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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
09:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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Flowery Branch, Georgia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and service! Natalie our waitress was very good! The huge appetizer biscuits were melt in your mouth. Of course they were served with tupelo honey and blackberry preserves. Well worth the effort to find it

Thank Pat O
Danville, Kentucky
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

They don't take reservations but my husband and I were in within 15 min around 6:30 on a Saturday night, so that's pretty good! The table was a bit small and the quarters a bit tight, but overall great food and great experience!

Thank Brittney A
Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were a group of 8 that often is a problem for small restaurants to accommodate but we were greeted with a smile and great service. Food was very good. I would highly recommend a visit when in Asheville.

Thank Bette B
Jacksonville, Florida
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had lunch here while in Asheville on our son's recommendation. The cafe didn't disappoint. I had the fried green tomato BLT with pimento cheese. It was great. My husband had the pulled pork sandwich which he said was very good.

Thank vcr2016
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After reading the previous reviews, I expected the food to be AMAZING but it wasn't nearly as good as I expected. Don't get me wrong the food was was good just not great. I ordered a Green Tomato BLT. It came with a side so I got fries. The sandwich itself was a little dry and the bacon was over... More 

Thank crstyhoney
Omaha, Nebraska
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28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We usually stop in here to eat when we come to Asheville. Seems like there has been a price jump on the menu and is too much for the quality. Food is good and made in kitchen visible to all customers. Nice atmosphere but tables are very, very close together. Will return again.

Thank CJC53
Bumpass, United States
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Definitely a good place to eat but no exceptional. Quaint little place. I ordered a beet salad but the beets were tiny diced bits in a lot of greens. It was good for homemade, but I expected more beets. The sweet potato pancake with fried chicken is innovative and the best thing at our table. Pork Cheeks have sort of... More 

Thank Michelle A
Mooresville, North Carolina
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have eaten at Tupelo Honey in both Asheville locations. They have a wonderful menu with different offerings. You may have to wait for it is very popular. If visiting Asheville for the first time, Tupelo Honey is a great restaurant to they.

Thank lknlady
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place was such an amazing experience. The menu is peppered with southern classics, but will please any taste palette! Out server Nico was attentive and charming; out coffee never ran out! Even if you are in Asheville a short time, this is a must!

Thank Elizabeth R
Warner Robins, Georgia
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is the second time I had eaten there. Took my husband and he enjoyed it as much as I had previously. Would go again if in Ashville.

Thank Dianne K

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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
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 30
American, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
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?