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The Market Place Restaurant

) #36 of 585 Restaurants in Asheville $$ - $$$ American, International,
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-252-4162
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (45 reviews)
“pappardelle” (31 reviews)
“braised lamb” (26 reviews)
Closed Now
17:00 - 22:30All hours
American, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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1 - 10 of 725 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had brunch on the outdoor patio. The cold smoked trout with chive scrambled eggs and goat cheese was delicious. Our waitress was friendly, efficient and personable. Great way to spend part of a Sunday in Asheville!

Thank maapar
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Eating at the Market Place is always a delight. Chef William Dissen is a culinary genius, and his team does a phenomenal job providing the highest-quality service. Their farm-to-table cuisine is made with the finest local ingredients, and the band playing live music helped set...More

Thank Celiaface3
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best restaurants in Asheville, if not the best. Great service, interesting menu that will stimulate your taste buds and in a great location on Wall St. right in the heart of downtown.

1  Thank Martin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Looked for a place within walking distance from the Hyatt Place hotel and went to The Market Place based on TA reviews and menu. Monday evening in July. No reservations. Were seated at a "community table" in the bar which was actually preferable for us...More

Thank jackiepaddy
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent service. Thoughtfully prepared food. Distinct and flavorful recipes. Enjoyed several tapas style dishes including heirloom tomato with fresh mozzarella, seared scallops, and my favorite was the special local wild mushroom dish that included chicken of the woods (so, so, good) We had dinner at...More

Thank GregoryMullen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu was small and our entrees did not quite match the description, which was disappointing consideeing the high prices. Service was a little lacking, the hostess and waitress were not hospitable. We will not be returning.

Thank Eliza H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just excellent. A must. Food dishes creative. Great selection of wine and beersH had the apple cider beer was different and excellent. My tastebuds were happy. Service was impeccable.

Thank Q2792ZOjacobm
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a quiet Monday evening we secured a table for two with no reservation. Our concierge had recommended Market Place, and he was correct in his recommendation. The menu must change daily since I was originally disappointed not to find quail listed as it was...More

2  Thank Charles P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was very good, however, our evening was marred by a maitre d ' who argued with us over our reservation . The pinnacle of the insulting conversation was when Justin leaned over and pointed his finger directly in my face . We quickly...More

1  Thank Andrea B
Justin S, General Manager at The Market Place Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review of The Market Place Restaurant. We are happy to hear that you had a great meal and enjoyed the service that Randy provided. We strive to provide the finest food, service and ambiance in the hospitality industry and have been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been either living in or visiting Asheville for many years now and have eaten at MANY of the restaurants in town. This restaurant really exceeded my expectations. I reserved a table to meet some friends for brunch, and everyone's meal was truly spectacular. The...More

1  Thank nc_lnbh
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7 August 2017|
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Response from Justin S | Property representative | Reviewed this property |
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. We do recommend reservations at The Market Place which can be made online, by telephone or through the Open Table website. We look forward to hosting you. Have a great day.
24 April 2017|
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Response from CreateConnects | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is plenty of suitable seating, especially outside, but do let the staff know when you make your reservation so they can seat you away from the live music or loud groups.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
10:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 21:30
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
    (Battery Park)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4162
  • E-mail
Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Market Place Restaurant specializes in handcrafted cuisine from seasonal, local ingredients, many of which come from within a 100 mile radius of Asheville. Bringing you the local harvest since 1979. Serving Dinner from 5:30pm, 7 days a week in our newly renovated restaurant. Brunch from 10:30am - 2:30pm on Saturdays & Sundays. Our classic American lounge serves local brews and handmade cocktails and is open until.
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