Curate

13 biltmore ave
asheville, nc 28801
(828) 239-2946

monday – closed
tuesday 11:30am – 10:30pm
wednesday 11:30am – 10:30pm
thursday 11:30am – 10:30pm
friday 11:30am – 11pm
saturday 10am – 11pm
sunday 10am – 10:30pm
vermutería y jamonería
walk-ins welcome!
come experience la hora del vermut en Cúrate!
Cinco Jotas (5J) Spanish Acorn-fed Iberian Bellota Jamon

 

about Cúrate
Cúrate is a celebration of authentic Spanish cuisine. For those who have visited Spain, the Cúrate menu will bring back memories of the country's best jamón Ibérico, vermuterías, and lively tapas culture. In recognition of the restaurant’s all-Spanish wine list, Cúrate was listed as one of America’s 100 Best Wine Restaurants by Wine Enthusiast Magazine in 2018. Cúrate means ‘cure yourself’ in Spanish, reflecting the belief held by chef Katie Button and her family that there are curative effects in sharing good food and wine with family and friends. Experience the essence of Spain in downtown Asheville… one plate at a time.
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our menu

(menu changes seasonally)

lunch & dinner menu

fritura…from the fryer

chistorra & chips josé’s way (TNF)
spicy chorizo wrapped in potato chips, the perfect snack

croquetas de pollo (TNF)
traditional creamy chicken fritters

*patatas bravas (LF, TNF)
crispy fried potatoes topped with a slightly spicy tomato and garlic sauce (V: no all i oli)

berenjenas con miel (TNF)
fried eggplant drizzled in wild mountain bees honey, garnished w/ rosemary

buñuelos de bacalao (TNF,LF)
light and airy salt cod fritters topped with rosemary-infused wild mountain bees honey

tapas frías…cold small plates

gazpacho (LF,TNF,V)
traditional chilled soup made with cucumber, tomato, red pepper, garlic, and sherry

ensalada de sandía y tomate (GF,TNF)
compressed watermelon, heirloom cherry tomatoes, sheep cheese, corn nuts and local greens with a honey sherry vinaigrette (LF: No cheese)

*espárragos blancos (GF,LF,TNF)
preserved white asparagus tossed in a lemon vinaigrette & served w/a “light as air” mayonnaise and tarragon (V: No mayo)

*ensaladilla rusa (LF,TNF)
classic spanish potato salad w/carrot, hard-boiled egg, spanish bonito tuna, piquillo peppers, and peas (GF:No Bread)

escalivada con anchoas (LF,TNF)
josper grilled red bell peppers, onion & eggplant, reserve sherry vinaigrette, and spanish anchovies (V: No anchovy) (GF: No bread)

ensalada verde (GF,TNF)
baby lettuces, cuquillo olives, olive oil marinated orange supremes, manchego cheese, and an olive/sherry vinaigrette (V,LF: No cheese)

pulpo a la gallega (GF,TNF)
galician style octopus served warm w/sea salt, olive oil, spanish paprika, and yukon gold potato purée (LF:No puree)

bocadillos…sandwiches

*atún y piparra (LF,TNF)
spanish bonito tuna, josper-grilled onion and red bell pepper, piparras, hardboiled egg, arbequina olive oil mayonnaise

*pepito de ternera (TNF)
our take on a spanish classic- braised apple brandy beef, josper roasted green peppers with spanish blue cheese and all i oli (LF: no cheese)

*bocata de calamares (TNF)
fried squid with piparras and shrimp shell all i oli, a madrid standard

tapas calientes…hot small plates

brandada de bacalao (TNF,LF)
traditional cod & potato pureé served hot with crisp bread (GF crackers on request)

*tortilla española (GF,LF,TNF)
spanish potato and onion omelet

pimientos de piquillo rellenos
piquillo peppers stuffed with spanish goat cheese (GF,TNF)

setas al jerez (GF,LF,TNF)
sautéed mushrooms with a splash of sherry (V: No Sherry)

carabinero (GF,LF,TNF)
the famous large head-on mediterranean prawn, served “peel and eat style”

gambas al ajillo (GF,LF,TNF)
sautéed shrimp with sliced garlic, sherry, and a chili

morcilla casera (GF)
house-made blood sausage, cippollini onions, goat cheese, toasted pine nuts, and sherry vinegar reduction

albondigas (TNF,LF)
meatballs with beef, pork, lamb, and cured ibérico ham in a tomato sauce that makes Felix’s mom proud

josper…charcoal grilled

espárragos verdes (LF,V)
asparagus grilled and served with romesco

*almejas con verduras al horno (LF, GF)
clams from Clammer Dave in SC, roasted in josper oven with charred onion and heirloom tomatoes, with a jamón and sherry vinegar broth (LF,GF,TNF)

*butifarra con mongetes (LF,GF,TNF)
mild pork sausage served with sautéed white beans & all i oli

*pincho moruno (LF,GF,TNF)
lamb skewers marinated in moorish spices served with cucumber pickles

cerdo iberico a las finas hierbas
grilled 100% fermin pure ibérico pork with fresh rosemary and thyme (LF,GF,TNF)

trucha al horno (GF,LF)
grilled whole sunburst trout served with a parsley and hazelnut picada

cochinillo (LF,GF,TNF)
a tradition from segovia, a quarter of a roasted suckling pig raised by Sebastian Bayon

arroces/paellas…rices and paellas

*rossejat negro (TNF)
thin noodles prepared paella style, squid in its ink, shellfish stock, garnished with all i oli and salsa verde, the essence of the ocean

paella de verduras (GF,LF,TNF)
traditional rice paella featuring seasonal vegetables. please plan ahead as this dish has a 40-minute preparation (V: No All I Olli)

postres…desserts

pan con chocolate (TNF)
torched chocolate ganache with sweet croutons and extra virgin olive oil ice cream

merengue de “gin & tonic” (GF,TNF)
gin-soaked berries, vanilla-yogurt ice cream, torched meringue, tonic snow

flan de huevo (GF,TNF)
orange-saffron flan, smoked caramel, and sherry-poached raisins

tarta líquida
baked to order marcona almond tart with a liquid center, px cherry sorbet

tarta de queso (TNF)
burnt Basque cheesecake with a roasted strawberry tinto de toro compote and sheep’s milk whipped cream

copa de helado (GF,TNF)
two scoops of ice cream or sorbet

cafés…from counter culture coffee

café solo espresso

cortado
espresso “cut” with a splash of steamed milk

café con leche espresso with steamed milk

drip coffee

carajillo/trifásico
espresso with a splash of your preferred spirit / espresso with your preferred spirit and a splash of milk

chocolate caliente
house-made stir- your-own hot chocolate

vermutería y jamonería

charcuteria y quesos…charcuterie and cheeses

jamones/cured ham

jamón ibérico de bellota 5J (GF, LF, TNF)
hand-cut, from the jabugo region, 100% pure ibérico pigs, acorn fattened and free range, giving it a unique and exceptionally nutty flavor

paleta ibérica de bellota 5J (GF,LF,TNF)
the shoulder cut from the same famous 100% pure ibérico pigs of jabugo

jamón ibérico montaraz (GF,LF,TNF)
from the ibérico pigs of the salamanca region

jamón serrano fermin (GF,LF,TNF)
from the white pigs also from salamanca

tabla de jamónes (GF,LF,TNF)
a selection of all four cured hams, a great way to compare their subtleties

embutidos…other cured ibérico cuts

lomo ibérico de bellota 5J (GF, LF, TNF)
cured loin

cabecero ibérico de bellota dehesa cordobesa (GF, LF, TNF)
cured top loin

chorizo ibérico de bellota fermín (GF, LF, TNF)
cured chorizo

salchichon ibérico de bellota fermín (GF, LF, TNF)
cured sausage

tabla de ibéricos (GF, LF, TNF)
explore the tradition of the finest spanish charcuterie w/ ibérico de bellota: lomo, cabecero, salchichon and chorizo

quesos…cheeses

(ask server for details)
order any of our charcuterie to go by the pound for your home!

para el aperitivo…snacks

almendras fritas(GF,LF,V)
fried marcona almonds with sea salt

aceitunas cúrate (GF,LF,V,TNF)
blend of olives w/lemon, rosemary, and thyme

gilda (GF,LF,TNF)
anchovy, olive, and piparra

pan de cristal con tomate (LF,V,TNF)
toasted crispy bread w/ fresh tomato, garlic, and olive oil

order alone or to pair with your tomato bread:

manchego cheese (GF,TNF)

anchovies (GF,LF,TNF)

boquerones (GF,LF,TNF)

el matrimonio (GF,LF,TNF)

montaditos…small bites on toast points

ensaladilla de trucha (LF, TNF)
smoked sunburst trout with white asparagus and fried capers

atún y tomate (TNF)
bonito tuna with heirloom cherry tomatoes and tuna mayo espuma

en grifo…on tap

vermut/vermouth

atxa blanco, basque

el bandarra rojo, penedès

sidra/cider

sidería bereziatura ‘bere aran,’ basque
trabanco ‘cosecha propia,’ asturias
cúrate & shacksbury blend, vermont
petritegi basque, vermont wild, and sunrise orchard apples with partial aging in whistlepig rye barrels

jerez/sherry

aurora manzanilla, palomino fino, sanlucar

txakoli/basque wine

xarmant, basque

una caña/beer

estrella lager, barcelona
new belgium fat tire white, asheville
highland ipa, asheville
greenman porter, asheville

sangria rojo

la sueca red sangria, penedès
a fresh and fruity blend of garnacha and tempranillo, macerated for several weeks with citrus, stone,and red fruits with spices. enjoy by the glass or pitcher

cocteles…cocktails

sangria cava
perelada cava, salignac cognac, tanqueray gin, triple sec, and fruit. served by the glass or pitcher tableside

sherry cobbler
césar florido fino sherry, orange peel and strawberry syrup, served over crushed ice with strawberries
and mint

uniforme pintoresco
appleton signature jamaican rum, atxa pacharan, peach syrup, angostura bitters

rebujito
house kegged cocktail of aurora manzanilla and lemon mint soda

melena de león
maker’s mark bourbon, orgeat syrup, angostura bitters

alto refugio
bernheim wheat whiskey, lustau east india sherry, eda rhyne amaro flora

ultimate gin & tonic
hendrick’s gin, fever tree tonic, juniper berries, cucumber, lemon peel

porrón
a fun traditional way to share your drink, choose from any of our beer, cider, or txakoli on tap

por botella, copa, o lata…by bottle, glass, or can

vermut/vermouth

yzaguirre seco ‘reserva’, tarragona

demuller iris blanco or tinto, tarragona

mata tinto ‘reserva’, bierzo

lacuesta tinto ‘reserva’, rioja

sidra/cider

poma aurea asturias

jerez/sherry

césar florido fino, chipiona

equipo navazos fino en rama, jerez

la guita manzanilla, sanlucar de barrameda

la cigarrera manzanilla pasada, sanlucar de barrameda

la garrocha amontillado, jerez

el maestro sierra amontillado 12yr, jerez

lustau ‘península’ palo cortado, jerez

fernando de castilla ‘antique’ palo cortado, jerez

césar florido ‘peña de aguila’ palo cortado, chipiona

el maestro sierra oloroso, jerez

tradicion ‘vors’ oloroso, jerez

food allergies?
please notify your server!

GF: Gluten Free
LF: Lactose Free
V: Vegan
TNF: Tree Nut Free

we compost all paper & food materials our bread is produced in a facility handling tree nuts, milk, eggs and soy.

* this menu item contains raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood shellfish or eggs consuming raw or undercooked meats, poultry, seafood shellfish or eggs may increase your risk of foodborne illness.

wine menu

sparkling

the mediterranean coast

N/V Bohigas Brut ‘Gran Reserva’, Macabeo/Xareŀlo/Parellada/Chardonnay, Cava

2014 Naveran Dama, Chardonnay/Parellada, Penedès

2013 Juvé y Camps ‘Essential’, Xareŀlo, Cava

2013 Raventós ‘Blanc de Negres’, Xareŀlo Vermell/Bastard Negre, Sumoll, Conca del Riu Anoia

2015 Raventós ‘de nit’ Rose, Macabeo/Xareŀlo/praellada/monastrell, Conca del Riu Anoia

N/V Juvé y Camps Brut Rosé, Pinot Noir, Cava

the islands

N/V Los Bermejos, Malvasia, Lanzarote

sherry

andalucía

N/V César Florido Fino,, Palomino Fino, Chipiona

N/V Equipo Navazos Fino en Rama Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V La Guita Manzanilla Palomino Fino, Sanlúcar de Barrameda

N/V La Cigarrera Manzanilla Pasada, Palomino Fino, Sanlúcar de Barrameda

N/V La Garrocha Amontillado, Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V El Maestro Sierra Amontillado 12 Year, Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V Lustau ‘Peninsula’ Palo Cortado Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V Fernando de Castilla ‘Antique’ Palo Cortado, Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V César Florido Palo Cortado peña aguila, Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V El Maestro Sierra Oloroso, Palomino Fino, Jerez

N/V Tradicion ‘VORS’ Oloroso, Palomino Fino, Jerez

rosé

2017 Primitivo Quiles Rosado, Monastrell, Alicante

2017 Monje Bibiana Rosado, Listán Negro, Canary Islands

sweet

the mediterranean coast

N/V Sinols Garnatxa, Grenache Gris, Emporda

*N/V Primitivo Quiles Fondillón Solera, Monastrell de Alicante, Alicante

andalucía

N/V Moscatel Especial, Moscatel, Jerez

N/V East India, Palomino Fino/Pedro Ximénez, Jerez

1987 Don PX ‘Gran Reserva’, Pedro Ximénez , Montilla-Moriles

N/V El Maestro Sierra Viejisimo, Pedro Ximénez, Jerez

white

green spain

2016 Neboa, Albariño, Rias Baixas

2017 Pazo Senorans, Albariño, Rias Baixas

2016 Do Ferriero ‘Cepas Vellas’, Albariño, Rias Baixas

2011 Viña de Martin ‘Escloma’, Treixadura/Albariño Torrontés/Lado, Ribeiro

2013 Muradella Alanda Blanco, Treixadura/Godello Monterrei

2016 A Coroa, Godello, Valdeorras

2014 As Sortes, Godello, Valdeorras

2016 Gorrondona, Hondarrabi Zuri/Mune Mahatsa/Hondarabi Beltza, Bizkaiko Txakolina

duero river valley

2016 Vevi, Verdejo, Rueda

2017 Martinsancho, Verdejo, Rueda

2017 Nieva York ‘Pet-Nat’, Verdejo, Rueda

ebro river valley

2017 Prinicipe de Viana, Chardonnay, Navarra

2017 Muga, Viura/Malvasia, Rioja

2015 Predicador Blanc, Viura/Garnacha Blanca/ Malvasia, Rioja

2014 Remelluri, Garnacha Blanca/Viura/Roussane, Rioja

2016 Las Bas, Gewürtzraminer, Somontano

the mediterranean coast

2016 Finca Olivardots ‘Groc d’Amfora,’ Grenache Blanc/Grenache Gris/Macabeo, Empordà

2016 Principia Mathematica, Xareŀlo, Penedès

2017 Can Feixes, Chardonnay/Perellada/Macadeo/Malvasia, Penedès

2015 Clos Mogador ‘Nelin’, Grenache Blanc, Priorat

2011 L’Avi Aruffi, Grenache Blanc, Terra Alta

the islands

2017 Tajinaste, Listan Blanco, Valle de la Orotava

2016 Nounat, Prensal/Chardonnay, Mallorca

magnums

sparkling

2013 Gramona Imperial ‘Gran Reserva’, Xareŀlo/Macabeo/Chardonnay, Cava

rose

2017 Sorbet Rose, Garnatxa Negra, Penedes

white

2014 Leirana, Albariño, Rias Baixas

red

2012 Guimaro ‘Finca Meixeman’, Mencia, Ribeira Sacra

2007 Marques de Murrieta ‘Reserva’, Tempranillo/Mazuelo/Garnacha/Graciano, Rioja

red

green spain

2013 Goliardo, Caiño, Rias Baixas

2013 A Torna Dos Pasas, Brancellao/Caiño Longo/Caiño Redondo/Ferrol, Ribeiro

2014 Tinto Atlántico, Caíño/Brancellao/Souson, Ribeiro

2016 Fanfarria, Mencia/Albarín Tinto, Asturias

2016 Unculin, Mencia, Bierzo

2014 Roc, Mencia, Bierzo

2012 Muradella Tinto, Mencia/Mouraton/Bastardo/Garnacha Tintorera, Monterrei

duero river valley

2008 Dehesa La Granja, Tempranillo, Castilla y Leon

2014 Mauro, Tempranillo, Castilla y Leon

2015 Emilio Moro, Tinto Fino, Ribera del Duero

2014 Celeste ‘Crianza’, Tinto Fino, Ribera del Duero

2011 Vizcarra Torralvo, Tinto Fino, Ribera del Duero

2011 Vega Sicilia Valbuena 5, Tinto Fino/Merlot,Ribera del Duero

05/07 Vega Sicilia Unico, Tinto Fino/Cabernet Sauvignon, Ribera del Duero

2014 Numanthia, Tinto de Toro, Toro

ebro river valley

2016 Sierra Cantabria ‘Seleccion’, Tempranillo, Rioja

2015 Lealtanza ‘Crianza’, Tempranillo, Rioja

2013 Viña Pomal ‘Reserva’, Tempranillo, Rioja

2012 Lindes de Remelluri, Tempranillo/Garnacha/Graciano, Rioja

2009 Viña Ardanza ‘Reserva’, Tempranillo/Garnacha/Mazuelo, Rioja

2011 Luberri ‘Gran Reserva’, Tempranillo, Rioja

2009 Artadi Viña El Pison, Tempranillo, Rioja

2015 Alto Moncayo, Garnacha, Campo de Borja the meseta

2017 Bajondillo, Garnacha, Mentrida

andalucía

2012 Capuchina Vieja, Syrah/Cabernet Franc/Merlot/Cabernet Savignon, Sierras de Malaga

the mediterranean coast

2013 Castillo Perelada ‘3 Fincas’, Garnacha/Merlot/Samso/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon/Tempranillo, Empordà

2014 Finca Olivardots Vermell, Syrah/Carignan/Cabernet Sauvignon/Grenache, Empordà

2008 Can Rafols Gran Caus, Merlot/Cab Franc/Cabernet Sauvignon, Penedes

2014 Costers del Gravet, Grenache/Cabernet Sauvignon/Samsó, Monstant

2014 Cruor, Garnatxa/Cabernet Sauvignon/Samsó,Priorat

2013 Ardèvol ‘Coma d’en Romeu’, Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot/Syrah/Garnacha/Carignan,Priorat

2015 Clos Mogador, Garnacha/Carignan/Syrah/Cabernet Sauvignon, Priorat

2011 La Vinya del Vuit, Cariñena/Garnacha, Priorat

2014 Clos Erasmus, Garnatxa/Syrah, Priorat

2014 Finca Terrerazo, Bobal, El Terrerazo

2012 Quincha Corral, Bobal, El Terrerazo

2012 Altos de Luzon, Monastrell/Tempranillo/Cabernet, Jumilla

2013 Elo, Monastrell, Yecla

the islands

2015 Anima Negra, Callet/Mantonegre/Fogoneu, Mallorca

 

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