What's cooking in Asheville this Christmas?
Asheville Restaurants Open on Christmas
Merry Christmas and happy holidays! Asheville is a wonderful place to spend time over the holidays. Whether you're visiting from out of town this Christmas, or if you're simply a long time resident who would like to spend Christmas dining out at one of Asheville's tasty restaurants rather than hanging out at home, there's plenty of places serving up delicious food Christmas Eve and Christmas Day. It's a great time to experience new flavors, local beers and wines from around the world, and deserts from some of Asheville's top pastry chefs.
Each of these Asheville restaurants adds their own menu variations on Christmas dinner and is sure to make your holiday special. Bring your family and friends for a scrumptious Christmas meal they won't forget!
Restaurants open Christmas Eve and Christmas Day:
Grovewood Cafe: Three course menu served Christmas day, including a two seat course and a desert buffet. Oyster and Lobster biscque, local trout and rosemary beef tenderloin, turkey and ham. Cheesecakes, pecan pies, fruit cobbler, cookies. Open at noon until 7:30 and reservations recommended.
Bier Garden: Besides their usual fine dining and wide selection of beer, The Bier Garden is offering a Christmas Day Dinner menu that is sure to make for a satisfying holiday dinner. They are still deciding on their Christmas menu, but look forward to American fushion cuisine plus some traditional holidays food and brews from one of Asheville's local breweries.
Blue Ridge At The Grove Park Inn: Enjoy Christmas Day at the Grove Park Inn's Grand Buffet! Included in the Christas Day menu is seafood on ice, chaffered Items such as corn bread stuffing, cranberry orange relish, and brown sugar and cider pork loin. A full children's menu plus a chef's table with sirloin, glazed ham, and pasta, plus an array of heavenly deserts to chose from. Reservations recommened.
Vincenzo's: Get your reservations now for their heavenly Christmas eve and day menus. Vincenzo's celebrates the depth and breath of Italian cuisine, and is sure to put on a wonderful meal for the holidays. Wine, music, cocktails in this elegant yet comfortable classic Asheville restaurant.
Fiore's Ristorante Toscana: On Christas Eve, enjoy "Feast of Seven Fishes", a two course salt cold and oyster Floreintine and Second Course Shrimp Oreganata, Grouper Piccata, Musscles Marinara, and Fried Calamari. Christmas Day: Wild Game Specials, Venica, roast goose, wild boar, traditional Tuscan style Christmas dinner. Also serving their regular menus that day.
Red Stag Grill at the Grand Bohemian Hotel: A special holiday menu is being planned for Chistmas eve, featuring a three course meal. Choices of food include spice tomato soup, greens, lobster biscque, escargot, wild salmon, crispy duckling, filet minon, black forest cake, cheescake and more. Reservations recommended.