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Old Europe Coffee & Pastries

13 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
+1 828-255-5999
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pastry” (28 reviews)
“cheesecake” (23 reviews)
“cakes” (42 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are locals and have enjoyed treats at Old Europe for years. In recent days we smile at the lines in 'dessert come lately' shops and head for our old friend. The first time we visited (maybe 15 years ago?) I chose the French Creamy,...More

Thank WobblyKitty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best Hazelnut Napolitano I've ever had. So many other pastries offered too. Will definitely be back.

Thank Maria D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We like to stop by for dessert here when we're in this part of town eating. Good stuff, always sweet kids behind the counter. Can't remember when it showed up in town but it's been there at least since Rio Burrito was there, so a...More

Thank Cheoah
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this place when it was on Battery Park Avenue years ago. We even have a print of the old location hanging in our home. It is the long time local place for some incredible deserts. It's current location is a tiny hole in...More

Thank Avljack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife found this while waiting on me; little hole in the wall that has coffee (decent) but the main reason to come is their baked goods, honestly some of the best pastries I have had in the last year.

Thank Tratios
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We walked in after a not so great meal elsewhere, and we're pleasantly surprised to see a line out the door. The owner was keeping everyone in the line entertained by offering free macaroons. We got the Hazelnut Napoleon which was delicious and unique. They...More

Thank Boo D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Shoutout to Christina and all the friendly, well informed and lovely ladies that work at this wonderful pastry shop. I thought the employees WERE the owners because they were welcoming and incredibly knowledgeable about every item. We ate here 4x in our 2 night stay...More

Thank Lizzardooo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Opera cake, tiramisu and cheesecake were all great. Not overloaded with sugar. Truly felt European heritage in the flavors. Genuine friendly staff.

Thank jurgapetrikis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place and breathtaking, delicious cakes. If you stay in Ashewille, don't miss to visit this place. My husband and I had fun here :)

Thank Dsari1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped by 2x during our stay, staff very friendly and coffee and tea quite good! Within walking distance of our hotel. Would return.

Thank Jml35
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2903
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-5999
  • E-mail
ABOUT OLD EUROPE:Old Europe brings real, homemade Hungarian pastries to friends and visitors of Asheville, North Carolina. Owner and trained pastry chef, Melinda Vetro, was born and raised in Esztergom, Hungary. In addition to her "training" from her grandmother where she learned years of family recipes, Melinda was also professionally trained as a pastry chef for four years in Hungary before making her way to the United States in 1991.
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