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22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
+1 828-252-8840
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“beignets” (79 reviews)
“gumbo” (43 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
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Reviewed yesterday

Mayfels was my favorite restaurant! Their shrimp and grits were amazing! Service was great and helpful to us! For dessert make sure you leave room for the beignets!

Thank elizabethtF8424QG
Reviewed 3 days ago

We returned to Mayfel's because the food was so good. I highly recommend this restaurant. Service was excellent and everyone enjoyed their meal. However I can't say the same for our cocktails. Menu advertised/highlighted a Mountain Mule so my wife and I had one. My...More

Thank mjd5547
Reviewed 3 days ago

Another visit and another satisfied diner. Stopped in for brunch Friday morning with friends and everyone had something different. Everyone enjoyed what they ordered. My wife said the scrambled eggs she had were the best she had ever had which is quite a statement. I...More

Thank Halsie
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our meal today at Mayfels was excellent in every way. Service was friendly and attentive even though the restaurant was busy. Hot beignets; Southern Benedict; biscuits & gravy with vegetarian sausage, and shrimp & grits all cooked perfectly. The grits had a lovely creole sauce...More

Thank letsgothere222
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thanks for the great review! So happy we could serve you a great brunch and good times. Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We eat here once whenever we are in town. The selection is pretty good and the ambience (inside) is quite nice. You can sit outside in front but it is rather spartan and noisy. Anyway, the menu ranges from salads and bean burgers to po-boys...More

Thank William S
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Sorry you don't like our food. I suggest you take your "modest expectations" somewhere else. We will be fine without you.

Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a good place to stop for some creole food. We both enjoyed our food. I had the red beans and rice with chicken, it was very good. Special prices on wine on Mondays. The service was friendly and good. The place offers both...More

Thank norskies
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beignets are scrumptious. French toast was excellent. I was even allowed a half order which was perfect. I was with two friends. One had an inlet and the other a big breakfast. Both enjoyed theirs as well.

Thank Martha M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a delicious brunch here. Make your own Bloody Mary bar was cool too! Our waitress kindly offered to make ours since we didn't trust ourselves to get it right. Ample servings, friendly service and was surprised there wasn't a wait! Will definitely return!

Thank Sharon E
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great to hear! See you next time!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

According to the woman who we spoke with, "the dishwashers" quit and they have had to adjust their times in order for whoever is washing their dishes to rest. They were closed for Sunday Brunch and Monday Evening, so I would call in advance to...More

1  Thank Michael A
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I understand it is tough to face the realization that the world does not revolve around you. Next time our DISH MACHINE breaks down, I will be sure you are notified immediately. This happened to be the first time we had to close for a...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Mayfel's breakfast offerings are nothing short of pure bliss. The eggs are fluffy and heaping, potatoes divine, and the thick bacon is absolute perfection! Oh ... and the beignets are AMAZING! The OJ is fresh-squeezed and coffee locally sourced. What can I say -- the...More

Thank Lynn A
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for the fantastic review. We also think we're the best, but it's nice to hear from someone else too!

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Kathryn C
July 3, 2016|
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Response from Nattarinnc | Reviewed this property |
You can certainly assemble the elements of a brunch anytime from the menu. Cocktails and coffee when you want them.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-8840
  • E-mail
Serving traditional Louisiana and Southern cuisine in the heart of downtown Asheville for over 13 years. Offering breakfast, lunch, and dinner 5 days a week. Enjoy a made-from-scratch meal in our eclectic, lively dining room, our patio overlooking Pritchard Park, or our seasonal courtyard, one of Asheville's best kept secrets. We also offer beer, wine, and cocktails. And feel free to bring the pooch along!
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