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The Blackbird

47 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626
+1 828-254-2502
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (36 reviews)
“coconut cake” (88 reviews)
“seafood risotto” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Seafood, Wine Bar, American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
47 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626
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Reviewed today via mobile

Had tickets to the Dance show and made it easily on time. Food was real good, had the cheese tray, pork chop and tenderloin. The tenderloin was done perfectly, make sure you tell them, did not ask. The potatoes on the pork chops were overly...More

Thank Rod L
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Our family was on summer vacation in NC and we stopped by the Blackbird for dinner. Everything we had was perfect. We started with the cheeseboard. The chef makes homemade cheese crackers with pecorino cheese....Oh my gosh, they were incredible. The cheeseboard had olives and...More

2  Thank Tisha399
JessonGil, Owner at The Blackbird, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thank you for the very nice review. Thank you so much for choosing our family business for dinner. Your family is very sweet!

Reviewed 2 days ago

We tried The Blackbird for lunch. The food and service were very good. Prices are reasonable. Good place to try while in Asheville.

Thank Melissa N
Reviewed 2 days ago

The selections are great and the food super. The atmosphere is casual and welcoming to families. The desserts are outstanding. Our waitress was Corinne, who could not have e been more friendly and helpful. We enjoyed her as much as we did the food.

Thank Jim77345
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying in the hotel next to this restaurant and since our first choice for reservations elsewhere cold not be arranged we cane here. When we arrived we were seated immediately and the service was very good. The wine selection is decent but the...More

Thank Michael K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told that we would need reservations to get in but we went for lunch about noon and ther were very few people there. After hearing rave reviews from a local, we expected something different than what we found. The menu was much more...More

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place came highly recommended by our tour guide. My husband and I didn't have a reservation so we were added to the waiting list and walked around downtown until our table was ready ~30 minutes later. It was definitely worth the wait! The food...More

Thank merrnat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fish dish, lamb suvide and roasted chicken dinners ! Beet salad was great as well as their vicuña layered cake ! Coffee is pressed and drinks were great ! Wonderful service and top location in town near the parking lot. Highly recommend ratting here!

Thank Bbmizrahi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I ate here out of necessity and desperation one night a couple of weeks ago. The best thing about the restaurant was that the waitress recommended a good dessert place in town. The food was average, the service was average at best,...More

2  Thank crocky66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try The Backbird for Sunday brunch and we were not disappointed! I had the Shrimp and Steak Caesar Salad which was delicious. A generous portion of chopped greens with shrimp and steak bites, croutons, tomatoes and a dressing that was really good....More

Thank Deborah H
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April 11, 2017|
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Response from rebzim51 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen tables set for large parties. call ahead. Yes to a few local beers.
September 16, 2015|
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Response from Blondee61 | Reviewed this property |
We got one slice of the cake not the whole cake. It is very rich
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $35
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 47 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3626
    (Ashton St)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-2502
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The Blackbird located downtown Asheville, NC has a beautiful modern handcrafted interior while featuring modern cuisine. Locally sourced farm to table and changing with the seasons. Local family owned and operated. Great bar, beautiful lighting, cozy seating - the perfect spot!
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