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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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Today
5:00 pm - 9:00 am
11:30 am - 4:00 pm
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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: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch

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  • 395
    Excellent
  • 204
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 15
    Poor
  • 30
    Terrible
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
Muy Delicioso!!!!

Randomly stumbled up this place with my friends on a Sunday after touring the street market. Loved it! The place itself was so cute and eclectic. The food was amazing and huge!! I definitely suggest sharing or going when you're starving!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 31, 2015
Deja S
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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

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Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Randomly stumbled up this place with my friends on a Sunday after touring the street market. Loved it! The place itself was so cute and eclectic. The food was amazing and huge!! I definitely suggest sharing or going when you're starving!

Miami, Florida
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287 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 202 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

We were walking around looking for a place to eat and this one attracted us. We are now fans and we will be back! We started off with house margaritas which were perfectly made and fresh. We had three different mexican / caribbean dishes and they were all tasty, well prepared and presented. Excellent and a great place to visit!... More 

Johnson City, Tennessee
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

My husband and I visited this establishment for dinner last night upon the recommendation of our son. We love to eat at different types of restaurants off the beaten path. We got seated right away next to the back room where they were getting drinks and and the cash register was. My back was to that room. Our waiter stayed... More 

Elbow Lake, Minnesota
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

This was such a great find and it turned out to be my favorite meal while visiting Asheville. We sat outside in the alley because it was a little quieter than inside, it was a perfect atmosphere. The servers were friendly and helpful in making recommendations, attentive and fun. There were plenty of vegetarian options, which I always appreciate. My... More 

Radford, Virginia, USA
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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Visited Asheville for a soccer tournament and wanted to try something downtown. My son and I had the fresh guacamole and two lava bowls (seafood and the ultimate). What flavors. Go hungry. The place gets busy and its relatively small, but we got seated after a short wait and our server did a good job. Will be back next time... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've been coming here since it first opened and it is always a treat. There are just so many flavors going on in every meal.

2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

We were in asheville on a busy Friday night and were suprised to find very short wait. While waiting the hostess said to visit bar area so we did. Waited for 15 minutes at bar and we were completely ignored by bartender despite other customers and hostess pointing us out. He was socializing with other staff and even stopped working... More 

North Carolina
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The Lava bowl was beyond words. Roast pork in a wonderful broth with a flavorful combination of veggies. Enough to share. Beautiful as well

1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

First off, the fried plantains were amazing! Most importantly, I went here with a friend who can not eat corn, but they really wanted to order some of their super fresh house made salsa. The waiter, without hesitation, said "We will find something for you, I will be right back!" and off he went into the kitchen to find my... More 

Denver
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I am giving this restaurant a bad rating, only because of the server. We chose this restaurant on a recommendation from a local, who said the chef is the best in Asheville. Unfortunately, one terrible server can spoil an entire dining experience. The restaurant is VERY small and crowded. My husband and I were there last Saturday night about 8:30pm... More 

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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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