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Downtown Asheville
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11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603 (Patton Avenue)
+1 828-239-2946
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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St. Johns, Florida
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was such a wonderful meal! Ordered lots of things on the menu and shared everything! The Brussel sprouts were a table favorite! Highly recommend!

Thank Kristi K
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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2,490 reviews
750 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 467 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was a pleasant surprise and the people at Curate knew their stuff and provided an excellent range of Spanish Tapa's in a very good atmosphere.Unlike most American restaurants this really had flair.

Thank Oldjack
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42 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

As a local I love this place but the tourist make it a little hard to slip into. I go outside the rush hours and tell the waiter "bring me whatever is good". I don't like a few things so I let them know that and then sit back and feast. However you do it, do youself a favor and... More 

Thank JimT091
Raleigh, North Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great Tapas place. Good food and wine selections. We arrived about 130p on a Friday, busy but we were able to get a table.

Thank scrivj
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey
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78 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We were unable to get a reservation but lucked out when we took a chance and stopped in to see if any tables were available. There was a 45 minute wait, but we were able to walk around in some of the shops and were texted when our table was ready. We were seated at the bar which we really... More 

Thank Sherry S
Portland, Maine
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So, this is a restaurant with great reviews, so why do I even bother? With no reservations, spouse and I decided to stop in at 4 pm for a taste and a beverage. Without reservations we were designated to one of the three bistro tables. Not a problem despite it's mini tabletop. A robust wine list and delectable tapas offerings... More 

Thank CaroleNewEngland
Old Lyme, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to this restaurant totally on the reviews on Trip Advisor and we were not disappointed! Seated in the back which was nice, felt more private but it filled up fast. Looked at the menu that is your placement and we were unsure of what to start with so the waiter suggested that the chef would pick for us! Perfect!... More 

Thank GlobeBiker141
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is A restaurant that could excel in NYC or any other major cullinary capital but happily exists right in Ashville. Have dined here five or six times. It is a cullinary destination onto itself. Esqueixada de Montaña with locally sourced raw trout on a bed of finely diced tomato is to die for. The squash soup is truly unique... More 

Thank Walter C
Benton Harbor, Michigan
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54 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well I was shocked when more than 2 months in advance when I tried to make a reservation the only spot they had left was 9:15 pm on sat night! I can see why now. Since its a Spanish Tapa's restaurant we ordered 7 dishes to share between the 2 of us (which was a LOT) We tried a meat... More 

Thank Samantha A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Come to Curaté for culinary adventure. I am familiar with spanish tapas and this place really hits the mark. They also exceed the mark. Let the staff guide you thru experimenting on your culinary paseo. Our guide Eric suggested several items and nominations of items that were outstanding. The tables of diners all talk amongst each other and either congratulate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $31
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
    (Patton Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Asheville Transit provides bus service throughout the City of Asheville and other local areas with 24 bus routes running from 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday. Routes originate at Transit Center, located 49 Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville (next to the U.S. Post Office). On-duty information assistant provides assistance with maps & schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-239-2946
THE BEST OF SPAIN, conveniently located downtown Asheville! Curate is pleased to bring the best Spain has to offer through our traditional cuisine, unrivaled hospitality and festive, energetic atmosphere.

In Spanish, Curate, means 'cure yourself.' Whether you're looking for a fun-filled evening out with friends or a quick bite before or after one of Asheville's many art or music productions, Curate is the place you go to take care of yourself, by letting us take care of you.

Please join us for some fun...Just say "una cana!"

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?