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The Market Place Restaurant

20 Wall St., Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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Ranked #48 of 630 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $25
Hours:
Mon - Sat 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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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Knoxville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I have had brunch here twice and both times were phenomenal. The Eggs Benton and the BLT, both of which are made with Benton meat products, are amazing!! It is priced fairly. I would recommend this restaurant. Great cocktails as well.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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137 reviews 137 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Firstly the food here is excellent, the ambience the night we were there was great and the staff brilliant. If you want to ensure not sitting on the communal table or the small tables by the stairs make a reservation.

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Clearwater, Florida
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Tucked away on Wall Street. Avoid eating upstairs. Steep stairs. Very plain atmosphere. Like eating in your Nana's kitchen. Stay downstairs. Food was mediocre and served tepid, not hot. Long run from the kitchen to the upstairs for the wait-staff! Staff was friendly but rushed. Disappointed.

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Ridgeway, VA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
138 helpful votes 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We ate here on a thursday night. It wasn't crowded at all. The food was delicious. Probably one of the best meals we have ever had. The service was also excellent. Highly recommend. I think the menu changes on a regular basis since they use local ingredients, but I don't think you would be disappointed.

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Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

We have just spent four nights in Asheville and ate at the Market Place on two of them, good food, great atmosphere, very pleasant staff. We also enjoyed the music can highly recommend this restaurant.

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Princeton, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

My husband and I had dinner here during our vacation in Asheville. Nice atmosphere, waiter helpful and managed to accommodate our food allergies. My trout was the best entree I had while in Asheville. Would rate higher except that there weren't more choices for us.

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Versailles, Kentucky
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My daughter and I happened upon this restaurant, and they had to squeeze us in on a Tuesday night. Service was flawless, with a very knowledgeable, friendly and efficient waitress. The appetizer special was a dish with local wild mushrooms.... It was particularly delicious and memorable, and I would return to Asheville for that alone! All in all an excellent... More

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Warren, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

The food, service and atmosphere were amazing. I had pork shoulder and it was prepared beyond my expectations. I saw the head chef on the way out and felt compelled to give him a hug.

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asheville,nc
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138 reviews 138 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I am a local and have heard for years about the food at this restaurant. Most the time just went in evening for some appetizers and music but just recently had a full meal there. Been wanting to try it for a long time and it was the sunday brunch. Sorry but I wasn't impressed. Our service was not the... More

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Florida
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Our server Denise recommended the wild mushroom appetizer, made with chicken of the wood mushrooms, and it was divine! We each chose fish: mine was a tuna from the small plates menu, his was Sunburst Trout. Both were perfectly prepared palate pleasers. Denise is an outstanding server, offering friendly, personable suggestions and a first-rate experience.

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