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Early Girl Eatery

8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710 (Downtown Asheville)
828-259-9292
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Ranked #27 of 644 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert

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Longview, Texas
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Sort of a quirky downtown place to grab a yummy breakfast or brunch. My son loves the smoky bacon gravy served over homemade biscuits. They always have an interesting variety of specials on the chalkboard. Expect something different, fresh, and made from scratch!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Whether you're looking for breakfast anytime of the day or really good food that is well prepared and delicious, you must stop by, and probably wait 15 to 30 minutes before your table is ready, but it's for a good reason.... It's worth it! The place has a really good vibe as well as Very pleasant people who genuinely like... More 

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naples
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104 reviews 104 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Nice restaurant in downtown Asheville. Good service and great selection of entre's. We would go back again.

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Asheville, NC
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85 reviews 85 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

It's has an eclectic atmosphere, great service and is tasty!! They have specials that change daily. It's also great because they have crayons and when someone in your group is boring you can color on the paper table covers! It sometimes gets a little loud but it's the sound of laughter and good times.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We went for lunch but ended up ordering breakfast. The food was good. My daughter ordered the banana nut pancakes. I'm not a pancake fan, but those were amazing. The place gets quite crowded because it's not very large. It can be kind of noisy inside of the restaurant.

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Augusta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We always enjoy the EG where it is always worth the wait! Great innovative brunch dishes, homemade biscuits and jams. My only complaint is... weak generic coffee.

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Mobile, Alabama, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Another Asheville Classic in the Middle of Downtown. Great Breakfast or Lunch! We live here in Asheville and this is one of our favorite places for breakfast here.

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florida
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161 reviews 161 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Always a line to get in, one hour waits and longer, but really good. I'm not sure if any of the most popular TA picks are worth waiting in line for, not in Asheville anyway. There are so many places to eat it would take you months to try them all. Having said that, go here, if you can get... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

As an Asheville local, Early Girl is a tried and true brunch spot. Local ingredients, friendly staff, delicious food, and a great location make this spot an enjoyable one. I love restaurants where healthy and delicious options exist alongside just good down-home cooking, so you can get either depending on the day (or the night before!).

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Abingdon, MD
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014 via mobile

After reading good reviews we ventured downtown to check out the Early Girl. We were seated at a table literally 3" from the next practically bumping elbows. I ordered the biscuits and gravy. One small, dry biscuit and odd tasting gravy. Husband ordered eggs over medium and grits. Eggs were so undercooked and runny they were inedible and toast was... More 

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Additional Information about Early Girl Eatery

Address: 8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
Phone Number: 828-259-9292
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

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