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1838 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
828-575-2100
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
Description: It is owned by the same family that owns India Garden in Asheville and...
It is owned by the same family that owns India Garden in Asheville and Cinnamon Kitchen is in South Asheville in Gerber Village
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  • 30
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  • 19
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tingle your taste buds!

Cinnamon kitchen is located in a nondescript strip mall but the flavors of it's food are pure India! Spicy, sweet, taste bud tingling really good Indian food, none of the Americanized versions downplayed here. The palak paneer is rich and savory, the spicy lamb vindaloo begs for a sip of cold beer... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Cinnamon kitchen is located in a nondescript strip mall but the flavors of it's food are pure India! Spicy, sweet, taste bud tingling really good Indian food, none of the Americanized versions downplayed here. The palak paneer is rich and savory, the spicy lamb vindaloo begs for a sip of cold beer to wash it down, as you should blend... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

What a treat! OK - so if your looking for in your face pampering you waiters/waitresses then don't go here. They are true to themselves. The food was fresh and Wow! We ordered a dish that I can not remember the name of but can remember the dish.... fresh crisp veges (fresh), tandora chicken, grilled ck, lamb, shrimp. It tasted... More 

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Asheville, NC
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Located in the strip mall of Gerber Village on Hendersonville Road, this restaurant is assumed to be fast food style. However, the entrees are generously portioned, authentically seasoned, and in a higher price range than you would expect. Full service restaurant. Delicious every time. The salmon tandoori is outstanding.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Good indian food, good portions. I tried the simosas, which were really good. The main course lasted me 2 meals!

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Greenville, South Carolina
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Tucked away in a strip-mall complex, this tiny restaurant might easily be dismissed or ignored, but to the diner's disadvantage. The food is sophisticated and subtle, the staff accommodating and professional and the overall experience well worth the trouble of finding.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

had the Saffron Sea Bass today. The fish was cooked perfectly. The sauce was seasoned exactly as requested. Also had the lentil soup. It is one of my favorites. And the lamb peppercorn appetizer made hot. Glad they give the option of several versions of hotness. Everything was wonderful.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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62 reviews 62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Unassuming location in a shopping center on Hendersonville road, but fantastic food. We usually order take-out as the service can be slow sometimes.

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Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was our first visit and we were not disappointed. The food was amazing! Indian food has layers of flavor that unveil as you enjoy your dish. We had the appetizer sample, tandoori shrimp and the lamb rogan josh, & kulfi. All were delicately flavored, exquisite and just the right amount of heat. There are booths that provide more seclusion... More 

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Rochester, New York
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47 reviews 47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

popular place in south asheville. great, prompt service and yummy food. I ordered my food spiced hot, but I'd call it a medium. Still amazing though!!!

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Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
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52 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I came here for the lunch buffet. The choices were limited (about five or so main dishes) compared to some other places I've been that had more than you could ever try, but that does not matter since Cinnamon Kitchen focuses on quality over quantity. The chicken tikka masala and the bhindi achari stood out amongst the entrees, and if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1838 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-575-2100

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian

Description

It is owned by the same family that owns India Garden in Asheville and Cinnamon Kitchen is in South Asheville in Gerber Village
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?