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Early Girl Eatery

8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710 (Downtown Asheville)
828-259-9292
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Ranked #33 of 602 restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Dessert
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
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English first
Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW

Food was good, décor was good. Went for breakfast, waited in line, for a meal that was good. Nothing extraordinary.

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Hockessin, Delaware
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Very cool Asheville eatery, we had breakfast from an amazing menu of creative options, we loved our picks... poached eggs over grit cakes with spinach and tomato and a sweet potato scramble with scallions bacon and other goodies. Got to go again!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

For the past 4 years, this has been the 'birthday gift' that keeps on giving! My friend and I delight ourselves with the best of breakfasts that can be had in Asheville, NC. From the delicious coffee to the bright sunlight shining through the windows, our routine birthday breakfast turns into anything but routine! Shrimp and grits, omelets, sweet delights;... More

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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Great Vegetarian option and usually busy on weekends. the Tempeh is my fav. Great energy and great people!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I have eaten at Early Girl several times, always at lunch. It is crowded, noisy, and in an old building with the toilet so remote you need a map to find it! That said, the wait staff were very well informed and helpful. The lunch menu was new wave comfort food, whatever that means. This place is definitely worth a... More

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Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Love this restaurant located on the beautiful Wall Street in Asheville. The menu is home cooked based dishes with local ingredients . Love the shrimp and grits

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Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Good breakfast, lunch or dinner. Great but somewhat pricey veggie plate with homemade cornbread. A bit noisy.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

In my last few visits to Asheville I've enjoyed great breakfast here at Early Girl. Just so happened to pass it on a walk and loved the simplicity of the place but knew the line meant the food was great...and it was!

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

One of the best stops in Asheville! We love this place and get there whenever we can. I love their grit cakes and my husband always orders a bowl! Delicious!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

A leader in the farm-to-table movement in Asheville. Everything is fresh, fresh, fresh. Breakfast is great and you can get it all day. Daily specials based on what is even fresher. Baked goods are great too. Casual atmosphere, friendly wait staff. Can be really crowded at prime times, especially weekends after about 9:45 in the morning.

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