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Asheville Restaurant Review: Bistro 1896 Is a Culinary Delight


Asheville's Bistro 1896 serves familiar foods with a gourmet twist, such as the Smoked Gouda Shrimp and Grits or the Chipotle and Brown Sugar Pork Chop. Their innovative American menu changes with the seasons, offering new delights and menu staples, like the Fried Green Tomato Napoleon. You can always count on Sunday Brunch and the fabulous Bloody Mary menu to be a hit!


Bistro 1896 Offers the Best of Asheville Cuisine

Bistro 1896 receives the Wine Spectator Award
For a casual yet upscale dining experience and an award-winning wine selection, Bistro 1896 is an ideal choice. Both visitors and locals alike claim this renowned restaurant as a favorite place for a good meal and a glass of wine. Whether you're dining with your family or on a special date, you'll enjoy the friendly staff and atmosphere at Bistro 1896.

Perfect for people watching
Located at 7 Pack Square in downtown Asheville, North Carolina, Bistro 1896 has plenty of patio seating for warm weather dining. Discover an Asheville landmark where the view includes the historic Neo-Gothic Jackson Building, the first skyscraper in Western North Carolina, and Pack Square Park, which is always alive with gatherings and musical events. The patio offers plenty of opportunities for people watching!

Private dining facilities for every occasion
In addition to the dining room and outdoor patio at Bistro 1896, the restaurant also offers three separate options for private dining. Ideal for corporate gatherings and meetings, the Private Conference Room has seating for 25 people, along with the technology needed to conduct business, including WiFi, copier, and fax machine. The Private Dining Room offers an intimate setting for small gatherings, and the cosmopolitan vibe in The Lounge is perfect for private parties.

Asheville is a culinary destination
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