The Lion and the Rose


Asheville Restaurants, The Lion and the Rose

Asheville's Foodie Scene

Asheville is called one of the "Best food cities in America" for the number of restaurants per capita. Asheville's foodie scene also strongly supports local farmers and showcases regional cuisine.

Our Restaurant Picks

Downtown Asheville

  • Mela - Indian Cuisine
  • Modesto - Italian cuisine – wood fired oven
  • Posana - 100% Gluten Free, locally grown food
  • Salsa's - Mexican & Caribbean Cuisine
  • Tupelo Honey Cafe - Nouveau Southern Cuisine
  • Zambra's - Spanish & Medtierranean Tapas & Wine

Montford Historic District

  • Chiesa - Neighborhood Italian, Home Made Pastas (2 blocks from The Lion and the Rose)
  • Nine Mile - Jamaican/Caribbean Cuisine, Vegetarian Friendly (1/2 Block from the Lion & the Rose Bed and Breakfast)

West Asheville

Biltmore Village Area (Just South of Downtown, Near Biltmore Estate Entrance)

North Asheville

  • Plant - Vegan – no animal products; sophisticated flavor, scratch made food.