The Cúrate crew is excited to bring you La Bodega by Cúrate – an all-day cafe and Spanish specialty foods shop offering classic Spanish pastries and coffee, casual lunch, and takeout meals and paella. Fill your cart with the highest quality Spanish specialty food items, including charcuterie and cheese, frozen Cúrate favorites, and a full selection of wine, beer, cider, vermouth, and sherry — available for in-store shopping, dine in and takeout.
menu changes seasonally
ensaladilla rusa “la bodega”
potato, preserve tuna, olive oil mayonnaise, manzanilla olives, confit piquillo and smoked roe
empedrat / bean salad
mixed heirloom bean salad, black olives, roasted vegetables, caperberries
gazpacho 10oz / quart
classic chilled tomato and cucumber soup
mixed greens, asparagus, spring vegetables, goat cheese, fried breadcrumbs, lemon-oregano vinaigrette
select any tinned fish from the shelf,we will plate it with accompaniments
plato de embutidos y quesos
a sampling of cured meats and spanish cheeses
ask about our charcuterie platters for preorder in larger sizes
the signature cúrate-style spanish potato and onion omelet
swordfish en conserva
confit swordfish, stewed lentils with chorizo, all i oli*, baguette
canelones de pato
catalonian stuffed pasta, confit duck, pork and foie gras filling, truffle bechamel, mahon cheese
bocadillo de jamón
serrano ham on a house baguette with tomato fresco and manchego
bocadillo de tortilla francesa*
soft rolled french-style omelette on a house baguette with tomato fresco
bocadillo de gambas fritas
crispy royal red shrimp on a house baguette with all i oli* and piparra peppers
apple brandy beef and cinco jotas ibérico pork burger, ibérico lardo, mushrooms, piquillo peppers, caramelized onion, all i oli*, house potato bun
griddled croissant, jamón casero, french omelete*, mushrooms sauteed with sherry, manchego, all i oli*
la pastelería / savory and sweet pastries & desserts
empanadilla a la gallega
premium spanish preserve tuna, tomato, onion, red pepper in true galician style
empanadilla de costilla
slow cooked short ribs, green olives, braised greens
mallorcan sweet pastry enriched with eggs, rolled up with lard, and twisted into a snail shell shape for which it is named — perfect with coffee!
classic spanish fried dough pastry, french broad chocolate dipping sauce
classic catalan fried pastry rolled in sugar and filled with pastry cream
traditional pastry, made daily in house
croissant de sobrasada
rolled with mallorcan-style chorizo spread, made daily in house
flan de huevo
orange-saffron flan and smoked caramel
hazelnut chocolate croissant
hazelnut praline, dark chocolate, chopped hazelnuts
café / coffee
serving counter culture espresso
2 oz shot of espresso
2 oz of espresso + 2 oz milk
café con leche
2 oz of espresso + 4 oz milk
ask about our daily wines by the glass, or for a chilled bottle to take home!
especiales / specials
paella available daily from 4-7pm
a classic spanish favorite, hot and ready to eat
$15 store credit for pan return
arroz con verduras
sprouting broccoli, green tomatoes, eggplant, blistered cherry tomatoes, all i oli*
pacific blue prawns, roasted guinea fowl, braised trumpet mushrooms and pumpkin
What precautions are being taken for guest and employee safety during COVID-19? Masks are required of guests to enter the restaurant and anytime they are not seated.
Is there parking available? We do not offer on-site parking but the City of Asheville offers several parking garage options. See parking garage locations and pay rates.
What do I do with my paella pan? Make paella! Or, bring it along the next time you shop with us for $15 store credit. Paella pans are accepted during business hours only.
How far in advance can orders be placed? Generally, orders can be placed 2 weeks in advance with some exceptions around holiday meals. Note that paellas and specials change frequently, so be sure to check availability dates when placing your order.
Do you offer gift cards? Yes. Gift cards are available to purchase in the restaurant and online. You can choose either an e-card that will be emailed or a physical card that will be mailed. At the moment, we are not able to accept Cúrate Bar de Tapas gift cards at La Bodega by Cúrate, Cúrate at Home or through the Cúrate Spanish Wine Club. If you would like your gift card transferred to another business, please email firstname.lastname@example.org your request.
Do you have outdoor seating? Yes. We offer limited bar-height seating on the sidewalk outside of the restaurant..
Can I bring my pet? Due to N.C. Department of Health & Human Services regulations, pets are not permitted inside the building; however, official service animals are welcome.
Do you take reservations? We do not take reservations. Guests are hosted on a first come, first served basis.