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City Bakery

Certificate of Excellence
Downtown Asheville
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60 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3643
+1 828-252-4426
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Aiken, South Carolina
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54 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stopped in for a late breakfast-early lunch. Menu is posted behind the counter-you order and pay and a staff member brings your food to the table. We had the veggie-egg sandwich and the club sandwich. Both were very good. Tea and a soft drink and tip totaled 18.00. Well worth it.

Thank ToodieFoodie
Miami, Florida
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The baked goods were really great. I have eve had a better cheese Danish. I have eaten here before and it is always great with good quality ingredients.

Thank wandereralways999
Johns Creek, Georgia
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148 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am a professional photographer from Atlanta, Georgia, and I was in Asheville on a job for an Atlanta client. I popped into City Bakery to warm up and have some downtime before my session. I ordered a wonderful latte and hung out for a while. This appeared to be a nice local stop and lots of tourists who were... More 

Thank Pam L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was excellent: black bean soup, chicken salad, reuben sandwich. However it took 40 minutes to get our food after we ordered even though there were many empty tables.

Thank JGM24
CityBakery, Manager at City Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for your review! Very glad you enjoyed your lunch. Efficiency and customer service are very important to us, so I have passed your comment along to our management team. Thanks and we hope to see you again! Sincerely, Nicole - City Bakery Community Manager More 

Linville, North Carolina
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35 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been to City Bakery many times. For me it is just right. cozy convenient . Great coffee! I love sweet and they have you covered. Everything from Peanutbutter Pie, Awesome cakes,cookies,sweet rolls, croissants,scones,etc. And the regular menu has everything from granola to wonderful sandwiches. Made with a wide and tasty variety of breads,which you can by by the loaf... More 

Thank seeker87
Mills River, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

City Bakery is a great spot to have breakfast or lunch. We recently ate lunch there and the sandwiches and salads are always good for a reasonable price. As you leave do not forget to take some of home made breads home for dinner.

Thank garyzumstein
Fort Mill, South Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious treats and good coffee. The cinnamon role is killer! Scones, muffins, croissants are all delicious too. We went back for breakfast treats multiple times.

Thank Lsteve4591
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287 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The bread selection was pretty low by the end of the afternoon, but the espresso was excellent. Nice seating, pleasant atmosphere.

Thank steventobolsky
Orlando, Florida
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55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

It's an old building and not the best layout, but this is an authentic bakery for all your needs including sit-down meals. Stop in for just a cookie and you will be pleased, but save room for a cinnamon roll if you aren't worrying about calories and just need a taste blast. So good! Meals are great with fresh baked... More 

Thank Mike M
Atlanta, Georgia
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29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Relax, and take your time. The line can be long to order, but the food is worth the wait. The cheddar-scallion breakfast biscuits are to-die for, with light, fluffy eggs and your choice of protein and cheeses. They've got a great variety of breakfast pastries and breads, and the cafe has a nice vibe to it (unlike a Starbucks, you... More 

Thank Steve_in_Georgia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$3 - $15
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 6:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3643
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-4426
An Asheville staple for more than 10 years, City Bakery serves some of the best sandwiches, salads, and soups in town. Artisan Breads, scratch-made pastries, cakes and desserts as well as great breakfast selections are available 7 days a week.

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