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Good date place that doesn't cost a fortune in Asheville

rbrower Mar 26, 2011 08:15 AM

Anyone have any suggestions for an upscale place that you can get out of for less than $75? I'm talking a couple of drinks and grat. included.

Have you noticed any of the established places dropping prices?

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  1. JB BANNISTER RE: rbrower Mar 26, 2011 09:05 AM

    One word- Zambras

    Zambra Spanish Wine Tapas & Cuisine
    85 W. Walnut Street, Asheville, NC 28801

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      mark RE: rbrower Mar 28, 2011 07:07 AM

      you can probably hit the admiral at that price point (my tab for two is typically ~$80); you need reservations. it's not white tablecloth by any means; but you can get a fairly private, quite table.

      any higher end place downtown will be hard to stay under that ceiling. a zambra/curate might do (drinks are expensive), but i wouldn't expect to be sated.

      if you don't have to be in asheville proper, then chef mo's might do the trick.

      we're getting into the the beginning of tourist season, so prices will actually be going back up & specials going away now that they don't need to attract the locals for the cold-weather months.

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        mark RE: mark Mar 29, 2011 06:44 AM

        not upscale, but tomato & nine mile are a nice meal out, too, without breaking the bank.

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        mustardgirl RE: rbrower Mar 28, 2011 07:19 AM

        Stone House Market. Excellant, Private and very romantic
        Very reasonable prices

        Stone House Market
        301 Old Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC 28806

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          danna RE: mustardgirl Mar 28, 2011 08:42 AM

          I keep meaning to try that. Can you refresh me on where it is and when it's open?

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            mustardgirl RE: danna Mar 28, 2011 06:19 PM

            Just a click above on my post is all yiu need

        2. rbrower RE: rbrower Mar 29, 2011 03:57 AM

          Thanks everyone! I keep forgetting about Stone House Market, and that's in my neck of the woods.

          I recently had a pretty nice spread at Boca for that much.

          Stone House Market
          301 Old Leicester Hwy, Asheville, NC 28806

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