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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

) #45 of 582 Restaurants in Asheville $$ - $$$ Mexican, Caribbean,
6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
+1 828-252-9805
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (75 reviews)
“pork” (73 reviews)
“salsa sampler” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
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1 - 10 of 937 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed dinner here! Tasty salsa, definitely recommend the plantains and guac, empanadas were great. My whole party was happy with the food.

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Had a pork burrito and was very disappointed. There were flys on some of the tables, very little pork and it was tuff and loaded with grizzle. Cannot recommend and will not return .

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for dinner on a busy night. Service was good, margarita was very good and the food was excellent by our standards. We thought we were going to have typical Mexican cuisine you find in the US, but this by far was more authentic,...More

Thank Kim M
Reviewed 1 week ago

They serve good food at good prices. Menu items combine Mexican, Caribbean and Indian cuisines. Chips and salsa aren't complimentary, but are available for a few dollars. I thought most of the appetizers were on the expensive side. We tried the plantains with a garlicky...More

Thank la_gatuna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had been recommended by family to try this restaurant and we were now disappointed, from the wonderful empanadas and other starters to to our entrees and margaritas, everything was first rate, our server was incredibly attentive, and deserved the nice large tip we left for...More

Thank kiwierps
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This menu is trying way too hard to be trendy to clientele also trying way too hard to be trendy. The flavors in our dishes were confused and at times difficult to identify, except the overworked sweet potato. Atmosphere is damp and loud. If it...More

Thank Moodleman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was impressed that with each main section of the menu offered a comparable vegetable option. That was unexpected! Delicious. Even my daughter who is also a veggie lover commented that her food was delicious!

Thank Mercedesrollingon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We normally love to stop in eclectic, hole-in-the-wall locals. Here, being to close to the next table (and the next) we'd hoped for something unique and satisfying. I guess it could have been unique if we'd had larger appetites, but what we got was just...More

Thank SraDee
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I'd never think to put Mexican and Caribbean food together, but this combination works in all the best ways! Great food, friendly and prompt service and a festive atmosphere. Try out their homemade chocolate habanero sauce

Thank Paul F
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We visited this little place for a mid afternoon snack. We had appetizers only (except the kids had quesadillas). We had the three salsa plate with Ranchera, Smoked Tomato and Guacamole and the 2017 Nachos with chicken. They were both amazingly delicious. Also tried a...More

Thank Stacey S
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Questions & Answers
Kris F
4 January 2015|
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Response from janice r | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I didn't notice a kids menu. The portions are large so maybe share?
Kris F
4 January 2015|
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Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
No, not that I remember. The staff is very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-9805
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