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Edna's of Asheville

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870 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
828-255-3881
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6:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee & Tea, Late Night, Outdoor Seating

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe/coffee bar

You have to order at the counter with the menu on the board. The counter space is tight. The food is not great but it is good.Casual for sure.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 6, 2015
TheAuracle
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Asheville, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Scenic view
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
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54 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Maryland
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We were leaving Asheville and just wanted a coffee and some food. We both had chocolate croissants. They weren't in the display case but a plastic case on the back counter (Left over from the day before?). Although we ate them, we both commented how they did not seem fresh. Coffee was good and atmosphere was nice. We sat and... More 

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Western NC USA
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I like to eat here, especially outside when the weather's nice as it was today. I had a good wrap and an iced tea and then went back for a refill on the tea...They charge for that. You've got to be kidding...No one charges for refills on iced tea...especially in the south. I'll be going elsewhere from now on.

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015 via mobile

The coffee sucks, the food is awful, and the staff is rude. My friends and I all received cold, bitter coffee and stale pastries.

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Tom C, Owner at Edna's of Asheville, responded to this review

This review is from a former, now-disgruntled employee. We disagree with the review, but will not debate with her in this forum. We use high-quality products, provide both organic and non-organic options, and have a very high sanitation rating. We understand the needs and desires of our customers and prepare our food accordingly. We are a certified Living Wage employer... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We are so lucky to have Edna's in Asheville. The owner takes pride in his shop and his products. The best muffins, scones, cookies and the freshest salads and sandwiches. I love to stop by in the afternoon for a cup of coffee or tea and I enjoy meetings friends for a casual lunch. My favorite breakfast is bagels and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

i spent forty minutes at a Starbuck's drive through. Edna's was very quick and the coffee was hot an delicious. Also, I found the prep area very clean and the service great. I love their muffins and veggie burgers. Wonder if some people only write negative reviews. Also, really loved the owners and Edna, their dog.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

You have to order at the counter with the menu on the board. The counter space is tight. The food is not great but it is good.Casual for sure.

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

After reading so many positive reviews, I stopped by Ednas for breakfast; but after seeing how filthy the food prep area was, decided to skip the possibility of food poisoning. The place wasn't busy, but it took 10 minutes to get my very average americano. My friend ordered drip coffee, which tasted old an bitter. Once we got to the... More 

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Birmimgham, AL
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

I spent a cold Saturday morning drinking a wonderful and aromatic cafe latte and enjoying a very groovy atmosphere. Next time I need to try all the incredible muffins and scones.

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Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Love their veggie burgers, coffee and deserts. A nice to visit, for breakfast, lunch or dinner or just at any time for coffee and a muffin. Nice atmosphere, all ages...very typical of Asheville

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Denver, Colorado
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I was so lucky to find Edna's on a recent trip to Ashville. The first day, one of many, both Tom and Mike were there, as well as their adorable dog Edna. I fell in love with them immediately. This is a special place, not just another coffee shop. The coffee was outstanding. So many food options, warm environment, lovely... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 870 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-255-3881

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Bakeries

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Scenic view, Doing business, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?