South Asheville is a popular location to live. With diverse neighborhoods and minimal tourist traps, this area has a lot to offer locals. Encompassing quite a bit of the city, many would agree this area can be referred to all the space in between Biltmore Forest and Biltmore Park. With so much to offer, let’s dive into 12 favorite South Asheville restaurants.

south asheville restaurants

1- Tupelo Honey

1829 Hendersonville Road

An Asheville original now turned nationwide phenomenon. The South Asheville location is located minutes from Biltmore house and away from its busy sister downtown location.  Offering Southern comfort menu favorites people have fallen in love with from one of the first local restaurants to make headlines.


2- Juicy Lucy’s

620 Hendersonville Rd

If you are in the mood for a good burger, family-owned and operated Juicy Lucy’s has your back- even with extra cheese in the middle if you like. There are other menu items to choose from. This eatery also offers a full bar and is open for lunch and dinner.


3- Corner Kitchen

Biltmore Village

Made famous by President Obama, this restuarant is located in a Victorian home in historic Biltmore Village and serves Southern dishes with an American, urban flare. It is upscale and reservations are encouraged, as it is one of the hot spots of South Asheville.


4- Pomodoros Café

75 Long Shoals Rd

Offering comforting Mediterranean style cuisine, this eatery is the perfect neighborhood go to. Wine selection is nice, and the menu offers something for everyone.


5- Green Sage Café

1800 Hendersonville Rd

This cafe, coffee shop is perfect for meeting a friend, working on your laptop, or indulging in breakfast or lunch. Closes at 7pm.


6- Farm Buger South Asheville

1831 Hendersonville Rd, #100

Also a great place to cure a burger craving! The burgers are prepared with grass-fed beef, the milkshakes are delish, and they serve beer and wine.


7- Rocky’s Hot Chicken South

3749 Sweeten Creek Rd

If you love chicken, you will love Rocky’s! The South Asheville location is spacious, and the coca-cola cake is a secret indulgence.


8- 131 Main Restaurant

Biltmore Park  

Located in Biltmore Park, this is a nice dining option if you are looking for a little more upscale feeling. Nice wine selection and accessible to parking.


9- 12 Bones Smokehouse

3578 Sweeten Creek Rd

This is one of the Asheville BBQ originals and also frequented by President Obama. The menu is filled with comfort Southern selections that will melt in your mouth.


10- Thirsty Monk

Biltmore Park  

Enjoy local beer and decent pub grub at this favorite Asheville locale. Thirsty Monk will quench your thirst and your appetite. Located in Biltmore Park.


11- Travinia

Biltmore Park

Upscale Italian dining and bar in Biltmore Park. Conveniently located next to the movie theater and across the street from the Hilton.


12- Roux

Hilton Biltmore Park

Located inside the Hilton at Biltmore Park, Roux offers comfort food selections with a Southern flare inspired from the Chef’s grandmothers kitchen. Also serves Sunday brunch buffet.

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