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“Great location for families” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Tupelo Honey Cafe South

Tupelo Honey Cafe South
1829 Hendersonville Road, Ste 10, Asheville, NC 28803
+1 828-505-7676
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Ranked #70 of 644 Restaurants in Asheville
Price range: $10 - $20
Cuisines: American, Contemporary, Café, Family Fare
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Flemington, New Jersey
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53 reviews 53 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 24 cities Reviews in 24 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Great location for families”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013 via mobile

We tried to get to the original location, but it was hard with kids. No parking, no reservations. So, we were excited to came across the one in the South with convenient parking and, yes, reservations. Food was delicious, everything what we ordered was delicious. Biscuits and shrimp and grits - outstanding! Our little picky eaters enjoyed it too. Service was fast and friendly. It was a perfect finale for our Asheville vacation.

Visited May 2013
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Kansas
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“We gave it a try”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Read a lot of reviews on Trip Advisor about this restaurant so decided to give it a try. We had mixed reviews on the food. Part might have been our fault as 3 of our party had the chicken sandwich with a mayo-horse radish kind of spread on it and the horse radish was way to strong for us. We admit that we didn't read the menu as well as we should have and didn't know what kind of spread they put on it. We scraped off as much as we could but the taste was still strong. Again, our fault for not paying attention to details.

We were excited about tasting their awesome biscuits we heard so much about. They tasted wonderful but several of ours were still doughy in the middle and we noticed a film on the roof of our mouths afterwards. Interesting. Maybe just a bad batch we happened to get.

I think I would like to try this place again on a different visit. The atmosphere is modern but appealing. The outdoor seating looks nice. Staff was super friendly and we enjoyed all other aspects of our visit.

Visited June 2013
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Knoxville, TN
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119 reviews 119 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 52 cities Reviews in 52 cities
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
“Great Choice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

This was my first time eating at the South location and, while it does not have the atmosphere of the original location, the food is the real attraction here (and this location is much easier to get into on a weekend night). The appetizer and each of our entrées were all delicious - the grilled cheese sandwich especially. While you can of course find somewhat cheaper meals elsewhere, the quality is well worth the price. The biscuits that come with dinner are amazing and I could easily eat the whole plate of those myself and skip the meal.

The one complaint I would have with this restaurant is the drinks. I am not sure if it was the bartender this particular night or if this is standard, but the drinks were all very short on alcohol and the flavor combinations were not very good. Also, given the price, the drinks were very small. So, with the small drink size, large drink price, lack of alcohol, and odd flavor combinations, I will be skipping the drinks next time and sticking to the delicious food.

  • Visited June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Boston
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8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Delicious southern food with a contemporary twist”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

Delicious, contemporary take on southern food in a trendy setting. It is also exciting and refreshing to find so many vegetarian options. Even carnivores will appreciate the Honey Vegetable Plate - lots of terrific options!

Visited August 2012
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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 14 cities Reviews in 14 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Yumm!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

Wonderful fried okra and Mac. & cheese! Biscuits were awesome! Wished I would have had room for dessert! Grilled cheese and tomato soup were also great! Ate at the south location. Would defiantly eat here on my next trip to Asheville!

  • Visited June 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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