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Tupelo Honey Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
As featured in 3 Days in Asheville
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12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
+1 828-255-4863
Today
09:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Richmond, Virginia
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate dinner at Tupelo Honey Cafe while visiting the Biltmore Estate. It is highly rated on the internet and the menu looked really good. We had about a 30 minute wait but there is plenty in the vicinity to occupy your time and they text you when your table is ready. The menu was mostly Southern but interesting versions.... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First time at Tupelo and was very disappointed. The service was not good. I asked three times for the biscuits and jelly and never received them. Asked for a refill on my coffee and it arrived just about the time we were leaving. My wife ordered the veggie burger and it was prepared "fried" with a thick crust...not good at... More 

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Thank lwparson
Winston-salem
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The creamy onion soup is delicious! The biscuits and jelly are perfection. You cannot go wrong with the fried chicken. Very popular restaurant but so worth the wait!

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Thank Pat W
New Port Richey, Florida
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Yummy yummy! Well made, quality food. Cute country atmosphere! The biscuits are to die for! With honey and blueberry compote! I am drooling. Make sure to try he ocra appetizer, great flavor not spicy. My fried green tomato BLT was on point. They have a full bar if needed!

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Thank Tina R
Greenville
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for breakfast on a Friday morning. Surprisingly not as busy as expected and easily was about to handle our party of 7. The food was great, was the highlight of our trip. Couldn't recommend more.

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Thank AdamSC123
Lexington
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I like to visit different eating establishments when we travel.... after some suggestions from friends we decided to try it! All I can say is wow ! The food was excellent, the service was great and the atmosphere was quaint and downhome feeling. We thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience !

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Naples, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food every time we go. They have a chorizo chili nacho that is very good. Its been a few years since we had a full on dining experience here. But every time we are in Asheville we try to stop in.

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Thank Eric M
Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My friends had heard about this place and Susan asked to go to dinner at Tupelo Honey Cafe for her birthday. We both had the shrimp and grits and really liked them.I can't remember what the guys got, but it was an awesome place to eat.

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Thank dandisandi
Knoxville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Love this place no matter where I go. Great food, nice staff. Very busy and somewhat cramped but if you can ignore that than you must go!!

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Thank Beth T
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Never had a bad meal here. The biscuits and jam they bring to your table gets the taste buds going. Great atmosphere. Both locations are busy on the weekends and in the Summer (South Asheville location is, overall, less crowded) so plan accordingly.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Cuisine
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Wine and Beer
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
09:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 21:00
Thursday
09:00 - 21:00
Friday
09:00 - 22:00
Saturday
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-4863
Description
Our Southern dishes and libations are served with a creative twist and a smile, and we serve our guests nothing that we wouldn't want on our own supper table. When we play with our food (and we think it's okay), the result is scrumptious. We're rooted in the Mountain South, and our menu is inspired by time-honored traditions: pickling and frying, canning and preserving, and utilizing seasonal produce and ingredients to prepare delicious, scratch-made creations.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?