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22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
+1 828-252-8840
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good38%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (66 reviews)
“beignets” (85 reviews)
“jambalaya” (34 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Cajun & Creole, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
22 College St, Asheville, NC 28801-2803
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Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Mayfel's has delivered great food with excellent service at a good price each time I've visited. While it looks like a touristy place the food is fresh, hot, and tasty. Today, my wife had the oysters and beans & rice while I had a plate...More

Thank William S
Reviewed 7 June 2016

My son had already been to Mayfel's but, since I was visiting, it was a first for me. Had it been just a little warmer, we would have eaten outside, but it was a chilly day in early May, and I insisted on eating inside....More

Thank Laura C
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Service was excellent. Menu choices were more than adequate. Food preparation and presentation was great!

Thank Ron G
Reviewed 30 May 2016

Had a great lunch at Mayfel's with the fam. One of the specials was bacon wrapped scallops on an arugula salad, and it didn't disappoint. A smoky Bryson City Brown paired with it just fine for me. Other dishes around the table were the breakfast...More

Thank Matt S
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My husband I enjoyed our dinner outside on the sidewalk watching all the fun and activity of downtown Asheville. The gumbo and short rib po'boy were both very good, but the highlight was the location.

Thank sctraveler15
Reviewed 29 May 2016

We ate here early Friday evening and really enjoyed sitting outside. The restaurant is right across from Pritchard Park so we could hear the legendary Friday drum circle while we dined. Our server was very pleasant and the food was great! I had the crab...More

Thank Lulabelle1234
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

The fried green tomatoes were the best I have ever eaten. Well worth a drop in if you are in Ashville, North Carolina.

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Lucky for our group of 8 ladies that Tupelo Cafe was such a long wait and we could walk into Mayfel's which was a few doors down. A small place which felt like NOLO from the walk through the door to the outside patio in...More

Thank PasadenaWoman
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Stop here for authentic New Orleans cuisine Order a crab burger, cup of crab bisque soup or a brisket PO boy with amazing au jus. Load on some country sides or wash it down with an RC Co-cola, root beer or a diet-rite cola! The...More

Thank dwalker43
Reviewed 7 May 2016

Our hotel recommended Mayfels. It is on the main street across from a happening square with music and dancing and a magical atmosphere. The staff was delightful and accommodating. But the food was just okay and not inexpensive.

Thank Winkie51
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Questions & Answers
Christine A
21 September 2017|
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Response from Steve P | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do. You can also call in for take out too.
Kathryn C
3 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
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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!
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