Asheville’s has been called the “Paris of the South,” largely because of the city’s diverse and unique artistic and architectural offerings on display in the city’s many historic art deco buildings and neighborhoods. Many of the same characteristics that make Asheville and Western NC wonderful places to visit have also helped this region attract an incredible diversity of culinary talent. This talent can be seen by wide array culinary styles on display within the regions cafe and bistro restaurants.
Home to a few traditional bistros with French and other eastern european cuisine, Asheville also has big variety of small restaurants and cafes that feature fusion, healthy/vegetarian, Asian, Southern, breakfast/brunch, farm to table, Cajun, Latin, and many other culinary styles.
Whether you’re looking for a quick bite between art galleries or somewhere to grab lunch between outdoor experiences, Asheville cafes and bistros offer a variety of settings to pass the day, sip espresso or have a quick lunch.