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348 Depot St, Ste 190, Asheville, NC 28801-4412
+1 828-225-3497
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Sun 10:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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69 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This modern restaurant features a range of small and large plate items, all inspired by favorite Southern comfort dishes. The food is from local farms, with several gluten-free and vegan options. The service was superb. On the noisy side, so be prepared to speak up during peak hours.

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Thank Michael G
Asheville, North Carolina
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72 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

As locals, we are always looking for great places to eat. Somehow we had missed The Junction until now. The food was creative and delicious. I had the fried chicken with a cauliflower creation and turkey collard greens. My mate had the pork shank. We also had oysters as our appetizer, and all of it was very good. The service... More 

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Thank ladyvet27
Chattanooga, Tennessee
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had brunch here on New Year's Day and the food was great. No alcohol until noon but the seafood plate that I had and the chicken pot pie were great. The cornbread was amazing and that's from someone who doesn't like cornbread! The chef delivered the food personally and made us feel welcome and the rest of the staff... More 

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Thank Daren_119
Greensboro, North Carolina
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60 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

It's been two years since I first reviewed The Junction, and I'm returning to say that it is still first choice for my partner and me when we are in Asheville. The city is full of excellent restaurants, many of which we return to and enjoy, but Junction remains our favorite. We've eaten there perhaps a dozen times since my... More 

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Thank Anne W
Cincinnati, Ohio
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 December 2016

The cocktails here are fantastic. The seafood plate I had contained shrimp, clams and mussels. The sauce was heavy, "interesting" and definitely covered the flavors of the seafood. It wouldn't matter WHAT you had with this sauce, it would cover the flavor of the meat. 2 mussels were not open, which meant they were dead, not fresh when they were... More 

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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

In the river arts district near the Wedge brewing and New Belgium, this is a little off the beaten path, but it was worth the trip. We started with fried oysters, cornbread with honey and melted pimento cheese (yum!) and fois gras corn dogs with 3 dipping sauces-- all recommended by our very friendly waitress. Zero disappointments. We followed with... More 

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Thank Christian B
Asheville, North Carolina
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332 reviews
202 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 162 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016

The Junction is unique to Asheville especially on weekends as they have free parking, you can usually get a reservation, the service is great and the food in interesting and tasty with outstanding cocktails. The Junction is located in the River Arts District and when you enter there is a nice bar with a few tables. Sit at the bar... More 

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1 Thank riceland
Raleigh, North Carolina
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43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We just ate an incredible brunch at The Junction....Wow. Highly recommend and will return on our next trip to Asheville. The beef slider Benedict is was the best we've ever had and the chicken biscuit with pot pie gravy was the perfect combination!! This is a must visit for Brunch!

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1 Thank LeighWallaceDodd
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63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

The reviews said to try the cornbread and the reviews were correct! Truly wonderful!!! Will return for the cornbread!

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Thank GoGoGinger
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Sorry it too awhile to get this review in. We ate here and I reviewed it, but were so impressed that we immediately booked a group to come with us to experience this fabulous find, especially since it is located in our trendy River Arts District. I contacted Charles, because we had a reservation for 10 and it was going... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 348 Depot St, Ste 190, Asheville, NC 28801-4412
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-225-3497
Description
The Junction is the first full service restaurant in Asheville's River Arts District. We feature Southern-inspired farm to table fare and seasonal craft cocktails with fresh ingredients. We brine our fried chicken, smoke our pears, handcraft our soups and visit tailgate markets weekly. We make our own bacon and ketchup, squeeze cases of citrus each week for cocktails and work with other local, small businesses whenever possible. We invite you to join us after work for a casual beer and a burger at the bar, or to bring your beloved or whole family for a unique dining experience. Our menu features a combination of soups, salads and sharing plates as well as hearty entree options so that every dining experience is unique. Please visit our website to preview menus, as they change weekly.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?