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Tupelo Honey - South Asheville, Asheville, NC

Tupelo Honey - South Asheville

4.6
4.6
2713 Reviews
$30 and under
Regional American (Contemporary Southern)

Tupelo Honey is a revival of Southern Comfort Food and traditions rooted in the Carolina Mountains we call home. We craft brunches, lunches and suppers that bring family and friends around the table and allow for conversations and cocktails to linger longer than usual. Always scratch-made, always responsibly-sourced, and always Southern.
Although our patio is available for dining year round, please note we do not have heaters.

**THIS IS OUR SOUTH ASHEVILLE LOCATION. TO MAKE A RESERVATION DOWNTOWN, PLEASE VISIT THAT LOCATION. THANK YOU.**

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Booked 54 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Regional American (Contemporary Southern), American, Regional American (Southern)

  • Hours of Operation

    Mon–Fri 11:00–21:00 Sat 09:00–21:00 Sun 09:00–20:00

  • Phone number

    (828) 505-7676

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Eric Gabrynowicz

  • Catering

    Yes, we provide off-site catering. Please contact us for details. 828-505-7676

  • Private party facilities

    Please contact Valerie at v.kopshina@tupelohoneycafe.com to begin making plans for your special occasion or business venture.

  • Private party contact

    828-505-7676: (828) 505-7676

  • Area

    Asheville

  • Cross Street

    Gerber village/ Meridan Place/ South Asheville

  • Parking Details

    There is plenty of parking on site directly in front of our location. Just look for the Meridian Plaza off Hendersonville road across from Publix Behind Farm Burger

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Popular dishes

Menu

We Have Proudly Served Fresh, Made-from-scratch and "Forever Free" Food for over 20 Years: We started as a scratch-made, farm to table restaurant in Asheville, NC in 2000 because we believed food should be good for our guests and for the planet. Today, forever free means the majority of our proteins were raised without antibiotics or hormones. We thoughtfully source ingredients like sustainably-farmed fish, wild-caught shrimp and regionally-sourced wheat and corn from century-old family mills

Hey Y'all Let's Snack!

  • Biscuits for a CauseUS$4.00

    Two cathead buttermilk biscuits with blueberry jam and whipped butter. Proceeds go to our Tupelo Honey Relief & Development Funds that aid Tupelo employees in need. We proudly awarded $400,000 last year!

    • Fire Roasted Poblano and Corn Soup***

      topped with roasted peppers, paprika oil and chives

      • CupUS$4.95
      • BowlUS$7.95
    • Famous Fried Green Tomatoes*US$9.95

      panko-crusted fried green tomatoes, basil, roasted red pepper sauce, over heirloom grits with goat cheese

      • Spicy Cauliflower Bites*US$8.95

        beer-battered and lightly fried cauliflower florets & sliced jalapeños, green onions, with sriracha honey drizzle and green tomato aioli dipping sauce

        • Crispy Brussels*US$8.95

          with garlic buttermilk ranch dipping sauce

          • House-Made Fried Pickles*US$7.50

            with garlic buttermilk ranch dipping sauce

            • Blistered Shishito PeppersUS$8.95

              mild, sweet and smoky peppers topped with chipotle aioli, toasted panko crumbs and cilantro

              Chef's Specialties

              • Tupelo Shrimp & Grits***US$19.95

                sustainable & wild-caught white gulf shrimp, chorizo pork sausage, peperonata, creole sauce, scallions, over heirloom grits with goat cheese

                • Chili Lime Roasted Half-BirdUS$23.90

                  chicken brined for over 18 hours, roasted and grilled then topped with chili-lime sauce, fresh fresno chilies, and mint, choice of two farm fresh sides

                  • Cast Iron Pork***US$16.95

                    slow-cooked pork shoulder in duck fat, seared in a cast iron wok & glazed with sriracha honey, pickled red onion, cilantro, choice of two farm fresh sides

                    • Blackened Mahi-MahiUS$23.95

                      grilled to perfection with creole butter and choice of two farm fresh sides

                      • Creole Shrimp LinguineUS$19.50

                        sustainable & wild-caught white gulf shrimp, creamy creole tomato sauce, fire roasted poblano peppers, chives

                        • Bourbon Peppercorn Glazed MeatloafUS$17.95

                          scratch-made blend of beef & chorizo, choice of two farm fresh sides

                          • Smothered ChickenUS$17.95

                            boneless & skinless honey dusted fried chicken thighs*, milk gravy, basil, choice of two farm fresh sides

                            • Farm Fresh Vegetable PlateUS$14.95

                              choose any combination of four farm fresh sides

                              • 'Old Skool' Breakfast BowlUS$12.95

                                two sunny-side up eggs**, parmesan & rosemary potato cracklins*, cheddar cheese, chopped bacon, salsa, roasted red pepper sauce, over heirloom grits with goat cheese

                                Tupelo's Famous Bone-In Fried Chicken

                                Brined for over 18 hours then cooked to perfection and served with one farm fresh side

                                • Original Honey Dusted

                                  sprinkled with our signature "bee dust"

                                  • Dark or White MeatUS$14.95
                                  • Half-BirdUS$19.95
                                • Sweet & Spicy

                                  the original tossed with sriracha honey sauce, topped with cilantro

                                  • Dark or White MeatUS$14.95
                                  • Half-BirdUS$19.95

                                Tupelo's Famous Fried Chicken & Buttermilk Waffles

                                • Sriracha Honey Fried Chicken* & WafflesUS$15.95

                                  the perfect sweet, spicy & savory fried chicken with cilantro, over fluffy buttermilk waffles

                                  • Mac-N-Cheese Waffles with Asheville Hot Fried Chicken*US$15.95

                                    Yes, we put mac-n-cheese in a waffle, topped it with spicy fried chicken, house-made garlic buttermilk ranch, pickles and chives...you're welcome!

                                    • Country Style Fried Chicken* & WafflesUS$15.95

                                      honey dusted fried chicken over buttermilk waffles, topped with milk gravy & basil, with two sunny-side up eggs** on the side

                                      • Classic Chicken* & WafflesUS$14.95

                                        honey dusted fried chicken served over buttermilk waffles, powdered sugar and whipped butter

                                        Chef Inspired Big Bowl Salads

                                        Add fried* or grilled chicken or shrimp $6.50. Scratch-made dressings: lemon herb, spicy creole caesar, spicy pickled pepper ranch, garlic buttermilk ranch, honey mustard

                                        • The Caesar Proper***US$11.95

                                          romaine lettuce tossed in a creole caesar dressing with fennel and shaved pecorino romano cheese

                                          • South & WestUS$12.50

                                            romaine & mixed greens tossed in a pickled pepper ranch, topped with black beans, roasted red peppers, lime crema, blistered shishito peppers & corn, and crispy corn tortilla strips*

                                            • Lemon Garden Party***US$12.95

                                              arugula and mixed greens tossed in a lemon herb dressing, topped with shaved cucumbers & radishes, feta cheese crumbles and toasted & sliced almonds

                                              • For the Love of Cobb***US$12.95

                                                romaine & mixed greens, grape tomatoes, chopped bacon, hard-boiled egg, cheddar cheese, avocado, red onion, with a scratch-made garlic buttermilk ranch

                                                Sandwiches

                                                All sandwiches served with one farm fresh side

                                                • Shrimp Po' BoyUS$15.50

                                                  sustainable & wild-caught fried shrimp, shredded greens, tomato & tangy remoulade sauce, on a griddled hoagie bun

                                                  • Bacon & Avocado MeltUS$13.95

                                                    apple cider bacon, sliced avocado, melted havarti cheese, green tomato aioli, on multi-grain bread

                                                    • Meatloaf Patty MeltUS$13.95

                                                      scratch-made blend of beef & chorizo meatloaf, melted white cheddar, chipotle aioli, fresh chopped greens, on griddled multi-grain bread

                                                      • Fried Green Tomato SandwichUS$12.95

                                                        fried green tomatoes*, basil, melted havarti cheese, house-made pickles & dijonnaise on griddled multi-grain bread

                                                        • Southern Chicken BLTUS$14.95

                                                          fried* or grilled chicken, apple cider bacon, dijonnaise, lettuce, tomato, on a challah bun

                                                          • Sweet & Spicy ChickenUS$14.95

                                                            fried chicken*, sriracha honey, lettuce, pickles, tomato, mayonnaise, on a challah bun

                                                            Lunch Combos

                                                            $13.95. Only served Monday-Friday until 4pm

                                                            • Choose ½ Sandwich

                                                              fried shrimp po' boy, bacon & avocado melt, fried green tomato sandwich*, asheville hot chicken* & ranch melt

                                                              • Choose 2 Sides

                                                                mixed green salad***, french fries*, collards with bacon***, cup of poblano & corn soup***, baked mac & cheese, blistered corn & shishito peppers w/ brown butter & lime sauce***

                                                                Sides

                                                                Farm fresh sides

                                                                • Blistered Corn & Shishito Peppers w/ Brown Butter & Lime Sauce***US$4.95

                                                                  • Salt & Pepper Crispy Brussels*US$4.95

                                                                    • Baked Mac & CheeseUS$4.95

                                                                      • Mixed Greens Salad***US$4.95

                                                                        • Collards w/ Bacon***US$4.95

                                                                          • Heirloom Grits w/ Goat Cheese***US$4.95

                                                                            • Parmesan & Rosemary Potato Cracklins*US$4.95

                                                                              • Butter & Basil Green Beans***US$4.95

                                                                                • Extra Crispy French Fries*US$4.95

                                                                                  • Cup of Fire Roasted Poblano & Corn Soup w/ Paprika Oil & Chives***US$4.95

                                                                                    Extra Fixins

                                                                                    • Fried Chicken* BreastUS$6.50

                                                                                      • One Egg**US$1.50

                                                                                        • CheeseUS$1.50

                                                                                          havarti or white cheddar

                                                                                          • Bacon

                                                                                            • 2 SlicesUS$2.00
                                                                                            • 4 SlicesUS$4.00
                                                                                          • SausageUS$6.00

                                                                                            country, chorizo or soysage

                                                                                            Desserts

                                                                                            • Heavenly Banana Pudding

                                                                                              Our famous 20 year old recipe of the creamiest banana pudding you have ever had!

                                                                                              • MiniUS$4.00
                                                                                              • RegularUS$7.95
                                                                                            • Brown Butter Pecan Pie

                                                                                              with dark chocolate sauce drizzle

                                                                                              • MiniUS$4.00
                                                                                              • RegularUS$7.95
                                                                                            • Mini Dessert Duo

                                                                                              heavenly banana pudding, brown butter pecan pie

                                                                                              • Choose Two forUS$7.00

                                                                                            Non-Alcoholic Beverages

                                                                                            • Sweet Iced Tea & Soft Drinks (Free Refills)US$3.65

                                                                                              • Basecamp Coffee (Free Refills)US$3.65

                                                                                                a signature blend roasted by Summit Coffee

                                                                                                • Tupelo Honey Cold BrewUS$5.00

                                                                                                  house-made cold brew coffee using Summit Coffee

                                                                                                  • Turmeric Ginger TonicUS$4.50

                                                                                                    fresh ginger, turmeric, black pepper, lime and honey

                                                                                                    • Hint of Lavender LemonadeUS$4.50

                                                                                                      tart lemonade with a hint of lavender

                                                                                                      • Southern Hospitality SpritzerUS$4.50

                                                                                                        refreshing spritzer with pineapple and peach

                                                                                                        • Dry Hopped Sweet TeaUS$5.50

                                                                                                          fresh brewed & hopped in house

                                                                                                          Last updated: 24 March 2022

                                                                                                          What 2,713 people are saying

                                                                                                          Overall ratings and reviews

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                                                                                                          4.6
                                                                                                          4.6 based on recent ratings
                                                                                                          • 4.5Food
                                                                                                          • 4.6Service
                                                                                                          • 4.5Ambience
                                                                                                          • 4.3Value

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                                                                                                          • Asheville / Western North Carolina

                                                                                                            Brunch

                                                                                                          • Asheville / Western North Carolina

                                                                                                            Child Friendly

                                                                                                          • Asheville / Western North Carolina

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                                                                                                          • Asheville / Western North Carolina

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                                                                                                            DP68

                                                                                                            Cleveland

                                                                                                            65 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            65 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined today

                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience5

                                                                                                            Enjoyed our meal at Tupelo Honey! Fried chicken was delish! My husband enjoyed his meatloaf.

                                                                                                          2. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 3 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Blake and team did a great job

                                                                                                          3. A

                                                                                                            Appalachian

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                            We sat on the covered patio, which was perfect for our group of six friends & relatives. Service was outstanding, atmosphere was pleasant and relaxing. While we might have preferred more vegan or vegetarian options, we all found dishes that would suit our needs. Thanks for being open on Mondays!

                                                                                                          4. JR

                                                                                                            JamesR

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 4 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            I proposed marriage and she’s excepted, with the assistance of the staff at Tupelo Honey. The breakfast/brunch food was so good it was unbelievably good. Both our dishes were awesome.

                                                                                                          5. CE

                                                                                                            CandyE

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            28 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                            overall3food2service3ambience2

                                                                                                            The food and coffee were not hot, only Luke warm. The service was just OK. Perhaps they are understaffed.

                                                                                                          6. m

                                                                                                            math4all

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent service and delicious food! This restaurant is consistently outstanding.

                                                                                                          7. M

                                                                                                            Mallory

                                                                                                            Greensboro

                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Food was delicious! Particularly enjoyed the goat cheese grits and homemade biscuits. My husband also said his fried chicken and collards were very good. Service was exceptional. We keep coming back every time we visit Asheville for the consistently yummy food and excellent service.

                                                                                                          8. W

                                                                                                            Warren

                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            The food and service was excellent. And dog friendly!

                                                                                                          9. CB

                                                                                                            ChrisB

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 5 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            I absolutely love this place every trip to Asheville I always was at the South Asheville store. Every time that I’ve been there the service of been outstanding the food amazing and overall just a great fun experience and good time. Disappointed to hear the rewards program is being converted to an open table program but that one stop me from going there my wife loves a chicken and waffles and I love my meatloaf

                                                                                                          10. N

                                                                                                            Nnamtt

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined 7 days ago

                                                                                                            overall5food4service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Our waitress Sam was excellent. Attentive, upbeat personality always smiling.

                                                                                                          11. KP

                                                                                                            KayP

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 11 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Excellent, unique preparations of traditional southern foods. Every bite was delicious and full of great flavor. We had the chili-lime chicken and the bourbon-pepper meatloaf. Both were exceptionally tasty. The variety of sides is amazing and makes it hard to choose just two of them. I am always pleasantly surprised at how reasonable the prices are for this good food!

                                                                                                          12. RB

                                                                                                            RuthB

                                                                                                            Palm Springs

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 10 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Ambiance was relaxing and uplifting on patio, also quiet. Our waiter was friendly, helpful, explaining the dishes and answered questions. The food was excellent. I had the signature chicken and it was incredible.

                                                                                                          13. TK

                                                                                                            TanichkaK

                                                                                                            San Francisco

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 10 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Great experience! Servers were friendly and attentive.

                                                                                                          14. KM

                                                                                                            KenyaM

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            8 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            I took my Mother to Tupelo Honey for Mothers Day and it was superb! The ambiance is awesome and it was not too crowded. Kyle, the Manager, was my server and he is phenomenal. He remembers guests from previous visits and his customer service is outstanding. He makes everyone feel like they are the only person or group in restaurant. I eat at Tupelo Honey at least twice a month and it is a treat! Kudos to Tupelo Honey South Asheville Team!

                                                                                                          15. KM

                                                                                                            KellyM

                                                                                                            Salt Lake City

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food1service1ambience4

                                                                                                            It was our first time eating at this restaurant. Unfortunately, there was nothing good or memorable about it so we won’t be back. We travel and eat out a lot. The coffee was so acidic to start with. The Sriracha waffles had sauce poured all over them and they were so hot my mouth was on fire and the waffles were so tough. Then they brought plain chicken and waffles and the breading had absolutely no taste, not much meat at all…more breading and only tough dark meat. The second time the waffles were at least hot and you could cut them with your fork. My husband’s breakfast bowl came cold and the cheese did not even melt. Service at the bar area was poor to none. It was Mother’s Day and I was so looking forward to going there since we had been to the one in Greenville and it was great. I just flew in from Florida and had made reservations…SO DISAPPOINTING for $40+.

                                                                                                          16. CJ

                                                                                                            CJwig

                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service2ambience5

                                                                                                            Brought my mother in for Mother's day brunch. We sat outside on the patio and could bring our dog with us which was extra special. The food was really good and the menu was extensive for brunch. My only complaint was that the service was slow. Started off good, but then had to wait awhile to order and constantly look for our waiter to order drinks, refills and for a missing entre.

                                                                                                          17. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Overal great. Noise level was similar to a school cafeteria. Service was great, had a reservation and walked straight to our table. Food was awesome.

                                                                                                          18. LS

                                                                                                            LynnS

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 8 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            This is a favorite. The food is Southern with delicious creative twists. I’ve never been disappointed with anything I’ve ordered. The waitstaff is courteous, attentive and willing to help however they can. It’s a popular spot, so make a reservation.

                                                                                                          19. S

                                                                                                            Steph

                                                                                                            Charlotte

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 7 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service3ambience5

                                                                                                            The manager was probably the rudest manager of a restaurant that I’ve come into contact with. She cut me off while talking and didn’t have any personality what’s so ever. Just plain rude as I tried to speak with her while being seated. Not one smile or nod. Did not check up on us at any point. Our waitress was fantastic! I’ve previously been to the downtown location and everyone there was over accommodating and made our first time experience phenomenal. The South Asheville location was great the food was so yummy and our waitress made everything tiptop. But the manager at the South location just needs to find a different profession. I’ll probably never visit the South location because of that but definitely will check out downtown always.

                                                                                                          20. J

                                                                                                            Jeanine

                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            4 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 7 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            The food was delicious and it came out very quickly.

                                                                                                          21. k

                                                                                                            karen

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 7 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            cute restaurant that serves a delicious brunch on Saturday and Sunday.

                                                                                                          22. MJ

                                                                                                            MollyJ

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 7 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food2service4ambience4

                                                                                                            What's with the chicken thighs?? Very disappointing. Bring back white meat.

                                                                                                          23. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            2.0

                                                                                                            2 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 6 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall2food2service5ambience4

                                                                                                            The downtown Asheville has better food, less noise since the build is divided and better ambiance!

                                                                                                          24. CJ

                                                                                                            CynthiaJ

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent food! Like everywhere, they seem to be short staffed. Took too long to get a beer, but the server made it up with free biscuits. And those are amazing biscuits! The downtown location is ridiculously busy, but the other location was not, and the ambiance was beautiful.

                                                                                                          25. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food5service1ambience4

                                                                                                            Food was great but the service was completely lacking…not sure we would go back to this location.

                                                                                                          26. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience5

                                                                                                            Excellent service, always good food and a wonderful experience! We love this place.

                                                                                                          27. JS

                                                                                                            JeanneS

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service5ambience3

                                                                                                            Food is good. Staff is professional and friendly (shout out to Jamie and Kyle). Had a reservation so wait time minimal. Bright, sunny room. We live here, it's a go to.

                                                                                                          28. TS

                                                                                                            TerriS

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service3ambience2

                                                                                                            We did not expect there to be so many dogs in the outside dining area. One barked almost non-stop and one kept walking around shaking off his fur but it was a nice day to dine outside.

                                                                                                          29. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Jacksonville

                                                                                                            9 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            9 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 1 May 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Food is always great at Tupelo. Great decor, friendly, etc. This is not a secret lol

                                                                                                          30. RP

                                                                                                            RossP

                                                                                                            Atlanta

                                                                                                            18 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            18 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 30 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Overall very good dinner option. Food was delicious

                                                                                                          31. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 30 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food2service4ambience3

                                                                                                            We’ve eaten at the other Tupelo Honey in Asheville years ago and everything was delicious. The food this time was disappointing. We We each ordered something different yet nearly everyone’s food was too spicy. My husband had been looking forward to the honey dusted fried chicken and it was so spicy that he couldn’t eat it. I got grilled shrimp on my salad and it only came with 3 shrimp for an extra $6, not worth the money.

                                                                                                          32. SK

                                                                                                            SheKate

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            1.0

                                                                                                            3 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 30 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall1food2service3ambience1

                                                                                                            Energetic is not how I would describe the assault of screaming that came from mainly one party of 8. They must have assumed they were renting the entire restaurant, not merely dining at ONE table. We complained, so did the group next to us. People left plates half full to escape having to shout at their own table. The hostesses, way too busy in talking amongst themselves, claimed they could 'do nothing'...but they very easily could have. My daughter even had a migraine from the noise. And the kitchen was overzealous in the salt on my favorite side, the cracklins. Pointed out to waiter, nothing done. Hard to get refills on drinks because the waiter could not HEAR us.

                                                                                                          33. b

                                                                                                            bobtheeater

                                                                                                            Cincinnati

                                                                                                            34 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            34 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 29 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food3service2ambience3

                                                                                                            It was ok. Nothing that would have me return soon… but ok.

                                                                                                          34. JF

                                                                                                            JennFet

                                                                                                            Nashville

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 29 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service4ambience5

                                                                                                            Food was delicious and the decor was adorable! It's a must visit in the Asheville Area!

                                                                                                          35. L

                                                                                                            Ladybug

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 28 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service5ambience4

                                                                                                            Our server Daniel was very professional and personable. The Bisquits amazing. We'll be back

                                                                                                          36. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Atlantic City

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 27 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food3service4ambience3

                                                                                                            Too many dogs and waitstaff touched dogs & food. They seated everyone at the only door when it was cold. Every time waiters went out on the porch the wind would blow in on us. Even when we said something they continued to seat new people at the same table.

                                                                                                          37. DD

                                                                                                            DennisD

                                                                                                            Denver

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            10 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 24 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food5service1ambience4

                                                                                                            We’ve been big fans of the Tupelo Honey Sunday brunch for a long time. But lately, even though the food remains wonderful, the service has gotten pretty sketchy. On Sunday, April 24, we had a reservation at noon. We didn’t get seated until around 12:20. The server took our drink order around 12:30. When she finally took our food order it was almost 1:00. We were hearing complaints from the tables around us about the service, and apparently one of our server’s parties left without paying. I know you’re understaffed. Everybody’s understaffed. How about pulling a few tables? It seems like fewer happy customers would be better than a lot of unhappy ones.

                                                                                                          38. OT

                                                                                                            OpenTable Diner

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            5.0

                                                                                                            1 review

                                                                                                            Dined on 24 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall5food5service3ambience5

                                                                                                            Our brunch was AMAZING! So hard to choose from the menu- everything sounded delicious. We had the Southern Shakshuka, Country Chicken and Waffles, and Cast Iron Pork. Everything was fantastic but we agreed that the Shakshuka was the standout dish. Our server was new and we didn’t see her much, but she was very friendly. Highly recommend!!!

                                                                                                          39. i

                                                                                                            injeanius

                                                                                                            Western NC

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            4.0

                                                                                                            5 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 24 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall4food4service4ambience4

                                                                                                            Delicious brunch options--we opted for the shrimp and grits (always yummy!) and the Blueberry-Lavender Mimosa (go ahead and get the bigger size--you won't be sorry!). It's a good idea to make reservations as this is a popular restaurant and it was very busy during this time.

                                                                                                          40. D

                                                                                                            Dawn

                                                                                                            Minneapolis

                                                                                                            151 reviews

                                                                                                            vip
                                                                                                            3.0

                                                                                                            151 reviews

                                                                                                            Dined on 23 April 2022

                                                                                                            overall3food3service3ambience3

                                                                                                            Sad experience. Kitchen was backed up. Waited a very long time for our entrees, yet tables seated after us were served before us. By the time entrees came, we really were not hungry anymore. Our server seemed inexperienced. The manager compensated us which was appreciated, but our much anticipated TH experience was already ruined.

                                                                                                          Safety precautions

                                                                                                          • Cleaning & sanitising

                                                                                                            • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
                                                                                                            • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
                                                                                                            • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
                                                                                                            • Contactless payment available
                                                                                                          • Protective equipment

                                                                                                            • Waiting staff wear masks
                                                                                                          • Screening

                                                                                                            • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

                                                                                                          FAQs

                                                                                                          You can order delivery directly from Tupelo Honey - South Asheville using the Order Online button. Tupelo Honey - South Asheville also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (828) 505-7676.

                                                                                                          Tupelo Honey - South Asheville is rated 4.6 stars by 2713 OpenTable diners.

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                                                                                                          Google Map for Tupelo Honey - South Asheville

                                                                                                          1829 Hendersonville Road Asheville, NC 28803

                                                                                                          Additional information

                                                                                                          • Cross Street

                                                                                                            Gerber village/ Meridan Place/ South Asheville

                                                                                                          • Area

                                                                                                            Asheville

                                                                                                          • Hours of Operation

                                                                                                            Mon–Fri 11:00–21:00 Sat 09:00–21:00 Sun 09:00–20:00

                                                                                                          • Cuisines

                                                                                                            Regional American (Contemporary Southern), American, Regional American (Southern)

                                                                                                          • Dining style

                                                                                                            Casual Dining

                                                                                                          • Dress Code

                                                                                                            Casual Dress

                                                                                                          • Parking Details

                                                                                                            There is plenty of parking on site directly in front of our location. Just look for the Meridian Plaza off Hendersonville road across from Publix Behind Farm Burger

                                                                                                          • Payment Options

                                                                                                            AMEX, Contactless Payment, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

                                                                                                          • Executive Chef

                                                                                                            Eric Gabrynowicz

                                                                                                          • Additional

                                                                                                            Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cafe, Cocktails, Delivery, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Takeaway, Weekend Brunch, Wheelchair Access, Wine

                                                                                                          • Phone number

                                                                                                            (828) 505-7676

                                                                                                          • Catering

                                                                                                            Yes, we provide off-site catering. Please contact us for details. 828-505-7676

                                                                                                          • Private party facilities

                                                                                                            Please contact Valerie at v.kopshina@tupelohoneycafe.com to begin making plans for your special occasion or business venture.

                                                                                                          • Private party contact

                                                                                                            828-505-7676: (828) 505-7676

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