Top 6 Casual Restaurants Near Wander Asheville Meadows

Check out this curated list of top restos!

 Natalie Kowalewski
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Top 6 Casual Restaurants Near Wander Asheville Meadows

While Asheville is mostly known for its eclectic art scene, the town's thriving food scene can make your trip just as worth it too. Without further ado, here are the top restaurants you should visit during your stay at Wander Asheville Meadows.


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  • Distance from Wander Asheville: 6.6 miles 

  • Location: 102 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805

  • Hours:  7:30AM-9PM daily 

  • Phone: (828) 236-0201

  • Website: https://www.cornerstonerest.com/ 

Cornerstone is a casual, family-owned and operated restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Some breakfast specials we recommend include shrimp & grits, country fried steak & eggs, huevos rancheros, and blackberry & cream stuffed french toast.

In addition, you can build your own omelet and choose from a variety of loaded pancakes. Visit their Facebook page to get updates on daily and seasonal specials.

Tupelo Honey 

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Tupelo Honey is an all-American favorite serving up Southern food in 14 states across the U.S. They serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner crafted from seasonal, responsibly-supplied ingredients.

Their main menu includes a variety of chicken and waffle options, shrimp & grits, pork, smothered chicken, and all-day brunch entrees. They also have a special kids menu with noodles, grilled cheese, waffles, and fried chicken. 

Twisted Laurel Downtown Asheville

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  • Distance from Wander Asheville: 8 miles

  • Location: 130 College St, Asheville, NC 28801

  • Hours: 11AM-9PM Tuesday-Thursday; 11AM-10PM Friday & Saturday; Closed Sunday and Monday 

  • Phone: (828) 552-3240

  • Website: https://www.twistedlaurel.com/ 

Twisted Laurel serves Italian-American-inspired interpretations of casual, creative comfort food including housemade pasta and a wide variety of other delicious entrées. The menu features southern fried chicken, pastas, and "craft your own" pizzas, just to name a few.

You can also grab a drink here as their menu also features a variety of craft cocktails and local beers.

If you're looking to spoil your pup, you can bring them along with you on the patio and order a treat from the kitchen trout or select something yummy from the dog food delivery company Waggin Meals.


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  • Distance from Wander Asheville: 10.5 miles

  • Location: 27 Foundy St #20, Asheville, NC 28801

  • Hours:  5PM-9PM Wednesday & Thursday; 5PM-10PM Friday & Saturday; 11AM-2PM & 5PM-9PM Sunday; Closed Monday & Tuesday

  • Phone: (828) 417-7212

  • Website: https://www.rosabees.com/ 

RosaBees serves Polynesian specialties in an airy, warehouse-style space. Executive Chef Cookie Hadley brings his Japanese and Hawaiian heritage to the menu, which features savory Hawaiian dishes like Tako Su, poke, and saimin. Don’t forget to check out the dessert menu at the end of your meal!


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  • Distance from Wander Asheville: 8.4 miles 

  • Location: 48 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801

  • Hours:  5:30PM-9PM daily 

  • Phone: (828) 575-2667

  • Website: https://www.chestnutasheville.com/ 

Chestnut is a new American eatery for seasonal bites and homemade treats, served in a restored 1920s digs with a full bar. Executive Chef Brian Crow brings his mother’s cooking into the kitchen and uses his roots to craft the Chestnut menu, which includes soups like homemade lobster bisque, salads, rabbit wellington, pork barbacoa, stuffed chicken, and of course, shrimp and grits. 

Copper Crown

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  • Distance from Wander Asheville: 4 miles 

  • Location: 1011 Tunnel Rd #100, Asheville, NC 28805

  • Hours:  4:30PM-9PM daily 

  • Phone: (828) 505-7531

  • Website: https://coppercrownavl.com/ 

Copper Crown is a warm, contemporary restaurant offering locally sourced New American fare and signature cocktails. They regularly update their menu with seasonal dishes so be sure to ask for that before ordering. There is a kids menu for ages 12 and under, as well as some gluten-free and vegetarian options.

Wander Concierge is here to make your stay as comfortable as possible. Whether you need help making restaurant reservations or something else, just send them a quick text and they'll take care of it!

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