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48 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
+1 828-575-2667
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 15:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 15:00
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Chestnut is a wonderful restaurant in Asheville. We were looking for a restaurant that would accommodate our food necessities like: gluten free, vegetarian etc. They can do almost everything to make you feel good.

Thank wings08
Lexington, Kentucky
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm from out of town and on a girls trip to Asheville 2 years ago made a reservation at Chestnut. It was average-- not bad but not what I expected of an Asheville restaurant. On that same trip we did a spectacular walking food tour and one of our stops was Rhubarb. I swore that if I ever came back... More 

Thank ldawahare
Norfolk, Virginia
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194 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The ratings all good but our evening wasn't great. Food took forever to get there but I will say the manager gave us our appetizer for free to make up for it. The chicken was very dry and it was overpriced. Was disappointed. Maybe it was an "off" night because many others enjoy it looking at these reviews.

Thank Yorkdog
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Memorable meal - great menu with local ingredients creatively prepared, service friendly and attentive, nice cocktail and wine list, great vibe in the room!

Thank JJPod
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and service and one of my favourites on a three week USA tour. The small cup of lobster soup was fantastic and all four of us were delighted. Don't miss this one!

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Not sure why the smaller breakfast joints have 45 min. wait lines to get in. Because while busy, Chestnut's was as good as it gets for local high quality breakfast. Party of 7 got right in at 9:30 on Saturday morning. Service excellent. A little history. A little street life out the window. Good food and coffee at a fair... More 

Thank David L
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The best fried catfish i have ever eaten. The grits that came with the catfish were also fabulous, creamy, with a slight sour cream and cheese taste. Their take on a barbecue brisket sandwich was also excellent. Our server was knowledgeable, efficient, and personable. I can't say enough good about this place.

Thank Blackbear09
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I went to the Chestnut for lunch. Our first visit to Asheville as a couple. Nice place,excellent service and we had an excellent lunch. Very relaxed and comfortable.atmosphere.

Thank waynewils0n
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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75 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

While visiting Asheville we ate at Chestnut. The food was really great, the wine selection very good, and the service friendly and impeccable. It was easy to park nearby and very enjoyable.

Thank Sharon M
Asheville, North Carolina
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I'm an Asheville local and first visited Chestnut because of the offer they make for moviegoers at The Fine Arts Theater, just a few doors down. (1/2 off an appetizer or desert with a movie stub!) The restaurant closes early, so it only works to go beforehand or after an afternoon show, but you can use the movie stub anytime.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 30
Seafood, American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Street Parking
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
09:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 48 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3625
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-575-2667
Chestnut is an American restaurant. We are in a 1920s era building in downtown Asheville, right across for the Aloft hotel and the double decker coffee bus. Parking is plentiful (and cheap) at the public deck under the Aloft Hotel.

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