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Downtown Asheville
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11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603 (Patton Avenue)
+1 828-239-2946
11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Destrehan, Louisiana
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a dinner with 5 additional guest. Menu was quite extensive and offered everything imaginable. Would highly recommend a visit there if you are in town. Moderately priced.

Thank eddie s
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a very good tapas restaurant for those who want Spanish cuisine served with locally produced meat and produce. They are well done and often creative and the price is reasonable.

Thank Jon F
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Try any of the tapas, most of them are great. We love their soups and salads. The bread, jamon, and cheese appetizers are all terrific. Watch out for the "heavy" stuff like lamb or stuffed canelone, they'll be greasy. Our favorite is the calamari sandwich. The service is top notch. Don't splurge on wine -- their cheapest glasses are more... More 

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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

tapas restaurant.... you can order to much and not know it until bill comes... some of the food is not worth.. it... got two shrimp small shrimp for 22.00

Thank Smrutherfordton
Hiawassee, Georgia, United States
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This spot is not to be missed when you're in Asheville. Even if you don't have any experience in tapas (we didn't) staff is very helpful. Plus if you sit at the bar all of the cooking action is right in front of you. Special experience.

Thank Dana W
Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited our daughter who. lives in Asheville and we always love to dine at Curate. While reservations are extremely difficult to secure and deservedly so; I snagged three bar stools - we ordered octopus, Brussels sprouts, sautéed spinach, lamb skewers, Iberian ham sampler, salad with oranges and roasted beets - every dish was delicious and artfully... More 

Thank freedine
Asheville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We're locals. There are so many ways to enjoy Curate'. For a quick intro, try to get lucky and check if a space is available at the bar. Get a starter and watch the chefs at work. Then just point at whatever excites you. This time it was a family bash on New Year's Eve. So we went for chef's... More 

Thank Lynn F
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Omg, this is one of the truly wonderful restaurants in Asheville. Great for lunch or dinner. I'm lucky to have dined here a number of times. Consider booking a table well in advance of your visit. The wait staff are tuned in professionals who seem passionate about the offerings. Not as many offerings for vegetarians as some places in amazing... More 

Thank eleanorj913
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in for an early dinner. I had been there before but he had not. It is restaurant week but we were early and got a nice bistro table in the front. We ordered a bottle of Spanish red that was delicious and three plates plus the dessert that is like flan, but lighter. Everything was... More 

Thank Grace S
Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm an Asheville native born and bred. I've watched a lot of restaurants come and go in this tourist town but Curate isn't going anywhere! I've lost count of how many times I have eaten here. The food is insane. The sangria is always a good decision and I love that the restaurant has been so successful because it is... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 31
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
    (Patton Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Asheville Transit provides bus service throughout the City of Asheville and other local areas with 24 bus routes running from 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday. Routes originate at Transit Center, located 49 Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville (next to the U.S. Post Office). On-duty information assistant provides assistance with maps & schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-239-2946
THE BEST OF SPAIN, conveniently located downtown Asheville! Curate is pleased to bring the best Spain has to offer through our traditional cuisine, unrivaled hospitality and festive, energetic atmosphere.

In Spanish, Curate, means 'cure yourself.' Whether you're looking for a fun-filled evening out with friends or a quick bite before or after one of Asheville's many art or music productions, Curate is the place you go to take care of yourself, by letting us take care of you.

Please join us for some fun...Just say "una cana!"

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?