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The Blackbird

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Thu., 02-21

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Seafood, Wine Bar, American, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings

Location and contact

The Blackbird located downtown Asheville, NC has a beautiful modern handcrafted interior while featuring modern cuisine. Locally sourced farm to table and changing with the seasons. Local family owned and operated. Great bar, beautiful lighting, cozy seating - the perfect spot!
US$8 - US$35
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Seafood, Wine Bar, American, Healthy
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Dinner here and not entranced. The prices are white tablecloth but the atmosphere is diner. The wait staff was friendly but not efficient. Out entres were barely lukewarm when we got them among other issues. The food was okay. Not one thing we ordered could...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank DawnousAtl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place has been on my radar and we finally popped in for lunch last week. A quiet, clean and understated interior. Lovely beer flights and a visually appealing Blackbird Lemonade (blackberry preserves, Vodka and Lemonade with a floral garnish.Pastrami Reuben, the Arugala salad with...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank cjbailey
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stumbled across this magical restaurant this weekend and fell in love with the amazing entrees this fine chef made us 🙌. Nothing else we’ve eaten has compared to the quality of The Blackbirds meal we ate. You MUST try this restaurant!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Mitzi P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently enjoyed brunch at The Blackbird and it was very good. The eggs were incredibly tasty and not overdone and tough as they often are. The brioche and biscuits were excellent. The French press coffee for two was divine. The best perhaps were the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Levannah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A first time lunch visit for three of us and last. My green salad had no taste just tossed with ? A bit of oil. The waiter had asked if I would like pepper. With my positive reply, he proceeded to set a pepper grinder...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Pickleballer
Reviewed January 14, 2019

We spontaneously dropped in to The Blackbird for lunch one day on a recent trip to Asheville. We were hungry and the menu, while not huge, looked inviting for what we were seeking. The service was prompt and courteous. My wife had the Steak and...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jeff P
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

We stumbled into this quaint place just as it opened for dinner on New Year Day.... and we were wowed!!! Our service was great, place was clean, quiet but bustling. We had a great window seat for great views of the local color. Our salads...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Clrhoney1
Reviewed January 13, 2019

My husband and I came here for dinner to celebrate my Birthday. We loved the Chef’s Course dinner and wine experience. It gave us a chance to try bite sized foods that I probably would never think about ordering if I just saw it on...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed January 8, 2019

Started out with the squash bruschetta which was really good and we bot had the grilled heritage chicken for entrees.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pjkiss
Reviewed January 7, 2019

My friends and I visited for Sunday brunch recently. We had made reservations but there were plenty of seats available when we arrived around 11:00. The food was okay; I had expected it to be better after reading all the reviews. Our server was excellent-...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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April 11, 2017|
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Response from rebzim51 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen tables set for large parties. call ahead. Yes to a few local beers.
September 16, 2015|
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Response from Blondee61 | Reviewed this property |
We got one slice of the cake not the whole cake. It is very rich
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