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Avenue M

791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2448
+1 828-350-8181
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (41 reviews)
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5:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2448
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I can't remember the last time I had such a great meal. Everything was delicious, beautifully presented, fresh and just the right amount of creative. Our server, Kaitlyn was a real professional. Attentive without hovering, she has knowledgeable and witty. We had Sunday brunch and...More

Thank Lindley M
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have been coming to Asheville for years and every time we are in town we go at least once to Avenue M (this trip twice). I had some stomach issues this time and had to be on a low fat diet....More

Thank etlewis
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed sitting on the dog friendly patio. The service is very nice, the dinner menu has something for everyone and they have a nice drink selection. Crab rangoons and beef medallions were good. Their menu is a bit pricey, but it would be nice for...More

Thank Wanderlust3483
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A close friend whom we had not seen fora number of years took us to one of his favorite and in this case a neighborhood restaurant. He & I had the beef medallions which were excellent. My wife's vegetable quesadilla and salad were likewise delicious....More

Thank markmd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Avenue M is absolutely our favorite neighborhood restaurant. The vibe is friendly. The service is good. The prices are fair. And the food is always in the “we forgot it was so good” realm. This is all due to the hands-on management of the owners;...More

Thank KenCookie
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Back again, we had two great meals. I had a Mahi special with brocolli and mashed potatoes. The Mahi was outstanding, good sized, moist, and tasty with a mild chipolte sauce. The special had walnuts, but I asked that they be held, and they did....More

Thank Pat Wayne F
Reviewed 12 March 2018

We enjoyed our meal at Avenue M. Friendly service, deep pour of wine and very nicely prepared food. I had scallops which were cooked perfectly. I’ll go back.

Thank travelbug155
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We selected this restaurant because they take reservations and we needed to be sure we made it to a later function on time. We arrive a bit early and were still able to be seated. The menu had lots of good selections. The food and...More

Thank JOHN G
Reviewed 4 March 2018

It's hard to categorize Avenue M. There are tacos, some Asian-inspired items, veggie entrees, salads, burgers, fish, etc. Our party tried a number of different things and they were all very good. Ingredients were fresh and, in large part, local. Comfortable seating. Service could have...More

Thank KaneCountyCritic
Reviewed 1 March 2018 via mobile

My husband and I were looking for a new restaurant to try during our Asheville visit. Apparently, I had read about this restaurant in a magazine or newspaper article as I had noted the name of this restaurant (as a place to try) on my...More

Thank Grandpammy
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Maddie G
25 March 2016|
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Response from LanSluderBelize | Reviewed this property |
My experience is that, no, Avenue M does not accept reservations, except for private parties and large groups. However, it's a fairly large restaurant, and I've never had to wait more than a few minutes.
4 December 2015|
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Response from avenuem | Property representative |
Avenue M celebrates family- We are closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day- give our staff time to be with their families. WE are open on New Year's Eve- Dinner/Dancing/Champagne Toast- call 828 350-8181 to make a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 20
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 AM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2448
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-350-8181
  • E-mail
Avenue is the the place to Eat. Drink. Gather. in North Asheville. We are a neighborhood restaurant and bar specializing in fresh-made, flavorful foods using as many seasonal and local ingredients as possible. We offer fresh pasta, local meats, house made baked goods, and organic greens. We carry several local beers and have an extensive wine selection. Avenue M is your place for a big juicy burger, a fine cut of steak, a lean piece of fish or a vegan housemade special such as lasagna or a gourmet salad. We have a private room for parties and a welcoming pet-friends patio that is open year-round. Daily Specials Wednesday: Half Price Bottles of Wine Thursday: $5 Martinis Saturday: Pint Night Sunday: $3.50 Mimosas & $5.50 House Bloody Marys
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