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242 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
828-253-2177
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Ranked #112 of 646 Restaurants in Asheville
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, Organic
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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judyb_ATL
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81 reviews 81 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is an easy stop in, get fed, feel good about it type of place. Normally I steer away from gluten (not allergic, just noticed a difference in my system when I take a break from it). However, the bagels are totally worth it. Yummy goodness in their sandwiches, coffee is good - not overly strong. Great location and people... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Definitely a popular place - it was a little tricky finding room for lunch on a Friday, but there still wasn't a long wait to order or for the food to be prepared. Really tasty sandwiches! Another place I would come back to if I lived in Asheville.

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

I often surprise myself when I happen to be passing by this little gem tucked away in the River Arts District of Asheville, and stop in for either a cup of some of the best coffee in Asheville or a delicious, hand made "from the board" sandwich. Clingman has the best foam if you are a fan of fancy coffee... More 

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Tilghman, Maryland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Located in the River Arts area, we found this to be the best coffee we had in Asheville. We did not have food, but they have breakfast and lunch along with specialty coffee drinks.

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Dublin, Ohio
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Dropped in not expecting to eat a meal, but instead solely because we were exploring the RAD and were entranced by the atmosphere. The prices seemed a bit high for the quality of the items, but the chocolate chip cookie my sister nibbled on was stupendous.

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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Delicious! Loved the art on the walls and the atmosphere. The bagel sandwich I had was delicious and the bagel itself was one of the best I've ever had.

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New Jersey
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187 reviews 187 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

With limited time in the River Arts District, we were delighted to find such good food right across from the trolley stop. Sat outside on the covered terrace on a warm, sunny day and savored Curve Salads (fresh greens, walnuts, berries, a little bleu cheese). The cafe added to the memorable time we spent here. Many folks made a beeline... More 

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Apex, NC
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

It is quick and basic. Muffins. Grilled breakfast sandwiches with fresh ingredients. Nice fresh quality. But not foodie.

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NYC Area
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

Standing in line to put in our food order, caused me to pause and wonder what the food experience would be. However the food was brought to our table and it was delicious. There is a very pleasant outside eating area which had a pianist playing good music for the dinners. The Cafe provides very fresh and nicely prepared food... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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29 reviews 29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The food is alright... it is small and quaint.Local art adorns the walls. Breakfast anytime. The potato salad is yummy.

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Additional Information about Clingman Cafe

Address: 242 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: 828-253-2177
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 5:00 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
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café, Organic

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