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1 Page Ave Ste 138, Asheville, NC 28801-2393
+1 828-255-4133
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (45 reviews)
“tiramisu” (20 reviews)
“romaine salad” (6 reviews)
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12:00 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
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 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here tonight with our dog Macy, so couldn't eat inside; actually didn't see the inside, that is why I can only give 4/5 stars at this time. But we had the seafood risotto and lamb saltimbocca, and both were excellent. Actually, being a carnivore,...More

Thank mtvmdr
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I had lunch at Modesto. We ordered the Caprese salad and the Americana pizza and we were very pleasantly surprised. The food is tasty and presented well. I fully recommend this restaurant for lunch.

Thank jefftobin
Reviewed 2 September 2017

Really slow service, waited 30 minutes just for water, had been there 2 hours before we got our entres. Food was mediocre.

Thank Hayley M
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

My husband, sister, and I ate lunch at Modesto. It was such a beautiful day we wanted to sit outside which was great until the workers on the hotel across the street started the construction machines back up. Our waiter offered to move us inside...More

Thank LuckyPenny8
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

It wasn't too hot, so we dined in their very pleasant outdoor seating area. Our server was friendly and attentive. We started with calamari which was tender and lightly breaded, with pieces of fried lemon peel that gave it a great tangy/citrussy aspect. Mrs had...More

Thank torm23
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Lunch was excellent. They were very busy but so nice. Salads are great and lived the fig pizza. Rayan was very helpful.

Thank fava
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I was on the trolley tour at Asheville and got off on Stop 6 (Grove Arcade). I was looking for someplace to have lunch and came across Modesto's which had sidewalk seating. The weather was beautiful so the setting was perfect. Server's name was Ted...More

Thank DE_Auditor
Reviewed 15 August 2017

After reading reviews of Modesto we decided to go there on our first night in Asheville. What a lovely experience! We were able to dine outside in a beautiful Asheville evening which added to our dinner. The menu was very creative which made it difficult...More

Thank Kathy53Usa
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Nikki, our server, provided excellent service and recommendations to our party of three. Every item was well prepared and presented. Really enjoyed the fried green tomato and grilled octopus appetizers. The lamb shank with caponata was exceptional. The tiramisu was one of the best I...More

Thank Russ L
Reviewed 6 August 2017

This was one of my favorite Italian restaurants, as they try very hard to offer creative Italian entrees, and their presentation is beautiful. Our family of 7 had a variety of entrees and everyone was pleased with their food. Service was a bit spotty, and...More

Thank wendy L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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