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13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
+1 828-239-2946
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (944 reviews)
“lamb skewers” (225 reviews)
“jamon” (143 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have gone a few times recently and it never disappoints. It's always crowded though so make your reservations pretty far ahead. Great tapas and fun to share with the table. Will be going back soon!

Thank Mary W
Reviewed 2 days ago

We ate there twice. once for lunch and once for dinner. Some of the tapas were truly outstanding (octopus, cod, charred asparagus), some good ( anchovies and clams), and some disappointing (Tortilla and sardines). The ambiance is good but the service slow. We were promised...More

Thank fiu222
Reviewed 2 days ago

Loved it. Make sure you get a reservation because this place is in demand. What a great find. High energy crowd with great food and the service was stellar.

Thank Fred M
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Curate was as delicious as we had heard. It was very very busy on a Tuesday night. We had a great meal, but for tapas, we sat a little bit waiting for our server to come back to table as it was so busy. Will...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Had heard very good things about this restaurant before our trip to Asheville so we made reservations. We were seated quickly and our waiter was very helpful. The food items flowed nicely and presented tastefully. The white asparagus was one of the best we have...More

Thank crossroadsdoc
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We sat at the bar and enjoyed watching the chefs in the open kitchen. Our server was very knowledgeable and helpful. Great wine list. Highly recommend one of the jamon and cheese plates. Everything we tried had a "wow" factor. We will go back every...More

Thank LHPUSAviaOki
Reviewed 4 days ago

I need to start saying this: BEST SPANISH RESTAURANT I have been in the US!! Great place, nice ambiance, superb service! now the recommendations: MAKE A RESERVATION!!, start with a white Sangria to cool down, after the list is long: squid sandwich, tortilla, Jamon (the...More

Thank Luis V
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tapas are wonderful with lots of choices for every palate. We were traveling with my soon to be son in law from Portugal. He was impressed as well. The service was excellent. We ordered over a dozen menu items and our waiter was knowledgeable....More

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walked in for lunch having never heard of the place - and it was amazing. The service started a bit slow for us and nearby tables ("do we have a waiter?") but once things hit their stride the service was helpful, tapas started flowing, and...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Time and time again we were told that "Curate is the best restaurant in Asheville." As such and as fans of tapas style dining, we were eager to try. The experience unfortunately did not live up to the hype, in our opinion. The food is...More

Thank ClaireCalgary
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Questions & Answers
27 March 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
You can view our menus on our website. However, we are closed for expansion and our menu will be changing when we re-open March 30!
25 January 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your inquiry! We would definitely suggest a reservation for dinner, as tables are usually fully reserved in the evenings. However, we do keep some bar seating open for walk-ins - you can come in and dine at... More
26 December 2016|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi Ray, Chef Katie will be at Cúrate signing cookbooks on Jan. 5 from 10-11 AM. Hope you can stop by then!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
    (Patton Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Asheville Transit provides bus service throughout the City of Asheville and other local areas with 24 bus routes running from 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday. Routes originate at Transit Center, located 49 Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville (next to the U.S. Post Office). On-duty information assistant provides assistance with maps & schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-239-2946
THE BEST OF SPAIN, conveniently located downtown Asheville! Curate is pleased to bring the best Spain has to offer through our traditional cuisine, unrivaled hospitality and festive, energetic atmosphere. In Spanish, Curate, means 'cure yourself.' Whether you're looking for a fun-filled evening out with friends or a quick bite before or after one of Asheville's many art or music productions, Curate is the place you go to take care of yourself, by letting us take care of you. Please join us for some fun...Just say "una cana!"
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