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“We're Hooked!!!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe

The Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe
26 N Main St, Weaverville, NC 28787-9427
828-645-9300
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Ranked #2 of 41 Restaurants in Weaverville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Bakeries
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Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Coffee & Tea, Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Brooksville, Florida
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80 reviews 80 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 33 cities Reviews in 33 cities
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“We're Hooked!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We're hooked on the Well-Bred Bakery & Cafe! Only trouble, is ... I can't tell you exactly what we're hooked on. <Grin> Everything we've tried has been yummy and totally fresh. We've tried French Toast Casserole, several varieties of muffins, several varieties of scones, the cheddar biscuit ... ah, well, you get the picture: we've sampled quite a few of their offerings and everything has been superb. And that's just breakfast. We've never had lunch there, but from what we've seen, we have every expectation that lunch would be a delightful, artfully-prepared, nourishing treat.

Some reviewers have noted that they've stood in line for a bit before being served. This seems to me to be due to the bakery/cafe's immense popularity. Each time we've visited for breakfast, there have been two servers behind the counter, and both glided along with speed and efficiency. Every customer gets undivided attention. And hey ... it's not fast food. Attention is given to presentation, as well as to preparation. For me, it's worth the wait. If you're in a big hurry, perhaps this isn't the place to stop.

The atmosphere is cozy, eclectic and pleasantly noisy/buzzy. Looks like a nice place for folks to meet and greet; those with dogs seem to meet and greet in the outside seating.

I would caution visitors ordering coffee to PAY ATTENTION to the (usually four) selections on the chalkboard behind the counter. If you just order "coffee," you'll be served a "Starbucks-style" coffee with that over-roasted burned bean flavor. If that's not your preference, go for one of the milder roasts; the chalkboard gives a brief description of each blend offered that day.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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mass
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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“My wife loves this place”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

When ever we visit Asheville, my wife has to make a trip here to get baked goods to take back home. She loves their Carrot cake and a Pumpkin desert.

Visited May 2013
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Weaverville
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“It's now a favorite of ours in Weaverville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

Both my wife and me love this place, they have great pasteries, sandwiches and are dog friendly!! Well bred has a great selection of sides with their sandwhices, try the Apple Philo Crisp!

Visited April 2013
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Columbia, South Carolina
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
“Great gem of a restaurant in Weaverville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The quiche was outstanding and the strata was wonderful. Can't say enough of about this little slice of wonderful! A must for any trip close to Asheville for us now.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Well-Bred and well known in the area”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The bakery case is amazing and delicious. Wish they had more outside cafe space because it gets full quickly. They always have wonderful and creative salads. My favorite is the kale/cranberry. The Lemon cake and the ginger florentine are favorites in the sweet tooth department.

Visited April 2013
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