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Certificate of Excellence2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$9 - $32
CUISINES
American, Seafood, Contemporary

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STARTERS & SHAREABLES
Deep Fried Deviled Eggs
lusty monk mustard, aioli, bacon lardons, house pickles, pepper oil
9
Esquites Hushpuppies
charred scallion aioli, cotija, coconut, cilantro, Cholula
Fried Brussels Sprouts
apple butter, caramelized shallot vinaigrette, sweet and spicy pork belly, pickled apples
14
Salad of Fall Greens
cranberry, apple, pepitas, pickled squash, brown butter cornbread croutons, cranberry-sage vinaigrette
13
Sauteed Calamari Fra Diablo
garlic, shallot, white wine, crushed red pepper, lightly smoked marinara
15
Sunflower "Risotto"
carrot puree, lavender, crispy parsnip, apple, shiso vinaigrette, cured egg yolk
17
Elk and Himalayan Yak Meatballs
basil, stone ground grits, burrata cheese
16
Beef Tartare & Bone Marrow
capers, shallots, lusty monk mustard aioli, quail egg, boquerones potato chips, trout roe, bone marrow with garlic confit, herb gremolata, house pickles
17
P. E. I. Mussels
tasso ham, ginger, herb puree, charred scallion aioli
17
MAINS
Shrimp and Grits
tasso ham, old mill stone ground grits, local ale, rosemary, fumet, poached farm egg, crispy garlic
17
Fresh Catch
hakurei turnips, dandelion, chayote, enoki mushroom, pot likker consomme, turnip top pistou - Market Price
Scallops and Heritage Pork Belly
fall squash, bacon, beet puree, caramelized endive, collard kimchee
28
Duck and Seafood Gumbo Ya Ya
duck leg confit, Heritage andouille, shrimp, oyster, Laurel Bay rice, egg yolk, scallions
27
Beef Short Rib
chevre polenta, baby bok choy, fresh horseradish, leek hay, gremolata
29
Ricotta Gnocchi
radicchio, chestnut mushroom, candy roaster squash, sage, pecorino romano
23
"Carolina Bison" NY Strip
soft lettuce, bitter greens, Castelvetrano olives, Marcona almonds, pickled eggplant, plum balsamico
32
DESSERT
Chocolate Pumpkin Tart
pumpkin curd, pepita butter, chocolate rosemary ganache
10
White Chocolate Semi-Freddo
tart cherry puree, duck fat granola, baby fennel
10
Cookies and Milk
warm cookies of the day, Wholesome Country Creamery Milk
9
Cranberry Pavlova
meringue, orange, pomegranate honey, citrus-cranberry crème fraiche
9
French Press Coffee Service
exclusive Bean Werks coffee blend, rough cut demerara, whip of Averna/Branca Menta, French Broad Chocolate covered espresso beans.
6
Magic: Bailey's, Frangelico, Kahlua9
Irish: Jameson Caskmates Stout10
Venetian: Rye, Montenegro, Grind10
SPECIALTY COCKTAILS, CIDER AND LOCAL BEER
Ice Breaker 2.0
knob creek bourbon, carpano antica vermouth, ramazzotti amaro, angostura bitters, hollow smoked ice ball
13
Fire & Ice
house blueberry gin, lime, ginger, soda, Angostura, fire
13
Punch Me in the Face (A Black Manhattan)
russels reserve 6yr, eda rhyne rustic nocino, amaro nardini
15
O.D.B. Dirty Martini
vodka - or - gin, NC ramp brine, Castelvetrano olive and anchovy garnish
15
Four Square Wheels
Jameson, banana lime cordial, egg white, cinnamon-clove bitters, fresh nutmeg
13
Pardon My French
house lemongrass vodka, lillet, chartreuse
12
Jargon Slush
bonded bourbon, black peach tea, citrus ice, bubbles
9
Misbehavin'
Luksusowa vodka, st. germaine, strawberry shrub, lemon, dry cava
11
Shady Nasty
Virgin Bourbon, Eda Rhyne Appalachian Fernet, chai syrup, Bad Art orange bitters
12
"You'll Shoot Your Eye Out" Margarita
Altos Plata tequila, Amaro Flora, fresh pressed Granny Smith apples, cranberry, lime, salt
13
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This was by far one of the best meals my girlfriend and I have ever had. We opted for reserving the chefs table which is a great experience. Seeing all the food being prepared and the getting the inside scoop from chef and his staff...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Derrick H
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Where to start! Our experience was amazing all around. Me and my boyfriend (who was in town for three days) wanted to see what this establishment was all about and it was wonderful. We left our phones at home to be completely present and we...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank dentoclock
Reviewed 3 days ago

The cuisine and atmosphere was excellent. We had the Duck and seafood gumbo and beef short rib and both were cooked perfectly. It was a great way to end our stay.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Liz M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Amazing! We truly enjoyed the food and the staff. Daniel has some fabulous pairing recommendations that really heightened our dinning experience. Absolutely delicious and enjoyed every bit of our meal!

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 901trishat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved loved loved this restaurant. We were lucky enough to get the 2 person “Chef’s counter” seating at prime time. If you are interested in food and cooking, it is a great opportunity to see the kitchen in action. You sit right in front of...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed 1 week ago

The interior is delightful and the service starting with your meet and greet by the owner is excellent. The food is unique and well prepared. I will return with friends.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Shhdgs
Reviewed 1 week ago

So much care has obviously gone into designing the entire experience....the employees are all passionate and friendly, the space is thoughtfully arranged (LOVE the reclaimed bowling alley as bar top and table tops) and the cuisine is amazing. I had the chance to share a...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Larry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our second trip to Jargon was as good is not better than the first. The staff could not have been more professional. The bar tender (I bet he sleeps well at night!) treated us as if we were his only customers.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank 413stevene
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our first visit to Asheville and we looked to Trip Advisor for a restaurant recommendation. Jargon was rated #1. Looked at the menu online. It looked to be right up our alley with respect to the type of meal my wife and I were looking...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Tom H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tonight was truly magical. We started off by Thomas selecting the perfect drinks for us, the deviled eggs and Brussel Sprouts for shareable apps, to gumbo and scallops/pork belly meals, then topped it off with a white chocolate decadent dessert. Thomas made our experience even...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Paul J
August 5, 2019|
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Response from Harriet T | Reviewed this property |
Casual dress is just fine. Everything and everyone in Asheville is pretty informal and a lot of fun.
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bethg415
October 18, 2018|
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Response from 927kerrys | Reviewed this property |
Jargon does take reservation. You can make them through their website, by calling the restaurant or, I think, they use the Reserve app as well.
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bethg415
October 18, 2018|
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Response from bumpkin13 | Reviewed this property |
They take reservations on Reserve.
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