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Restaurant Name: ZAMBRA
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Address: 85 West Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: (828) 232-1060
Type of Food: Spanish Tapas with Moroccan Influence
Dress: Adult
Description of Restaurant:

A sophisticated romantic space, cozy and comfortable. Zambra uses all-natural ingredients whenever available. (Parties of five or more a 20% gratuity is included in the final bill).

This is a definite location for your Asheville experience, especially if your days include a visit to The Biltmore House.

The Food

Soups & Salads:

Sweet Potato Soup coriander and pepitos @ $4.00

Spinach Salad spiced walnuts, valdeon & sour cherry mojo @ $7.00

Field Greens goat cheese, pears, pistachios & maple, shallot mojo @ $7.00

Baby Arugula Salad crispy Serrano, leeks & sherry, mustard mojo @ $7.00


Pan Rustico - bread with house-infused extra virgin olive oil @ $3.00

Cheese Plate - Spanish cheese served with bread @ $9.00

Artichoke, Poblano and Queso Dip - housemade flatbread @ $7.00

House Marinated Olives - preserved lemon @ $4.00

Grilled Portobello Mushroom - fresh farmers cheese, pimientos, kalamata tappenade @ $8.00

Pomegranate Braised Pork Spring Rolls - avocado and mango dipping sauce @ $7.00

Sesame Crusted Gulf Shrimp - pickled turnips and ponzu @ $7.00

House Marinated Tofu - harissa, chickpea salad @ $6.00


Paella Valencia - Spanish rice simmered with chorizo, chicken and shrimp @ 13.00

Seafood Paella
- rice simmered with jumbo lump crab, clams, shrimp and mussels @ $ 14.00

Vegetarian Paella
- vegan version with fresh vegetables, and roasted garlic @ $9.00

Tapas Especiales:

Pan Fried Trout - hazelnuts, orange, and brown butter @ $9.00

Grilled Hanger Steak
- cilantro chimichurri, cana de cabre @ $10.00

Pan Seared Pork Tenderloin
- cranberry and thyme reduction @ $9.00

Almond and Herb Crusted Rack of Lamb
- sherry currant reduction @ $13.00

Zarzuela Zambra
- seafood mélange steamed in a housemade broth with saffron potatoes @ $9.00

Pan Roasted Tilapia
- lemon mantequilla, olives and tomatoes @ $9.00

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