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Curate

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Downtown Asheville
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11 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3603 (Patton Avenue)
+1 828-239-2946
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun 11:30 - 22:30
Tue - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Asheville, NC
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563 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Curate is just a solid, predictably excellent restaurant. We have complete confidence that every experience at Curate will be stellar. This visit was no exception. From the Patatas Bravas to the Brandada and everything in between, it was fabulous. We tried a new dish this time, it's a raw trout dish that is outstanding. Had a great Albariño. The service... More 

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Collumbus, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best Spanish restaurant I've been to this side of the Atlantic. I know my Spanish food, too. Service was great. Atmosphere perfect. My only regret was not getting a chance to compliment the owners/chefs. We can't wait to return to Asheville and try more of their tapa selection, maybe before our trip to Spain in the fall to visit my... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow I couldn't tell you what we ate but the food was Amazing! Ok, the pasta with squid and squid ink were fantastic. I did realize I do like octopus, I've just never had it prepared properly until I ate at Curate. We had 11 plates shared with 4 people, the food was really really really good. Our waiter seemed... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We had a very enjoyable meal with some out of town company. We try to eat here a couple of times a year.

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Grayson, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

2/14/2017 - Tuesday 2:00 P M - My wife and I stop by Curate while in downtown Asheville for a nice lunch. Our waiter was very helpful and we were clueless about what to order. We ended up with the following - Brandada de Bacalao $10, taste was good but a little to salty for us, Enalsada de Invierno $12,... More 

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Candler, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Was not familiar with the extensive menu and deferred to my waiter for selections has a fabulous array of dishes, very busy, suggest you make reservations if you don't want to wait, poor guy had 7 women to deal with did not envy his situation. Make sure you check your receipt they are so busy it can get mixed up,... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Curate never disappoints. Consistency is the key. Their menu pretty much stays the same except for a few seasonal changes. So if you are a person who has favorite things you always like to order, this is your place. Nice atmosphere with an extended dining room in process. Love to sit at the counter and watch the chefs prepare the... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Curate is by far one of the finest restaurants I’ve ever had the pleasure of dining at and in a bragging kind of way, I will add I’ve travelled extensively around the world. A testament to that is the waiting time to get a reservation…. not a bad thing, just something to be aware of in your planning. I’ve had... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Great place for small plate eating. The garlic shrimp are fantastic, ham, fried zucchini all were top notch. The food is very good the atmosphere is laid back but more upscale. Peak time you need reservations it is small and gets crowded quickly.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Curate is an excellent restaurant located in downtown Asheville. My reason for 4 stars rather than 5 is not due to the food or service. Both were excellent. I wish they were more supportive of different initiatives in the area. For such a successful restaurant, they need to dig in and support the area that has really supported them. So... More 

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EButton, Owner at Curate, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I was dumbfounded when I read your review of Curate, as were many who know of all the community service work we do! I'm not sure how you got this impression of us. It's true we don't support every charitable organization, it would be impossible for us to do so. This week alone I have responded to no... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 31
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:30
Thursday
11:30 - 22:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Biltmore Ave, 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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?