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Carmel's Restaurant & Bar at The Grove Arcade

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Downtown Asheville
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Corner of Page Ave. & Battery Park, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-8730
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Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 16:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Ship Bottom, New Jersey
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582 reviews
365 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a great find. Fast and fresh food. Excellent fried pickles, slaw, sweet potato fries. Sandwiches, salads. Really great.

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Thank MarkO95
Asheville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my daughter here on her first visit to Asheville -- she said she never wanted to leave, hehe. She had enjoyed the whole day, but this was a big part of it. Great indoor or outdoor seating. A nice way to take in the city.

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Thank Janis G
Irmo, South Carolina
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have eaten here before when passing through Asheville. Always good food and drinks! Staff is friendly and helpful !!!!

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Thank carmenBSC
Lawrenceville, Georgia
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229 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the Arcade, it was warm on a cold day. We decided the menu at Carmel's looked good and boy was it ever! Wife and I started with a bowl tomato goat cheese bisque, it was delicious! Then we had the grilled cheese on sourdough. Think is was the best grilled cheese I've had. Ours had mozzarella and gongonzola... More 

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Thank Bob A
Lawrenceville, Georgia, United States
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Superb appetizers... hard to choose, but don't miss the pork spring rolls!! I had the duck special and didn't really care for the preparation ... however, the Banana Pudding Creme Brûlée is Genius

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Thank Karyn T
Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in the afternoon, had only a limited "mid day" menu. The food was good, but a larger selection would have been nice.

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Thank Michael B
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Finished a family meal mandated by teenagers due to flavor profile enjoyed last August. Our server/bartender Elizabeth was not only knowledgeable about her restaurant and brew offerings but those about Asheville and outlying areas. The food was top- notch, service was stellar! Thank you for your skill set!

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Thank Medea B
Odessa, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere, and outstanding burger! My wife loved the beer salad and her soup. A minor issue - fries could have been warmer. Staff was attentive and friendly. A small but tasty selection of local craft beers. Definitely will visit again.

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Thank Steve K
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great crab cake sandwich with sweet potato fries under an umbrella outside this dog-friendly restaurant. Thoroughly enjoyed watching people and their dogs as they walked by on the street. The service and food was superb!

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Thank Diann C
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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46 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Great little place to sit, enjoy and even feel like you are at a sidewalk café in PARIS. Loved my pork belly taco!!!

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Thank mountainlaker

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 16:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Page Ave. & Battery Park, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-8730

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?