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The Market Place Restaurant

€€ - €€€American, International,
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (58 reviews)
“pork shoulder” (39 reviews)
“pappardelle” (33 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:30 Hours
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very impressed with our dinner tonight. Our waiter suggested a fine Sauvignon Blanc, and we chose PEI mussels for our appetizer. Red snapper was delicious, and our creme brûlée was superb. Staff was pleasant and efficient, and our waiter was attentive but not overbearing. Nice...More

Thank LlanoSher
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We stopped in last night, nice live music, great old fashioned with woodford reserve rye. Wife had snapper over cous cous and said it was tasty. I had mussels with toasted bread that was a bit black/burned, but quite edible. Nice atmosphere, downtown in quaint...More

Thank kentuckyken1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Two of us for an early weekday dinner when the place was almost comletely empty. My wife's food arrived cold (it was a hot pasta dish), my steak was poorly prepared - overseared so the meet was tough, seasoned with way too much pepper. Service...More

Thank Allen S
Reviewed 4 days ago

I will mention only the lamb pappardelle which seemed to have a half side of lamb in it. There was also a lovely NC-based selections of beer with full explanations by our waiter. Combine this with the jazz group and vocal stylings in the front...More

Thank avimagid
Reviewed 1 week ago

On our second night in Asheville, we chose the Market Place for dinner. The restaurant has a full bar, outdoor seating and live entertainment. My wife and I split an appetizer of mussels in a white wine, garlic and mustard broth with grilled bread. They...More

Thank arubaphil
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eating outside at The Market Place was the highlight of our stay in Asheville. Delicious and inventive menu. I had the white gazpacho and pan seared fish and loved it! My husband had the rabbit ragu with nettle pasta and he pronounced it delicious. The...More

Thank markandkarenbrown
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with a group of 7. Sunday evening. Excellent service, very attentive to our needs. Group appys - Cheese plate - good, but overpriced for what you get for $16, sorry, but it's just cheese. Mixed greens salad - excellent, especially the presentation, did enhance...More

Thank Tom O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this restaurant We had to change our reservation from 7:00 pm to 5:00 because we got tickets to a night event at Biltmore Estate at the last minute. They were very accommodating. I had the scallop appetizer on locally sorced grits.Two perfectly cooked scallops...More

Thank Tennie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed having dinner at The Market Place. A good downtown choice for dinner. The setting is sophisticated. The service warm and very good. The food was also very good. A variety of choices offered.

Thank Janice F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite thing can be two things? The lamb pappardelle or the brunch burger... I find excuses to come downtown to get dinner with my honey. I highly recommend this place for a special night out with someone or bring out of town family members...More

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7 August 2017|
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Response from Justin S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. We do recommend reservations at The Market Place which can be made online, by telephone or through the Open Table website. We look forward to hosting you. Have a great day.
24 April 2017|
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Response from CreateConnects | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of suitable seating, especially outside, but do let the staff know when you make your reservation so they can seat you away from the live music or loud groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
    (Battery Park)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:30pm, 7 days a week in our newly renovated restaurant. Brunch from 10:30am - 2:30pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Our classic American lounge serves local brews and handmade cocktails.
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