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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Downtown Asheville
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6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
+1 828-252-9805
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
Closed now
All hours
Sun 12:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 09:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 21:30
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, the food, service and atmosphere was great! The 3 salsa sampler is fabulous and the food was spectacular but we should have order one entree we couldn't finish our food! The Dark n' Stormy was extra special! We will come back from Murfreesboro TN!

Thank Mary R
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24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food is outrageously delicious. Friendly staff. Small place but generally comfortable. Always busy so choose an off time of day to get seated. Totally delightful.

Thank Dana B
Southold, New York
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87 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here on 2nd visit. This time walked right in & got seated. Shorty after a small line. Very good food, good portions, OK prices. (Now you know why there are lines!)

Thank tk1410
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Seating was a poor as people who came after us (we were on list ahead of them) were seated before us. Food when ordered was delivered quickly but was either great or burned.

Thank Carter W
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154 reviews
122 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hi-wire beer good and cold, fish tacos were wonderful and full of flavor. I've had better service as it took one and half hours for lunch.

Thank Armina H
Asbury Park, New Jersey
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've wanted to try the food at Salsa in Asheville for years, We finally did so a few weeks back and are so glad we did. I had a deconstructed pork taco--what fun! Everything you'd want stuffed into a taco, but instead divided on the plate. The seasoning was definitely more Latin Caribbean than Mexican. My wife and son had... More 

Thank Ken J
Mooresville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Salsas food is delicious and worth every dime. The food married spice and freshness to create a harmony of flavors. The shrimp was fresh and was served along with rice and beans complimented by salsa and garnished with a fried veggie. Will visit every time I go to Asheville.

Thank SydneyC37
Charlotte, North Carolina
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71 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Toss it in a bowl, everything was ok in the bowl but not really flavorful. Some sauce on the side....small amount of guacamole. Lynn and I were just not impressed. It could have been a busy evening? Tuesday was our choice, last night. I feel this restaurant is highly over rated. Just my opinion, but have been to more than... More 

Thank Dennis C
Abington, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drinks were great. Food has a nice spicy flavor. Portions are big. You definitely get your money's worth. Service was friendly.

Thank Melissa B
Cornelia, Georgia
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125 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our party of 6 went here for dinner and there wasn't an empty seat in the place. (granted, it is a small place) We waited for 45 min. or so and were seated at a table that actually was too small for our group, so we were a bit cramped. However, our server was friendly and attentive and helped us... More 

Thank peachmom13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mexican, Caribbean, Southwestern, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 09:00
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 16:00
17:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-9805

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?