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The Market Place Restaurant

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American, Seafood, Contemporary, Continental
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20 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801-2710 (Battery Park)
+1 828-252-4162
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5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant...
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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Good for:
Casual Elegant
Local cuisine
Special occasions
Entertaining clients

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 215
    Excellent
  • 87
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Very chic evening

Travelled into an old section of Asheville and walked into a chic restaurant right out of a posh and modern restaurant from NYC. The interior was very modern. The food was tapas style and beautifully plated. the wine selection was excellent. The chef is graduate from the American Culinary... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Renae P
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Wilmington, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Casual Elegant
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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361 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Wilmington, North Carolina
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Travelled into an old section of Asheville and walked into a chic restaurant right out of a posh and modern restaurant from NYC. The interior was very modern. The food was tapas style and beautifully plated. the wine selection was excellent. The chef is graduate from the American Culinary Institute. Every bite was special.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Delicious! Great service, great food, great wine. Great date night atmosphere. The decor is sophisticated and unique. We loved that it was not loud either!

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

The market place was absolutely wonderful. Had A nice quiet dinner with my husband and was thrilled to have a waiter who gave wonderful suggestions. THE tuna appetizer was incredible and we'll worth every penny. My husband tried the pan roasted quail which was cooked excellent and had great sauces in combination. For my dinner, I ordered the hand cut... More 

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Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015 via mobile

Based on the reviews and the longevity of this dinner-only spot, I definetely wanted to give it a try. The food was fresh and our server was very nice, however the reception at the front host stand was cold. Its so important to hit the mark with guests from the very beginning because it will often influence the rest of... More 

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Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

When we thought of a special restaurant for a birthday celebration we chose the Market Place Restaurant in Asheville. It is so worth the 2 hour drive framer home. The food is "special". They use all local products and the chef, last night it was Josh, puts them together in delightful ways. Though there are allergy to nuts in our... More 

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Arden
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went there for an anniversary dinner on a cold winters night! The food was fantastic,the service was even better. We had the place to ourselves so the service was exceptional. Great selection on the menu and the wine list. We will return again!

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Candler, North Carolina
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Just great food and service. Much larger on the inside than I expected. Servers were great, food was excellent. We'll return. Great location on Wall Street.

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Volcano, California
Top Contributor
284 reviews 284 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

We had a Saturday evening dinner here. Our table was excellent, at the edge of the second floor loft, looking down on diners below. Our waiter was very thoughtful and attentive. They have a full bar and a pretty good wine selection. Very nice ambience and excellent service. We wish that the food had been better. My wife had the... More 

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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

First, the caveat--I normally eat 1200 calories a day, mostly raw veggies, fruit, and lean protein, but it was anniversary weekend and I was ready to splurge! The pleasant experience started with an online reservation where we left a request for a quiet table for our celebration. Arriving at 6:00 was perfect for making a 7:30 show, and we liked... More 

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King
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5 reviews 5 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

Chef William and his staff created a memorable evening full of truffle dishes my French dining companion and I declared to be delicious. The service was impeccable. Too bad fresh truffles only arrive in winter so we have to wait too long for a repeat performance. However, I will return as soon as possible for other menu favorites. I highly... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 20 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801-2710
    (Battery Park)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 1 - 25
  • Cuisine: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Continental

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Elegant
  • Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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.
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?