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Rise n Shine

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640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
+1 828-254-4122
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7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sun 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 7:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Bluff City, Tennessee
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been here once before and it was really good. Went today and while we were waiting on our table, the food coming out just looked amazing. Ordered the special of the day. For some reason it came out warm. The roasted potatoes were also just warm and kind of dry. My husband loved his meal. As for the... More 

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Thank Malechloe
Darien, Georgia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went with my husband before heading to he Biltmore House because it was close to our hotel. The service was good as well as the food. I had the special which was a tasty ham and veggie omelet and my husband had the eggs Benedict. Simple, no fuss, and filling. And the jam of the day was delicious.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They had a big selection of items with vegetarian options. The pancakes were delicious and the price was very reasonable.

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Thank Christine F
Clemson, South Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This is a great little breakfast place, off the beaten path, but very close to downtown. There is plenty of parking and you can get a great meal served fast. The price is right and they give you plenty of food. I highly recommend the eggs benedict. They also have homemade jam, which is amazing. This restaurant is not extravagant,... More 

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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105 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Family own and run. You feel like they are cooking on your kitchen. food is average and service is great. I was looking for a hole in the wall and this almost made it.

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Thank Victor G
Asheville
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

I guess good company helps in an opinion of a restaurnt and the three or four times ive been here i enjoyed this little breakfast nook. Good, friendly, but not perfect service adds charm to this unpretentious establishment. Food is tasty and the coffee is fine.

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Thank David F
Midland
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Early Sunday morning breakfast great service eggs and home potatoes were very good along with the homemade jelly. The only disappointment was the hard sausage pattIt's.

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1 Thank William T
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Service was ok. Potatoes add onions for up charge very dry and over cooked with very very little onion almost none over medium eggs over cooked yolks. Waited 35 minutes for food :( Sausage hard and dry (almost like a healthy version) Pancakes good flavor but again multi grain style more like a heathy version. Very unique location with outdoor... More 

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Thank Jamie G
Queens
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 5, 2016

We were looking for a breakfast place. I tapped my Around Me app and this cafe popped up. Small, local eatery...nothing fancy but great organic, local sourced food. Delicious...and the nicest staff!

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Thank D W
Asheville, North Carolina
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30 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2016

I should have taken the sanitation rating as a hint, but didnt notice until I'd already placed my order for an omelette, hashbrowns, and toast. The wait staff huddled around the register gossiping and talking. The cook threw my food down on the grill with her bare hands. The potatoes were bland and cold. The omelette DESPERATELY needed salt, pepper,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4122

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