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Loretta's Cafe

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114 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2815
+1 828-253-3747
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10:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 17:00
Sat 11:00 - 17:00
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Asheville, North Carolina
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223 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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...

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Thank Kevin C
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the wall deli. Loved their food!

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Thank Kevin H
Winston-Salem, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles 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!

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Thank Sandra R
Old Fort, North Carolina
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112 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank NCactuary
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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!!

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Thank Michelle C
Asheville, North Carolina
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57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

If you love Chicken Salad like I do - Loretta's is a great place. I generally only go there for the exceptional chicken salad they serve. Whether you have a sandwich or a plate of Chicken Salad - it's hard to beat what they serve

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Thank Bob P
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here today and the sandwiches were huge !! The bread was homemade and outstanding , had a salad and was very happy! And the broccoli bacon soup was outstanding , myself a previous deli owner in Bryson city nc I'm pretty picky. The device was great and the drinks fare priced. I would highly recommend giving this... More 

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Thank Roger J
Greenville, South Carolina
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2016

If your in D'town Asheville and trying to eat on a budget, seek out Loretta's. It's a sandwich shop, but a very very good one. I lived in Asheville for years and would frequent this little sandwich shop. Everything is always very fresh and the portion sizes are enough to leave you feeling very satisfied. One of the best kept... More 

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Thank Cehart1
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2016

nice place for soup and sandwich. Easy to find. Staff was nice. Nice for a simple lunch. I enjoyed my soup and my spouse had a great sandwich.

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Thank Lanette G
Augusta, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We were in town for an seminar and a friend introduced to Loretta's, a short walk from the Marriott Renaissance. The were only two people ahead of us when we got there, probably 12:10, but the line was to by the time we finished our order. We sat down and our order was brought to us quickly. Between us, we... More 

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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
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Cuisine
American, Cafe, Soups
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
Saturday
11:00 - 17:00
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
Description
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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