Food Photos: 4 Italian Cuisine Restaurants You Must Visit in Asheville

Italian food has a lot of meanings, and around Asheville, you will find several types of Italian eats. Now I’m not talking about the spots around town that serve mostly traditional Italian food; and others like Table, Jargon, and Rezaz that sometimes feature Italian inspired dishes. But I am talking about the ones that focus solely on Italian cuisine, and do it so well. So here are four Asheville area restaurants that you must try for an amazing Italian cuisine experience:

1. Modesto – this delicious restaurant is located in downtown Asheville, in the Grove Arcade building. Click the Facebook icon below to see the full post:

2. Cucina 24 – located on Asheville’s Wall Street, and their food is incredible.

Swordfish at Cucina 24 in Asheville NC

3. Chiesa – seated off the beaten path, about 3 minutes from downtown Asheville, is this heavenly fare.

Scallops at Chiesa Italian Asheville Restaurant

4. Glass Onion – located about 15 minutes north of Asheville, in Weaverville, and worth the drive for their tasty cuisine.

Seafood at Glass Onion Weaverville NC

And, if you have the pleasure of visiting Hendersonville North Carolina, which is about 20 minutes south of Asheville; you must try Renzo’s!