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Early Girl Eatery

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Downtown Asheville
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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
828-259-9292
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7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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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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Waynesville, North Carolina
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27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Healthy food at its tastiest best! A great menu with a wide variety of fun foods to choose from, whether you want to eat healthy or have some fries with your veggie burger. A popular downtown Asheville restaurant.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We ate around 11am, and had about a twenty minute wait before that. We were sat at a two top that was uncomfortably close to the two to next to us, which I get they do for cramming as much business in as possible, but it was insanely close... I probably won't go back during those hours (if at all)... More 

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Claremont, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

When visiting Asheville we asked a number of people where we could find a delicious breakfast and it was always Early Girl Eatery. It is very small which means there is usually a wait at breakfast time but worth the wait. Everything we had was delicious including the coffee.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

For those who can't get into the more touristy spots, this is an EXCELLENT place to enjoy the local flavors and laid back atmosphere.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

A friend who lives in downtown Asheville recommended it as the best place for breakfast and I had the raspberry with almond butter French toast which was divine. My son had the grilled chicken with goat cheese sandwich with fries and he said his was fantastic too. Definitely great food at a reasonable price with fast, friendly service too.

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Jupiter
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110 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

When visiting Asheville we will often park in the Wall Street garage. The Early Girl Eatery Restaurant is one of the first landmarks that we pass. We have had breakfast there several times and have never been disappointed. It's just a really good local Mom and Pop style place. Nice ambiance and layout. The staff is always efficient and friendly.... More 

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Waterloo, Canada
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116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This Eatery has developed a reputation for quality Farm to Table fare highlighting the wide array fresh local ingredients that they prepare in interesting and flavorful ways. We had previewed the menu a few months before our trip from Ontario, Canada and I had already been seduced by one of my all time favourites....the Meatloaf Sandwich. This is done so... More 

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Cullman, Alabama
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where else are you going to find bacon gravy? Really good food and friendly service. We ended up eating a late lunch / early supper (about 3:00) on a Saturday and were able to get right in. I've been during breakfast hours and there was a bit of a wait. They serve breakfast all day (bonus) so you can wait... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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160 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just great all around food and service! Sunday 1pm looked for lines()?? to tell me what is hot among the many choices in this great food town, Started chatting with a fellow worker be and said "eat there". Great broc cheese hushpuppies, great meatloaf, had a dynamite pastrami/fr green tomato sand! Kids loved the biscuits and the mac was rated... More 

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Lakeway, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the recommendation of our B&B hosts, my husband and I enjoyed dinner on a Friday evening. My husband had blueberry & pecan pancakes - a generous sized stack of 3 that were very tasty and I had apple and walnut salad with sweet ginger dressing. Love the dressing. This is a family friendly restaurant that charges a fair price... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
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: 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?