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Tupelo Honey Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
As featured in 3 Days in Asheville
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12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
+1 828-255-4863
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My omelet was fantastic. Lots of other choices, but don't be looking for Waffle House foods. Fun and /or fattening combinations are available! Would like them to step up the coffee attraction though.

Thank jsh326
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fantastic and top notch. Wait was long so we chose to sit at the bar. Our waiter was incredible with his dinner recommendations and conversation. Made us feel very welcome. Appetizers were great, Margs were also. Overall, wished I'd gone back! But the second night was a 2 hour wait.

Thank Frank J
Succasunna, NJ
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had dinner at Tupelo after a long 12 hour trip into Asheville and we were so glad we did. They have both outdoor and indoor seating, though there aren't many tables outside. We were fortunate to secure an outdoor table with a short ten minute wait but it was also a Monday in September at around 6:30. I suspect... More 

Thank Taletimes
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We sat outside. Service was great and the pancakes with fried chicken were to die for. Felt bloated and happy for hours. Can't wait to go back.

Thank David H
Dayton, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

YUMMMMMMMMM. And our server was the best! Really one of the best servers I've ever had. He gave us a total run down of places to visit in Asheville he was so helpful. The food was also delicious. Free biscuits! So yummy. This place was delightful.

Thank Ally H
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in Asheville and over the years have hosted many guests who have dined here. While I do not like to give any negative feedback on a local establishment which I would normally support 100%, both my opinion and that of my guests in that the food is lacking. The portion sizes are good, but the content needs better... More 

Thank Susanne B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Tried this chain again and was much more satisfied this time in Franklin, TN then in Greenville, SC. Biscuits were so soft and moist especially with honey. Tried ribs, a little peppery fir my liking but very juicy and tender.

Thank Stephanie T
Charlotte, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We decided to come here V-day weekend the year and we LOVED IT. We are from Charlotte and didn’t know that they have a location there as well but the Asheville location is wonderful. The only knock I have on our visit was the wait and the limiting seating. The biscuits are to die for with their jelly!!! We actually... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Who ever thought goat cheese grits and grilled Brussel sprouts would be so amazingly good? Top it off with a craft beer and biscuits with bluberry compote and tupelo honey, outta this world!

Thank yomamalynn
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The crispy Brussels sprouts are to die for! The biscuits are a great plus as well. The small plates are very filling! Would highly recommend.

Thank Lauren D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-4863
Our Southern dishes and libations are served with a creative twist and a smile, and we serve our guests nothing that we wouldn't want on our own supper table. When we play with our food (and we think it's okay), the result is scrumptious. We're rooted in the Mountain South, and our menu is inspired by time-honored traditions: pickling and frying, canning and preserving, and utilizing seasonal produce and ingredients to prepare delicious, scratch-made creations.

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