Comfort Inn Mars Hill - University Area
167 J.F. Robinson Lane
Mars Hill, NC 28754
Phone: (828) 689-9000
Fax: (828) 689-2366
Just 13 minutes north of Asheville is this lovely pizzeria! Serving pizzas, pastas and sandwiches, this eatery is a favorite in the local community, particularly because of their homemade cheesecakes but especially because of how deep-seated this place is to the community. Every Third Thursday of the month is fundraising day where a percentage of their revenue goes to a local organization working to make Weaverville all that more special. Live music plays every night from 7p until closing.
Affiliated with Jack of the Wood and Laughing Seed in Asheville, Jack of Hearts Pub & Restaurant is a casual restaurant-cum-pub. The warm ambiance and friendly vibe here will put you to ease in an instant. While its menu features typical pub fare, the drinks include draught beers, wine and cocktails. While you are enjoying beer, don't worry about missing the on-going game as you can watch it live on the television. Patrons wanting to be all by themselves can relax on the patio and watch the traffic passing by. If you drop-by on Wednesdays or Thursdays, live bands perform here too. Truly, while you are around, do drop-in at Jack of Hearts and savor pub grub and chilled beer.
One of the few places in Asheville where you will find authentic German cuisine, Bavarian Restaurant & Biergarten has many a traditional delicacy to offer. There is a lot of care taken to ensure that what you are served is absolutely perfect, and so it is necessary to inform the restaurant about certain orders like the schweinshaxn a full day in advance. Schnitzels are a house specialty, and there are many varieties, whether topped with fried eggs, Ratskeller cream sauce or Black Forest ham for you to enjoy. The beer garden can accommodate 80, and is a lovely place to enjoy a few drinks.
Where can you get a microbrew, order up a veggie burger with soy cheese, catch CSI on the biggest television this side of the Mason-Dixon line and then see a movie all under one roof? At Asheville Pizza, that's where! Fear not, sports fans, that huge TV screen also broadcasts sporting events. The menu features typical bar food like "Crazy Hot" Wings and nachos, but it has a surprising number of vegetarian offerings as well. Hummus, spinach burgers, veggie lasagna and black beans with rice head up the list. If you are a movie buff, get a load of the in-house reels. Visit the website for more details on movie schedules and ticket rates.
Chops at Sunset Terrace, located at the Grove Park Inn, is known worldwide for its gorgeous mountain and sunset views over the city skyline. Outdoor dining on the popular veranda also overlooks Grove Park Inn's golf and tennis courts. Steaks and chops are the restaurant's specialty, but surf and turf, lobster and chicken are also available. The restaurant is located in the expansive Great Hall.
Located on Merrimon Avenue, a little north of Downtown area, Plant is a haven for vegans in Asheville. Serving a delicious fare of gluten free, vegan and vegetarian dishes, it is easily one of the most popular restaurants in North Carolina. The ingredients used here are local, organic and devoid of any animal products whatsoever which reflects in the glorious-looking meal. With healthy food that doesn't compromise on taste, friendly service and a great ambiance Plant makes for a fantastic dining experience.
With its colorful murals and casual decor, Rosetta's Kitchen is fun, lively and friendly place to enjoy a wholesome, nutritious meal. This vegetarian restaurant prides itself in offering its guests food prepared using locally sourced, seasonal produce and whole-foods. While the carnivores amongst us would usually turn up their noses at the idea of consuming a meat free meal, even the most avid meat-lovers are sure to be delighted by Rosetta's delicious fare. The menu is composed of a variety of tasty options like Coconut Curry Plate, Pad Thai Kitchen Style, Swiss Portabella Melt and Hearty Chili. The menu features a number of gluten free and vegan options as well, taking care to ensure that there is something for every one.
Take in the atmosphere of the Australian Outback while enjoying mouth-watering entrees and high-quality service. Serving dinner only, Outback Steakhouse offers an extensive menu featuring appetizers, chicken, ribs, steak, seafood, pasta, salads and desserts for moderate prices. Family-friendly, the casual restaurant has something for everyone at its numerous locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Outback Steakhouse also offers call-ahead seating and curbside take-away.
Whether it is a full meal or just a slice of pizza that you want, you will be more than satisfied with this "Mellow" experience in downtown Asheville. Located in an old gas station, the ambiance alone is enough to put a smile on your face. The pizzas and calzones are made with spring water dough and baked on stone. Fresh ingredients include jerk chicken, artichoke hearts, portobello mushrooms, sun dried tomatoes, green peppers, pineapple and tempeh. Sandwiches are also available. Great outdoor dining is available on one of Asheville's busiest streets.
Bouchon is located beside Rankin Avenue in downtown Asheville. The menu includes small and large meals, both promising traditional three-course French cuisine. An option between the soup and salad for starters is followed by a wide array of main course dishes, and to top it all off is the mouthwatering dessert. Bouchon also has a respectable wine list to offer. One can choose to dine either at the indoor bar or on the outdoor patio. The menu is moderately priced too, so when the check comes, rarely is there scope for complaints. Several times a week Bouchon features all-you-can-eat mussels - a popular event among Ashville residents!
Step away from the generic bag of greasy potato chips and experience the world of gourmet chips. The Gourmet Chip Company specializes in freshly sliced and cooked chips using every kind of starchy potato imaginable. Plantains, taro root, purple and Yukon potatoes are combined with delicious seasonings such as bleu cheese, seaweed, balsamic reduction and even chocolate to create the ultimate gourmet snack. Dipping sauces are also available and only enhance the decadent treat. The chips are served in paper cones or can be ordered to go in a resealable bag to be eaten later.
Start your day with a meal at Over Easy Cafe which serves indulgent breakfast and brunches to make you feel like a king. From eggs served Benedict-style to lavender flavored French Toast, take your pick and allow the hearty flavors to sweep down your palate. The highlight is the Huevos Rancheros consisting of tortillas with fried eggs. The menu has organic and vegan options too for the health-conscious.