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The Admiral

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400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234 (Michigan Avenue)
+1 828-252-2541
17:00 - 21:30
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Enjoyed this little restaurant. Food was amazing! I would recommend this place highly. Be sure to make a reservation, because on a Tuesday it was full!

Thank JaneL2700
Windermere, Florida
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71 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, this restaurant is amazing. Everything from service to excellent food. Make sure you order the beef tartar, one of the best appetizers I've ever had!

Thank Mike D
Marriottsville, Maryland
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3 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After hearing recommendations from various residents of Asheville, we were expecting a great experience. We were intrigued by the unassuming exterior thinking of what awaited us. However, the staff on this Monday night was completely lackluster and not engaging at all. Our server kept our water glasses filled every few minutes but didn't ever tell us about the menu or... More 

Thank gusto22
Flat Rock, North Carolina
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite literally one of the best restaurants I have ever been to. From the perfection of the food and atmosphere, to the charming and intelligent service, everything was brilliant. The steak tartare appetizer is DEFINITELY something to try.

Thank prestondyar
Asheville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our son was visiting from Europe and it was time for a dinner at The Admiral. He is a foodie and has been to many of the restaurants in town. By the end of the meal, he declared it to be his new favorite in Asheville. We started out with some very tasty cocktails; Negroni for him, dry martini for... More 

Thank yogamaa
Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful food in an old garage.The cuisine is incredible, a wonderful modern twist on classics. Classic cocktails, lovey staff. Parking can be a pain. Make sure you have a reservation!

1 Thank simonsondogs
Cincinnati, Ohio
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Foodie food the way it should be done. We ordered small plates and each one had interesting tastes and textures. 5 appetizers/ small plates, 2 drinks, 1 dessert, under $100 including tip. Small and unassuming place - it you need fancy, you will hate it. An all professional staff, great service.

Thank ahsge
Naperville, Illinois
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West Asheville restaurant in transitioning section of city. Don't let the low profile exterior discourage you because the food will more than make up for the journey. Holds about 50 folks comfortably and reservations were encouraged. Cocktail and wine list had many personalized themes - I started with Moscow Mule with homemade ginger beer. Ever changing menu offer wide range... More 

1 Thank JohnDiane78
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222 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was not impressed with the food, the parking was almost non-existent, but the atmosphere was okay. Too pretentious for my taste. Service was okay - nothing special. I instantly regretted our decision but we were there and hungry. My husband loved the Manhattan.

Thank Rae Ann P
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a delicious dinner at the Admiral. By the title of this review, you must get the beef tartare. We had several small plates and one main dish between the 2 of us. The main dish was disappointing but the rest was on point.

Thank Samantha B

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
American, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
    (Michigan Avenue)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-2541

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North Carolina Mountains, North Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?