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East Village Grille

1177 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2032
+1 828-299-3743
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
1177 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2032
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Okay, you can snicker. But if you are vegetarian, you know how disappointing "housemade" vegeburgers can be. Not so at East Village Grille. Without a doubt, the most delicious, most well-put-together vegeburger on this planet. And it was HUGE. With steak fries, this was more...More

Thank LarryM708
Reviewed 6 days ago

We'd been driving the Parkway from it's southern entrance and we were starving! This was my introduction to real pimento cheese and having it on something other than just plain white bread. I had a burger that was topped with smoked gouda pimento cheese and...More

Thank Melanie L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The steak salad was really boring. The fish and chips were outstanding. The reuben was very good. Not the place for gluten intolerance or healthy eating, but a good occasional meal!

Thank Raina726
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by a ranger on the Blue Ridge Parkway, this was a great choice. Just off the parkway the food was excellent. I had a seasonal beer which was awesome and the best Southern Rubin I have ever had; a side was extra but the...More

Thank FBTV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very popular restaurant -- often fills up fast. We arrived at 5:45 PM for dinner on a Thursday (after a hard day and ready for an early night) and the parking lot was already more than 1/2 full. There were a few vacant tables,...More

Thank Stan T
Dawn W, Manager at East Village Grille, responded to this review

Thank you for you review of our establishment, we appreciate you taking the time to share a few great opinions of EVG. We hope that you might come back and visit again. We apologize about the Planters Punch, but our recipe called for simple syrup...More

Reviewed April 12, 2017

Nice way to wind down after frustrating travel day. Julia was at the bar this night and very friendly. Food tasted fresh and delicious. I'll be back!

Thank 2maryann
Reviewed April 10, 2017

So we were planning to catch lunch before we got on the Blue Ridge Parkway to go hiking for he afternoon. Nothing but the usual fast food places were presenting, until we saw this place just opposite the VA Medical Center and just before the...More

Thank CDB1977
Reviewed April 9, 2017 via mobile

I took my managers here for drinks and appetisers as we were celebrating. This is a fun local place where the staff are super friendly with good food and good drink. The pimento cheese dip was our favourite along with the tiger shrimp. They also...More

Thank TommyBoy828
Reviewed April 6, 2017

Great local restaurant. Hang out, watch the game, chat with locals and enjoy great food. Oysters were on special and they did not disappoint. Stand out ribs! Fish and chips were so good. The bartender was very nice and provided great service. Look forward to...More

Thank Dana L
Reviewed March 26, 2017

Very big portions of very not good food. 8 halve off patato skins for a starter. to many same with 4 small burgers in rolls with luke warm french fries , medioka coffeeMore

Thank Philipwhitehead
Dawn W, Manager at East Village Grille, responded to this review

Dear Sir, We apologize for any bad experience you may have had with us. Were you able to get some satisfaction by letting your server know about the issues you were unhappy about? We like to know what we are not doing right so they...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $15
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Kids, Families with children
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 - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1177 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2032
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-299-3743
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