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Early Girl Eatery

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8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-259-9292
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07:30 - 21:00
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Mon 07:30 - 15:00
Tue - Fri 07:30 - 21:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00
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NJ
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I brought my vegan aunt here for dinner, and we both loved it. Quirky-cool, artsy decor, excellent service, and a unique and varied menu, which included offerings for every palate. Like that they had some local brews available, too (in cans, not draft). Truthfully, I was expecting this to be more appealing for her than for me, which is sometimes... More 

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Harmony, North Carolina, United States
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Not much of an eating area, not much of a menu for gf, clean eaters, and not a great wait staff, not very clean. Small local spot for bland grandma food.

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Thank Robin M
Tampa, Florida
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174 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have eaten in a fair number of places in Asheville but the best consistent and most creative menu continues to be early girl. Packed on the weekends, get out of bed and get in line early. If not please don't complain. I told you... They will have a line outside. There is a reason so get up and get... More 

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Greensboro, North Carolina, United States
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had to wait -- but it was worth it! They offer you a cup of coffee to walk the street with. The street is full of precious little shops but don't go too far because they'll walk out to yell your name but they won't call your phone. Our table would recommend the black bean omelet (add the avacado!)... More 

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Estero, Florida
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went looking for a vegan restaurant downtown Asheville, but the one we planned on eating at was closed for the day (Tuesday), so found the Early Girl Eatery not far away. Was fairly busy, but easy to find a table. Service was quick and efficient. Breakfast is served all day, so both of us (wife) had the Vegan Tofu Scramble,... More 

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Elk Grove Village
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here for breakfast and had to wait 30 mins for a table. This restaurant was compared to Loveless cafe, but doesn't even come close. Everything is a la cartel or extra with breakfast. Although the food was good, we felt there was a limited menu. Prices a bit on the high side and dining tables are crammed together.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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25 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fun breakfast spot with good breakfast food. I enjoyed a fun, tasty and filling breakfast here when my family came to visit! I highly recommend it when you are visiting!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're looking for breakfast that lacks flavor or any wow then this is the spot for you. Hate to be a negative nancy but I have no idea what these other reviews are talking about! My friends and I came into town for the weekend and decided to try this spot so highly rated- talk about a let down!... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people go to Early Girl for breakfast, but we have always done dinner their. Located on a very quaint street (Wall Street), you walk in an old time screen door to enter the restaurant. Decor is very basic but homey. Beer selection is good, not huge but always some good local beers available. Above average menu selections. I enjoy... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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86 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good food. Good service. Parking is limited on the street, so we parked in the garage down the street Sunday morning. It only cost a dollar. It is a popular place to eat; however the wait was only about 15 minutes. The staff was very friendly. It was a nice atmosphere. Food was very good. Price was fair.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 21:00
Monday
07:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:00
Thursday
07:30 - 21:00
Friday
07:30 - 21:00
Saturday
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-259-9292

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?