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Early Girl Eatery

8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
+1 828-259-9292
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (83 reviews)
“biscuits” (229 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Wall St, Asheville, NC 28801-2710
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Everything was wonderful and full of flavor. The coffee the biscuits the scramble and hash were fantastic Even the jam was local and great!

Thank susieqandjac0b2
Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed a tasty, comfy, casual lunch experience here. Service was attentive and it feels like a step up from a deil atmosphere. The food likewise is a step up from diner/deli fare and quite good. The biscuit french toast is decadent...More

Thank Ironhorse70
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Crispy on the outside, juicy on the inside fried chicken. Perfectly cooked and seasoned collard greens. Uh-mazing biscuits and berry jam. Fresh, crisp salad. This meal was perfection.

Thank peechelee
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was looking forward to going to Early Girl during a weekday since there is always a waiting queue on weekends. I had good memories from years back. I choose Lamb hash, on special today, one of the most expensive breakfast menu. The plate looked...More

Thank Joelle A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Breakfast is truly a feast. I had the Southern Breakfast-two eggs, country ham, grits and a biscuit with sausage gravy. My wife had the same with bacon. This answers the question "what's for lunch"? The service was a tad slow but that only made the...More

Thank stems22
Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is crEative, hearty, and satisfying. But don't go during peak brunch times, it gets really crowded and you will have to wait. Be a little early or late. I tried getting in three times before eating there; I just do not like to...More

Thank Hendrixnuzzles
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Good breakfast while in Asheville for a girls’ trip. We had about a 30 minute wait, but was able to get coffee and sit outside to enjoy the weather while waiting. The special omelet was tasty, but I wasn’t crazy about the home fries. My...More

Thank Hamiltonh0414
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited on our honeymoon and ate here two days in a row! The sweet potato scramble is a must try, and we even bought a bag of grits to take home to our friends. Great service too!

Thank Jenna T
Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here for brunch on a Sunday and although there was a long wait as we hadn't reserved a table (I would recommend reserving one for a weekend visit), the food was worth the wait. I had the special which was an andouille hash....More

Thank LilyMallick
Reviewed 1 week ago

It makes me so, so sad to say this but... having been a regular for years, Early Girl is now OFF of our list of go-to breakfast spots. Surprised that we could walk right in without the usual wait on a recent morning, we were...More

Thank AHappyTraveler52
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natalie b
May 23, 2018|
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Response from bgood3 | Reviewed this property |
No outside seating......not sure about pet friendly. Really good, though
March 29, 2016|
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Response from Linda C | Reviewed this property |
I believe so. For instance they use croutons made out of grits for their salads. I had a friend with Celiacs visit me here, and we found that it's pretty easy to find gluten free options in most restaraunts. There is a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Early Girl Eatery is a critically acclaimed dining destination that has been highlighted in Southern Living, Garden & Gun, Wall Street Journal, and Bon Appetit. Established in 2001 and locally owned, the restaurant serves southern food and features local and seasonal ingredients. Located on Wall Street in downtown Asheville, the restaurant boasts a casual and charming atmosphere. Early Girl Eatery serves breakfast and lunch daily. The restaurant also serves dinner Wednesday through Sunday; reservations are only available for dinner.
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