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West End Bakery and Cafe

757 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3132
+1 828-252-9378
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (11 reviews)
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7:30 am - 11:00 pmAll hours
American, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
757 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3132
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ordered the Cinnamon Buns to go and they rocked! They are huge, gooey and oh so good. Fun for my teens to dig in with abandon. Worth the trip to West Asheville to get them. Other menu items looked great too. Will definitely go...More

Thank Peggy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I should have left when I asked if a ham and Swiss was served hot and the reply from the cashier was only as hot as the toast makes it. The wheat bread was barely toasted, not much meat and cheese on the sandwich and...More

Thank ddmullis
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Decided to stop in when another breakfast establishment was overly crowded. Nice little place on Haywood in the West end of Asheville. My wife and I decided to have the bacon, egg and cheese biscuit. Took about 10 minutes to get our order and it...More

Thank Vols_Rock
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Terrific lunch spot! Many vegan options! Fantastic breads and bakery items!! Definitely worth checking out!

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We stopped here for a quick bite before going to hike. Even though it was close to noon, I was still in the mood for breakfast food, which is why we stopped here. I tried the egg, sausage and cheese on a biscuit and it...More

Thank Stephanie S
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Like others, we ended up here because the line was shorter for this than the other restaurant down the street. That being said, I'm glad we found it! They have a solid breakfast and lunch menu (lunch starts at 11:30am) and the breads and cinnamon...More

Thank marsjunk47
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Had brunch with friends while in Asheville. While we were tourists, it was nice to escape our kind and visit somewhere that felt more local. Breakfast sandwiches were really good on a bagel but my friend was overly impressed with the biscuit. Staff was nice.

Thank lydia3121
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Full disclosure, we stumbled upon this place as we were walking to another restaurant that had high marks, but we saw already had a line out the door for breakfast, but this place did not disappoint! Walked in and we were greeted but many friendly...More

Thank j_the_travelbug
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

I started going there 8 years ago Friday mornings. I usually got their cinnamon bun, which had quite a reputation. A few years later there was apparently a change of ownership, and the owner must have taken a few secrets with him, as the cinnamon...More

Thank Gerald W
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This is one of the many typical Asheville joints that dot the city that are part café, part bakery, part restaurant with a certain hippie vibe with lots of veg options and free wifi allowing patrons to linger on. I had the veg burger of...More

Thank ZenHealer7
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7 July 2017|
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Response from montonij | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't answer this sooner but I never got a notice that you sent a message But I don't know about cookies But the food is great as well as the ambience
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 6:00 pm
7:30 am - 11:00 pm
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 757 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3132
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-9378
  • E-mail
The West End Bakery and Cafe has been serving made-from-scratch food using locally sourced and organic ingredients since 2001. Fresh baked breads, pastries and desserts compliment our breakfast, lunch and weekend evening menus. We have organic locally roasted coffee and espresso as well as beer, wine, and mimosas.
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