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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302 (Downtown Asheville)
828-252-9805
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Ranked #42 of 639 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sun - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Sat 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Caribbean, Mexican
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night

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South Carolina
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116 reviews 116 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

Not very busy on a Thursday for lunch. Chips and salsa was excellent, as were nachos and PomPomPom dish. I did not like my fajita (shrimp and tilapia), but over all a good experience. The waiter showed us his "dish trick" and "pitcher trick" (hint: he is double-jointed).

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Our food was great. Long salsa list, the three we tried were delicious. The entrees were fresh, and a unique spin on Mexican food. I would go again.

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The mountains
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92 reviews 92 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Don't judge the place or the size, as the food is fantastic. The combination of Mexican and Caribbean food taste is unique and really tastes great. The portions are enough for two meals and provide a great take out for another snack. The restaurant has very limited space, and you might need to wait, but the wait is worthwhile. On... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We were skeptical when we read the menu, but were pleasantly surprised! My husband ordered the chicken & shrimp paquita. I ordered the chicken open fajitas. So good! Waiter was friendly & helpful.

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Riverton, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Food is wonderful. Atmosphere and service could be better. Will return again next year for another great meal. The pulled pork empanada's are just fab. You won't be disappointed.

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Cape Canaveral, Florida
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104 reviews 104 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We go here every time we come to Asheville because it is so good. Burritos are large full of fresh ingredients ......I like the clay bowl dish or the ones served in the hot lava bowls. The mixture of spices are very unique and fresh tasting. It's always crowded ther but worth the wait

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New Jersey
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105 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We happened on this place at about 12 noon--our very first meal in Asheville. By 12:15 it was filled with folks from local offices, always a good sign. Really enjoyed the Mex-Caribbean blending of flavors, especially the dishes that featured curry. Everything was fresh and good.

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Fairfield, Ohio
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is a small place; it was recommended to us by a friend of a friend. We enjoyed the textures and favors of the Caribbean-inspired food. The portions are VERY large, so sharing a meal would be fine. We had the chips and Roasted Chilies salsa - light and delicious - as an appetizer. I had the Skliff Roles (crab... More

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We enjoyed a late lunch - complete with margaritas (habanero style). Portions were very generous and the three of us split an appetizer and entree and left feeling pleasantly full. The Mexican/Carribean was a fun twist and the quality of food was terrific. Six thumbs-up!

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Ely, Minnesota
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12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Our waiter Britt was very helpful and friendly. We had the empanadas one pork, one chicken, one tofu and vegetarian Caribbean bowl. All of us were very pleased with the flavors and the quantity was more than we could handle so we left with doggy bags. The art work is amazing and the whole experience was great.

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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 pm - 4:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  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 0 - 15
Cuisine: Caribbean, Mexican

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