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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
+1 828-252-9805
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (77 reviews)
“salsa sampler” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant is not too big, but worth the wait. All the beverages and food are made with fresh ingredients. Staff works hard and you will love every bite & sip.

Thank olivergumbrill
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The alley is def the best seating as there's most always shade seating and a breeze. It's a great place to stop and relax. The guac and chips are fresh and delicious, the beer is cold.

Thank Armina H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the third time to this restaurant. The first two times I had Mexican dishes this time I tried a Caribbean dish, The Seafood Paella. It had shrimp, crab and Seared Ahi Tuna. Really good! Started with the chips and salsa. You can choose...More

Thank 8gregoryt
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small restaurant, but big on taste, portions, patrons, and service. 4 adults shared 2 poms, One had steak, shrimp, chicken, rice, peppers, tomatoes, special seasonings and lots of flavor. The other was shrimp and fish with the same extras as above. EXCELLENT! We even had...More

Thank wewjaw
Reviewed 16 October 2017

So this was a quick stop before a ghost tour. We stopped in and has the chips and queso, excellent!. The service was prompt, water served in a carafe and fast service. We will be coming back for dinner next visit

Thank mthouin
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Neat little in town spot for great Mexican food. My wife and I stopped in for lunch and had a delicious meal. The place is on the small side but the service is fast and the tables turnover so there is not much wait. The...More

Thank infrequentcritic
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Food was very fresh and came out very fast! Carb portions (rice and tortilla) were very small which was good for us, but some may be disappointed. Prices were reasonable and service was good. The bathrooms certainly could be much cleaner...this would be our only...More

Thank Laurel W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

We went with a party of six. We all thoroughly enjoyed the food. Vege and mole steak fajitas were awesome, Jamaican spliff rolls were great - enough for us all to share as well as some empanada with goat cheese. Can't remember all the other...More

Thank lipstick44
Reviewed 8 October 2017

I enjoy trying new foods. I do. This Pom Bowl was well worth the experience! I had the slow roasted pork one and it would be hard for me to go back and NOT get that; however all the food coming out looked amazing. Service...More

Thank GatorMo
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Girls getaway.so much to see,shop and EAT! This meal was one the highlights of our trip.My only regret is that I live too far away to eat here weekly. The complex depth of spices in the Cuban Ropa Viejo and the Caribbean Chilaquiles have made...More

Thank toebeewan
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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, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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