restaurants across America are chock-full of variety, mixing ethnicities, food regions, and cultures into steaming melting pots of (often) fried deliciousness.

Stacker compiled a list of the highest-rated restaurants in Asheville using rankings from Tripadvisor. Tripadvisor rankings factor in the average rating and number of reviews. Some restaurants on the list may have recently closed. These restaurants range from fast food powerhouses to local hot spots.

Locals reading the list will surely see some favorite eateries and classic go-to restaurants. Keep reading to see if your favorite restaurant made the list—and to see which spots you haven't been to yet.

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#30. Salsa's Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,222 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
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#29. Bouchon

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,378 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: French, European
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 62 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2823
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#28. Tupelo Honey

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (6,671 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
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#27. Village Wayside Bar & Grille

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (927 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Bar, Grill
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 30 Lodge St Biltmore Village, Asheville, NC 28803-2605
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#26. Posana

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,132 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1 Biltmore Ave Street Level, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
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#25. Twisted Laurel Downtown AVL

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (902 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 130 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-3011
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#24. Chai Pani

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,099 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 22 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2715
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#23. Blue Dream Curry House

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (311 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Indian, Asian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 81 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
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#22. Laughing Seed Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,087 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: International, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 40 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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#21. The Dining Room

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (699 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Contemporary, American
- Price: $$$$
- Address: 1 Antler Hill Rd Inn on Biltmore Estate, Asheville, NC 28803-8692
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#20. Red Ginger DimSum & Tapas

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (635 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Chinese, Sushi
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 82 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3319
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#19. Copper Crown

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (241 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1011 Tunnel Rd #100, Asheville, NC 28805-2058
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#18. The Admiral

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (947 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
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#17. The Corner Kitchen

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4,683 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 3 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803-2653
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#16. Pack's Tavern

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,581 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801-3734
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#15. Limones

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,718 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mexican, Latin
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 13 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801-3727
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#14. Fig Bistro

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (751 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 18 Brook St Ste 101, Asheville, NC 28803-7764
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#13. Isis Restaurant & Music Hall

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (477 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (5.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 743 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3131
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#12. Zambra

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (1,246 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.0/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 85 W Walnut St, Asheville, NC 28801-2870
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#11. Urban Orchard Cider Co

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (237 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Bar
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 210 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4550
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#10. Plant Vegan Restaurant

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (786 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 165 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-1827
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#9. Nine Mile

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,207 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: Caribbean, Healthy
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 233 Montford Ave 751 Haywood Rd. Asheville, North Carolina. 28806, Asheville, NC 28801-1659
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#8. Sunny Point Cafe

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (2,833 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 626 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3258
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#7. Roman's

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (436 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.0/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Cafe
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 75 Haywood St Suite a, Asheville, NC 28801-2846
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#6. Chestnut

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,227 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Seafood, American
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 48 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
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#5. Curate

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (4,857 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Spanish, Catalan
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 13 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
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#4. Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian South Asheville

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (151 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 1981 Hendersonville Rd, Asheville, NC 28803
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#3. Vinnie's Neighborhood Italian

- Rating: 4.5 / 5 (3,017 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (4.5/5), Service (4.5/5), Value (4.5/5), Atmosphere (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: Italian, Pizza
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 641 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-3541
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#2. Jettie Rae's Oyster House

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (477 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Seafood
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 143 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-1917
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#1. Jargon

- Rating: 5.0 / 5 (680 reviews)
- Detailed ratings: Food (5.0/5), Service (5.0/5), Value (4.5/5)
- Type of cuisine: American, Contemporary
- Price: $$ - $$$
- Address: 715 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3111
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