I liked the Noodle Shop but the service was mediocre (most service in Asheville, frankly). Either way, I had a great lunch, felt super full, and would happily go again. That being said, never in my life would I pay $12 for Pad Thai or other basic noodle dishes. Go and get the cheap stuff, is probably the most authentic. As for the pricer items on the menu (anything over $9), go to the grocery store and do it yourself for like $4.
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