Where To Eat & Drink In Asheville

Asheville’s nickname is “Foodtopia” because the area boasts everything from award-winning restaurants with famed visitors to hidden gem dives and eclectic food trucks. Whether you are in the mood for a burger or ramen or are celebrating a special occasion, you are in good hands. Watch the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains and worship tacos in a former gas station. Asheville is great for vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free diners. See where to eat and drink in Asheville for foodies.

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Where To Eat By Mealtime

Asheville With Food Intolerances
And For Vegans/Vegetarians

We are a half-Celiac household, which means that we are pros at eating gluten-free and finding gluten-reduced breweries. Tom and I are both lactose intolerant and actively seek out both lactose-free and vegan spots. Plus, living with ulcerative colitis, I have many food sensitivities, especially in a flare. If you can relate, these restaurant lists will help get you started. Asheville is very food intolerance and preference-friendly.

Asheville Restaurants By Neighborhood

Each Asheville neighborhood has a vibe. Head to Historic Biltmore Village for shopping, food, and easy access to Biltmore (and its delicious on-site restaurants). Or, walk the RAD Riverwalk, shop for art, and spy murals with lunch or dinner in the River Arts District. West Asheville is full of local treats, murals, coffee shops, and bookstores. Downtown Asheville boasts those James Beard award-winning restaurants. North Asheville stays a bit less crowded and local like historic Montford.

Best Dining Near Asheville

You certainly won’t go thirsty in Asheville with its plethora of breweries and quirky bars. From our favorite coffee shops to must-try breweries and rooftop restaurants with sprawling views, see where we love to drink in Asheville.

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