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El Gallo is excited to be open! As we navigate operating a restaurant in these ever changing and uncertain times, we are committed to health and safety standards. With careful planning, we are taking all measures necessary to keep our staff, community and guests as safe as possible. We are offering take-out, as well as limited occupancy outdoor and indoor seating.

If you have any questions at all, please don't hesitate to ask: email info@elgalloavl.com.

Hours & Location

48 College St.
Asheville, NC

Lunch: 11:30am-5pm
Dinner: 5pm-9pm
7 Days a Week

Brunch: 10:30am-3pm
Saturday & Sunday

Late Night: 9pm-11pm
Friday & Saturday

828.505.8455

We are offering take-out, as well as limited occupancy outdoor and indoor seating.

We do not accept reservations for parties smaller than 8. For large party reservations, please email info@elgalloavl.com.

Menus

Oaxacan and Mexico City-style tacos and sandwiches are available all day and all evening. The menu features thoughtful, locally sourced dishes; inspired by the dynamic regions of Mexico. At El Gallo, our vibrant atmosphere celebrates food, dining, drinking and music.

All Day menu available 11:30am-9pm every day; Brunch menu also available 10:30am-3pm Saturday & Sunday; additional Late Night menu available 9pm-11pm Friday & Saturday

VG=Vegan, (VG)=Vegetarian, GF=Gluten Free

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About

El Gallo is a casual restaurant with a serious approach to Mexican cooking, highlighting locally sourced ingredients. Jacob Sessoms & Luis Martinez started this project together as a pop up restaurant, named for Jacob’s father’s nickname, The Rooster.

With a desire to connect Asheville with authentic regional Mexican cooking, the two found themselves wanting to move the successful pop up to a true brick and mortar location. When the team decided to update Table after 15 years at 48 College Street, El Gallo found its home there.

At El Gallo, food, dining, drinking and music are all meant to be celebrated in our vibrant atmosphere.

Meet the Team
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Jacob Sessoms

Director of Operations, Asheville restaurant owner and operator for 15 years
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Luis Martinez

Executive Chef
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Marisa Croce

General Manager, Operations
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Patrick Rumley

Kitchen Operations Manager
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Phoebe Esmon

Bar Manager

Happenings

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Private Events

El Gallo is happy to host private dinners, cocktails hours, & off-site catering. Our main dining room and upstairs cocktail bar offer numerous options for event space and seating. Please send us an email for more information!

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