We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Admiral

400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
+1 828-252-2541
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sweetbreads” (35 reviews)
“arugula salad” (49 reviews)
“duck leg” (21 reviews)
Closed Now
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
400 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-4234
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (837)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 835 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The service was excellent. Sherry, our waitress, accommodated my funky diet (no dairy or grain) in a way that inspired confidence. And the food was great. With a minor modification I was able to really enjoy the duck - really yummy. My husband the chef...More

Thank Ellen B
Reviewed 14 March 2018

Normally in a town with so many choices, if a restaurant disappoints me, I do not go back. I made an exception with The Admiral and I am so glad I did. I was a big fan of Justin Burdett at Local Provisions, so when...More

1  Thank Tara R
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

We started with the fried oysters, but probably should have had one of their giant salads. My wife had a “small plate” trout with clam chowder. She said it was one of the best thing she ever ate. I tasted it and it was probably...More

Thank DMP4321
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Really lovely evening at The Admiral. Holly was our server, who was very friendly, knowledgeable and paced the evening perfectly. Bread and everything butter was great way to start. We absolutely loved the trout/clam chowder small plate! Trout cooked perfect but the star was the...More

2  Thank Sean P
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

1. Delicious fried oysters with a delectable, nearly whipped remoulade should have included lemon wedges on the plate. 2. The Brussels sprouts were very good, even moreso cold, the next day. (And if I brought food home, you can conclude that the portions are not...More

Thank Amateuse
Reviewed 21 February 2018

My husband and I are Asheville natives. The food scene is forever-changing. We went on a date night with another couple last weekend. We tried The Admiral. Our friends had called ahead and made reservations, and I'm glad they did because people were being turned...More

Thank Amber N
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We went for my friends birthday and, as requested, there were 4 glasses of Prosecco waiting for us upon arrival! This is our second time at the restaurant (were from out of town and have been dying to return after our first visit). We had...More

Thank Kandice H
Reviewed 10 February 2018

My husband and I went to dinner here to celebrate my birthday. Had to park down a side street because of limited parking around restaurant, but not a bad walk. Restaurant is in unobtrusive cement block building and easy to miss if not looking for...More

Thank Hannahglynn13
Reviewed 21 January 2018

We wanted to try a new place while visiting Asheville and The Admiral did not disappoint. Be prepared to spend some money but it is worth it, and the portions are generous. We had a salad and cheese plate to start, two small plates (scallops...More

Thank Catherine10984
Reviewed 26 December 2017

This is an interesting little place. Get there early. Seating is limited but food is really good and quite unique

Thank LiveGood
Nearby HotelsSee all 68 hotels in Asheville
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Asheville Westgate, NC
527 reviews
1.49 km away
Crowne Plaza Resort Asheville
1,234 reviews
1.87 km away
The Inn on Biltmore Estate
2,345 reviews
2.24 km away
Village Hotel on Biltmore Estate
558 reviews
2.56 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Sunny Point Cafe
2,237 reviews
.83 km away
160 reviews
.66 km away
Urban Orchard Cider Co
178 reviews
.51 km away
Nearby Attractions
New Belgium Brewing Company
302 reviews
1.28 km away
Carrier Park
61 reviews
1.26 km away
The Magnetic Theatre
29 reviews
1.40 km away
Wedge at Foundation
7 reviews
1.23 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
19 November 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from FaKtor | Reviewed this property |
No there is not.
26 August 2017|
AnswerShow all 17 answers
Response from Al A | Reviewed this property |
I agree...nice casual is sufficient.
20 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from The A | Property representative |
The corking fee is $20 per bottle.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing