Discover an Asheville landmark and local favorite! Located on historic Pack Square, with plenty of patio seating overlooking the neo-gothic Jackson Building and I.M. Pei's resplendently modern Akzona Building, Bistro 1896 is the perfect spot to linger over that second bottle of wine. Bistro 1896 offers innovative American cuisine with a decidedly chic twist. Menu favorites include starters such as oysters on the half shell and fried green tomato napoleon, and entrees like the cajun and polenta stack and stuffed beef tenderloin. Menus change seasonally.