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22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
+1 828-252-8840
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (55 reviews)
“beignets” (76 reviews)
“gumbo” (42 reviews)
All hours
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I had the crab burger with a side of parmesan grits. OMG - delicious. I would recommend. Cute little place.

Thank Sandy S
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this review

Thanks for the 5 star review, Sandy!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped in for a quick breakfast. They were fairly busy but we were seated right away. Food was really good. The fried chicken and biscuits was great and so were the Parmesan grits! Our waitress was also great. Can't remember her name but I do...More

Thank JSKW89
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for a Bloody Mary, which was awesome using the bar, fell in the with my meal. Best by far Breakfast I have had in a while. Staff was great. Food was fast. Can't wait to come back

Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were in the area and walking downtown listening to the Drums on Friday evening and decided to eat here. They said it'd be 20 to 25 minutes but it was only 5. I had blacken chicken and the wife had regular chicken. Both were...More

Thank krstbone
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mayfel's was the surprise restaurant of our trip to Asheville. We strolled in for their brunch, and it was best decision we made the entire weekend. They have a great "Make Your Own Bloody Mary" Bar with all the fixings to make your favorite recipe....More

Thank SurfWriter1
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this review

Thanks for the great review! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no trouble getting a table at 1 PM on a Friday, though were disappointed that the courtyard was not open. New Orleans specialties worth having. The lunch special of red snapper po boy was fresh and tasty, and the fried green tomatoes nicely...More

Thank ginnyzz
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I had the fried chicken biscuit with sausage gravy. We also had a Bloody Mary that we got to fix ourselves. The waitress asked us what brand vodka we wanted and brought us our glass with it in it. Then we went...More

Thank QueenTiff
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

After walking around downtown, I was tired and hungry. We stopped by to grab coffee and dinner. Our waitress offered me a French press and it was just what I needed! A good few cups to myself and such good coffee as well. We started...More

Thank Rachel T
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We had a ver enjoyable lunch. Soup was delicious. Also enjoyed crab cakes and fried green tomatoes.. ice place to people watch.

Thank Wayne B
Reviewed 17 April 2017

I cannot say enough about the food. Ambience is also fun. Had a large party and everything was great and tasty. Everyone loved their meal--from jambalaya, shrimp and grits, crab cakes to corn bread. The only downside was our waitress could be a bit curt...More

Thank LLK7
Eli G, Manager at Mayfel's, responded to this review

Glad to hear you had a great time at Mayfel's! Thanks for being understanding about any curtness. Someone must have been felling a little stressed. Hope to see you again soon!

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Kathryn C
Is brunch served all day?
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
US$10 - US$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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
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
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Serving traditional Louisiana and Southern cuisine in the heart of downtown Asheville for over 13 years. 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!