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The Market Place Restaurant

20 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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Ranked #41 of 646 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Continental, Contemporary
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Battery Park
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:30pm, 7 days a week in our newly renovated restaurant. Brunch from 10:30am - 2:30pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Our classic American lounge serves local brews and handmade cocktails and is open until.
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Louisville, Kentucky
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This restaurant will definitely serve up something different and interesting. We ate here for both dinner one night and then brunch the next day. Reservations are highly recommended. We made reservations for dinner the day of and couldn't get in until 8:45 pm. The menu is very interesting. I enjoyed a vegan dish of curried cauliflower with black quinoa and... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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69 reviews 69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

The Market Place is not the usual "Let's go grab a bite 'cause it's easier than cooking" restaurant. It's geared to foodies who appreciate an inventive, locally-sourced menu with meals that are carefully prepared and beautifully plated. Our server, Andrea, was the perfect mix of friendly and helpful without being intrusive. She definitely added to our enjoyment of the evening.... More 

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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I ordered the beef striploin steak with truffle and herb fries and house made thyme ketchup. The steak was tended and cooked to a medium rare, as requested. I loved the flavor of the fries, and the ketchup was a special touch.

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Monroe, Louisiana
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Located in downtown Asheville, this place served up one of the best meals we had in town. We initially looked at the menu online as we had our children and wanted to make sure there was something they would enjoy. Asheville is well served by great restaurants, but sometimes kids just want a simple meal. My children enjoy good food,... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio
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91 reviews 91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We loved this place, located in the old downtown area. Very avante garde, warehouse type place, but quiet. Limited menu, but were were both craving steak and salad, which was excellent. My only complaint is that the fried potatoes were really, really salty. In my past life, pre-hypertension, I'd have said, YUM, but I can't do that kind of salt... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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28 reviews 28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The best meal that we had in Asheville. Ordered the cheese tray appetizer and the truffle fries. Both were spectacular, the only downside was that we ate them too quickly. From there each of our entrees were perfect, portions were perfect so you didn't leave feeling stuffed. Service was what you would expect from a fine dining establishment!

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Burke, United States
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Trendy farm to table restaurant in downtown Asheville. We sat upstairs and the service was excellent. We had a very nice carbonara for an appetizer. The quail was very good. The hand cut pappardelle was nice with the braised lamb but a little too much pasta.

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Canton, Ohio
19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Our group of seven visiting from out of town, all very much enjoyed Sunday brunch. Everyone ordered something different along with an order of the banana bread french toast for the table to share. All the dishes were well prepared with generous portion sizes. The eggs benton, spinach omlete and jalapeno biscuits were favorites of the group. The service was... More 

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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

The food was presented well. It was very tasty. But do not go Hungry. Small portions, the men complained stating it was expensive and they were still hungry. Unless you just want a small appetizer and drinks, not a place to frequent.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We had been wanting to try the Market Place for a while. So we found ourselves downtown on Sunday evening and decided the time was right. We did not have a reservation but we were seated moments after walking through the door. The food was wonderful. We started out with a Charcuterie plate with 3 different meats and pork bellies,... More 

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Additional Information about The Market Place Restaurant

Address: 20 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801-2710
Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm  10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
Cuisine: American, Seafood, Continental, Contemporary

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