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Rise n Shine

640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
+1 828-254-4122
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good27%
  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
10 Sep 2017
“Great Breakfast”
9 Aug 2017
“Good eggs Benedict ”
Closed Now
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American, Cafe, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
640 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

Firstly, I have worked in the food industry for years. I go easy on servers, I usually tip 30% for mediocre service, but I could not find it in myself to tip more than 10% at this place. I'm shocked they have good reviews. The...More

Thank esloan1998
Management response:Responded 6 October 2017

Hi esloan. This is the owner here at Rise N Shine. I am genuinely embarrassed and sorry that you and your group had such a bad experience Thursday morning. This is NOT the level of service that we strive for here. Coul you DM me...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

My daughter and I went for breakfast before starting off on a busy day. So glad we did. Everyone was super nice and the food was really good.More

Thank ltgriffin
Management response:Responded 30 September 2017

Hi itgriffin. This is the owner here at Rise N Shine. I am genuinely embarrassed and sorry that you and your group had such a bad experience Thursday morning. This is NOT the level of service that we strive for here. Coul you DM me...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious breakfast here. Pancakes were wonderful ($1.75 extra for 100% maple syrup -- but worth it!). Slow service but we weren't in a big hurry. Would recommend.

Thank Denise030711
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Nice little breakfast place. Good service. Loved the Eggs Benedict and hash brown. Eggs cooked perfectly. I had the green version but nice having choices. Worth trying.

Thank Forrest C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

We keep going back to this place over and over. Super good breakfast, great waitstaff. The quality of the food is wonderful. They know how to do eggs!!!! Try the several different types of Benedict, all good. I bet lunch is good too.

Thank william p
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We stopped in while visiting the children's bookstore upstairs when my daughter decided she was starving. I was glad the server was fine with my picky child changing her order. Typical diner offerings, although their housemade jams were outstanding. Good coffee, and they kept it...More

Thank Cathy K
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

First of all, let me preface this review by saying that it is a holiday weekend. Asheville is packed with tourists right now! But I leave this restaurant feeling badly for the wait staff. It was quite apparent that there were not enough servers to...More

Thank Jawallace
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We go to Rise and Shine from time to time as locals and always have a good experience. There is generally parking outside and seating outside too if that is what you like on warmer days. The coffee is always good and plentiful. Menu is...More

Thank ashevillencgirl
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Coming into this, I was incredibly hopeful. I find myself in this part of Asheville often enough that it'd be nice to have a breakfast spot with available parking. Unfortunately, this won't be my go-to. The menu is diverse and interesting enough. The business makes...More

2  Thank Jesse K
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Truthfully, he food was decent. I have had much more flavorful, tasty breakfasts in Asheville. I had the Disco's Omelet, it was a bit dry in the eggs with not much flavor. Had roasted potatoes and they were greasy. The bottom of my biscuit was...More

Thank Keri G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
7:30 AM - 2:00 PM
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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