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Waking Life - CLOSED

976 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-2638
+1 828-505-3240
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
23 Sep 2015
“Great coffee!”
23 Sep 2015
“Amazing pour over”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
976 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-2638
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Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

Superb atmosphere and amazing coffee. This is a great place to gather with friends and relax, the selection of coffee is eclectic and delicious!

Thank Brittney B
Reviewed 23 September 2015

The pour over here was smooth and full of flavor. Extremely clean shop and a great environment for starting the day or just to unwind. My friend and I only stayed in Asheville for a few days, but we were at Waking Life every morning....More

Thank LeonaN38
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Love the atmosphere,the coffee was great. They have a limited menu, so if you like specific coffee drinks, you might not like this place. But the service is great and the coffee delicious!

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

Nice little local coffee shop. Had the nitro coffee twice while visiting Asheville the week of Aug 23-27. Great coffee.

Thank Russell L
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Impeccably clean and spartan decor. Great music, high end coffee, no muss or fuss. Benches and tables outside as well as lounging areas inside.

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 1 August 2015

This is truly a coffee house. It has 2 rooms in side and outside seating. The staff are very nice. The coffee is great. This is my favorite spot for coffee in Asheville.

Thank Jeffrey P
Reviewed 27 July 2015 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here on out babymoon vacation away from Jacksonville, Fl because we are quote unquote coffee snobs. Not that we teenybop the underground trends or try to act metro and trendy. I am a CrossFit coach and she is beautiful for...More

Thank Spitzer M
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I was looking for a place to read for abfew hours while my car was getting fixed. I found this place and it had great reviews. I was looking for just a cup of coffee, nothing fancy. The place is quite small. There were about...More

Thank Jay H
Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This coffee shop is in a house. Sitting outside watching the cars pass now. Barista was very helpful and friendly and I love the art on the walls. However, my hubs and I drink a lot of espresso and found their roast to be less...More

Thank Boogs T
Reviewed 13 May 2015 via mobile

Great coffee shop in front room of old house. Has small selection of coffee cakes & macaroons. Inside / outside tables. Lots of parking. Could have small selection of pastry & coffee breads.

Thank PanAm21456
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 976 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-2638
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-505-3240
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