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Cecilia's Kitchen

961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
+1 828-545-9107
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Overview
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good14%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“tamales” (41 reviews)
“crepes” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 20:00All hours
CUISINES
Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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LOCATION
961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very casual and small space for dining. Parking is limited. The menu features tamales, a Cuban sandwich, crepes, and more. The items I noted are what we had for our lunch and were very pleased! I very rarely get sweets when dining out, but...More

Thank OnTheRoads2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went based on the recommendations of our realtor and were not disappointed. It is an extremely casual place to grab a quick hot meal. Cecilia is from Argentina and her husband from France. As a result she has everything from empanada's (baked, not fried),...More

Thank srham
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Cecelia's is a quirky and prototypically Asheville experience. Cecilia herself speaks French and Spanish and is an entertaining hostess; she told me I should eat my salad, too, so I would be healthy. One of the staff is working on his PhD in Buddhist studies....More

Thank westinbrevard
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The food is so flavorful and yummy. I always order chicken or cheese empanadas. When chicken pot pie or shephard's pie is available, it's great, too. The nacatamale is a go-to for a hearty meal. We're locals and we go here weekly. It makes us...More

Thank PatriquaPatriqua
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We are in Asheville a lot and this is our second visit to Cecelia 's. Tamales were especially good and the dessert crepe was simple and wonderful.

Thank nc1501
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Picked up beef and chicken empanadas today for a lunch with friends. They were excellent and the service was great.

Thank WCUcody
Reviewed 17 June 2017

I am a regular customer at Cecilia’s Kitchen. The restaurant is a small “hole in the wall” with four tables inside and three tables on the porch. Cecilia has given the inside of this older building a face-lift with bright yellow and orange paint. Cecilia...More

2  Thank Friendlytravler
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Super good Cuban food! Great lunch & delicious dessert! Worth the trip from Biltmore or wherever you are in the Asheville area.

Thank Bigfoodfan69
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to finally try Cecilia's after a rainy and bit cold afternoon in beautiful Ashville with my wife, mother and step-father. Initially some had a bit of skepticism regarding menu and options. After over two hours of great food and wine, we did not want...More

Thank Gaston N
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Looking for the real deal? Cecilia's food delivers. The Cubano sandwich rocks it! Our family also enjoys very authentic empanadas and crepes!

Thank Steve R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:00
Thursday
11:00 - 20:00
Friday
11:00 - 20:00
Saturday
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-545-9107
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