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City Bakery

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18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786
+1 828-452-3881
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7:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Description: City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town...
City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made pastries, cakes and desserts as well as great breakfast selections are available 7 days a week.
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    Very good
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good sandwich shop, good bakery

City Bakery, based out of Asheville, took over the popular Whitman's Bakery on Main Street a few years ago and is still a good spot for visitors to visit for an artisan style sandwich, tasty cookies, and well-made pastries. The variety of baked goods is far less than what was offered in the past... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

City Bakery, based out of Asheville, took over the popular Whitman's Bakery on Main Street a few years ago and is still a good spot for visitors to visit for an artisan style sandwich, tasty cookies, and well-made pastries. The variety of baked goods is far less than what was offered in the past, apparently giving up to the local... More 

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Elizabeth City, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

excellent bakery goods especially the cinnamon buns and cheesecake; bake their own bread; deli style food similar to panera bread; prices are mid range

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Titusville
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Not much open in Waynesville on Sunday until 12:00 noon so when we say the City Bakery it was not to be passed. the breakfast menu is very unique and offers everything from a simple pastry to a full breakfast. there is a nice indoor seating area where they will bring your order. We chose the counter and take out... More 

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Eastpoint, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

The City Bakery is located conveniently on Main Street but our experience wasn't very good. We stopped by for coffee and a baked treat but the selection was meager. The Americano we ordered was actually decaf. It was replaced but not very graciously. The muffin wasn't fresh and we were told by the staff that baked goods come from their... More 

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Brian D, Manager at City Bakery, responded to this review

We apologize for your negative experience. Since we deliver our pastries fresh every morning from our Asheville location to our Waynesville location, the items in the display case may be limited by the afternoon. We recommend stopping by earlier for more of a selection! We hope that you will give us another try! Thanks for your feedback! Sincerely, The City... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

From the name, I thought this would be mainly a bakery, with a few takeaway quiche type things (like Stick Boy in Boone). But, it was much more. It had a great, varied menu. We had a dog with us so ordered to go, and took our food to a nearby shady bench and people watched as we ate. The... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

We ate lunch at the City Bakery in Waynesville and enjoyed out lunch so much we got breakfast at the one in Asheville. Both were delicious!

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Waynesville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

About 4 or 5 years age City Bakery took over a bakery that was not attracting the needed customers and since that time City Bakery has become the "bakery to go to" for fresh baked goods and light breakfasts and lunches. We love to go early in the morning to breakfast at City Bakery before the stickie buns and other... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Several people I know rave about the Éclairs here with homemade custard filling. The citrus avocado salad is really good, and generous with avocado. I was wish there was a whole grained alternative for sandwiches. All their breads contain some white flour.

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Waynesville, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Very good cafe/bakery. The last time I went was for breakfast and I couldn't pass up a dessert afterwards. So many selections.Have gone for lunch also. They have a wide variety of sandwiches and did I mention dessert?! Pretty roomy inside and the prices are quite reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Visited here a few times during our stay in waynesville and was never disappointed. The coffee is good and my family really loved the croissants. Really friendly tesm of staff there as well.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 N Main St, Waynesville, NC 28786
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-3881

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sandwiches, Delicatessen

Description

City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made pastries, cakes and desserts as well as great breakfast selections are available 7 days a week.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?