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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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“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 3 days ago

We had dinner here and found it interesting. The service was good and the ambiance was quirky (in a good way). The food was tasty but seemed confused. The guacamole was good, but the plantains that accompanied it were a bit dry and chewy. The...More

Thank Miamimangomike
Reviewed 5 days ago

Food was awesome. Drinks were awesome!! Small cozy restaurant with a vibrant vibe. I had a special drink: passionfruit mojito!! Also, I had some columbian dish - just give them all a try!

Thank Victoria L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined her for dinner. Great food! Chips and a great selection of salsas including a pineapple that was amazing. Portions are over the top. Margaritas were on point!

Thank ljmladybug
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love this restaurant! The food is exceptional and fast. This is not your typical Mexican food. It is beautifully presented and delicious! The only problem is the seating is very limited, so we generally have to wait, but it is worth every minute of...More

Thank Sherry M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have eaten at Salsa over the years on numerous occasions but always a full meal. Recently we were back there but having eaten a large lunch mid-afternoon we were looking for something not so heavy that evening. We opted for the nachos at the...More

Thank HickoryHoney
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for some great food with a twist, and generous proportions Salsa is the place for you. Super friendly staff and efficient service. Make sure to try a pom pom bowl!

Thank David M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for dinner with friends. We started with chips and a trio of salsa the smoked tomato, pineapple and Ranchero. The pineapple salsa was a table favorite. I decided to go with the Pom Pom Pom with slow roasted pork. It came in a...More

Thank Antwon C
Reviewed 29 January 2018

This is my favorite place for dinner in Asheville. Interior is very basic low-key, food is amazing. They know flavors, and put ingredients together in interesting and unexpected ways- this time I had some type of carne adovoda-ish dish. Usually you'll find sweet potatoes, plantains,...More

Thank joanna899
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

This was just a little hole in the wall with awesome food! Service was great, food was fantastic and portions were large. Great experience. Would definitely go back again!

Thank Lovetodancetoo
Reviewed 19 January 2018

I don't often have such a superlative opinion of a restaurant but this place is by far our favorite for fun, unbelievably flavorful food. The Asheville burrito with steak and shrimp is the most amazing burrito you will ever have. I promise you that. They...More

Thank Dave1016N
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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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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