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Clingman Cafe

242 Clingman Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
828-253-2177
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Ranked #118 of 644 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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English first
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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67 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 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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186 reviews 186 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 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
30 helpful votes 30 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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Clinton, South Carolina
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9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

We stopped here after walking down through the arts district. It was a little chilly so we wanted to grab a coffee and something lite to eat. We got an espresso and a cookie and went to find a table. Coffee was good. Cookie not so much. It was hard as a rock so I ended up just throwing it... More 

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stopped in during our visit to the art district. We were served quick at a low price. The coffee was good but their cookies could've been a little fresher. Nice art pieces all over to enjoy or purchase if you'd like.

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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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