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Artisanal Restaurant

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Fri, 4/26
8:00 PM
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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Menu

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crab & pimento cheese beignets
bacon jam, pickled green tomato
kusshi oysters
by the ½ dozen
calamari
sweet​ & sour, pickled napa cabbage, wasabi espuma
APPETIZERS​
korean pork belly & quail egg
cucumber​ kimchee, pea shoots
tuna tartare
yuzu, puffed forbidden rice, white soy
mushroom conserva
herb pesto, black quinoa, crispy cassava
PASTA​
ricotta gnudi
maine lobster, spring onion
spaccatelle carbonara
smoked bacon, english peas, quail egg
campanelle
georgia pink shrimp, crushed tomato, basil, romano
SALADS​
butter lettuces
house pickles, smoked bacon, buttermilk dressing
hearts of romaine “caesar”
hard egg dressing, parmigiano reggiano
OCEAN​
north carolina flounder
sweet corn, bacon, leeks
red snapper
grenobloise, rye
scallops
smoked tomato jam, local country ham
FARM​
berkshire pork chop
bbq pigtail, warm southern slaw
lamb loin
truffled cauliflower, grape must, radicchio
ashley farms red chicken
overnight shallots, pommery mustard
aged beef
dry​ aged cowboy ribeye 28 oz. / center-cut filet 8 oz. bone marrow / sour mash steak sauce / chimichurri
ROASTED​
beets
red wine gastrique
spring onions
cider, honey
carrots
thyme, brown butter
SAUTEED​
asparagus
broccolini / garlic, chili’s
POTATOES​
puree
pomme frittes
fingerling
GRAINS​
grits
white cheddar
farro
castelvetrano olives, piquillo pepper
PRICE RANGE
$0
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
CUISINES
American
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I like more casual food typically, but this has become one of my favorite restaurant experiences. A great space, tasty food and much more of an elevated step for the area. Mountain sophistication and worth the reservation.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank michaeljaygoldberg
Reviewed December 9, 2018

This is a top drawer restaurant. The ambience is beautiful, the food is excellent and beautifully presented, the service is also excellent and friendly. This restaurant is one of the finer experiences for dining. I am always impressed with our visit. There is no question...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Christina H
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Wonderful food and atmosphere, celebrated a friends birthday. The staff and food was great. My steak was cooked as I wanted. Looking at the plates, great care was taken to present the food as a work of art. Everyone enjoyed their meal.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Barbarainnc
Reviewed October 23, 2018

This restaurant is exquisite. From the food, the staff, and the atmosphere, they truly deliver a perfect dining experience. It was a special night for us as we got engaged at the restaurant that evening. The entire staff and especially our server Chloe was amazing...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Heather P
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Never fails to disappoint! Pricey but what you get is well worth it. An upscale restaurant that still maintains a dress code, a lovely change from most places in the mountains! The wine list is off the charts!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank carolemV9715ZQ
Reviewed October 10, 2018

A great restaurant experience, like a culinary masterpiece, is more than just the sum of its parts. Each individual part is pretty darn important to getting that dish to taste just right. At Artisanal each part of the experience was top notch... and not just...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JMANFROMNC
Reviewed September 29, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely amazing! We drove up from Hickory (90 min) to eat here. Our server (Brit) was great. We did the Summer tasting menu. I’m allergic to fish & shellfish so they substituted duck for me. Loved it. They also brought us the pimento cheese scones,...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

I have dined from New York to Paris, but they had nothing on the tasting menu at Artisanal. Well done, we will be back

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AnneW943
Reviewed September 23, 2018

We had another outstanding experience here. The food is delicious and sophisticated without being weird. The beautiful ambiance and food quality and presentation match, which is unusual. One of our favorite restaurants in NC. Wow, the gnocchi, the tiny buttery warm yeast rolls... I could...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank anonj
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Very nice ambiance and upscale feel throughout. A nice Bar for pre-dinner libations. The dining room is very cozy and comfortable as well as there is a nice back terrace where you can eat outside. Service is outstanding and food locally sourced and presented beautifully....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank RDU-Yankee
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Raymie64
July 31, 2018|
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Response from Jcg55 | Reviewed this property |
Tie is not required but this is a special place. Gents - wear a sport coat / jacket !
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Raymie64
July 16, 2018|
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Response from wwfrench | Reviewed this property |
They have a nice wine list
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NewBlueEyes
September 24, 2017|
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Response from Julsky18 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure..you can always call.on a night you want to go..bet they can squeeze you in
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