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“Contemporary California/Mexican done very well!”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Limones

Limones
Ranked #11 of 781 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: Mexican, Latin, Spanish
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Good for: Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Biltmore Ave
Cary, NC
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17 reviews
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“Contemporary California/Mexican done very well!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2009

NIce energy and ambience. Knowledgable and attentive staff. Food nicely presented and very well prepared.

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Durham, NC
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“Loved Limones”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2009

This is a quaint restaurant off the main street with fantastic food and such a great vibe! The menu is unique for Mexican food, very fresh with good spices. I had the BBQ duck confit quesadilla and my husband had the beef tenderloin. We also split the roasted corn guacamole to start and the bread pudding for dessert. My quesadilla was the best dish I'd had in a while and it was so beautifully presented! The guacamole was nice, the flavor of the grilled corn gave it a different flavor. My husband's beef was also really good, and a huge portion for the price. The bread pudding we had for dessert was great (although I would have preferred it with vanilla ice cream - IMO chocolate ice cream is too sweet/rich for a dessert as sweet and rich as bread pudding). Our service was really good all around. Although our waitress was not extremely attentive, the other staff members help out a lot and were always filling up our water, taking plates, etc. We'd definitely go back again.

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Asheville, NC
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“The best Carribean outside the Carribean!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 24, 2009

There is nothing bad to say about Limones ... everything is always perfect. Try the pomegranite margarita, or any of the dozens of other margaritas offered by this restaurant. The ceviche is fresh every day made from different fish ... the meats are top-notch. And the decor is simple but stylish. Take a long look at the specials ... they're always the best. Limones is on Biltmore Avenue ... a street of cute shops and one of the best art theaters in the South ... the Fine Arts Theater. Limones will become one of your favorite stops in Asheville!

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“Great food, great service, great cocktails, a bit pricey”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 18, 2009

Great food, great service, great cocktails, a bit pricey

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Clemson, SC
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“Delicious creative California Mexican”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2009

We've enjoyed a number of excellent dinners at Limones, and it was my pick for a recent birthday dinner. It didn't disapoint - I had a delicious chile relleno stuffed with eggplant, feta, and mushroom, on a bed of quite delicious millet (I think) in an interesting herbal sauce (remember this is innovative dishes, not traditional!) The tasty mango salsa and slaw that accompanied the chile relleno were excellent. My husband had an equally delicious dinner (a spicy free range chicken burrito that was WAY beyond any normal burrito). We both enjoyed an interesting twist on a caesar salad, with a refreshing light dressing. Not to mention the fruity olive oil-vinegar-toasted nut dipping sauce provided for fresh bread.

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