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Cecilia's Kitchen

961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
+1 828-545-9107
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tamales” (41 reviews)
“crepes” (49 reviews)
Opens in 27 min
Latin, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tiny, friendly restaurant. The best chicken soup I’ve ever tasted and a nice variety of entrees. Lovely!

Thank fays348
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We have driven past this place, going elsewhere while living in Asheville, but have never stopped in to try it. We decided to make it our place for lunch this Saturday. We saw the big sign on Merrimon Ave for Cecilia’s Kitchen and pulled in...More

Thank Kevin M
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch with my wife to avoid the fast food rut. The Argentine soup was especially good.

Thank WCUcody
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We drive by this place in North Asheville two or three times a day. I finally stopped in on a recent Sunday afternoon and was so very pleasantly surprised. There was only one person working so it took a little while to get the drinks...More

Thank Colleen Q
Reviewed 30 January 2018

Had lunch here today - we've eaten many many times in the sister restaurant in nearby Black Mountain, the food was the same - just perfect but an awkward space and not much atmosphere. Will certainly continue to recommend both locations and food quality being...More

Thank Bland H
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Delicious Latin food + fantastic crepes and soups too! Local and fresh at a value price. We will definitely go back here now that we finally discovered this local gem in our N AVL n'hood. One tip: Parking is limited, so you might need to...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I’ve been eating at Cecilias for years. She has great tamales, crepes and amazing soups. Cuisine is a blend of French/Argentine, and its all made from local ingredients. Staff is friendly and won’t laugh at your bad Spanish (like mine). A local gem in North...More

Thank Sallie B
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The chicken empanadas were delicious. It came with a very fresh salad, the greens were great. I also tried the lentil vegetable coconut curry soup which was very filling and appetizing. It came with an interesting bread lined with cheese. I was disappointed by the...More

Thank Mariana F
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

A very casual and small space for dining. Parking is limited. The menu features tamales, a Cuban sandwich, crepes, and more. The items I noted are what we had for our lunch and were very pleased! I very rarely get sweets when dining out, but...More

Thank OnTheRoads2
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We went based on the recommendations of our realtor and were not disappointed. It is an extremely casual place to grab a quick hot meal. Cecilia is from Argentina and her husband from France. As a result she has everything from empanada's (baked, not fried),...More

Thank srham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 961 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-2304
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-545-9107
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