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City Bakery Cafe

60 Biltmore Avenue, Asheville, NC (Downtown Asheville)
828-252-4426
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Ranked #136 of 624 restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $3 - $15
Cuisines: Bakery
Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Dining options: Lunch
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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gentbrugge
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133 reviews 133 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

We stopped for a small lunch at city Bakery. The food is very good, very good bread and panini. Eco friendly establishment.

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

Hey there! Thanks for the great feedback! We're so thrilled that you had a good experience with us! We hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, The City Bakery Team More

waynesboro
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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We went here with friends for a quick Sunday morning bagel. The ham and swiss croissant called my name instead. I was not disappointed. The pastry was just the right crunch on the outside, with a nice flakiness. The ham had a nice smoky flavor and the cheese had the perfect amount of "melt". My husband got a ham and... More

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful review! Glad you had a great experience and we hope to see you again soon! Sincerely, The City Bakery Team More

Winston Salem, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

The cheddar scallion biscuits were to die for! Perfect eggs! I am sure everything in there is great. I would have bought some desserts to take home but the drive would have melted them. Definitely go there, very reasonable prices for the value.

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

Thank you so much for the wonderful feedback! Hopefully you can try some of our desserts the next time you make it to Asheville! Sincerely, The City Bakery Team More

Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Moved here recently and this place is great to get a cup of coffee and something quick to eat! Their biscuits are yum and coffee but the guy who brings over the food isn't the friendliest. Asked him a question about a table and seemed we were bugging him.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I have been here many times for something quick. We usually share a sandwich, which is always good and fresh. I had a croissant on our last visit; she had the quiche. Both were excellent. A great place to sit outside if the weather is good.

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Manhattan, Kansas
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

I've been here for four years. City Bakery is in a well-traveled area. Asheville is known for the local food (from local farms) and for cleaner food products. It's who we are. I had been to CB before for a quick bite and it was horrible (burger), so that got trashed. Of course, I forgot :) . It's over a... More

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14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

Great food, quality ingredients and creative menu made for a fantastic Mother's Day brunch. We will definitely be back with a basket to take goodies home.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We ordered cupcakes for our wedding from City Bakery! From the moment we tasted the cupcakes we knew that we wanted them at our wedding (Peanut Butter Chocolate! Espresso...MMMMMM.....) They let us mix and match flavors and we were able to offer four different flavors for our guests! So many people told me how delicious they were! Sarah was great... More

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014 via mobile

My husband daughter and I ate here for the first time today. It was a very pleasant experience. They bake certain breads on different days, and one of today's was sourdough...my favorite. I had a club sandwich on sourdough, my husband and daughter had a cup of soup-of-the-day. My husband had a half of the turkey dinner sandwich and my... More

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greensboro, nc
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76 reviews 76 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

Turkey Day Turkey is great. Husband tried the Reuben. Both tasted very fresh. We've visited the one in Waynesville back in October. We had to go to the one here in Asheville since in the area. Waynesville has a larger sandwich menu but, they were willing to accommodate if they had the ingredients. Great lunch spot. Definitely give it a... More

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