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Early Girl Eatery

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Downtown Asheville
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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-259-9292
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Today
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout

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  • 624
    Excellent
  • 349
    Very good
  • 98
    Average
  • 29
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good Food, A bit of Something For All

We missed the line. It was all good. we sat next to the window looking over the square. It was a very crowded night and we enjoyed taking a rest in this great restaurant. Service was excellent and timely.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
will19
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Santa Fe, NM
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Greenville, South Carolina
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71 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I'm not sure if this place is overhyped but I was definitely underwhelmed by the food at Early Girl Eatery. We had a forty-five minute wait, which was what we expected, so we shopped nearby stores while we waited. Once we were seated at a two-top a mere two inches away from another table (we actually passed them our salt... More 

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Santa Fe, NM
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We missed the line. It was all good. we sat next to the window looking over the square. It was a very crowded night and we enjoyed taking a rest in this great restaurant. Service was excellent and timely.

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Robbinsville, New Jersey, United States
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76 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

We went for breakfast here earlier in the week since the restaurant was so highly recommended. We decided to visit again because the first time was so good and we were not disappointed. Friendly staff, quick service, great selection, and delicious. We waited both times about 30 minutes, but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

Worth the wait I promise. Great service and amazing food. Come hungry. The strawberry chocolate chip pancakes are delicious.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Really great food with the support of the locals. Best bean burger i have ever eaten! Out shopping in downtown Asheville? Stop in this little gem for some delicious and local cuisine.

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Wilmington, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

A number of our friends had recommended this restaurant for breakfast, so we got up early and avoided the line. My husband had banana walnut pancakes, which were quite delicious. I had the local sausage and sweet potato scramble. The flavor was just OK, and the concoction was kind of watery. The biscuit was large and a tad underdone -... More 

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65 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

This was a pleasant surprise. Very charming and the food absolutely delicious. Service was a 10. We were warned to get there early, so we had no problems getting in. And our table had a nice view of Pritchard Park.

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Boynton Beach
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

A girlfriend and I and our three year old daughters went to Early Girl for lunch. It was AMAZING!! Their fried green tomatoes layered with goat cheese over grits was to die for! It gets busy, so go early or call for a reservation!

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We grabbed brunch here, we had to wait a bit, but the food was great. I loved the black bean omelette, home fries, and a biscuit with blackberry jelly. The mimosas were also good. You must have brunch here!

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Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Super cute restaurant that will not disappoint. The staff is incredibly friendly and the food is very southern. Its a great place to start your day!

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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: 828-259-9292

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?