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Curate

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Downtown Asheville
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11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603 (Patton Avenue)
+1 828-239-2946
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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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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What terrific food! We came for dinner, and loved it so much we came back the next day for lunch ( same menu and prices but didn't need a reservation). Excellent, unpretentious service, delicious tapas. Highly recommend!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Been several times now with great friends and cannot find enough superlatives to describe the food here. Outstanding shareable plates, everything was delicious. The grilled octopus was my favorite, but everything rocked. Well done!

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Thank GHall10011
Harrisburg, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We dined here for lunch prior to a college tour. We enjoy small plates and have visited Spain and sampled delicious tapas there. That being said, we found the offerings here to be carefully and deliberately selected to offer Americans an honest taste of Spanish tapas. We enjoyed everything we ate: pulpo, a ham platter, sausage sandwich and calamari sandwich.... More 

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Frankfort, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Incredibly delicious! My wife and I tried several menu items and picked winners all! We sat at the bar and enjoyed the conversation with, and the bird's-eye-view of the staff in action. Almost as impressive as the food! We will definitely be back!

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Thank russ r
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Curate is nationally recognized for its creatively interpreted Spanish cuisine. We eat there every time we visit Asheville, and we've never been disappointed. The charcuterie is especially good, and the wine list is impressive. They also offer a wide array of gluten free menu items. The wait staff is excellent, too.

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Thank James L
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dined at the bar last week and had a top notch experience. The bartender was extremely knowledgable and helpful in picking wine and after dinner drinks as well as helping us make good food selections. Can't wait to go back.

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Thank BH136
Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Disclaimer: we DO like Spanish tapas restaurants. We enjoy the small serving, many plates eating style. Given that, this place is FUN! The food is delicious, the offerings are varied, and the presentation is VERY well thought out. Service, even on a Sunday afternoon during brunch, was attentive and well-paced. The menu is also very dietary-need conscious, with options listed... More 

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Thank TeamHayes
Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food, service and atmosphere!!!! The meatballs truly were outstanding!!! We visited on our last day in Asheville & wish we'd been sooner as we'd have definitely come back.

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Thank Jim S
Saluda, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my favorite restaurant in Asheville. I eat there at least 4 times a year. But I can only justify 3 stars because of the service. The food is excellent, but they are falling down on training their young service personnel. Is it so difficult to hire a competent, motivated server in Asheville? I think not. The service is... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wow, flavor sensation. Every dish was amazing, plus make sure you don't miss their sangria. Once you finish your sangria, say yes to having them return the fruit. Most knowledgeable staff of any restaurant in North Carolina. Bit loud and busy feeling, but food second to absolutely none!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$22 - $31
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Romantic, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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?