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The Admiral

400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
+1 828-252-2541
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck leg” (21 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
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Reviewed January 30, 2016

My girlfriend and I have eaten here twice. This place is hands down the best restaurant I have been to in North Carolina. They seem change their menu often, but the beef tenderloin tartare was on the menu both times. It was probably my favorite,...More

1  Thank Erin B
Reviewed January 25, 2016

The Admiral is an amazing restaurant, hidden inside a plain exterior. Service is excellent, and the food is superb. Easily one of the best restaurants in Asheville. The grilled rabbit wings were really interesting, as was the duck leg adobo and a great ribeye steak....More

1  Thank zzzzdoc1
Reviewed January 20, 2016

Nearly every time we're in Asheville, we go here. Excellent food and fun atmosphere. I've gotten some great salad ideas from them. I've never had a bad meal there.

Thank Cheerol S
Reviewed January 19, 2016

Visited Asheville for my birthday several weeks ago and decided on the Admiral to have my bday dinner at the recommendation of some friends. I was very glad I did. I typically would never eat raw meat but am ever so glad I ordered the...More

1  Thank Val A
Reviewed January 14, 2016

The place does not have the look outside of what the offering will be inside. Very basic plain looking building that would make you think nothing would be inside....but step in and be treated to an amazing meal!

Thank jimmcma
Reviewed January 14, 2016

From start to finish, this will be a meal to remember. We like to order lots of things and split them so we can taste everything. Do not be fooled by the exterior, this place serves 4 star cuisine.

Thank bluehorton
Reviewed January 13, 2016

We almost drove past this place. It is in an old garage and still looks like it. The food was excellent and it was fun to watch the chefs in the open kitchen. Will definitely return!

Thank Kygirl1104
Reviewed January 4, 2016

The menu promises a fresh approach to Southern favorites but the kitchen delivers small portions of mediocre food. I was served a severely under-cooked pork chop accompanied with sugar-sweetened collard greens. Her mahi tasted fine but the small portion did not satiate her appetite. Our...More

2  Thank Hallucin8
Reviewed January 3, 2016

The Admiral is a great restaurant that is located in West Asheville. From the outside, this place isn't fancy - cinderblocks, no windows, poor lighting and right across the street from a gas station. But the food - that's something else. The food is good....More

Thank Lilyn1
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful dinner, our reservation was a little delayed as it was a busy weekend night ( I think all are during the holidays.) Food was good, not certain it was worth the high price tag, granted we drank as well. Our server was...More

Thank NcChar87
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Response from Al 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
Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine
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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