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Life's Bounty Bakery and Cafe

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28 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
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cashiers, nc
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just can not get enough of the Guava pastries (both with cheese and without). Also, the berry pastry is fantastic. Large selection of foods that I did not try, but the place always smells delicious.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

Looking for a quick coffee and a nice pastry dessert? This is agree at place. Very nice espresso. My wife and I shared a super almond bear claw. And enjoyed a few nice tunes by the singer/guitarist

Thank Melissa B
Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

On our return to Ellijay, GA from a week's vacation in Hendersonville, NC, we stopped in Franklin for the first time. We parked on Main St., looked around for a place to have a coffee break and saw Life's Bounty. Glad we did. My wife loved their coffee. I get my caffeine fix from Pepsi. We enjoyed a cinnamon bar,... More 

Thank Bob S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My husband and I love to stop in here in the mornings and get our cuban coffee its the best.love the women thats in here not shure of her name she is soo nice.. I think if you ever come to franklin nc stop in here try their coffee out and they have cakes and pies and even breakfast too,or... More 

Thank michelle g
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Curb appeal no, but when you enter be prepared to enjoy fresh made pastries and coffee. For under $10 we had terrific indulgence. No fancy coffee. Some locales were enjoying a large breakfast, so we shall return. Small dining area. Nice people and clean.

Thank James H
Palm City, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Excellent food, All homemade to order. Best Cafe in town, soup is homemade and superio, even a great authentic Greek Salad!r

Thank DeAne U
New Florence, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

This bakery had great reviews, so we stopped to check it out for breakfast. My southwestern omelette was excellent! However the coffee was weak. I would go back for all the delicious baked goods, but I would get my coffee elsewhere. The hostess was very friendly, bathroom clean, and easy parking. Enjoy!

Thank SunRaven99
Marietta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016

The pastries are very good, unfortunately I ate enough to know first hand. I can recommend the cherry turnover and the almond bear claw and the almond danish. It was about 2:00 in the afternoon and there was a local artist singing from a small stage in the front (and he was good).

Thank ballhawg
North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

From the Cuban sandwich to all the baked goods, these folks do food right! We have never had anything that we didn't think was outstanding! They love what they do!

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Prattsburgh, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I just stopped in for Ice Cream, but noticed they had a large selction of food, bakery items, and about eight choices of ice cream. While there, I started talking to some people and we sat for about an hour. It's a very friendly place!

Thank Nancy B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
American, Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 E Main St, Franklin, NC 28734-3026
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Franklin
  • Phone Number: 828-524-4800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?