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22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
+1 828-252-8840
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (76 reviews)
“beignets” (90 reviews)
“jambalaya” (35 reviews)
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Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Came into town with 4 couples. On a Saturday at 11:30 chances of getting seated as a group are pretty slim. Tupelo has 90-120 min wait. Even if we split up into 2 groups. We had a 30 min wait at Mayfels. It was amazing....More

Thank BobM1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First of all, Brad, our server, was outstanding. We got right in on a Saturday night with no wait. We had the Fried Green Tomatoes appetizer and it was delicious! I had the special which was mussels and they were cooked perfectly. My friend had...More

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

Thanks so much for the great review. Glad y'all enjoyed everything!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stopped there for a weekend lunch on a rainy day. There was a short wait, but really no covered place to wait. It was umbrellas on the sidewalk. The food was good and we sampled pulled pork, an omelette, cajun sandwiches and all were...More

Thank NewYorkSoos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our meal at Mayfel's in Asheville. The seafood gumbo was amazing and the muffaletta sandwich was better than the one I had in New Orleans. It was a pleasant day and we were able to eat in the outside dining area which...More

Thank Tradewinnz
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Awesome! Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Brad was our server. He suggested Seafood Etouffee for me, it was loaded with seafood. My husband had the jambalaya, it was very spicy and loaded with meat. We had a Beignet as an appetizer. Wonderful service and excellent food. Thanks for being dog friendly,...More

Thank ladybuginthesouth
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We sat on the patio and had a great dinner. I got one of the specials: blackened pork chops, brussel sprouts with bacon and Yukon gold mashed potatoes. It was delish! My husband loved the jambalaya too. Our server was great. She checked on us...More

Thank Rudy_Wewa
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Come on back anytime! Thanks for the 5 stars!

Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Went on a Saturday morning for Brunch. Bloody Mary bar was limited but flavorful. Had the alligator scramble - it was yummy. I can’t remember our severs name but he was super helpful. Not only with the menu but also in terms of recommendations of...More

Thank Noah B
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thanks for the good review Noah!

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Food was outstanding and delicious This was an American fused with Thai Cuisine. Great for vegetarians and vegans

Thank kanoosoni
Reviewed 14 April 2018

there are a lot of places to eat breakfast in Asheville, and Mayfels is my #1. crayfish omelets, beignets, (and lots of other options) outdoor seating, and they are always nice there. grateful for mayfels!

Thank ashevillefab5
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Thanks so much! We're especially grateful for all of our local fans as well!

Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

We loved our brunch! Scallop Benedict was divine. Bloody Mary bar hit the spot! Great service! Good atmosphere!

Thank Michael D
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Awesome! Thanks Michael!

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Christine A
22 September 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. You can also call in for take out too.
Kathryn C
4 July 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
USD 10 - USD 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
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-8840
  • E-mail
Serving traditional Louisiana and Southern cuisine in the heart of downtown Asheville for 15 years and running. 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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