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Early Girl Eatery

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Downtown Asheville
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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
9:00 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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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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.

Thank Katherine H
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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 

Thank monteray98
Waterloo, Canada
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284 reviews
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 

Thank Aegiss1
Cullman, Alabama
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33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Melanie4876
Boone, North Carolina
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160 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank Wataugian
Lakeway, Texas
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15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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 

Thank linjo_11
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommend. They don't have espresso, but the regular blend is so good, makes up for it. Nice menu. All locally sourced. A good variety of breakfast options and the lunch menu looked great

Thank jame8608
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28 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried to eat lunch here one day and the line was down the street. So, we came back for dinner and the place was empty! There were 6 of us and we all had different meals- and everyone was pleased with their selections. Some of the meals we ordered were the black bean & cheddar omelet, soup of the... More 

Thank Nanatilova56
Asheville, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several friends and I visited Early Girl earlier this summer for lunch. We all ordered either sandwiches or salads and everyone enjoyed their meal. I had the grilled chicken sandwich with spinach and bacon and it was good. Although the wait staff was rather slow about drink refills. Although everyone works hard, I have several hesitations. All the customers walk... More 

Thank mtngal2015
n. carolina
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42 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The menu is varied and the food is delicious. We often order the breakfast specials. The service is friendly and the atmosphere is eclectic

Thank DrGadget

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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?