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1 Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-254-0209
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 21:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I went for business and had the Arepa! It was so good I had to bring my wife back a few weeks later so she could try it. It was literally one of the best things I've ever eaten. The pork was so tender and flavorful and the arepa was perfectly done. This will be a "must visit" for me... More 

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Thank Adam G
Old Fort, North Carolina
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131 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

limited seating and menu is small plates. I had paella, which was ready in 15 minutes, much quicker than usual. Portion was just right, not too big or too small. Lots of fish and some octopus and scallop. Tasty. Wine was surprisingly good. and overall price was appropriate.

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Thank NCactuary
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

The hostess was very gracious when we pointed out this was not the menus we had seen online. She pointed us toward restaurants in the local area that we're serving the Spanish / Greek style that we'd seen on the online menu. We decided to stay and try the French style cuisine. This decision had more to do with that... More 

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Thank tommy f
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

We had French toast with bacon and fruit salad. French toast and bacon were good but fruit salad was horrible. Not impressed.

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Thank umas7
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Went to Bomba for dinner. New french oriented menu for fine dining. Very small, maybe seating for 12-16 people. Excellent selection of wines. Some of us had the 4 course dinner, Bordeaux, which included a lobster bisque (broth, not cream) and a large veal chop. Others had the lamb chops and the chicken. Every, yes, every dish was excellent. Our... More 

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Thank Terry H
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

Hours are not accurately indicated here. They are open for dinner,,, not sure of the hours. An intimate restaurant on a busy corner...I give a place a couple tries before I make a statement. This place has a PERSONALITY... Many restaurants in Asheville have gone on autopilot and gotten pricey with the demand that is here. Chef Hector and his... More 

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Thank drwigg
Manzanita, Oregon
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88 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled upon this cute corner cafe on the edge of the art scene in Asheville. I had a cup of coffee and a breakfast arepa--a cornmeal pancake stuffed with egg, cheese and avocado along with some very fresh salsa. It was the most delicious thing I've ever eaten. A perfect start to a day of exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Thank Sue G
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Myself and my husband came upon this deli and decided to eat here as it had outside seating. We ordered two sandwiches and a beer each, the food was delicious although it was huge! We could only eat half each and we took the other half home for later. It was so good, we really enjoyed it. The place is... More 

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Thank Clare S
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This was the slowest service I have ever had. With four people in front of me I waited 10 mins to even get to the counter. Then it was 3 minutes past 11:00 and they said no more breakfast. Yeah right out of Big Daddy. Then I waited another 15 mins for my drink order. They has one girl working... More 

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Thank K and J S
Clearwater, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a great time! My family and I were passing through and all of our food was absolutely delicious! The Arepas are awesome. It is a small place though, so you won't be able to go with a large party. We are a family of 4 and we felt a little cramped. But the food was great, came out... 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$ 8
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 16:00
Monday
09:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 16:00
Thursday
09:00 - 16:00
Friday
09:00 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Pack Square, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-0209
Description
The newest venture from Hector Diaz, Bomba is a small bites, quick service cafe and bar with a European feel. Serving espresso drinks from 1000 Faces, full bar with an extensive liquor list and finely crafted cocktails along with craft beers and wonderful half bottles of wine. Our small plates are a great way to experience the amazing flavors Hector is known for creating at a reasonable price.

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