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Sunny Point Cafe

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626 haywood rd, Asheville, NC
828 252 0055
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8:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 568
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    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Food!

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Asheville and Asheville has a ton of great restaurants. One of my favorite foods is Shrimp and Grits and Sunny Point's is among the very best. They give a big portion (I usually get two meals out of it) of creamy grits and wonderful grilled shrimp... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
E6121YEmikew
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North Carolina
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This is one of my favorite places to eat in Asheville and Asheville has a ton of great restaurants. One of my favorite foods is Shrimp and Grits and Sunny Point's is among the very best. They give a big portion (I usually get two meals out of it) of creamy grits and wonderful grilled shrimp, seasoned to perfection. My... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I have lived here for years and eaten at SunnyPoint many times. Good breakfast but I don't think it is worth the wait times.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I live in Asheville but don't go to West Asheville to eat (a little to quirky for the average resident on a regular basis)but had company in town (one a vegetarian) and knew they were known for good vegetarian dishes. Two of us had the chicken /waffle sandwich , which was very tasty--and frankly had bacon on it that was... More 

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Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Another good experience at the cafe. I wouldn't say it is out of this world. But it is good. Had the summer omelette. Great flavor. Good cheesy grits. Our server seemed less than enthusiastic about being there. And we told them we needed a table for two plus a dog. Not a small dog. But a medium size. They placed... More 

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61 reviews 61 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Don't pass this by! Everything is fresh, the service is adorable. The sweet potato waffle with fresh fruit was perfect. Everything so digestible and fresh. Also try the homemade cola soda. Shrimp and grits were plentiful and one of the best we have had. Then take a walk in the most well tended garden out back. Parking was a bit... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW via mobile

This is a great place to eat breakfast. I have tried just about everything on their menu and have never been disappointed. My only thing about this place is it has very limited parking, so if you go for breakfast arrive early to get a parking space and a table. If you are from out of town it a great... More 

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Gainesville, Florida
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18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Fresh local ingredients lend to delicious flavorful food! Avoid the brunch line wait and go on a weekday! Friendly service and appropriate pricing. They have their own ingredients garden across from the parking lot where you can sit there and wait if need be, which is great for kids!

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Balsam, North Carolina
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54 reviews 54 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

This was our second visit to the Sunny Point Cafe...both visits around noon on a Sunday. Unless you timing is perfect, be ready to wait..both visits required a 20 minute to one hour wait. Other days may not require such a wait. Is it worth the wait? You bet. We sat in the patio area both times, but there is... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Wonderful atmosphere! Wonderful food!! They are dog friendly, the outside eating g area is great! They do have parking so you don't have to park in the street. Farm to table kind of restaurant.

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Salem, Massachusetts
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32 reviews 32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Based on all the great reviews, we checked this place out for our Sunday brunch while visiting Asheville. They have a lovely shaded patio area to hang out, but the wait was nearly two hours(!). Granted, this was Mother's Day as well as a beautiful day to perhaps it's not always that bad? We could get a drink to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 626 haywood rd, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828 252 0055

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Monday
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Tuesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 9:00 pm

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Richmond, Virginia, United States
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?