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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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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  • 828-665-2492
  • 100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way Asheville, N.C. 28806
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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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We Are A Different Breed We are a different breed of pet supply store. Located in the…

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  • (828) 255-7737
  • 109 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28806
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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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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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  • (828) 252-9996
  • 43 Wall St., Asheville
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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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  • (828) 253-3227
  • 2 south pack square
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Pipe tobacco, pipe accessories, cigars, vaporizers, hookahs and shisha, electronic cigarettes, mountain vapor e-liquids, posters, incense, and…

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  • (828) 253-2883
  • 660 Merrimon Ave Asheville, NC
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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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  • (828) 258-2353
  • 36 Haywood St., Asheville
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Asheville's premiere location for sushi and Asian fusion cuisine.

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  • 828-252-8300
  • 2 Regent Park Blvd., Asheville
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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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  • (828) 254-8188
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • 828-771-4761
  • 53 Biltmore Avenue Asheville, NC 28801
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Scroungers Paradise sells everything under the sun.

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  • 828-808-3617
  • 9 Hickman Drive Asheville, NC 28806
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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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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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  • (828) 252-2639
  • 26 Battery Park Ave, Asheville
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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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  • (828) 254-6721
  • 27 North Lexington Avenue, Asheville
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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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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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  • 828-251-1921
  • 640 Merrimon Ave., Asheville
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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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  • 7274799415
  • 1000 Reems Cove Road
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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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  • (828) 505-1552
  • 75A Haywood St., Asheville
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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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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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  • 828-236-5999
  • 12 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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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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  • (828) 277-3948
  • 39 Stockwood Rd., Asheville
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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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  • 828-254-0048
  • 6 Eagle St, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • (828) 424-7274
  • 38 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • 828-785-1799
  • 10 S Lexington Ave Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • 828-253-3066
  • 161 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • (828) 251-1117
  • 32 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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Welcome to the Asheville Yoga Boutique. Being a yogi has never been more stylish or sustainable. We are a Yoga lifestyle boutique at the intersection…

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  • 828-254-0834
  • 62 Orange Street Asheville, NC 28801
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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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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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  • 828-505-7371
  • 704 Riverside Drive Asheville NC 28801
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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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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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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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  • (828) 252-0020
  • 1 Page Avenue, Suite 101, Asheville
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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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  • (866) 274-8779
  • 119 dodge St. Asheville
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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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  • (828) 299-9190
  • 122 Sweeten Creek Rd Asheville, North Carolina 28803
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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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  • 828-285-8999
  • 36 N. Lexington Ave. Asheville, N.C. 28801
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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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  • (828) 252-8999
  • 66 Broadway Street, Asheville
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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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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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  • (828) 252-5155
  • Asheville
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Feel Beautiful, Live Beautiful and Be Beautiful! Shop our designs at http://www.aprilcornell.com/

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  • 828-575-2830
  • 15B Broadway Asheville, NC
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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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  • (828) 254-3008
  • 12 Church St, Asheville, NC 28801
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Solving problems between people and dogs in homes and communities with modern science

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  • 828-656-8305
  • 1 Battle Square, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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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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  • +1 (828) 250-0170
  • 77 Kenilworth Road Asheville, NC 28803

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

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  • 828-505-7348
  • 46 Haywood St
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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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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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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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  • (828) 236-2323
  • 40 N. Lexington Ave, Asheville
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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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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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  • (828) 209-1530
  • 52 Westgate PKWY Asheville, NC 28806
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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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  • (828) 225-3888
  • 52 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville
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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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  • 828-505-8560
  • 125 S. Lexington Ave., Asheville
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Paint your own pottery, Pottery wheel lessons, Mosaics, Glass Fusing and Silver Clay.

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  • (828) 277-0042
  • 1378 Hendersonville Rd., Asheville
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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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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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  • (828) 299-1145
  • River Ridge Marketplace
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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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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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  • 828-252-8333
  • 64 Haywood St
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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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  • 828-252-4162
  • 20 Wall St., Asheville, NC
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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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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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  • (828) 505-7427
  • 501 Merrimon Ave., Asheville
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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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  • (828) 350-9222
  • Grove Arcade, 1 Page Ave #125, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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  • 828-785-1390
  • 22 N Market St, Asheville, NC 28801
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Asheville's Oldest Coffee Shop - serving up delicious European-inspired pastries since 1994.

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  • 828-255-5999
  • 13 Broadway St. Asheville, NC
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Historic B&B Inn, with over an acre of English styled gardens located in Montford, within walking distance to downtown.

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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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  • 828-225-5751
  • 57 Haywood St., Asheville
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Discover a Home Away from Home at our Asheville, NC Hotel

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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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  • 828-252-8474
  • 170 Lyman St., Asheville
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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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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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  • 828-251-1661
  • 5B Biltmore Ave
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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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  • 828-225-6944
  • 20 South Spruce St., Asheville NC
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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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  • 828-285-8828
  • 70 N. Lexington Ave., Asheville
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With our affordable pricing, you can relax comfortably in the heart of Downtown Asheville.

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  • (828) 285-8488
  • 123 Rankin Ave., Asheville
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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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  • 828-785-1500
  • 122 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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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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  • (828) 424-7580
  • 195 Hilliard Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
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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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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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  • 828-252-0212
  • 39 North Lexington Ave Asheville, NC
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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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  • 855.628.4828
  • 242 Poverty Branch Road Barnardsville, NC 28709
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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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  • (828) 253-1805
  • 121 Patton Ave., Asheville
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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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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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