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Zia Taqueria

) #98 of 582 Restaurants in Asheville $ Mexican, , Latin
521 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3538
+1 828-575-9393
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Mexican, Southwestern, Latin, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
521 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3538
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Reviewed December 31, 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is so much like Asheville. It is very laid back and casual. You ordered your food at the counter and they brought it to your table. The food is kind of Mexican but with an American flavor. I thought the food was excellent....More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

Restaurant is divided between full service and bar order - difference was not noticeable wonderful service. Very good tacos. Bottomless free warm chips and salsa are a game changer. Service was extremely attentive and polite. Great variety of wonderful tacos!

Thank John P
Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

We visited here on a whim while checking out West Asheville and really loved this place! We eat Mexican frequently so we know when it's good and the food at Zia was probably the best Mexican food we've ever had. Very fresh ingredients and slow...More

Thank StorksNest
Zia T, Public Relations Manager at Zia Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2017

Thank you so much for coming by and taking the time to write this glowing review!

Reviewed December 22, 2016

Love the food and love the patio. It is a great place to take family and visitors. easy to hold conversations, very reasonably priced food and something for everyone.. and Lots of FREE parking. easy access, no steps. We do go there often, it is...More

Thank JeanetteHope
Reviewed December 20, 2016 via mobile

I travel to Asheville often and just found Zia Taqueria a month ago. I have now eaten there three times and the service and food are amazing every time. I am originally from southern Arizona, and this restaurant makes me feel like I have gone...More

2  Thank JKempton
Zia T, Public Relations Manager at Zia Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded December 22, 2016

JKempton, Thanks a million for the glowing review and we're excited that you love our Hatch Chiles as much as we do!

Reviewed November 10, 2016 via mobile

Excellent service. Home style food. Great value. Hard to beat. Super local place. But very welcoming atmosphere.

1  Thank John B
Zia T, Public Relations Manager at Zia Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Thanks a bunch John B. Hope you come back and see us soon!

Reviewed October 31, 2016

With off street parking in its own gated lot right in front of the restaurant, this is an excellent choice for Mexican food at a great price in a clean, friendly atmosphere. Whether you bring your whole family or have a romantic couples' meal, Zia's...More

Thank Wunder3
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Not bad by any means not necessarily great either! Great place for a quick real meal I will give it that!

Thank Tiffany W
Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for quick drink... we all had a different type of margharita, I however, tasted them all...sips only ...very refreshing...was able to sit outside and people watch... doesn't get any better!

Thank Allaboo1
Zia T, Public Relations Manager at Zia Taqueria, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2016

Glad you enjoyed the different Margaritas as well as the outdoor seating!

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Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

We totally had no plans to eat here. We pulled in to look at our map to figure out where to go to eat so looked it up on trip advisor and had great reviews so figured we would try it out...so happy we did!...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$2 - $12
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 521 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3538
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-9393
Zia presents you with a collection of our favorite scratch made flavors from regional Mexico, Texas, & New Mexico. We have established a unique menu by using fresh, local, & regional ingredients and sourcing premium chiles from New Mexico. We utilize a fast-casual concept and view ourselves as partners with our customers, employees, community, and environment.
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