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1 Page Ave Ste 138, Asheville, NC 28801-2393
+1 828-255-4133
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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1 Page Ave Ste 138, Asheville, NC 28801-2393
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Reviewed 3 days ago

fantastic food! - great experience - we liked it so much we ate there 2 nights in a row, which we rarely do on vacations

Thank Eric D
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have NO idea how Modesto's could be ranked as low as 117 in Asheville. We had a wonderful meal and experience. Every item we had from the salad to the antipasto to the chicken parmasan was excellent--the taste, the presentation, the choices they made...More

Thank BigGuy28601
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I made a trip to Asheville to celebrate a milestone birthday in April 2018. Using reviews from Trip Advisor and other sources, we selected Modesto Trattoria for the special birthday dinner. When I made the reservation weeks in advance I advised the...More

Thank Lil76
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Needed a good afternoon meal after our visit to the Biltmore Estate. Modesto is a great find. (There are so many restaraunts). Nice modern atmosphere with professional and attentive staff. Seems like prepare to order with all local.and fresh ingredients. Not a.place to rush. Soups...More

Thank licdac1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This marvelous small cafe came highly recommended and lived up to the hype. Asheville has many diverse restaurants but very few can match this wonderful little spot. Great soups and classic Italian.

Thank scott m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to dinner there last night and the chicken Marsala was sooooo salty the 2 of us sent our dishes back. They were very gracious about it and we ended up ordering pizza. Not what I wanted for dinner, but a safe order. Hopefully...More

Thank Jacque A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The squash soup was outstanding!! This stop was a part of the Asheville Food Tour. We will definitely go back.

Thank Deann W
Reviewed 13 March 2018

downtown asheville has a number of restaurants, but Modesto really stands out. The food is always better than good, ..what more do you want?

Thank hltnyc
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Pizza was wonderful and used local ingredients! Our waiter was very attentive. The only negative was the hostess. She seemed irritated that we did not have a reservation. We were in town for the 2018 Southern Conference Basketball tournament. Between sessions, we were exploring downtown...More

1  Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Service was good and friendly, even on a busy evening. Bread was not fresh enough for a bakery and not very good. Food was creative but that does not always translate into exceptional cuisine. Oysters were a little to raw and not hot but they...More

Thank Grant S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Page Ave Ste 138, Asheville, NC 28801-2393
    (Battery Park Ave)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-4133
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