de tapeo! The bar at Zambra offers an exceptional selection
of International whites, reds, cavas, sherries, ports, signature
cocktails (full ABC license) . Full menu
service is available, too.
Zambra is the shared
vision of partners
and Adam Bannasch.
over 20 years of restaurant experience and arrived here after
stops in Florida, Atlanta, Portland and Vail, and adds
elements to the restaurant from a varied palette of
dynamic menu is the passion of Executive Chef
Adam. Adam has attained many
influences through his training in Europe and New Orleans.
Zambra is his modern, local vision of the tastes and flavors of the western Mediterranean:
Spain, Portugal, Gypsy, and North Africa. We are a tapas
restaurant and like tapas restaurants in Spain, the menu
selections are based on locally available ingredients.
Because of this philosophy, our menu differs from what you
would have in Spain but our inspiration is Spanish.
Zambra is a supporter of the
We use all natural meats and source local organic products when
Zambra is also honored to be a member of AIR, Asheville
Independent Restaurant Assoc. We believe part of what makes
Asheville unique is the large number of thriving independent
businesses, particularly downtown.
an appropriate accompaniment, we have assembled one of the region's
finest selection of Spanish and New World wines. We have
been awarded the Wine Spectator's Award of Excellence and our winelist has been voted the best in Asheville.
Zambra experience has been featured in Southern
Living, on the Food Network
and been recognized across the country in publications as
diverse as: The New York Times,
The Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe,
and the Charlotte News and Observer.
dining room, "a kaleidoscope of Spanish and Moorish influences"
- "a jewel box" is widely recognized as the area's
most beautiful. It is the work of celebrated local artist,
Douglas Madaras, and his talented team.