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13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
+1 828-239-2946
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (944 reviews)
“lamb skewers” (225 reviews)
“jamon” (143 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Walked in for lunch having never heard of the place - and it was amazing. The service started a bit slow for us and nearby tables ("do we have a waiter?") but once things hit their stride the service was helpful, tapas started flowing, and...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Time and time again we were told that "Curate is the best restaurant in Asheville." As such and as fans of tapas style dining, we were eager to try. The experience unfortunately did not live up to the hype, in our opinion. The food is...More

Thank ClaireCalgary
Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was great and the food was very good. Our party of 5 ordered sufficient food and with enough time between them to make the experience a flow of flavors and visuals. Our waiter was extraordinarily helpful with suggestions that did not disappoint.

Thank AlanH5608
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service was great. Food was great. Green Man Porter beers are $3 a glass. Wine is around $8 per glass. Make reservations way ahead of time to get the date and time for dinner that you want. Great place to eat! Great place for a...More

Thank Travelfar222
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have eaten there often in the past and have always enjoyed. Well it has changed. The menu is different with smaller portions. Old favoriares like the squid sandwitch are gone, replaced by a small piece of bread and a piece of squid you are...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The night before heading to Avl, I perused the restaurant scene and pinpointed Curate as the place I wanted to go. Arrived at 3:00 for a late lunch , thinking we would have the place to ourselves,wrong! When you have a place with food as...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Curate offers superb food, excellent service, and a pleasant, if noisy, environment. I can recommend the toast with tomato, garlic, and manchego cheese. Delicious and crispy. The Iberico ham is delicious, and the "cerdo Iberico a las finas hierbas" is amazing - pork that tastes...More

Thank NCDoc
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bottom line - Curate had as good or better tapas/pintxos as any place I've eaten in Spain. My friends and I had dinner at Curate. From start to finish the food was amazing. We had a sampling of the jamon, and ate it with their...More

Thank 10LeagueBoots
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Everything was fantastic, it's worth a reservation. In order of our favorites; The croquetas de pollo The pork and sautéed mushrooms The watermelon and tomato salad The tomato bread and local cheeses The clams! The potatoes bravas! Service was also exquisite. Great staff! Thank you,...More

Thank KellyScott0114
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am honestly not usually one to write a review of a restaurant because to me, food is food and it takes A LOT for me to rave about it. Well, I will rave about this place. EVERYTHING we tried was so good. We honestly...More

Thank 07sak108
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
You can view our menus on our website. However, we are closed for expansion and our menu will be changing when we re-open March 30!
25 January 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your inquiry! We would definitely suggest a reservation for dinner, as tables are usually fully reserved in the evenings. However, we do keep some bar seating open for walk-ins - you can come in and dine at... More
25 December 2016|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi Ray, Chef Katie will be at Cúrate signing cookbooks on Jan. 5 from 10-11 AM. Hope you can stop by then!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, 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, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Biltmore Avenue, 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
  • E-mail
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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