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Loretta's Cafe

114 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2815
+1 828-253-3747
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good41%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“chicken salad” (6 reviews)
“sandwiches” (15 reviews)
“bread” (8 reviews)
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American, Cafe, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
114 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2815
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always get an amazing turkey sandwich with chips at this understated, yet confidently cool, cafe. The stuffed pepper soup was a total surprise b/c I'd never heard of this before. What a hearty, tasty and creative idea! When I want a great sandwich from...More

Thank PatriquaPatriqua
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Our group of 7 adults ordered from a wide range of sandwiches made to order by friendly staff. I had cashew/green olive spread, a delicious vegetarian choice new to me. Sandwiches are relatively inexpensive. Reusable tableware and utensils --- no styrofoam! Kitschy, inexplicable decor.

Thank Jermich
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We stumbled into this funky place which boasts a vegetarian menu and am impressive bar. The vibe was counter-cultural, the food good, the staff friendly. I had a tofu and spinach concoction along with a glass of kumbucha. We passed on the opportunity to have...More

Thank Meg S
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Much cheaper than you expect for downtown, very good flavored, and friendly service. Several options from basic to fancy, and it was all great.

Thank lillik932
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Took a colleague there for a quick lunch and was very pleased with the experience. Nothing too fancy but excellent good and atmosphere. Lots more on the menu to try so will go back.

Thank Matthew K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

That was one of the finest sandwiches I have had in quite some time. Applause, applause. I will be back...

Thank Kevin C
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I were looking for some lunch and found Loretta's. My wife got the Chicken salad sandwich and I got the Club sandwich. The homemade bread was fantastic. All the ingredients were fresh and very tasty. It is a great little hole in...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Extensive deli menu and yummy fresh baked bread. Interesting decor with a New Orleans vibe. Soup and half sandwich combo available. A good place for lunch!

Thank sandrarM9400KC
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Specialty sandwiches are creative and have lots of taste. They use local ingredients are reasonably priced. Try the Heartburn chicken, but the name is misleading - it's delicious.

Thank NCactuary
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

I was only in Asheville for the day and I stopped in for a quick bite. I ordered the chicken salad sandwich and it was amazing, I highly recommend this deli for great sandwiches!!

Thank Michelle C
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 114 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2815
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-3747
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Superior Soups, Hearty Sandwiches, Baked Goods to Blow Your Mind, and Coffee With Kick. Amazingly Affordable Meals and Scrumptious Dessert Delights Nestled in the Historic Meadows building in Downtown Asheville, NC. Food made from scratch daily - Sandwiches on fresh baked bread - Salads and Wraps -In-house smoked turkey, chicken, and pulled pork - Fresh desserts and baked munchables - Coffee, espresso, cold brew - Daily Sandwich and Drink Specials.
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