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Baba's Kitchen

American, Diner
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1459 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-1340
+1 828-281-3613
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2016

Good food, pleasant service and little ambiance. Don't miss the "family" home fries! A nice touch of Eastern European food right in the mountains of N Carolina.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

My family stopped by on vacation because it claimed to be authentic. Although the variety of eastern Europeon food was lacking, what we had was very authentic and delish. The service was very friendly and it was reasonably priced. We'd go again.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2013

Baba's Kitchen is now called The Potato Wedge. This was my second trip there. The potato latkes and poached eggs were great. The service was super and he owner as most personable. I can't wait t return on my next trip o Asheville.

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1 Thank Ashevil
Tallahassee, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2013

Tripadvisor folks, please note. This restaurant is now called The Potato Wedge. It is owned b the granddaughter of "Baba" for who it was originally named. It is a bright sunny, cheerful family restaurant, just off Route 26, north of Asheville proper. And worth the detour! we had omelettes, grits, Ruskie (yum) potatoes and the most satisfying coffee. Coffee drinkers... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2013

It is not fancy, but does offer simple good food at a good price. Would not have a problem returning.

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Thank Erland1
Asheville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

Lot's of great reviews here - we had breakfast because there wasn't another place open nearby on Monday morning. Table was sticky, coffee was acrid and burnt tasting, omelot was overdone, rubbery and dry, hash browns were NOT brown (isn't there a reason they're called hash browns???), the "butter" on the table was some kind of spread, the "cream" was... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2011

Great food. Nice people. Simple place, but nice and clean. Like a small dinner. As a polish person - I took some of my friends there. Due to some of my dietary restrictions I could only sample some of the dishes, but the one I tried were fantastic - truly "home made style". The other foods - my friends enjoyed... More 

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2 Thank HalaB
Bolingbrook, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2011

Good for a quick breakfast on our way into Ashville. Friendly staff and HUGE omelets!

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1 Thank Alma M
Weaverville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2011

Baba's exceeded my expectations when hoping for excellent breakfast fare at very reasonable prices. There are too many items on their menu for me to comment (a plus since I like variety), but just the regular breakfast like the "Hungry Man" with eggs, sausage, ham, biscuit and gravy, and hash brown potatoes is enough said for me. Service was excellent,... More 

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Renfrew, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2011

Friendly, fast service with the owner checking on your satisfaction. Plenty of choices and meal was good

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1459 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804-1340
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-281-3613
Description
Open for breakfast and lunch 7 days a week. Baba’s Kitchen serves a Southern Style Diner menu and regular menu items and specials with an Eastern European flourish. Authentic Polish kielbasa, savory Russian style grilled breakfast potatoes, haluski, latkes and blintzes to name a few. Breakfast features Southern style biscuits and red eye and white pepper gravies, pancakes and waffles and an assortment of omelets and grilled breakfast sandwiches. Great diner fare at lunch.

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