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Carmel's Restaurant & Bar at The Grove Arcade

Corner of Page Ave. & Battery Park, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-8730
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (33 reviews)
“pizza” (112 reviews)
“blt salad” (13 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Corner of Page Ave. & Battery Park, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed yesterday

Lovely outdoor dining experience. Nice menu, reasonable prices, friendly wait staff, great service. Highly recommend!

Thank EscapeArtistsOnBikes
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Walking through downtown Asheville! What a beautiful place! We had lunch outside at Carmels. Service excellent. BLT unbelievably delicious. Best I ever had. Just a short walk from the visitor center where there is free parking. Or they apparently added credit card option for street...More

Thank travlerlab1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped in for a quick beer and a bit of food. The fried green tomatoes were very good. They except pets. And they had a singer.

Thank Kyle C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful place to eat. Our food portions were hugh and we ended up taking home half. They have a good menu with a variety of items including gluten free. Would try again.

Thank Barbara m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our group of 8 were looking for.a meet up place for lunch on a Saturday. Carmel’s accommodated is, including having an outside table available. The sangria was flavorful and I loved the fried green tomatoes!

Thank Virginia20171
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for outdoor dining while in Asheville and while this place at a great location the food was terrible! I had the special which was a Ribeye steak with a mushroom glaze. It was the worse but tasteless piece of meat ever! We...More

Thank stockdalegang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Carmel's is a very comfortable restaurant in Asheville, NC. You can sit inside or out. There were 5 of us. Two had barbecue spare ribs, 2 had the grilled cheese sandwich, and one had a grilled chicken sandwich. The sandwiches came with sweet potato fries...More

Thank Louise S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had brunch here the day after my brother's wedding. The fried chicken and french toast was awesome. My father liked the BLT so much he came back for it the next day. My niece had the daily special french toast with blackberries and whipped...More

Thank kchangambrose
Reviewed 9 April 2018

My wife and I ate there and noon on a Friday. It was busier than expected but the service was good as was the burgers.

Thank TNDauksch
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Carmel’s was recommended to us by a friend who lives in the area, since we were on vacation and needed a good place to eat from dinner for my daughters birthday First, the menu on Trip Advisor is old- but we liked at that menu...More

Thank KenR4
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Questions & Answers
Robert T
21 September 2016|
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Response from Alanl1181 | Reviewed this property |
I don't recall them going out of their way to offer them like Posana does. I've got no connection to either one but the people I know who are 'gluton free' because it's the only healthy lifestyle go there.
5 October 2015|
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Response from Carole B | Property representative |
Yes! We serve Thanksgiving dinner - we put a limited menu together for Thanksgiving day. We are actually putting the menu together right now and will be posted on our website soon. If you send me your email address I... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner of Page Ave. & Battery Park, Grove Arcade, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-8730
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