Asheville, North Carolina, always delivers exquisite cuisine. Whether you’re looking for an eclectic hidden gem or a grander experience, romantic Asheville restaurants seem to be on every corner. This makes it the perfect destination for a weekend getaway.
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The Most Romantic Asheville Restaurants You Will Love
Zambra Wine Tapas & Cuisine
Zambra is a crowd favorite within the Asheville foodie scene. You will remember this Spanish tapas joint for its charming decor and an extensive wine list. Zambra’s food is made with local ingredients, also offering vegan options. Enjoy sharing small plates while listening to the live jazz tunes on the patio.
If you’re looking for an upscale farm-to-table experience for your date night, Rhubarb is your go-to. This contemporary spot is one of many downtown Asheville restaurants near Pack Square. Expect an eclectic menu with bold twists on traditional American dishes. Rhubarb delivers a unique culinary experience to everyone who enters.
Bouchon French Bistro
This cozy space is perfect for an intimate date night with a flare. At Bouchon, you can indulge in French comfort food made with local ingredients, and ask for any dish to be gluten-free. Head upstairs after dinner to the L’Ecluse speakeasy for a romantic evening together. Choose anything from their wine, beer, coffee or dessert menu. You can’t go wrong!
If you’re looking for a restaurant with a creative menu with a bit of a groovy ambiance, Jargon is the place for you. Interesting decor peppers this casual space, including oversized lava lamps that line the bar. This unique atmosphere only enhances the experience of the unconventional Southern dishes on the menu. For a truly southern taste, order the deep-fried deviled eggs!
The Admiral has everything you need for a fine-dining date night. This old diner turned 5-star restaurant is another hit among Asheville foodies. With a menu that changes daily, this joint is the talk of the town. The Admiral will always surprise you with what they have to offer. If you’re a fan of beef tartare, this place is worth trying!
Red Stag Grill
If you’ve spent much time in Asheville, you’ve heard of Red Stag Grill. This elegant steakhouse is inside the Grand Bohemian Hotel located in Biltmore Village. The dining room’s chic hunting lodge decor is a continuation of the style found inside the Biltmore Estate. Red Stag Grill always provides an elegant and comfortable dining experience.
Escape to Oak Hill on Love Lane
Our cozy bed and breakfast is a convenient, 30-minute drive to downtown Asheville. Explore the romantic Asheville restaurants during the day, then escape to Oak Hill for a relaxing evening. This is the perfect location to embrace the city and the mountains in one visit. Snuggle up next to the outdoor firepit, and listen to the sounds of a nearby waterfall as you unwind for the night.
Stay in the Ella Davis Ray Room. This space is the perfect setting for a romantic couple’s getaway. You will love waking up in the comfortable king bed to watch the sunrise from the bay window. The room also features antique furniture and a gas fireplace that will make you feel right at home. Return to your room in the evenings to find chocolates, refreshed Turkish towels, and everything you need to enjoy your stay in Asheville.