The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook

Susanna Pantas, Artist

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Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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Angeloís Family Restaurant (Southeast of Asheville): Located in nearlby, about 15 minutes from downtown. Country cooking with Greek flair.1226 Hwy. 74A, Fairview NC 28730, 828-628-4031. Closed Mondays.

Atlanta Bread Company (North Asheville) Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Family oriented national chain restaurant. 633 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville NC 28804, 828-259-3675

Applebee's (Tunnel Road Area): Neighborhood style restaurant featuring at variety of popular menu items from salads to sandwiches to pasta, seafood and steaks. 115 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-251-9194.

Carrabba's Italian Grill (Tunnel Road Area): Classic Italian cuisine offered by national chain restaurant. 10 Buckstone Place, Asheville NC 28805, 828-281-2300.

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Cheddar's (Tunnel Road Area): American cuisine with focus on serving made-from-scratch food in an upscale dining atmosphere at reasonable prices. 106 Bleacher Blvd.,  Asheville NC 28805, 828-299-1168.

Chili's (Tunnel Road area): Mexican-Southwestern cuisine at it's best. Fun, family oriented restaurant. Nachos, quesadillas and everything else! 253 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-252-4999.

Cornerstone Restaurant (Tunnel Road Area): Family-oriented restaurant with a wide variety of cuisine, from simple sandwiches to shrimp pastas and steak. 102 Tunnel Rd., Asheville NC 28801, 828-236-0201.

Early Girl Eatery (Downtown & West Asheville): Located in two locations, the Early Girl Eatery offers healthy, made-from-scratch cuisine with a regional emphasis. 8 Wall Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-259-9292; 444 Haywood Rd #101, Asheville, NC 28806, 828-820-2323.  


Moose Cafe (West Asheville): Features award-winning country food served with a smile at a reasonable price. Located at the Farmerís Market, 570 Brevard Rd., Asheville NC 28806, 828-255-0920. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Monday-Saturday 7 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Sunday 7 a.m.-8 p.m.

O'Charley's (Tunnel Road Area): Specializing in fresh meats and seafood, large portions and a fun family atmosphere. 2 Kennilworth Knoll, Asheville NC 28805, 828-281-0540.

Outback Steakhouse (Tunnel Road Area): Australian on the wild side. World famous steakhouse that is not only great food but fun for the whole family. 30 Tunnel Road, Asheville NC 28805, 828-252-4510.

Pisgah View Ranch (Candler): About 45 minutes south of Asheville in Candler and off the beaten path, this restaurant is famous for its wonderful home cooking and generous portions. Fried chicken, country ham and tables full of side dishes. This is Southern country dining at its best. Davis Creek Rd., Candler  NC 28715, 828-6767-9100, 866-252-8361. Reservations. Seating for dinner at 5:30 and 7:15 p.m. Open May through October.

Provence 620 Restaurant (South Asheville): Unique, upscale casual dining restaurant offering more than 100 menu selections including appetizers, pasta, seafood, steaks, salads, sandwiches and more.  620 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28802, 828-277-0355. Open daily 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

Sagebrush Steakhouse (South Asheville): A Texas roadhouse-style restaurant, serving steaks, chicken, salads and sandwiches. Peanuts on the floor, smiles at the door. 2250 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28704, 828-684-5049. Lunch and dinner.

Stone Ridge Tavern (West Asheville): Local family owned restaurant that offers a casual, family friendly atmosphere. Enormous rustic fireplace frames a beautiful wood covered dining room. 1003 Brevard Road, Asheville NC  28806, 828-665-3333.

Texas Roadhouse (Biltmore Village area): Texas Roadhouse proudly serves up some of the freshest cut steaks this side of the Rio Grande plus mouth-watering ribs, freshly made side dishes and their famous, hot fresh-baked bread. 230 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803, 8280274-4311. Lunch and dinner.

T.G.I Friday's (Biltmore Village)  Popular chain restaurant offering full kid's menu and a wide range of entrees -specialties include sizzling chicken, shrimp and steak dishes. 115 Hendersonville Road, Asheville NC 28803, 828-277-4080.


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