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Rise n Shine

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640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
828-254-4122
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7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 13
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great food and Service

Wonderful breakfast food and fast, friendly service. Easy parking with none of the downtown hassle. Will frequent this establishment!

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 11, 2015
Theogumbah1965
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Asheville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is my favorite breakfast place in Asheville, the parking is easy, staff are funny and friendly. The food is wonderful and the best hash browns in town!

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Thank Egerton R
McCaysville, Georgia
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

This was one of the best breakfast I have had in a long time. There was 9 of us & it was so fast for everything we ordered. Will be back for sure.

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Thank Nola K
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We sampled a lot of breakfast items and everything was so yummy! Best eggs benedict I've ever had and I am a food snob. The homemade biscuits and pancakes were to die for. They even have fresh carrot juice. The wait staff were so friendly as well. Can't wait to eat here next time we are in Asheville.

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Thank Jamie K
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful breakfast food and fast, friendly service. Easy parking with none of the downtown hassle. Will frequent this establishment!

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Thank Theogumbah1965
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Rise n Shine is a hidden little gem! The food is fresh and high quality sourced from many local farms. The service is always friendly and there's never an hour wait. We love coming here for breakfast and to grab a fresh juice or smoothie.

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Thank Al E
Asheville, NC
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411 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 286 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

I gave this place a pretty good review four years ago, but something has changed here and not for the better. Just to be fair, we gave this place two tries within the last few weeks (most recently yesterday), and we came away disappointed each time. The quality of the food is just ordinary. The biscuit is pretty good (but... More 

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Thank OtherMountainDude
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 via mobile

I would not go back. Cost too much for slow service and average food. You can do much better elsewhere in Asheville. Was better a couple of years ago under prior ownership.

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Thank NotPickyJustBlunt
Melville, New York
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133 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We ate there a couple of years ago but it seems to have changed hands now. Service was slow, the food not that good. Breakfast in Asheville shouldn't cost as much as at a NY diner. Wouldn't go back.

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Thank bassguygg
North Carolina
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

We were wanting a 2 eggs and bacon type of breakfast, and ended up at the Rise n Shine. And so glad we did as it is so much more than a traditional breakfast. I opted instead for the Funky Monkey (whole wheat pancakes with chopped bananas and walnuts). The whole wheat pancakes may be a turnoff for some, but... More 

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Thank salliebeth
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

limited seating food was good enjoyed the hashbrowns with cheese and onions. They were crispy and the way I like,very good.

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Thank chipanddip

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-254-4122

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?