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“South American food heaven”
Review of Cecilia's Kitchen

Cecilia's Kitchen
Ranked #153 of 809 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Latin
Dining options: Breakfast
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Dining options: Breakfast
Reviewed June 22, 2014

Cecelia is from Argentina and brings her excellent homemade recipes to Asheville's "Cecilia's Kitchen." The empanadas are the real deal. Perfect flaking crust with excellent filings. My favorites are the Carne de Vaca with ground beef, onions, olives, and hard boiled eggs and the Berenjena with eggplant, tomatoes, onions, and roasted red peppers, but there 4 others for various tastes. I was never a fan of tamales, but clearly I had never had a really good one until eating at Cecilia's. The service is warm, friendly and responsive and Cecilia has always come by to chat when I was there. The setting is laid back, but the quality of the food is not. An excellent eatery in a city of excellent eateries. Oh and I forgot to say, VERY affordable especially for the quality.

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Reviewed May 28, 2014 via mobile

Small place with a good Asheville vibe. Smiling faces and decent service. But honestly I was disappointed in the food, it was average. Not really good but defiantly not bad.

Thank Jdehart
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Reviewed May 27, 2014

Tamales are best in western North Carolina. Empanadas , and Crepes are magnificent . What a pleasant additions to choices in Asheville. Nice, unpretentious, but no alcohol--no beer. But, cream soda is wonderful.

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Reviewed May 24, 2014

I personally believe Cecilia makes the best food in Asheville. Her Tamales are incredible, Empanadas to die for, and her Crepes are killer. Specifically I love the Beef Empanadas and Corn Empanadas. I highly recommend Cecilia's Kitchen!

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Thank Theo S
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Reviewed May 9, 2014

If you want to know what Argentinean empanadas have to taste like go to Cecilia's Kitchen!! also the tamales and crepes are the best.

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Thank HPS44
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