Pomodoros offers an authentic Mediterranean experience in the heart of Western North Carolina. Drawing our inspiration from the countries of Greece ... More
Pomodoros Greek & Italian Cafe-East
Pomodoros offers an authentic Mediterranean experience in the heart of Western North Carolina. Drawing our inspiration from the countries of Greece and Italy, we tempt the palate with three separate menus (Lunch, Dinner and Sunday Brunch) of diverse and innovative dishes using the freshest and finest ingredients. Pomodoros is a full service restaurant that provides an extensive wine list, a full bar, catering, and friendly service. Our three distinct menus reflect our commitment to providing only the finest fresh ingredients. Our cuisine pairs regional traditions of Greece and Italy with the diverse culinary talents of our chefs. "The basis of each dish is always in the tradition of the region, but the ingredients guide the way to new delights as well as old favorites." Pomodoros uses only the finest oils that have zero Trans-Fats and are not partially hydrogenated.
Pomodoro's has a nice ambience considering it is in a shopping center. My favorite item, pastitso, is no longer on the menu, but my favorite appetizer still is. If you go, get the spanokopita (I think I spelled that right!). A nice place for Italian or Greek food. Oopa!
Although Pomodoros is off the tourist beaten path, I would recommend this restaurant as a worth while dining experience.
We have eaten at Pomodoros a number of times (too many to count) since we happened upon the restaurant about 5 years ago. I still remember how shocked we were on our first visit after our initial dining experience - How did we possibly miss this place; and why had we not been told about it!?! We hear a lot more about Pomodoros these days; and after we clued in friends, it has become one of their favorites as well.
I love the restaurant's ambiance. It is a restaurant that could be considered romantic and intimate; but is also great for family dinners. It is a perfect blend!
The food is consistently delicious and the respectable wine selection is a plus for me. The service is attentive and amicable, I don't think a glass has ever been empty on our table! The portions are usually more then I can finish, but for some reason I can't help myself and order appetizers to start. Brunch is wonderful here as well. I just cant say enough about this place.
Their Duck ala Melangrana and Aragosta Zafferano are two of our favorite dishes. (DH just walked in the room and said...not to forget to mention their Mahi me Stayfylia and their Ricco Fillet )
Anyway, I hope my review helps someone out there making a decision. And I hope your visit is as fabulous as ours.
Another location has opened in Arden, but we have not been there...... yet.
I think this is a good date restaurant because the tables arent all crammed together. Refills on drinks and such are a bit slow but the food makes up for the waitstaff.
The chicken marsala is wonderful. The mozzarella appetizers are real cheese and not the frozen things other restaurants serve.
A down side of Pomodoros is the smoking area is outside. So if it is raining, be prepared to sit in the rain if you want to smoke. Otherwise the seating inside is excellent.
Pomodoros has Greek and Italian style foods, pizza to order and a wine list. They offer seasoned olive oil w/ fresh, hot bread - I suggest no one ever pass this up.
The pricing varies, but when I go, I plan on about $20 per person, not including alcohol.
Most recently I began w/ the Broccoli & Cheese cream soup, it was wonderful. My dinner was Shrimp ala Carbonara. The shrimp was perfect, not rubberized! The pasta soaked up all the sauce, but it was still very good and enough to feed two hungry people.
Always good food, peaceful & pleasant atmosphere and a reasonably attentive staff.
This has become our favorite Asheville restaurant for many reasons. That is saying a lot considering how many great restaurants there are in Asheville.
First of all, the food is always wonderful in many aspects. We usually try something new every time we go and have not been disappointed. Orders have always been served hot in a reasonable amount of time, the presentation of the entree's is always beautiful, and the combination of ingredients is always refreshing and delectable.
Ambience is right on for dates or couples and the staff seem to genuinely enjoy working there which comes through in their excellent service.
This is my favorite Greek/Italian restaurant in Asheville. The ambiance is perfect for dining with friends or that special someone and the service has always been impecable. I have fallen in love with the eggplant parmesan which tops the quality and preparation of chain giant Olive Garden. Serving sizes are more than adequate for any appetite although I would suggest saving room for the Baklava with ice cream.
I work in the hotel industry and when asked, this establishment is always my first recommendation. Guests have always returned raving about their experience and the food quality. My only disappointment is that the restaurant is a non-smoking establishment, but there is an area for dining al fresco that solves that issue, pending cooperation from the weather.
For casual dining or romantic adventures, Pomodoros will not be a disappointment.