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City Bakery

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88 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-2434
+1 828-254-4289
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious, fresh sandwiches in an unpretentious atmosphere. A great lunch with the locals away from the crowds of downtown Asheville.

Thank Julie E
Cincinnati, Ohio
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76 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dynamite Roasting Co. organic coffee...a great Americano, check! The Hawaiian Breakfast sandwich perfection, check! The best cheese danish ever (get it warmed), check! Now, that exact order again the next day, check! Friendly and efficient too, all you could want!

Thank RangerDanger78
Peoria, Illinois, United States
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69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Coffee was good as were the scones and cheesecake...for an afternoon snack and drink. Service was very good!

Thank Rhonda W
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed January 9, 2017

We braved the weather report and visited Asheville the day they got over 6 inches. The cabin we stayed in was 10 min from this cafe and the only place open for breakfast with snow on the ground and wind so chilly your nose froze after 2 min. It was a treat and delight! The cafe offered a snow day... More 

1 Thank Karin W
Rock Hill, South Carolina
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30 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed January 7, 2017

excellent place for light lunch at a reasonable price, ate lunch here twice on recent trip too Asheville.

Thank ups1zeke
Atlanta, Georgia
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed January 6, 2017

This location was first experience of City Bakery. Passed on our way to Starbucks but decided to keep it local. Loved it all! Great food, coffee and ambience. Had a mexican hot chocolate w/ double shot of espresso, a bacon egg & cheese on the cheddar and chive biscuit and my wife had the hawaiian breakfast sandwich. They were all... More 

1 Thank ChrisT_Atlanta
Asheville, North Carolina
Level Contributor
38 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I went to a wedding where City Bakery had done cupcakes in tiers to symbolize the cake. They were a gigantic bunch of icing on a cupcake that was obviously frozen and ultra dry. I have definitely had better cake from a box!

Thank mtngal2015
CityBakery, Public Relations Manager at City Bakery, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. We apologize that you did not enjoy our cupcakes. Please know that City Bakery never freezes its cakes or cupcakes. I have passed along your notes to our Pastry Team, as we are always looking to improve. Thanks! Sincerely, Nicole Miller - Community Manager More 

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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

Nice pastries and a variety of coffees with good friendly service. Also have fresh baked bread. Plenty of tables and booths to sit at.

Thank djtras3000
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323 reviews
253 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

Some of the best coffee in Asheville and out of this world pastries. Excellent service. Amply parking. They have excellent bread to take home.

Thank Jim M
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40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I were visiting family in the area. The City Bakery was our go-to place for breakfast sandwiches. The biscuit with egg, sausage and cheese was very filling and delicious. I always ordered the Vegie and Cheese sandwich. It too was excellent. My husband loved their pies. For three days in a row we bought him a slice... More 

Thank Nngardener

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Cafe
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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 - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 88 Charlotte St, Asheville, NC 28801-2434
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4289
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?