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The Admiral

400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
+1 828-252-2541
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food drink and service were impeccable. Especially liked the goose liver and beef tartar. We will be back here many times

Thank LiamPamG26
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant has been in the top rank of Asheville eateries for some time, but in the summer of 2018 The Admiral got a new chef. He has added many new dishes and increased vegetarian and small plate emphasis. So far, so good. Check the...More

Thank RobWNC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having not been to The Admiral for awhile, I was disappointed that my absolute favorite—the PEI mussels—were no longer on the menu. However, there’s a new and different chef, and I understand why he would want to put his signature on the current menu. And...More

Thank KenCookie
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a late arrival and were exhausted when we sat down. However we rallied when we had our first bites. The pork chops were tender and cooked perfectly. Salad was simple and delicious. Excellent an reasonable wine. Cozy ambiance and quiet.

Thank twanetdl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a gem of a place in Asheville! Their food is amazing. Even though it doesn't look like much on the outside, it's actually a nice place for a romantic dinner.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit for dinner and we were pleasantly surprised to see the outdoor seating included a table beside a lovely fireplace! Appetizers included tilefish (served sashimi style) and charcuterie board with 4 cheeses, honey, almonds, and thin slices of apple. We tried the Admiral...More

Thank tarheelrx
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

Wife and I went there for dinner and had the trout and risotto both of which I would recommend. pork chops are also delicious. Would highly recommend this place as good is excellent and has a unique and timeless old steakhouse vibe you don’t get...More

Thank Andrew W. M
Reviewed September 29, 2018

This is a small hip restaurant located in a transitional neighborhood. Great food and beer. Unique small plates like Quail and salmon. Parking very limited but there was parking on the street. Our server was great. Made good suggestions and was attentive. Small but efficient...More

Thank davidearlsimmons7
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Anything you order here will be very enjoyable , food is delicious and cocktails and really good . Their staff is very friendly

Thank largotempo
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

So the next time you’re in Asheville you Better Set Sail. Terrific food, great vibe, ninja bartender, perfect service and... Octopus! If you have to ask, you just don’t get it. Go find out for yourself!

Thank BarkyT22
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Response from FaKtor | Reviewed this property |
No there is not.
August 26, 2017|
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Response from Allen A | Reviewed this property |
I agree...nice casual is sufficient.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$30 - $30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-2541
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