Recent discoveries added

4 Recent Discoveries Added to Restaurant List

all open to midnight or later.

This is not a completed list and probably never will be. Some restaurants close for various reasons and new ones replace them. In some cases, they may change their hours of service or add or delete other features. In other cases, we discover places we had not yet found. Updated and new information is added daily.

We just added 4 restaurants as they apply within 10 miles to each accommodation and third shift location. Hope you will enjoy these new additions.

The search continues to find all that is open late at night near you. More to come.

Displayed Mileage Figures Are Only Estimates

I wish I could say the mileage displayed between the accommodations and destinations are accurate. I can only claim they are close. I used Google Maps to research the mileage from each accommodation to each of the food vendors and recorded the results from each search. Counting the research for out of area accommodations that were left out because they were too far away, I looked up well over 12,000 address connections to assemble this site.

I did a lot of research to find every kind of late night food service and accommodations I could think of in Asheville. I looked up the directions from every one of the accommodations to every one of the food vendors as I added each location to my files.

As I became acquainted with each location and noticed neighbors, I frequently spotted mileage discrepancies. Point A to Point B in one case could be more than a mile difference from the same research for a next door neighbor. Some were more than 5 miles away from their next door neighbor, according to Google results. I knew they were mere feet apart. It became easy to see where the errors were showing up.

It just so happens there are a few places that advertise different names, but are actually at the exact same address. The results should have been identical, since the starting point was the same in each case.

In one test sample of the Google results, Miles A was the results of the research for every food vendor from one name. Miles B was the results obtained in a separate search under the second name, before I even realized they were using the same address. I discovered many different results for the identical research.

Time of day? Different mapped routes? Google hiccups? Who knows? Every result should have been identical from point A to point B in each search for these two accommodation names. In the test sample, 27% of the results were not the same.

If I recall school grading, 73% right was about a C Grade. That’s apparently the best you can expect from Google.

Hopefully I will eventually get each mileage figure verified or corrected as we add delivery services and can actually drive the routes. It will take awhile. For now, posted mileage figures are only estimates.

 

What do we mean by Average Mileage in Asheville?

When you get ready to go somewhere in Asheville and head out to your car, you will be driving various distances, depending on your starting point and your destination. An average in town trip from anywhere in town to anywhere in town turns out to be about 6.9 miles, based on the average of all accommodations to restaurants researched for this guide.

The average mileage for your accommodation is based on your location as the starting point and mileage to destinations all over the city. Your own trips may be more or less than your accommodation average but the longer you stay, the closer you will get to that estimated average for all your in town trips. This detail may not have any impact on where you choose to stay but you may want to be aware of the average distances to likely destinations during your visit.

The whole point of this site is to help visitors, travelers, guests and tourists find their way around town, particularly late at night when most businesses have already closed for the evening. Our research includes all food related businesses that advertise late night or 24 hour service in this entire community, and every form of accommodation we could locate. We researched the mileage from every accommodation to every food service to find those places closest to each; nearly 12,000 connections.

Both the accommodations and the food services included in our research are in every part of the city. When all destinations are averaged by mileage from each accommodation, we were able to calculate the average mileage from that accommodation to any part of the city. Some had an average trip of less than 4 miles. Some had an average trip of over 15 miles. This average takes into account an increased likelihood that you will be heading downtown more often than other areas of the city simply because there is more there. Those already downtown have many trips measured by feet or tenths of a mile included in their own unique travel averages. As a result, businesses located in the downtown area have a lower citywide traveling average than a business located, for example, on Airport Rd.

All accommodations included in this guide are within 10 miles or less of some of the food services we researched. Surrounding area accommodations were also researched, but those that are not within 10 miles of at least some of the local food services were intentionally not included in this in town directory since they are not actually within the community.

Average Accommodations within 10 miles of any Food Service Vendor: 131

Average Food Service Vendors within 10 miles of any accommodation: 50

67 late night/24 Hr Restaurants & grocery stores cross referenced with 174 area accommodations. Overall average 6.9 miles.