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Cinnamon Kitchen

1838 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC
828-575-2100
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Ranked #132 of 644 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Indian
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: 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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English first
Greenville, South Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 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
2 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
54 reviews 54 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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Asheville
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

The food is fabulous, the service is efficient. We've been there twice in the past two months and haven't been disappointed. Mela used to be our go-to Indian restaurant, but Cinnamon Kitchen is now #1.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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82 reviews 82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

Spouse and I like this restaurant. The food is good, traditional Indian fare (as traditional as you'll find in the western hemisphere I guess). They keep the spice level up which is good (tho they can tame it for you). We normally go for their lunch buffet (a nice variety, but always just chicken and veggie dishes - would it... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

I have tried to support this local business, mostly because I keep hearing good things about it. The food has occasionally been good in the past; I have kept hoping to be “wowed.” Yesterday's third experience was the worst yet and "sealed the deal for me;" I won't be going back—ever again! Not only was the food mediocre -- and... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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53 reviews 53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The third time we went there was New Years Eve. You'd expect that the food and service would not be up to snuff-wrong! While we had to wait for 15 minutes or so beyond our reservation, the food was excellent and the service up to par. The lamb chop dish is outstanding as we're the scallops. My wife and I... More 

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Additional Information about Cinnamon Kitchen

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

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