Asheville, NC, Guide and Information

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About Asheville

If you are looking for a vacation destination that encompasses beauty, charm, sophistication, and adventure all wrapped into one small-town atmosphere, then Asheville, North Carolina is the place for you. The city is known to have housed such literary greats as Thomas Wolfe, Carl Sandburg, and O. Henry, but is mostly known as the hometown of George W. Vanderbilt’s beautiful Biltmore Mansion. Even with all these well-known artists calling Asheville home, the area still holds its friendly charm.

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Asheville Events

October 09, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

October 23, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

November 11, 2016

Yin Yoga Teacher Training with Shala Worsley

November 13, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

November 20, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

December 11, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- West Asheville!

December 18, 2016

$5 Dog and Cat Nail Trims with Michelle- Downtown!

January 13, 2017

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika with Michael Johnson

January 20, 2017

Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness Practices with Shala Worsley

February 17, 2017

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training with Kimberley Puryear
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Battery Park Book Exchange & Champagne Bar
  • (828) 252-0020
  • 1 Page Avenue, Suite 101, Asheville

The Battery Park Book Exchange is both a used bookstore, featuring 50,000 titles, a wine bar, featuring 200 wines, and an espresso dog bar where all…

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City Bakery
  • 828-252-4426
  • 60 Biltmore Ave, Asheville

An Asheville staple for more than 10 years, City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made…

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Bruisin' Ales
  • (828) 252-8999
  • 66 Broadway Street, Asheville

Asheville's renowned beer-only store, boasts over 1000 brews from around the world (and around the corner). This small, colorful boutique shop in the…

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Hana Japanese Hibachi and Sushi Bar
  • 828-251-1661
  • 5B Biltmore Ave

For the freshest sushi and a full range of Hibachi grill options in Asheville, choose Hana Japanese Restaurant. You'll feel like you're stepping…

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J.Crew Clearance Store
  • (828) 274-3995
  • 10 Brook Street Space #160 Asheville , NC 28803

Quality is our highest priority. It’s in everything we do, from our design (always starting with the finest materials) and production (at the world’s…

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The Residences at Biltmore Luxury Hotel
  • (866) 433-5594
  • 700 Biltmore Ave., Asheville

All-suite hotel ideally located on Biltmore Avenue between the Biltmore Estate and downtown Asheville. Offering Studio, One, Two and Three Bedroom…

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Karen Donatelli
  • 828-225-5751
  • 57 Haywood St., Asheville

If you are interested in a cake from Karen's, please call the Bakery and / or send an e-mail to karen@donatellicakedesigns.com

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Antique Tobacco Barn
  • 7274799415
  • 1000 Reems Cove Road

70,000 Square Feet of Shopping in a Historic Tobacco Barn. Largest selection in North Carolina Open all year. March-December Hours- Mon - Thurs: 10Am…

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Spicer Greene Jewelers
  • (828) 253-1805
  • 121 Patton Ave., Asheville

When you walk through the doors of Spicer & Greene Jewelers, you will walk through the “living room” of Asheville’s premier family jeweler.  We have…

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LAB Lexington Ave Brewery
  • 828-252-0212
  • 39 North Lexington Ave Asheville, NC

Good times await in Asheville at the Lexington Avenue Brewery. Relax a while on our open air patio. Enjoy a craft beer and an incredible meal at the…

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North Carolina Arboretum
  • 828-665-2492
  • 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way Asheville, N.C. 28806

Nestled in the Southern Appalachian Mountains just south of Asheville, The North Carolina Arboretum offers acres of cultivated gardens and groomed…

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Frugal Backpacker
  • (828) 209-1530
  • 52 Westgate PKWY Asheville, NC 28806

We think everyone should be able to hike, climb, paddle, run, explore, and relax in the backyard that is Asheville and Western North Carolina. We use…

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Tops for Shoes
  • (828) 254-6721
  • 27 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville

Local families and visitors from across the country rely on Tops for Shoes for fashion footwear in sizes and widths. You'll be amazed by the…

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BREW-ed
  • (828) 278-9255
  • Asheville, NC

BREW-ed is western North Carolina's number one beer education resource. Through staff training, private events and fun and informative brewery tours…

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The Spice & Tea Exchange
  • 828-505-7348
  • 46 Haywood St

Spices, salts, sugars, custom rubs & blends, fine loose teas & more... Find Your Way to Flavor! over 40 locations across US.

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Enter the Earth
  • (828) 350-9222
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave #125, Asheville, NC 28801

Enter The Earth is a rock, mineral, and fossil  lover’s dream come true! Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, NC, in the historic Grove Arcade…

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Diamond Brand Outdoors
  • 828-771-4761
  • 53 Biltmore Avenue Asheville, NC 28801

Downtown AshevilleDiamond Brand Outdoors, Downtown Asheville is our Adventure Boutique store. We sell gear and apparel by top outdoor brands as well…

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April Cornell
  • 828-575-2830
  • 15B Broadway Asheville, NC

Feel Beautiful, Live Beautiful and Be Beautiful! Shop our designs at http://www.aprilcornell.com/

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Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers
  • (828) 236-9800
  • 50 Broadway, Asheville NC

Located in the heart of Asheville, offering spring water dough pizza w/ gluten free & vegan options + salads, hoagies & all the craft beer...

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Mela Indian Restaurant
  • 828-285-8828
  • 70 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville

Recommended by the New York Times and repeatedly voted Asheville's Favorite Restaurant and Best Indian Restaurant in the Mountain Xpress Best of

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Kitchen & Company
  • (828) 299-1550
  • 111-B River Hills Rd., Asheville

VISIT OUR NEW LOCATION!Cooking, dining and entertaining make the kitchen the most popular gathering place in the home. Kitchen & Company iat River…

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Scrounger's Paradise
  • 828-808-3617
  • 9 Hickman Drive Asheville, NC 28806

Scroungers Paradise sells everything under the sun.

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Foggy Mountain
  • (828) 254-3008
  • 12 Church St, Asheville, NC 28801

We are Foggy Mountain! Here, we bring your quality food, beverages and live music to complete your Downtown Asheville experience. We have an amazing…

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Sweet Biscuit Inn
  • +1 (828) 250-0170
  • 77 Kenilworth Road Asheville, NC 28803

The Sweet Biscuit Inn is an elegant seven-bedroom Bed and Breakfast Inn with a Carriage House, located in Asheville, North Carolina's quiet wooded…

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Pack's Tavern
  • 828-225-6944
  • 20 South Spruce St., Asheville NC

Pack's Tavern offers something for everyone as a restaurant, a bar, tavern, event space, parkside patio, darts, shuffleboard, 13 TV's, and free live…

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Kilwin's Ice Cream
  • (828) 252-2639
  • 26 Battery Park Ave, Asheville

Kilwin's Chocolates, Fudge & Ice Cream is your one-stop confectionary shop!  With 11 flavors of hand-paddled fudge, 6 kinds of hand-made caramel…

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Beaufort House Inn
  • 800-261-2221
  • 61 North Liberty Street, Asheville

Enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this enchanting Victorian home, built in 1894. Listed on the National Historic Register, this beautiful property is…

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1900 Inn on Montford
  • 800-254-9569
  • 296 Montford Avenue Asheville, NC 28801

The 1900 Inn on Montford invites you to be our guest and discover bed and breakfast comfort and hospitality with a warmth and graciousness that is…

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Carolina Mountain Sales
  • 828-712-7877
  • 10 Brook Street, Asheville, NC 28803

As Founder and Broker of Carolina Mountain Sales, Molly is consistently in the top 1% of all Brokers in Asheville and Western North Carolina. Carolina…

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Asheville Yoga Center
  • 828-254-0380
  • 211 S. Liberty St., Asheville

www.youryoga.com The Asheville Yoga Center is a community center dedicated to spreading the yoga love. We have classes perfect for total beginners…

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Asheville Bee Charmer
  • (828) 424-7274
  • 38 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Kim and Jillian are excited about opening this business and continuing  to connect to local beekeepers, artists and creative people in general who are…

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Mast General Store
  • (828) 232-1883
  • 15 Biltmore Ave., Asheville NC

The Mast General Store was started by Henry Taylor in 1883. WW Mast bought into the establishment in 1897 and purchased the remainder in 1913. Today…

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Asheville Yoga Boutique
  • 828-254-0834
  • 62 Orange Street Asheville, NC 28801

Welcome to the Asheville Yoga BoutiqueBeing a yogi has never been more stylish or sustainable.We are a Yoga lifestyle boutique at the intersection of…

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Chestnut Street Inn
  • 828-285-0705
  • 176 E Chestnut Street, Asheville, NC 28801

Mountains and magic, breakfast and breweries... It's Asheville! Visit The Chestnut Street Inn in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains and never go…

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Instant Karma
  • 828-285-8999
  • 36 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville, N.C. 28801

Instant Karma, an Asheville tradition since 1995, offers an eclectic mix of funky, spiritual, current, new age and old school items.

The first thing…

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Cafe 64
  • 828-252-8333
  • 64 Haywood St

Welcome to Cafe 64

We pride ourselves on serving you the freshest food from local suppliers

Mountain Foods
Bean Werks Coffee and Tea
Eat More Bakery

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The Dog Door
  • 828-656-8305
  • 1 Battle Square, Asheville, NC 28801

Solving problems between people and their dogs for over a decade in Western North Carolina.

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Domino's Pizza
  • 828-232-1818
  • 1483 Patton Avenue Asheville, NC

Domino’s Pizza offers customers a full menu to choose from, including four types of pizza crust (Hand Tossed, Handmade Pan, Thin Crust and Brooklyn…

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Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro
  • 828-505-8560
  • 125 S. Lexington Ave., Asheville

STORM Rhum Bar & Bistro is a unique dining
and bar experience offering an exceptional
new-world approach to classic food and drink.
At STORM, we believe…

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Sante Wine Bar
  • (828) 254-8188
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Our motto? "Wine for All!" meaning, we think wine should be fun, not fussy – approachable, not pretentious. And if we can make the planet a better…

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Olive & Kickin
  • (828) 251-1117
  • 32 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Olive & Kickin’ sources the freshest extra virgin olive oils (EVOOs) and balsamic vinegars from select respected growers around the world.  We store…

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Off the Wagon
  • 828-785-1390
  • 22 N Market St, Asheville, NC 28801

If you’ve never seen a dueling piano show, get ready for a crazy and fun-filled evening like you’ve never experienced.

As an entertainment venue, the…

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Green Tea Sushi Bar
  • 828-252-8300
  • 2 Regent Park Blvd., Asheville

Asheville's premiere location for sushi and Asian fusion cuisine.

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Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds
  • (828) 277-3948
  • 39 Stockwood Rd., Asheville

Experience the best of all worlds, luxury and natural beauty, Nestled among nearly 40 acres, Asheville Cabins of Willow Winds is bordered by the…

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The Market Place Restaurant
  • 828-252-4162
  • 20 Wall St., Asheville, NC

The Market Place

20 Wall St., Asheville, NC

828-252-4162

828-253-3120 (fax)

contact@marketplace-restaurant.com 

www.marketplace-restau…

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Marco's Pizzeria
  • 828-285-0709
  • 946 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

In addition to Pizza, Marco's offers a full menu of Italian favorites including Salads, Pastas, Sandwiches, Calzones, Strombolis and a Catering Menu.

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Climbmax Climbing Center
  • (828) 252-9996
  • 43 Wall St., Asheville

Rock Climbing in Asheville is FUN for the entire family.  Located in the middle of Downtown Asheville, Climbmax Climbing Center is a full service…

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Korean House
  • 828-785-1500
  • 122 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

As the only Korean Restaurant in downtown Asheville, we serve variety of authentic dishes such as Bulgogi, Dol-Sot Bibimbab, Jabchae and Kimchi…

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Tobacco Plus
  • 828-254-0048
  • 6 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

Downtown Asheville's Corner Store with More! Cigarettes, Cigars, Pipes, Hookahs, Drinks, & Snacks. Open until 1:30 am on Friday and Saturday!

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Navitat Canopy Adventure
  • 855.628.4828
  • 242 Poverty Branch Road Barnardsville, NC 28709

Welcome to Navitat Canopy Adventures Asheville, where our passion and our focus is tree-based adventure! Consistently called one of the best zipline…

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Pinecrest Bed & Breakfast
  • 828-281-4275
  • 249 Cumberland Ave Asheville, NC

Historic B&B Inn, with over an acre of English styled gardens located in Montford, within walking distance to downtown.

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Earth Guild
  • 255-7818
  • 33 Haywood St., Asheville

For forty years Earth Guild has served the handcraft community — beginners, amateurs and full-time craft professionals — with tools and materials and…

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Sweet Peas Hostel
  • (828) 285-8488
  • 123 Rankin Ave., Asheville

With our affordable pricing, you can relax comfortably in the heart of Downtown Asheville.

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Asheville Art Museum
  • (828) 253-3227
  • 2 south pack square

The Asheville Art Museum annually presents an exciting, inviting and active schedule of exhibitions and public programs based on its permanent…

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River Link
  • 828-252-8474
  • 170 Lyman St., Asheville

RiverLink is a regional non-profit spearheading the economic and environmental revitalization of the French Broad River and its tributaries as a place…

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Old Europe Pastries
  • 828-255-5999
  • 13 Broadway St. Asheville, NC

Asheville's Oldest Coffee Shop - serving up delicious European-inspired pastries since 1994.

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Holiday Inn & Suites-Asheville Downtown
  • 828-225-5550
  • 42 Tunnel Rd

Discover a Home Away from Home at our Asheville, NC Hotel

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Biltmore Park Town Square
  • (828) 210-1660
  • 1 Town Square Blvd, Asheville, NC 28803

Find your perfect place at Biltmore Park® Town Square. Humming with life, this vibrant town center in Asheville, NC, is a fresh re-imagining of the…

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Carolina Bed & Breakfast
  • 828-254-3608
  • 177 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville

Less than ½ mile from downtown Asheville, on a quiet street in the historic Montford district, Carolina Bed & Breakfast is your home away from home…

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Wild Wing Cafe
  • 828-253-3066
  • 161 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Wild Wing Café is Asheville’s home to catch a game, grab a quick lunch, feed the kiddos for a casual dinner, grab one of our HUGE selection of…

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The Hop Ice Cream Cafe
  • (828) 252-5155
  • Asheville

The Hop: Premium Quality Ice Cream Homemade with love in Asheville since 1978. Dairy, Vegan, Sugar-Free & Gluten-Free Flavors, Shakes and Sundaes…

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Urban Burrito
  • 828-251-1921
  • 640 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

Welcome to Urban Burrito! We feature California Style Mexican favorites like Burritos, Quesadillas, Tacos, and Salads and much more. Try our famous…

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Asheville Trash to Treasures
  • (828) 299-9190
  • 122 Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville, North Carolina 28803

Welcome to Asheville Trash to Treasures. We are a local owned business. We offer antiques, weird stuff and cool junk! Recycle.. Reuse.. Repurpose!

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Asheville's Salt Cave
  • 828-236-5999
  • 12 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801

Asheville's Salt Cave os a place for rest and healing. It's enriched micro-climate engages all five senses, allowing the body and mind to gain…

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The Rhu
  • 828-785-1799
  • 10 S Lexington Ave Asheville, NC 28801

Owned by chef John Fleer, The Rhu, is a cafe, bakery and pantry that celebrates local foods and producers. Serving breakfast and lunch, The Rhu is the…

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Ingles
  • (866) 226-7168
  • Asheville

Local, craft, artisan, organic, non-GMO, brand name, private label, store brand (Laura Lynn), Harvest Farms, fuel, pharmacy.

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Hardee's
  • (828) 277-4014
  • Biltmore Village

The first Hardee's restaurant opened in Greenville, NC in 1960. We have since grown to over 1,900 locations, known for our Made From Scratch biscuits…

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Luella's Bar-B-Que
  • (828) 505-7427
  • 501 Merrimon Ave., Asheville

Luella’s Bar-B-Que is committed to offering expertly prepared smoked meats and fresh made sides from scratch. We know you’ll appreciate our warm…

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Patton Avenue Pet Company
  • (828) 255-7737
  • 109 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806

We Are A Different Breed We are a different breed of pet supply store. Located in the…

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Mr. K's Used Books, Music, & More
  • (828) 299-1145
  • River Ridge Marketplace

River Ridge Marketplace—Mr. K's Used Books, Music & More is Asheville's largest used book store with 8600 sq ft of used and new books, CDs, DVDs…

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Biltmore Village Inn
  • (866) 274-8779
  • 119 dodge St. Asheville

Four diamond rated by AAA, seven-bedroom Queen Anne Victorian built in 1892, is a picturesque mansion located four-blocks from fine shops and…

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The Chocolate Fetish
  • (828) 258-2353
  • 36 Haywood St., Asheville

If you’re looking for gourmet artisan chocolate, the place to go is The Chocolate Fetish in downtown Asheville. As the scenic mountain town’s…

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Ben's Brewery
  • (828) 424-7580
  • 195 Hilliard Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

Ben's Tune Up is located in the South Slope Neighborhood of downtown Asheville, and is home to an urban beer garden, full service restaurant, sake…

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French Broad Outfitters
  • 828-505-7371
  • 704 Riverside Drive Asheville NC 28801

We are located in Asheville, North Carolina, directly on the French Broad River, and minutes away from Downtown Asheville, River Arts District, and…

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Chevron Trading Post & Bead Co.
  • (828) 236-2323
  • 40 N. Lexington Ave, Asheville

With over 24 years in business we are one of the first full-service bead shops in the country offering a unique collection of beads from the world…

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Claying Around
  • (828) 277-0042
  • 1378 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville

Paint your own pottery, Pottery wheel lessons, Mosaics, Glass Fusing and Silver Clay.

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Cornerstone Minerals
  • (828) 225-3888
  • 52 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville

We offer the widest variety of Minerals, Fossils, Gems, Jewelry, Home Decor and Metaphysical Stones in the ENTIRE SOUTHEAST! We are deeply entrenched…

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Starbucks - Ingles
  • 29 Tunnel Rd Asheville, NC 28805

To say Starbucks purchases and roasts high-quality whole bean coffees is very true. That’s the essence of what we do – but it hardly tells the…

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North Lodge on Oakland B & B
  • (828) 252-6433
  • 84 Oakland Road, Asheville

As we like to say, this Asheville bed and breakfast is far from ordinary, but close to everything. So close to Biltmore and Downtown Asheville. You…

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Roman's Deli
  • (828) 505-1552
  • 75A Haywood St., Asheville

Roman's Deli is a must stop in Downtown Asheville.  Everything that comes out of the kitchen is handcrafted by the owners Roman & Amanda.  Roman's…

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Southern Expressions
  • 828-258-3742
  • 7 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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Balloons Over Asheville
  • (828) 545‐2329
  • 1 Page Ave #319 Asheville, NC 28801

Balloons Over Asheville has over 30 years of experience flying over Asheville, North Carolina, with the newest and largest hot air balloons in…

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Octopus Garden
  • (828) 253-2883
  • 660 Merrimon Ave Asheville, NC

Pipe tobacco, pipe accessories, cigars, vaporizers, hookahs and shisha, electronic cigarettes, mountain vapor e-liquids, posters, incense, and…

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Carolina Cigar Company
  • (828) 281-1500
  • 45 Broadway, Asheville

For centuries the cigar rolling process has remained unchanged. Except for a few simple tools -- the table, a small wooden board, and the chaveta, a…

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Casablanca Cigar Lounge
  • 18 Lodge Street, Asheville, NC 28806