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Top cafe recommendations from locals

Breakfast Spot
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“best breakfast and lunch! located in west Asheville, short drive from downtown”
  • 244 locals recommend
Greek Restaurant
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“My husband and I had a date night here and we loved it! Food was great :) Unusual and interesting! ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Wine Bar
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“Attached to the Grove Arcade historic architecture building. Marble arched and spiral staircases. The book exchange is a maze of whimsical reading nooks. Dogs welcome in this used fancy unique book store ”
  • 78 locals recommend
Bakery
“This bakery is a WAVL staple. It’s a great place for breakfast and coffee. They have simple sandwiches and baked goods. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Café
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“Favorite restaurant! Upscale southern and comfort food. Brunch, lunch and dinner. ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“High Five Coffee features Counter Culture coffee, which is roasted in Durham, North Carolina. They also offer classically prepared espresso drinks, as well as house-made syrups that result in creative and delicious concoctions. They have 3 locations in Asheville and we love all of them. The Broadway Street location is an 8 minute walk from The Montford Jewel. The Broadway Street location and All Day Darling are the closest coffee shops in proximity to The Montford Jewel.”
  • 50 locals recommend
Café
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“Vegetarian Restaurant I have heard rave reviews about but never tried myself. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Tea Room
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“Take your shoes of, sit on the cushions with low tables and take your time while steeping your own tea. Great snacks. ”
  • 54 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Hand down the best bakery in town. It's super tiny so you might have to wait for an inside table but there are tables out back. Not for the GF crowd. ”
  • 60 locals recommend
Café
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“Posana is delicious and has a slightly upper scale vibe. It is right downtown near Pack Square and they actually do take brunch reservations online or by phone. They are also a completely gluten free restaurant and you would never be able to tell because their food is just so good! They have a great mix between healthier options and more traditional southern items. ”
  • 53 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Best healthy brunch in AVL and they have tons of GF food on the menu. Don't miss the golden mocha! PS - this place use to be called Tod's Tasties but now it is called All Day Darling ”
  • 42 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“My favorite place to chat with locals, relax with a book, or get some writing in.”
  • 33 locals recommend
Breakfast Spot
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“This place is my all-time favorite hands down breakfast and brunch place. This is another busy place in the mid morning to early afternoon but they will text you when your tables ready, so its a great opportunity to walk around downtown!”
  • 37 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“European pastries made fresh every day and served with local organic coffee”
  • 28 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Odd's has the best coffee, locally baked goodies (YUMMY), and soothing loose leaf teas. PLUS date-worthy desserts!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Café
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“Dobra has the best tea selection in town! Lots of gluten free and vegan options, and good food too. They have floor seating in the back!”
  • 38 locals recommend