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The Market Place Restaurant

) #35 of 582 Restaurants in Asheville $$ - $$$ American, International,
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
“pappardelle” (30 reviews)
“braised lamb” (25 reviews)
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American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 29 February 2016

I always qualify my reviews by letting you know I eat only whole, plant-based foods, and no animal meat or products made from animals. Living in Asheville presents many opportunities for us. The first time at The Market Place was underwhelming, but we decided to...More

Thank Lauren V
Reviewed 24 February 2016

I had the opportunity to try The Market Place and was pleased with the atmosphere, staff and meal. The meal was very enjoyable, but what made it even better was the fact our waiter did not rush my group. We had the opportunity to go...More

Thank haveatums
Reviewed 22 February 2016

During a recent weekend in Asheville we had the opportunity to try this restaurant. Highly rated on TA we were looking forward to a good meal...and really good it was. We started with some wine and the charcuterie plate, which included fried housemade bologna (which...More

Thank Curtis S
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

This was one of the best meals. The food was fresh and quick. Staff was amazing and friendly. A must for any trip.

Thank Sharon G
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Asheville is a great destination for "foodies" and the Market Place, if not the best restaurant in the City, is clearly in the top 3. Friendly service, great atmosphere, but the food is the star attraction. The menu is diverse, but everything is perfectly prepared...More

1  Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 15 February 2016

The drink selection here was very good and the drink I ordered was quite tasty. The atmosphere is so laid back and has a feel of it's own really. My husband and I ordered a bunch of appetizers and we loved the herbed fries and...More

Thank Rose B
Reviewed 15 February 2016

We had reservations here on a bitterly cold evening before a Symphony performance. Promptly seated and had a lovely meal. Good service, really nice food and we were not rushed, which we really appreciated.

1  Thank S w
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Came to The Market Place with four other couples for a birthday dinner. Drinks at the bar were great and the food was delicious. I had the mac and cheese and my husband had the steak option. We would order those again. I would highly...More

Thank A D
Reviewed 2 February 2016

Booked the restaurant for a Saturday night about a week before planned arrival in Asheville. The Open Table application worked perfect with the restaurant and I received confirmation within 5 minutes of request. The Market Place is located on a narrow street in the heart...More

1  Thank Pleasure_Sun_Seeker
Reviewed 29 January 2016

Third visit to Market Place, as always everyone in the party of four found the food exquisite in taste and presentation. Unfortunately we all agreed that the service has gone down hill. Our waitress never returned to the table to ask if we needed anything...More

Thank letiadg1
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Is this restaurant suitable for bringing an infant?
23 April 2017|
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Response from CreateConnects | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of suitable seating, especially outside, but do let the staff know when you make your reservation so they can seat you away from the live music or loud groups.
Do you private dining area for small family wedding group?
8 August 2016|
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Response from Advourner | Reviewed this property |
Our business group of 20 used the upstairs private space very comfortably with plenty room remaining. The table was set beautifully and we felt like we were in our own private restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:30
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
    (Battery Park)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:30pm, 7 days a week in our newly renovated restaurant. Brunch from 10:30am - 2:30pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Our classic American lounge serves local brews and handmade cocktails and is open until.
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