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Rise n Shine

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640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
+1 828-254-4122
Today
07:30 - 14:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 14:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 14:00
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Clemson, South Carolina
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37 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

This is a great little breakfast place, off the beaten path, but very close to downtown. There is plenty of parking and you can get a great meal served fast. The price is right and they give you plenty of food. I highly recommend the eggs benedict. They also have homemade jam, which is amazing. This restaurant is not extravagant,... More 

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Ciudad Juarez, Mexico
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94 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Family own and run. You feel like they are cooking on your kitchen. food is average and service is great. I was looking for a hole in the wall and this almost made it.

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Thank Victor G
Asheville
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

I guess good company helps in an opinion of a restaurnt and the three or four times ive been here i enjoyed this little breakfast nook. Good, friendly, but not perfect service adds charm to this unpretentious establishment. Food is tasty and the coffee is fine.

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Thank David F
Midland
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

Early Sunday morning breakfast great service eggs and home potatoes were very good along with the homemade jelly. The only disappointment was the hard sausage pattIt's.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Service was ok. Potatoes add onions for up charge very dry and over cooked with very very little onion almost none over medium eggs over cooked yolks. Waited 35 minutes for food :( Sausage hard and dry (almost like a healthy version) Pancakes good flavor but again multi grain style more like a heathy version. Very unique location with outdoor... More 

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Thank Jamie G
Queens
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

We were looking for a breakfast place. I tapped my Around Me app and this cafe popped up. Small, local eatery...nothing fancy but great organic, local sourced food. Delicious...and the nicest staff!

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Thank D W
Asheville, North Carolina
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28 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2016

I should have taken the sanitation rating as a hint, but didnt notice until I'd already placed my order for an omelette, hashbrowns, and toast. The wait staff huddled around the register gossiping and talking. The cook threw my food down on the grill with her bare hands. The potatoes were bland and cold. The omelette DESPERATELY needed salt, pepper,... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2016

This is my favorite breakfast place in Asheville, the parking is easy, staff are funny and friendly. The food is wonderful and the best hash browns in town!

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Thank Egerton R
McCaysville, Georgia
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

This was one of the best breakfast I have had in a long time. There was 9 of us & it was so fast for everything we ordered. Will be back for sure.

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Thank Nola K
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69 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

We sampled a lot of breakfast items and everything was so yummy! Best eggs benedict I've ever had and I am a food snob. The homemade biscuits and pancakes were to die for. They even have fresh carrot juice. The wait staff were so friendly as well. Can't wait to eat here next time we are in Asheville.

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Thank Jamie K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 14:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 14:00
Thursday
07:30 - 14:00
Friday
07:30 - 14:00
Saturday
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-254-4122

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?