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The Market Place Restaurant

20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (56 reviews)
“pork shoulder” (36 reviews)
“pappardelle” (30 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I tried this place finally and wish I'd visited sooner. I love the feel of the space—large and bright—which is a nice change for Asheville, where restaurants often feel dark and cramped. The food was fantastic, chosen from prepared dishes displayed in a case. I...More

1  Thank cbruckman
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the snapper for dinner and found it to be very good. They had acoustic music playing which was nice. The portions are not large in nature so I wouldn’t recommend if you are looking for large portions. Also they had a great drink...More

2  Thank Allison M
Reviewed 1 week ago

excellent food, excellent service, great experience. great location and easy to find. will visit often when in Asheville

1  Thank jcartersr
Reviewed 1 week ago

I travel quite a bit and enjoy fine dining. I can easily say that this restaurant is one of my very favorites. The chef is tremendous - using fresh ingredients and mixing them in interesting ways. We recently couldnt decide what to even order so...More

2  Thank Jenny F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can’t say I say wow about restaurants very often anymore but this place was great! Cool atmosphere, friendly service and excellent!!!! food. I went with my husband and 8 year old son, despite the lack of a kids menu, many of the small plates...More

Thank Holly A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just ate lunch / brunch here on a nice summer day. Ate outside at one of the tables with shade. Menu was nice, food was delicious and beautifully plated. I ate the heirloom tomato salad & jalapeño grits. Staff was friendly and efficient, attentive without...More

Thank M B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Market Place did not disappoint! Charming location downtown and an easy walk from the Arcade. We ordered the charcuterie, quail, pork shoulder, and steak. Everything was hit! Definitely lives up to the hype.

1  Thank stampasmile
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tried this restaurant because it was mentioned as one of the places that would prepare for free an appetizer with the foraged items from a tour. We ended up going there twice because it was very nice. They did prepare the appetizer with the...More

2  Thank nhermida
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We wanted to stop for breakfast at Early Girl, but unfortunately they don’t have outside seating and since we had our dogs with us it was a no go. So we stopped at The Market Place and grabbed a nice table outside and had brunch....More

3  Thank Acurcione
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The facility and service was excellent as was the food. The only downside was the menu which was somewhat limited. What we had was well presented and well prepared. The fries were as good as it gets. Not a kids place as only mac and...More

Thank richardbK3796AM
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August 6, 2017|
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Response from Justin S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. We do recommend reservations at The Market Place which can be made online, by telephone or through the Open Table website. We look forward to hosting you. Have a great day.
April 23, 2017|
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Response from CreateConnects | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of suitable seating, especially outside, but do let the staff know when you make your reservation so they can seat you away from the live music or loud groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
10:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
    (Battery Park)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162
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Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:30pm, 7 days a week in our newly renovated restaurant. Brunch from 10:30am - 2:30pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Our classic American lounge serves local brews and handmade cocktails.
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