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Avenue M

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791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2448
+1 828-350-8181
17:00 - 22:30
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Sun 10:00 - 09:00
Wed - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 22:30
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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Usually like Avenue M but the new young hostess needs to be yanked down a few notches, along with her rude, haughty attitude. We were treated rudely tonight, so it will be awhile before we grace Avenue M again. Customers can be treated with respect or not come back.

Thank Cancun_Lover04
Asheville, North Carolina
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119 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here after a concert for dinner. It is a bit pricey. The atmosphere is very nice. Great service and good food. Definitely worth checking out.

Thank TommyBoy828
Orlando, Florida
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to Avenue M with friends and sitting outside. The food is delicous, service is great and the atmosphere is wonderful.

Thank FLLights
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

We have eaten dinner at Ave M often and have always enjoyed our meal, the service and the ambience. Last Sunday we were searching for a brunch restaurant to share with friends. We chose Avenue M since we had always had good dinners there. Brunch was amazing. My husband had, in his words, the best spinach mushroom omelet ever. I... More 

Thank Beverly B
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

I can't help myself, I go there by myself, with family and friends and I am never disappointed! They have consistently served great food, good size portions, and fabulous cocktails! Terry, her chief husband and her daughter make this place a pleasure to dine at every time I go there.

Thank Jacque A
New Haven, Connecticut
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

This has become our go-to neighborhood place! Menu changes frequently using local ingredients and the pastas and desserts are house made. Spicy ginger tofu appetizer is the best! Blackened fish tacos are spicy and the fish juicy and tender. Excellent wine selection and beer on tap. The only downside is the parking...can be a challenge

Thank CTraveler2010
Asheville, North Carolina
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Nice, but comfortable atmosphere and interesting drink options make this a great place to meet with friends. The Lavender Blueberry Bees Knees was a delightful drink and quite out of the ordinary. The food, from the appetizers to the entrees, was wonderful! I had one of the daily specials, beef medallions in Gorgonzola with mashed potatoes, and it was one... More 

Thank julu74
Blooming Grove, New York
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Arrived at an odd, in between meal time of 3:30 pm. Sandwiches, salads and quesadillas. Ordered the Vegeterian and grilled chicken quesadillas and a burger. All items were delivered quickly. Quesadillas and burger were delicious and well prepared. There is an active bar scene and the wait staff was very knowledgable about the many varieties of house beers, both local... More 

Thank Frank F
Cape Town
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant to meet up with friends. Food was excellent from a versatile menu and wine options a plenty. Ambiance & service was great.

Thank cbabeCapeTown
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

We went with friends who live in Ashville. Loved it, great menu, reasonable and the table were far enough apart that it was easy to talk amongst each other

Thank Susan S

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Drinks, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 - 09:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:30
17:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 791 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2448
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-350-8181
Avenue is the the place to Eat. Drink. Gather. in North Asheville. We are a neighborhood restaurant and bar specializing in fresh-made, flavorful foods using as many seasonal and local ingredients as possible. We offer fresh pasta, local meats, house made baked goods, and organic greens. We carry several local beers and have an extensive wine selection. Avenue M is your place for a big juicy burger, a fine cut of steak, a lean piece of fish or a vegan housemade special such as lasagna or a gourmet salad. We have a private room for parties and a welcoming pet-friends patio that is open year-round. Daily Specials Wednesday: Half Price Bottles of Wine Thursday: Half Price Martinis Friday: Bartender's Choice Saturday: House Cocktails $2 off

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