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Early Girl Eatery

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Asheville
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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-259-9292
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon 7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tue - Fri 7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Sat - Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very, very fresh local ingredients and a funky wait staff make this place one of my favorite morning eateries. Do get one of their yummy mimosas!

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Thank Irene R
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109 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A wait , 45 minutes! Meeting other couple , so ... worth the wait! Service was prompt and the food fresh and hot. The Southern breakfast was great, the BENNY interesting and very good. We'll be back

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Thank cjb9x
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I have been here several times over the years. The food is good and plentiful. There are excellent and unique specials. The only problem is that it is always crowded and there is usually a line. The dining area is small and diners sometimes are asked to share their table with another party.

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Thank Vera B
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place. Menu was unique and healthy. Had both vegetarian and carnivore fare. Can't wait for an excuse to go back.

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Thank Catuilera
Miami Lakes, Florida
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135 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I saw this on the menu, I couldn't resist. I was extremely satisfied with my choice. The food was awesome and the service was great. Hands down, this is a great place to have breakfast. This is my second time visiting and I can't wait to go back. For small children in booster chairs, they even have toys for... More 

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Thank FIUPANTHER
Alpharetta, Georgia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Are to die for!! I ate it the first time I was in Asheville and when it comes to food, if it ain't broke ........ eat the same thing' now very good eats!!

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Thank patiencemutiso
Santa Barbara, California
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been here many times for breakfast or brunch. My favorites are the biscuits with homemade jam and the trout.

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Thank Taradancer
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I enjoyed my shrimp and grits, but I have to admit they were a little bland; quick admission I added my own salt, which I usually never do to a dish. My son enjoyed his eggs beni a lot. It was the most appetizing dish of the three we ordered. I would go back to sample another meal.

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Thank Shelley M
Houston, Texas
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we wanted to love this place and thought we would - the wait was astoundingly long. once we sat down the food came fast and hot but they were THE tiniest portions. i couldn't believe it - we don't need denny's sized portions but this was nuts. my husband ate his sad tofu scramble in maybe three bites.

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Thank Emily H
Clinton, Tennessee
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Early Girl's Eatery is located just off the main street area in Asheville, it is the wife and I's go to place for breakfast when we are visiting Asheville. We have sometimes waited 30 minutes to be seated but today they walked us right in. We had 4 with us and our breakfasts ranged from pancakes, the sweet potato scramble... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-259-9292

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