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13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
+1 828-239-2946
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (910 reviews)
“lamb skewers” (215 reviews)
“jamon” (139 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
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Reviewed yesterday

If you are paying more for your food, you should expect top notch service. Not the case when I went for dinner with a friend of mine. Had a server who was very nice, but was not nearly attentive enough to our table. Water glasses...More

Thank Martin M
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you look for absolute authentic tapas then you may be disappointed. The tapas were good, But having been in Spain many times I would not call them authentic. It is more like a fusion. Portions are relatively small. Shrimps a la ajiolli were tasting...More

Thank Joe K
Reviewed 2 days ago

This restaurant is a must if you are visiting Asheville! We come every year and it just keeps getting better. My favorite dishes are the peppers with goat cheese, mushroom fritters, vegetable paella, and the potato chip sausage, but everything is delicious, you can't go...More

Thank Blake P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful restaurant! Impeccable customer service. Our server, Tyler, kept up with everyone's needs in my party. He was very friendly, and explained the menu thoroughly. All the tapas everyone tried were outstanding. No one in my group had any complaints. Food came out in a...More

Thank Matt28803
Reviewed 3 days ago

If your trip to Madrid, Spain was suddenly cancelled, and you find yourself in Asheville, N C as a consolation prize, you will be most pleasantly surprised to find out that the longed for stellar tapas experience awaits you at Curate. Yes, you read that...More

Thank essay811
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is hard to get into but we got in just in time. Pricey but good food! Sangria was just ok and our server wasn't very helpful in picking things out which I feel is important because the menu is overwhelming

Thank jenpig25
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This has been our favorite dinner spot, and this past weekend we had one of the best meals we have ever had. The service is top notch with knowledgeable staff, friendly, with great recommendations. The food is so unique and so delicious - we would...More

Thank Lindsay V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This place is legit. Authentic small plates and an extensive wine list. We started on the side while we waited for a spot at the bar. Tried the jamon sampler with manchego and a rose. It's worth the wait for a spot at the bar...More

Thank F S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had not been able to get reservations, but sat at the bar for 30 minutes and they were able to get us a table! Service was good , mostly very friendly! Food was good, not phenomenal!

Thank Mo R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had a late lunch today knowing we needed to get on the road back to Raleigh. But each dish was better and better, so our quick lunch turned into a delightful 2.5 hours. And the desserts to die for. Our waiter was one of...More

Thank Robin A
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I would like to see the menu
28 March 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
You can view our menus on our website. However, we are closed for expansion and our menu will be changing when we re-open March 30!
Planning our first retirement trip, do we need reservations. We kind of like to play it by ear so to speak when we travel, when it comes to food.
26 January 2017|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your inquiry! We would definitely suggest a reservation for dinner, as tables are usually fully reserved in the evenings. However, we do keep some bar seating open for walk-ins - you can come in and dine at... More
When is the Best day and time to meet chef Katie to get an autograph on my new book? Thanks in advance. rquiles1@ yahoo punto com. Gracias
26 December 2016|
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Response from EButton | Property representative |
Hi Ray, Chef Katie will be at Cúrate signing cookbooks on Jan. 5 from 10-11 AM. Hope you can stop by then!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801-3603
    (Patton Avenue)
  • Public Transportation: Asheville Transit provides bus service throughout the City of Asheville and other local areas with 24 bus routes running from 6 a.m.-11:30 p.m., Monday - Saturday. Routes originate at Transit Center, located 49 Coxe Avenue in downtown Asheville (next to the U.S. Post Office). On-duty information assistant provides assistance with maps & schedules.
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-239-2946
THE BEST OF SPAIN, conveniently located downtown Asheville! Curate is pleased to bring the best Spain has to offer through our traditional cuisine, unrivaled hospitality and festive, energetic atmosphere. In Spanish, Curate, means 'cure yourself.' Whether you're looking for a fun-filled evening out with friends or a quick bite before or after one of Asheville's many art or music productions, Curate is the place you go to take care of yourself, by letting us take care of you. Please join us for some fun...Just say "una cana!"
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