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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

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Downtown Asheville
Mexican, Caribbean
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6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
828-252-9805
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11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 am
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night

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  • 29
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Soooooo GOOOOD!

I came here with a group of people and we all enjoyed our meal choices. I LOVED the Cubano Burrito. AND...it was so large that I was able to save the rest for dinner! Delicious!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
Jade830
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

I came here with a group of people and we all enjoyed our meal choices. I LOVED the Cubano Burrito. AND...it was so large that I was able to save the rest for dinner! Delicious!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

To be honest, Salsa's does not have to change a thing.. . It has a loyal following; lots of regulars especially us. The staff is colorful in their personal attire and always very pleasant around the customers.The food is like nothing ever experienced elsewhere and we travel quite a bit. Always different as Hector uses whatever is in season along... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited for dinner. We had to wait, but it was worth it. We enjoyed our food. I loved my blackberry margarita. You should visit!

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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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161 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We've been here many times and have always been impressed with the interesting and unusual combinations. If I were rating based on previous experience I would have given it 5 stars, but they've declined a bit in my opinion. There were four in our party, and there were several substitutions made without our consent. The combinations were not as good... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

The waiter was super excited to show us his tricks. Which was entertaining for a minute, but got old fast. The food was good, and enjoyable. There were a few hiccups with service and for those that don't have ready access to Caribbean food its a nice change.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

lots of folk bustling around the outside but don't be put off. The possible 20 minute wait is worth it. Think about about sharing and you will have a chance to taste a great variety of food. The service is really friendly and efficient given that they work at a demanding pace. Most dishes have a spicy quality so be... More 

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Marathon, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

This is the restaurant we couldn't wait to come back to on our second trip to Asheville and they did not let us down! The food is so amazingly fresh, the drinks while pricey are a real treat and the service is quick and efficient. We learned from a food tour that the same owner also own Chorizo and Bomba... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

From the moment you're greeted you'll be impressed. From our hostess to our server... and the food, oh my. Even catered to a special request for dessert. But be warned, there will be a lot on your plate, so be plenty hungry. Oh, and if your are shy on spicy, please let the know, they'll glad turn the heat down... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Authentic and delicious. This is a restaurant and experience not to be missed by Foodies. Warning, the portions are generous, but so delicious it is hard not to clean your plate. Can't wait to go back during our next visit to Asheville.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

Some places just have a vibe of not overly friendly. Can't say exactly what. Maybe an off night for the server. There were also huge chunks of poblano in both dishes we ordered. That made both of them too bitter. A massive amount of food but not sure I'll eat the leftovers we took away.

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Additional Information about Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

Address: 6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
Phone Number: 828-252-9805
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 am  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:30 am - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 15
Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-252-9805

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15
  • Cuisine: Mexican, Caribbean
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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