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Tupelo Honey Cafe

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American, Sandwiches, Contemporary
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12 College St., Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-255-4863
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9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Dessert, 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
A most worthwhile supper.

I had heard that it is typical to need to wait for a table at this restaurant. That turned out to be true, but it was well worth the wait. Check out the menu. If you see anything remotely interesting, and you want great food, try them out.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
pilgrimpage7
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Bennington, Vermont
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Bennington, Vermont
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I had heard that it is typical to need to wait for a table at this restaurant. That turned out to be true, but it was well worth the wait. Check out the menu. If you see anything remotely interesting, and you want great food, try them out.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

I have never had a bad meal here. Southern style vegetarian friendly food, most from local vendors if I remember correctly. I am a good eater, but I always have leftovers here!

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Grand Island, Nebraska, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

Good food! The mac and cheese is about the best I've ever tasted. A wonderful variety of local beers. I was there over Memorial day weekend so it was a bit crowded, but definitely worth a stop

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

Went to this place after hearing great things! Unfortunately our server forgot our appetizer but apart from that we enjoyed the biscuit and Tupelo honey and had an EXCELLENT burger with Mac-n-Cheese. Don't miss out.

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Leland, North Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I stopped in for a snack. We had Bloody Mary's and homemade biscuits. So good! The food coming out looked great so we plan to eat a meal there next visit.

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

All I can say is "Oh My God" you must eat there. Bloody Mary's made with moonshine; Sweet Potato Pancakes, shrimp & grits and mac & cheese to die for.

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

When my family and friends visit, enjoying biscuits and breakfast at Tupelo Honey is a a definite Must Do! Their menu offers a variety of options, all of which are consistently excellent. Service is good and the atmosphere is casual and inviting. Enjoy!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

This is my favorite go to restaurant for family birthdays or Mother's Day. There are choices for every taste. I like the cheesy smashed cauliflower as a side for salmon or the homemade black bean burger. My son likes the Southern fried chicken BLT. My daughter chooses a vegetarian option. And my husband tries something new every time we go.... More 

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Venice, Florida
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Had heard many good things about THC and figured we had to try it. Went for lunch and sat at the counter. The food was excellent the portions just right, and the floor show watching the cooks was an extra treat. Our server Justin recommended a few items and advised on on sizes. Great job! The wife ordered a couple... More 

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Morrisville, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Great food. Laid back atmosphere. I believe this is the original Tupelo Honey so even if you've been to one in another location, this one is worth the visit (and wait).

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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, Contemporary

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine

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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?