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Tupelo Honey Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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12 College St., Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-255-4863
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: What constitutes "New South Flavors?" For us, it is begins with reverence...
What constitutes "New South Flavors?" For us, it is begins with reverence for those time-honored Southern dishes. Served up by wonderful home cooks for years. We respect the freshness, the flavors and the food itself. But we like to jazz it up a little, add something deliciously unexpected to delight your palate. Our interpretation of traditional Southern fare is creative, inventive and satisfyingly scrumptious. Cheers to New South Flavor!
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The complementary biscuit with tupelo honey is worth the visit on its own, but everything about this place is great! Friendly staff, great food, options at different price points. Loved the kale & arugula salad with friend chicken.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Chicagoland, IL
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  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
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Chicagoland, IL
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The complementary biscuit with tupelo honey is worth the visit on its own, but everything about this place is great! Friendly staff, great food, options at different price points. Loved the kale & arugula salad with friend chicken.

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Canton
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This was our 2nd trip to Tupelo Honey. We enjoyed our breakfast experience from our last visit more than the lunch/dinner experience. We didn't care for the kale and carrot salad that was served as the standard side with our entrees. The meatloaf was just okay. The best part of the meal was the biscuit.

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TAMPA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

It's not like your mother made, but it isn't bad for a restaurant trying to make southern food. Worth the money. Try it.

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Princeton, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Good food and friendly staff. Loved the biscuits with the blueberry jelly and honey. Highly recommend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful dining experience today because of Avery D. His knowledge of the menu was spot on. He answered many questions Our meal was exceptional. I will certainly return and certainly request Avery D. Enjoy

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Johnston, Rhode Island
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Decent food but not as wonderful as billed. Waitress not very helpful in answering questions about dietary restrictions. Vegan/vegetarian offerings very limited.

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Acworth, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

I had the fried chicken breast with white gravy and mac-n-cheese. It was all good food.My only complaint was the long wait to sit down but that was expected on a Saturday night. Everyone in my party had good things to say about the food. Try it out for yourself.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

great food and location convenient to much of downtown. Especially enjoyed the okra, kale-carrot salad, and mac n' cheese...yum!

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

OMG! From the minute he greeted us Jamie, our waiter, had us rolling in the very crowded restaurant. We laughed so hard we could hardly eat but we didn't want to leave a thing because it was sooooo delicious! We think Jamie should be on stage and Tupelo Honey should be #1 on your list of great places to eat... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

A large group (8 of us) showed up for saturday brunch. Originally seated at a too small table, we were quickly moved when we asked to a more suitable place. We had the Eggs Betty with avocado (recommended by staff), smoked jalepeno BLT (with avocado) and breakfast bowls. Lots of coffee, refilled without complaint, and great homefries. Mostly it was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 College St., Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-4863

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 30
  • Cuisine: American, Sandwiches, Delicatessen, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children

Description

What constitutes "New South Flavors?" For us, it is begins with reverence for those time-honored Southern dishes. Served up by wonderful home cooks for years. We respect the freshness, the flavors and the food itself. But we like to jazz it up a little, add something deliciously unexpected to delight your palate. Our interpretation of traditional Southern fare is creative, inventive and satisfyingly scrumptious. Cheers to New South Flavor!
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 11:00 pm

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