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Salsa Mexican Caribbean Restaurant

6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
+1 828-252-9805
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“burrito” (79 reviews)
“salsa sampler” (12 reviews)
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Mexican, Caribbean, Latin, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3302
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is my favorite place for dinner in Asheville. Interior is very basic low-key, food is amazing. They know flavors, and put ingredients together in interesting and unexpected ways- this time I had some type of carne adovoda-ish dish. Usually you'll find sweet potatoes, plantains,...More

Thank joanna899
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was just a little hole in the wall with awesome food! Service was great, food was fantastic and portions were large. Great experience. Would definitely go back again!

Thank Lovetodancetoo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I don't often have such a superlative opinion of a restaurant but this place is by far our favorite for fun, unbelievably flavorful food. The Asheville burrito with steak and shrimp is the most amazing burrito you will ever have. I promise you that. They...More

Thank Dave1016N
Reviewed 9 January 2018

My boyfriend and I happened to come across this little gem and stepped inside to take a look. Everything we saw on the tables looked delicious so we had to stay and give it a try. We had chips and pico to start and it...More

Thank Jodie W
Reviewed 5 January 2018

My boyfriend and I had dinner here on New Years Day and it was exceptional. We had the Smoked Tomato Salsa and Chips and all I can say is Wow, never had a salsa like that before it was amazing! I had the Roasted Veggie...More

Thank Takashia P
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Wife and I had lunch and were as usual very pleased with the meal. The quality of the food is great with a huge and unique menu! May be our favorite Mexican / Latin restaurant of all!

Thank TWalto
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Great food and service in this small, hip place. Kid friendly, decent prices and the food is not your standard Mexican combo place. Nicely located around lots to do in downtown. Would recommend.

Thank Isaac M
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Just stopped by to rest. We had margaritas and chips and salsa. The margaritas was great! The chips and salsa not so great. Chips cold and salsa well let’s just say too many varieties to choose and none that great. We were glad to be...More

Thank cwillis01
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Unless you are ok with having everything dumped in a bowl and having it come out, you may want to think twice before dining here. That’s how my main recommended entree was served. The server never mentioned that when I was placing my order The...More

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Stopped in while with family shopping downtown. Food was fresh, different flair and all very good. Worth a lunch stop for sure

Thank jollydone
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Kris F
5 January 2015|
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Response from janice r | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I didn't notice a kids menu. The portions are large so maybe share?
Kris F
5 January 2015|
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Response from Cheryl C | Reviewed this property |
No, not that I remember. The staff is very accommodating.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 AM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
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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