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Asheville Info

Asheville Online Guides

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citizen-times.com

ashvegas.com

exploreasheville.com

metroasheville.com

ashevillegrit.com

Asheville Tourism Information

www.ashevilledowntown.org

29 Haywood St.
Information on downtown businesses and events.

Asheville Visitor Center

36 Montford Avenue

Brochures and insider information from volunteers.
A new downtown satellite visitor pavilion is now open in Pack Square Park. Square Park.

Transportation

Airport: (828) 209-3660
Asheville Transit System: (828) 253-5691
Greyhound and Trailways: (828) 253-5353
Metro Cab: (828) 254-1155
Yellow Cab Company: (828) 253-3311
Your Cab: (828) 259-9904
Asheville Bike Taxi: (828) 777-5115

Restaurants

Ben’s Tuneup, 195 Hilliard Avenue
If it sounds like a car garage that’s because it was one. Now it’s a funky, Asian inspired restaurant and lush urban beer garden.

Chai Pani, 22 Battery Park Ave.
Innovative, fun, affordable & delicious Indian cuisine. Serving chaat — brightly flavored Indian street snacks; and thalis — traditional family meals.

Over Easy Cafe, 32 Broadway Street
Breakfast, brunch and lunch dishes made fresh to order. Supporting local farmers, organic ingredients whenever possible. Taste the difference.

City Bakery Cafe, 60 Biltmore Ave.
Artisan breads, pastries, coffee. Specializing in traditional French breads, breads are formed by hand and use as little yeast as possible.

Heiwa Shokudo, 87 N Lexington Ave.
Heiwa Shokudo translated from Japanese means “Peaceful Dining”. A Japanese restaurant focused on providing quality, taste, good health.

The Noodle Shop, 3 SW Pack Square
Authentic family-style Chinese food with an emphasis on noodles. Spicy Szechuan noodles, rice noodles, vegetable and meat soups and more.

Strada Italiano, 29 Broadway
Authentic Italian fare representing all regions of Italy and many of owner Chef Anthony Cerrato’s traditional family recipes.

Bouchon, 62 N. Lexington Ave.
Traditional French comfort food including Croque Monsieur, Quiche du Jour and Boeuf Bourguignon. Extensive wine list.

Cucina 24, 24 Wall Street
Traditional Italian cuisine using local ingredients, with a Southern twist. Also featuring an ever-changing late night menu that is more experimental.

Storm Bistro, 125 S. Lexington Ave.
An exceptional new-world approach to classic food and drink. Combining Low Country cuisine, a full bar and late night menu in an inviting setting.

Rosetta’s, 116 N. Lexington Ave.
A whole-foods kitchen & cafe serving lunch, dinner, late night, and Sunday brunches. Vegetarian and vegan.

Jerusalem Garden Cafe, 78 Patton Ave. Authentic Mediterranean and Middle Eastern cuisine in an exotic, relaxing dining room.

Rhubarb, 78 Patton Ave. Run by John Fleer , one of the Southeasts’s leading Chefs. Southern traditions with a global influence.

Laughing Seed Cafe, 40 Wall Street
Organic, Seasonal, farm to table vegetarian cuisine with an international Flair.

The Market Place, 20 Wall Street Specializing in American farm-to-table cuisine, C.I.A. Grad Chef William Dissen presents a seasonal menu that emphasizes fresh and local.

Chorizo, Grove Arcade, Suite 139
Latin fare and specialty drinks from Spain to Argentina using the freshest of ingredients. Delicious sangria, mojitos, paella and churrasco.

COFFEE & DESSERTS

Izzy’s, 74 North Lexington Ave.
A Lexington Avenue meeting ground for all types. Counter Culture Coffee and local treats, stay for the free wi-fi and monthly artist exhibits.

High Five Coffee Bar, 190 Broadway St.
Brewing coffee is a craft. Barista’s are Counter Culture Coffee-trained and High Five-certified to craft only the finest beverages. Local beers on tap.

Double D’s, 41 Biltmore Ave.
Set in a vintage double decker bus. With coffees from all over the world and local desserts made with love.

Dobra Tea, 78 N. Lexington Avenue
Teas sourced directly from their regions of origin. Tea menu is arranged by country, and each tea tells its own story based on travels and experience.

French Broad Chocolate Lounge, 10 S. Pack Square
Hand-crafted artisanal chocolates and pastries featuring superb local and
organic ingredients. Loung and savor the delicious richness of chocolate.

Vortex Doughnuts, 32 Banks Ave.
Made from scratch doughnuts, using only local ingredients. Delicious French Broad Chocolate icing. Savory Chop Shop Butchery smoked bacon. Coffee and espresso too.

BARS & BREWERIES

Asheville Brewing Co., 77 Coxe Ave.
Brews like Shiva and Rocket Girl. A full menu of great pub food and pizzas, a
full bar along with fresh brews on tap straight from the tanks.

Hi-Wire Brewing, 197 Hilliard Ave.
Embracing its craft from top to bottom – with year-round beers – Prime Time Pale, Hi-Pitch IPA, Bed of Nails Brown, and Hi-Wire Lager – a rotating selection of seasonal offerings.

Cork & Keg Bar, 86 Patton Ave.
12 NC Beers on tap, and wine by the bottle or glass, as well as cheese plates and lite fare. Live bluegrass, country and latin music, along with a streetside patio.

The L.A.B., 39 N Lexington Ave.
Serving a wide variety of in-house brews from farmhouse ale to nitro porter, along with American pub food. Live music in its back room stage.

Social Lounge, 5 Walnut St.
A stylish, three-level cocktail bar with a a cozy rooftop terrace overlooking downtown. Craft cocktails, beer, wine and small plates.

5 Walnut Wine Bar, 5 Walnut St.
An eclectic selection of quality wines many in the $5-to-$15-a-glass range, favorite local beers on tap and local bites. Live music with local blues, rock and latin.

Wicked Weed, 91 Biltmore Ave.
Crafting big-flavor, hop-forward beers that push our creative boundaries. We believe in the wildness of beer, its’ nonconformist attitude, its’ ability to resist being tamed.

The Imperial Life, 48 College Street
An extensive list of small batch spirits, local beers, a seasonally changing selection of craft cocktails—classic and modern—and a well honed wine list.

One World Brewing, 10 Patton Ave.
A large variety of different beer styles including six flagship beers and 4 rotating taps from around the world.

MG Road, 19 Wall Street
A cosmopolitan bar and lounge serving specialty, made by hand cocktails. A great place to lounge with friends. Low key, sophisticated and seductive.

Green Man Brewery, 23 Buxton Ave.
The tasting room of Green Man. The brewery and tasting room are casual with a great outdoor patio.

Burial Beer Co., 40 Collier Avenue
Taproom of Burial Beer set in an industiral space. Serving Belgian farmhouse ales, german lagers and good ole American gold.

APPAREL

frock, 4 Battery Park Ave.
A fresh and friendly mother/daughter-run boutique offering casual luxe comfort and style.

Ragtime Vintage, 20 E. Walnut St
Ragtime Vintage Clothing specializes in stylish and wearable vintage fashion for men, women, and children. New items are added weekly.

Hip Replacements, 72 N Lexington Ave.
Hand picked vintage, independent designers and local artists curated with nostalgia of yesteryear.

Minx, 64 N. Lexington Ave.
Fashion that tells a story. Timeless, romantic, modern, playful.

Dolce Vita, 34 Wall Street
An eclectic gift boutique that sells locally made wine, cards, handbags, candles, skincare, jewelry, art unique home decor.

Union, 18 Haywood Street
A unisex boutique with a cosmopolitan sensibility. Carrying brands known for their unique and sophisticated styling.

Spiritex, 14 Haywood Street
Locally sewn, organically grown, unique cotton clothing. Sustainable clothing for women, men and children.

BOOKS

Malaprop’s, 55 Haywood St.
A wide selection of regional and local literature. Readings and signing by leading authors.

The Captain’s Bookshelf, 31 Page Ave.
Sellers and buyers of second hand and rare books. Stock includes numerous signed books, first editions and leather bindings.

Downtown Books & News, 67 N. Lexington Ave.
Specializing in used and rare books. Large selection of magazines, newspapers and ‘zines.

Battery Park Book Exchange, Grove Arcade
Books and wine, side by side. Peruse thousands of books in dozens of categories while sipping a fine wine, sparkling wine, or Champagne.