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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 - 21:00
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 09:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 22:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my mom love this place! We stopped on our way in to shake off the road dust and get a quick bite. It was so wonderful we ended up eating here again during our trip. Highly recommend the chicken and waffle. To die for! Definitely can split, but well worth the leftovers!

Thank MsJennyBear
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Visiting Tupelo Honey Cafe was a recommendation from a friend! I was so happy I took my friends advice and went during a business trip to Asheville! The atmosphere was welcoming! I sat on a stool at the bar! The bar tender was fabulous and she made a few recommendations! I chose the shrimp and grits and they were very... More 

Thank krismiller2016
Surfside Beach, South Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went in for brunch on a girls' Bachelorette party weekend. One of the girls we were with had raved about the place and she is the reason we went. We were glad we did until she ordered a drink served in the moscow mule mug that has the restaurant's name on it. She loves the place so much, that... More 

Thank lizzy25b
Pittsburgh, PA
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167 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a bustling place. It was suggested to me for breakfast, but I ended up there for lunch and the food didn't disappoint. Having a giant mimosa in a pint glass is a terrific way to begin any meal. Complimentary biscuit? Yes, please! There's so much great stuff on the menu that it's nearly impossible to decide, but I... More 

Thank Bill L
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Only visited the location in Virginia Beach. I've eaten here a few times, as have my friends. The food is delicious, but the service is always slow. Some servers go out of their way with their tables, but other don't even bother asking if you want to hear the specials.

Thank Taara H
West Virginia
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35 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you don't make reservations be prepared to wait...I was going to make reservations but they weren't taking online reservations that day. So we put our name down on the list..wait time 2HOURS !?! After reluctantly waiting 1 HOUR and 15 minutes we finally got in..it is small inside..I waited that long because last time we were there the food... More 

Thank TLC4EP
Cumming, Georgia
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4 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The food was fine - there are a lot of other restaurants in the area that I would try before going back here for dinner.

Thank Rachelle R
Palm Bay, Florida
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478 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had brunch at Tupelo Honey today. The menu had a lot of interesting items. The server was friendly and attentive. We were served very quickly. The food was excellent. The restaurant is very popular. It was full by the time we got doe eating.

Thank JackofPBFL
greensboro, nc
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163 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

First time here. Food was very good. Poached eggs over a biscuit with ham. Also, offer a sweet potato pancake that sounds really good. Bring a coat as there is no inside waiting area.

Thank warfster
Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is unbelievable. Just so good. And somehow breakfast for 5 people was under a hundred bucks. How is that possible? Lord knows I had a jumbo sized mimosa along with my hearty breakfast so it wasn't me that was keeping the bill low. My mom had the Shoo Mercy Pancake (after my encouragement) and it was simply epic.... More 

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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
US$10 - US$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
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
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?