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West End Bakery and Cafe

757 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3132
+1 828-252-9378
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cinnamon rolls” (11 reviews)
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6:00 PM - 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Teresa M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 6 September 2017

ugh, we need more eateries in Asheville ! Everywhere you go there's a line and this one went right out the door. So you are hungry & now a bit agro but you deal with it & go through the motions ...... The food came...More

Thank MiniverM
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Good food and great pastries - usually pretty crowded. Nice place to meet up with friends. Good coffe.

Thank 55ramblinrose
Reviewed 2 August 2017

First off, it's always a challenge to find parking in West Asheville, but this location has validated metered parking. They have a nice selection of breakfast items, some salty some sweet. They focus on fresh, locally sourced (as much as possible), hormone free meat. The...More

Thank wanderwolff
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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
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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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