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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

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  • 2
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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
Yummy Funky Monkey

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 9, 2014
salliebeth
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North Carolina
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Melville, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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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North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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Greensboro, North Carolina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

Just happened upon this spot for Sunday brunch and we lucked out! Unlike downtown plenty of parking and great, I mean fantastic food. The waitress Leisa was so helpful and her recommendation on what to order we're spot on. Will come again for sure

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Demorest, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We go to Asheville 1-2 times each year and every time we make an effort to go to Rise n Shine at least once, but to be honest we usually end up going more. We are usually an eggs and bacon couple, but last time my husband broke out of his box and got the special. It was wonderful! Great... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

Breakfast at Rise N Shine was wonderful. The coffee was hot and fresh and the Bacon Eggs Benedict hit the spot. We left empty plates, ready to start the day.

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Sycamore, Illinois
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in on our first morning in town. The servings were a little small for my husband, but perfect for me. The food was delicious, service was friendly and the view outside where we sat was fantastic.

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beachlover101101
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

We came here because we did not want to wait at the breakfast places downtown that we tried to eat at first. The food was not fantastic, but it was good and filling. A few steps up from a Waffle House in my opinion - not in a bad way. I think it is a little pricey for what it... More 

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WNC
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

This is a tiny little place that serves a fantastic breakfast with lots of fresh and local ingredients. Great coffee. A litte cramped inside but they do offer outdoor covered seating.

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Fairfield, Connecticut
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548 reviews 548 reviews
403 restaurant reviews
140 helpful votes 140 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We had a good breakfast. I ordered the egg white omelet with three vegetables. It came with bacon and fruit. It was very tasty. I also had a cup of decaf coffee which was also good. My husband ordered pancakes which were made with whole wheat flour. I tried one and it was very good as well. My only complaint... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
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?