Dine Local During Asheville Restaurant Week
Asheville Restaurant Week is Jan. 21-27 this year, and it's the best opportunity to try as many great Asheville restaurants as possible. But while there are tons of restaurants participating in the annual event this year, not all of those places were born, built in or bred in Asheville.
Here are 30 local Asheville restaurants with special menus that you absolutely must try during Asheville Restaurant Week.
For $30 per person, enjoy a 3-course meal during restaurant week at this farm-to-table, heavily southern-influenced bistro on Merrimon Avenue.
Grab a 2-course lunch for $15 per person or a 3-course dinner for $30 per person at this contemporary American Southern restaurant that has select craft cocktails, eclectic wine and regional craft beers.
Grab any 2 entrees for $20 at Early Girl Eatery for restaurant week. Breakfast is served at this local spot all day long, but their delicious southern lunch and dinner dishes are also perfect for any day of the week.
French Broad Chocolate Lounge
Starting early on January 18, you can grab a 3-course meal for $30 at this local spot that brings Europe to the Asheville area.
For $35 per person, you and your date will enjoy a 3-course meal from this contemporary American restaurant that features a locally inspired, seasonal menu.
Experience a unique dining experience with a new-world approach to classic food and drink at Storm Rum Bar & Bistro. Choose 3 courses of delicious dishes for only $35 during restaurant week.
The Corner Kitchen
Looking for a traditional Italian meal in the heart of downtown Asheville? Grab a 2-course lunch for $15 or a 3-course dinner for $35 at Strada.
At their South Asheville location, diners can choose between their regular restaurant week menu for $35 or their filet menu option for $45, and diners can also choose to add a $15 beer pairing or $20 wine pairing to their meal.
You can try 3 unique, tasty and uncomplicated dishes for only $33 per person at Rhubarb during Asheville Restaurant Week.
The Bull & Beggar
Head over to East Asheville to try the awesome locally inspired dishes at Copper Crown. For only $30, you can try 3 delicious courses.
Whether for brunch or dinner, The Montford has you covered during Asheville Restaurant Week. Discover some new dishes with suggested drink pairings all week long.
Downtown Asheville's original vegan/vegetarian restaurant is celebrating Restaurant Week with some delicious and nutritious items. Grab a 2-course lunch for $15 or a 3-course dinner for only $30.
If you're craving steak during Asheville Restaurant Week, head over to Woodfire Bar and Grille located inside the Holiday Inn Biltmore East hotel. You and your date can grab a $60 3-course dinner for 2.
Asheville largest rooftop bar will be serving up some new dishes for you to enjoy while soaking in gorgeous views of the mountains. You can grab a 3-course meal or just enjoy some of their unique and locally inspired tapas dishes.
Fresh Maine lobster, oysters and fish — how could you go wrong with a meal at The Lobster Trap? And during Asheville Restaurant Week, you can grab a 3-course, seafood-packed meal with your friends for a much cheaper price.
The following local favorites are also putting out new and interesting menus, but they haven't been published just yet. We will update this post once those are released!