The Best Food in Asheville at The Observatory

The Observatory Rooftop Bar & Lounge is celebrated for offering some of the best food in Asheville. The menu includes a variety of small plates Asheville diners can enjoy, perfect for trying a little bit of everything. Enjoy an expertly curated selection of local Asheville charcuterie, ideal for pairing with specialty cocktails or fine wines. For a sweet finish, the desserts in Asheville offered here feature innovative takes on classic favorites, hand-crafted with local, seasonal ingredients. Visit The Observatory to experience the best food in Asheville amidst breathtaking city views.


  • Deviled Eggs | 8

    Local Farm Eggs, Pickled Mustard Seeds, Bacon, Paprika, Chives (GF)

  • Kale Salad | 12

    Marinated Mandarins, Pickled Shallots, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Fig Dressing (V/GF)

  • Pimento Cheese Biscuits & Country Ham | 9
  • Slider Trio | 11

    Cheeseburger, Dijonnaise, Lettuce, Pickles Fried Chicken, ‘Bama, Lettuce, Pickles Chili Glazed Pork Belly, Pickled Carrots

  • Warm Spinach Artichoke Dip | 12

    Served with Crostini (VG)

  • Winter Squash Hummus | 9

    Assorted Pickles, House Lavash (V)

  • Pork Belly Steam Buns (3pcs) | 16

    Braised Pork Belly, Shaved Cucumbers, Sriracha Aioli, House Made Steam Buns


  • Charcuterie & Cheese 25/32/40 Rotating Selection of Local Cured Meats, Cheeses, and Preserved Vegetables; Served with House Lavash, Lusty Monk Mustard, Imladris Farms Strawberry Jam


  • Seasonal Ice Cream Sandwich (VG) | 6
  • Orange Blossom Crème Brûlée (VG/GF) | 8
  • Double Chocolate Cake (VG) | 9


  • Macarons (4pcs) VG | 13

    Berry Cheesecake, Funfetti, Caramel, Pistachio