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Early Girl Eatery

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Asheville
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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
7:30 am - 9:00 pm
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All 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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73 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Had a very pleasant lunch here during a visit to downtown Asheville. Enjoyed the tasty sausage and sweet potato scramble. Prompt and friendly service. Very casual. I'd go back.

Thank joeformaggi
Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been to Early Girl with family and colleagues and I'm always a star. This Georgia boy knows what a fried pie is and we got lucky with a special being offered on the weekend. My wife and I had to order a second round for the family!

Thank Bobby W
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had breakfast there. I had the Early Girl Benny (Grit cakes topped with tomato, spinach, poached eggs, tomato gravy and avocado, served with toast or homemade biscuit and jam) Yummy! My husband had the Sweet Potato Hash which he really enjoyed. Great service! There is usually a line so put your name on the waiting list and peruse the... More 

Thank Susan H
Athens, Georgia
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food was wonderful! Awesome service! They have breakfast all day! The burger I had was amazing, great flavor! I definitely would go back!

Thank Christiane W
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62 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Early Girl is our favorite breakfast spot in Asheville! We arrived at 8:45 am (they open at 9 am) and there was already a line of 30 people waiting at the door. We were seated promptly at 9. The food is amazing! We love the Early Girl Benny, the Porky, and the sweet potato hash. The biscuits are big and... More 

Thank ErinDaught
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

If you want wonderful breakfast, come early and prepare to wait. We stood out on the street while tycoons and their ladies from S. Florida arrived in Mercedes and Bentleys -- they too had to wait in line. After all, this is as close to Wall St. as you will find in funky Asheville NC. My son, who lives in... More 

Thank Beachtrekr
Belmont, MA
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94 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We really liked Early Girl. It's the most casual of all the restaurants we recently visited in Asheville, and judging by the long line it's a very popular place. And deservedly so. The room is bright and pleasant, the service was excellent, and the food was good. The special French toast, with lemon curd, was outstanding. Breakfast is served all... More 

Thank L0nd0ntraveller46
Orlando, Florida
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was really excited to try this restaurant, but my food was a little cold and the server kind of seemed like he didn't want to be there. I do appreciate that they have good vegetarian options - I am not a vegetarian but I can see how this place would appeal to those who are.

Thank annieo1017
Atlanta, GA
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413 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate dinner late on a Sunday and it was close to closing time for most of Asheville. We enjoyed it just fine, but they were out of bacon and a couple of other things which narrowed our choices. It looked like this place would be really good for breakfast.

Thank ATL-travel71
Columbia, South Carolina
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72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Sunday night which was fun in itself as Asheville is less manic with tourists on Sunday than Friday and Saturday. We ordered a salad and hummus and enjoyed both. The food did seem fresh and they do have a few wines and beers to pick from as well. Definitely a nice stop if... More 

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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
American, Gluten Free Options
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, Kids
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?