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“Mixed Review” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Early Girl Eatery

Early Girl Eatery
8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710 (Downtown Asheville)
828-259-9292
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Ranked #40 of 653 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
Crystal Lake, IL
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Mixed Review”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2013

This was our second visit to this restaurant while traveling through Asheville. I am always amazed by the large volume of traffic that this restaurant seems to enjoy. The staff is very efficient and friendly, but the food on both occasions has just been O.K. I enjoy stopping here, but the food tends to be spicier than either my wife or I prefer. We will probably find other alternatives on future visits to Asheville, but one should visit this restaurant at least once and draw your own conclusions.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Don't miss”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

Great vege options & comfortable ambience. On Wall Street, so while you're waiting (usually must), be sure to visit the unique nearby shops.

Visited November 2012
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Youngstown, Ohio
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“it was ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2013

nice staff service was ok.. food was ok.. not all i had expected..... was a diner atmosphere with friendly but not great service and good but not great food that was overpriced

Visited March 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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49 restaurant reviews
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“Enjoyed”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

First, restaurant is in an excellent location. The overall experience was very good... nice and efficient waitress, very casual, and comfortable atmosphere, and very good prices. The portions seemed generous. I am at the time on a diet/health eating plan, and was happy that I ordered a apple-walnut salad with goat cheese and added grilled chicken... filling, nutritious, and absolutely delicious.

  • Visited February 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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“Good But Inconsistent”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Interesting menu choices use local ingredients. I enjoy the "Asheville" atmosphere at Early Girl - it's a favorite with many locals. The food is usually good, but I wouldn't say it's outstanding, and I have been served food I had to send back because the avocado slices were bordering on rotten (the problem was taken care of quickly and courteously). Breakfast is my favorite here - great pancakes, fresh eggs, yummy grits, good coffee. The service is attentive and friendly. Worth a visit.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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