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“Innovative”
Review of Curate

Curate
Ranked #3 of 810 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $18 - $45
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Private Dining, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
Cross street: Patton Avenue
Transit: 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.
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!"
Reviewed November 22, 2013

We were seated immediately upon our arrival for our 7PM Wednesday reservation in the small dining room section in the rear of the restaurant; this provided a bit of appreciated intimacy beyond what is available at the tables beside the open kitchen. We found each and every one of our orders to be highly innovative, with flavorful twists. Who knew that butternut squash soup could taste so good. We also opted for the popular shrimp with garlic; every bite delicious.

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Thank Mike O
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

Terrific restaurant. Estrella Damn on tap. Probably the best spanish food I have had outside of Spain. Originally from Spain, I can attest to the authenticity and quality of the food. The owner Felix came and chatted it up. Tortilla was delicious, Jamon Iberico was just as I remembered, and bocadillo of jamon serrano with tomato bread was superb. Croquetas good too. My mouth was watering at the bar area as the line cook was preparing the bacalao brandade. Highly recommend. Huge wine list as well.

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Thank Nicolas M
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

We came here with a group of friends and we all really liked both the atmosphere and all the food plates (tapas) that we shared. Their sangria was made table side which added a nice touch.

Thank Henrik N
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Reviewed November 20, 2013 via mobile

A friend recommended Curate and we weren't disappointed. Interesting food options. Portion sizes are maybe smaller than typical restaurant portions and a little pricey but we left full and very satisfied!

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Thank Indybaba
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Reviewed November 18, 2013

Might have to wait if you don't have a reservation, but it is WELL worth the wait! The best seats in the house are close to the kitchen so you can see all the action! Excellent tapas made with some of the best local ingredients imagined, great wines! This place IS it, can't be missed when visiting Asheville!

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Thank jsrandy
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