Tupelo Honey - Downtown Asheville

4.6
1281 reviews
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$30 and under
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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. Join us before your reservation in our new cocktail bar serving up the craft beverages, snacks & our famous fried chicken.

Specials

All Day Happy Hour!

Enjoy $3 Tupelo Honey Rye Ales, all day on Wednesdays!

Terms and Conditions:

Valid For: 1 - 20 people

Starts: January 23, 2019

Ends: January 2, 2020

Availability: Wed 9:00AM-9:00PM

What 1281 People Are Saying
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Raleigh
11 reviews
Dined 9 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Perfect service from Jasmine. One of the best meals We've had in months!

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Washington DC
4 reviews
Dined 10 hours ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The sweet potato pancakes are great and the fried chicken on top was wonderful! The avocado Betty was good but the potatoes were the best!

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JJ
Cincinnati
45 reviews
Dined a day ago
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 3

This location isn’t as nice—or clean—as the Greenville location, yet is more expensive. Had an upset stomach an hour after eating there. Waitress was very competent.

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Western NC
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Neice in town to visit

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OT
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Our server was wonderful and the everything we had for breakfast was delicious

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DP
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best fried chicken I ever had!
Great sides too!
Joined the club-got a coupon and went again!

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Sacramento
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Food was well prepared, nice presentation, and servers were very attentive. Excellent menu choices.

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Orlando
11 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the fried green tomatoes and honey fried chicken. They were both outstanding. Server was great and prices are reasonable. We'll definitely go back

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i
Atlanta
2 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

First visit to Tupelo Honey. Every item we ordered was delicious. Excellent service!!

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AJ
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food and atmosphere. A new take on Southern cuisine.

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Chicago
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Everything on the menu was outstanding. Fried chicken, biscuits, banana pudding. Having dreams about their food. Wished we lived local to go more often.

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Western NC
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 4

Waitress was "fabulous" , very attentive. Sat outside and enjoyed "people watching". Loved the street musician, great restaurant tunes. Should be hired .
Food was not worth the price. I had the ribs and the meat was overcooked and dry. Not like the slow cooked, fall off the bone ribs that I enjoy. The Mac&Cheese was also very dry, not creamy. Brussel Sprouts very good, as was the meatloaf. Hanger steak sauce/marinade was not tasty. Would have preferred to season it myself. Wings were just ok...

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OT
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

The waitress was incredible for our large crowd!!!! Food was fabulous and the variety was tempting. Really enjoyed our dining experience

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MH
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fun place...excellent food and service! Convenient in downtown Asheville.

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SR
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Delicious food, good service and nice atmosphere right in the heart of downtown Asheville

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SO
Miami
6 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

The restaurant is great. Make a reservation in summer b/c 45 minute wait. The cosmo was great fun, loved the biscuits. The shrimp and chorizo grits was fabulous. Loved it

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LM
Washington DC
25 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

Fried chicken was greasy and tasteless. Forgot the dressing on the corn slaw. Waiter was good, however

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CS
Louisville
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It was our favorite restaurant in Asheville! Service and food was great. Best bloody mary I have ever had!

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NM
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Good food with excellent service. I had the catfish which I loved. My partner had the fried chicken which was good, but have had better fried chicken in SC!

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BJ
Louisville
8 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Not complicated food. Simple yet done perfectly. Will def be back!

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Naples
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We loved the trout dinner and the fried chicken, the wing for an appetizer were outstanding. Great service and pleasant atmosphere. Reasonable prices and nice portions. Easy reservations through the app.

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Richmond
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 1service 4ambience 2

A side of collard greens full of stems.
Macaroni and cheese falling apart and dry. My girlfriend grits were soup. My entree, catfish, one little thin filet. Ordered fried green tomatoes when we sat down, but a table sat a decent time after we arrived, received their order before us. Cardboard tinder and undercooked, the fried tomatoes weren’t worth getting upset about. The server was accommodating, but the food was lackluster.

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Pittsburgh
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was my fourth time here. Every time, the service and food has been outstanding! Very pleasant, upbeat, and quick. They offer biscuits with every meal. The blueberry jam that is served with them is the BEST jelly I've ever had, by far. Everything on the menu is so good. I'd recommend ordering anything with "shoo Mercy" in the name. It's my new favorite restaurant.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Yums in my tums

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JS
1 review
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 4

The food was pretty good however, here are the negatives..... Our food took way too long to come out. Once out, of the 4 adult meals we ordered, each had an issue. 2 of the meals were supposed to be sandwiches with fried chicken, the chicken was grilled. Another meal had ice cold fries and the last adult meal was supposed to have the gravy on the side but it was on the dish. The food we did receive was good (except the ice cold fries) but for the price, no way. Will not go back. Way over priced for the amount of food you get. Our waiter was friendly but didn’t seem too concerned that each of our dishes came out wrong. Must be a common theme with this restaurant.....

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JZ
Miami
15 reviews
Dined on July 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Great Sunday Brunch with a southern touch.

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Western NC
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My husband and I came here to celebrate our 16 year anniversary and we had a GREAT time. The food was absolutely amazing and the service was just as great. I recommend this spot for all foodies young and old. Families, couples, groups of friends and even solo diners. You will not be let down.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Amazing food
Great service
Entree size can be shared
Will be back

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VT
Charleston
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Every time I go to Asheville, Tupelo Honey is a must ! Love the food and the drinks and the service is great. If, you can get a reservation I highly recommend or you will probably be waiting.

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G
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was the most delicious and Daryl was an excellent server!! He made us feel super welcome since we were visiting from Los Angeles! Thank you Daryl!

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AR
1 review
Dined on July 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best breakfast ever..... bloody Mary’s full of flavor

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Cincinnati
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Came for a bachelorette party! Loved that we could make a reservation! Drinks and food were fantastic! Would recommend to everyone, we will be back!

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CC
Miami
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Was really looking forward to shrimp n grits until I realized that they only came with goat cheese. Odd thing to have in grits and, unfortunately, I do not like goat cheese. Ended up with a cobb salad that was the most boring salad that I had ever ordered in a restaurant. My friend ordered the caesar salad to accompany her meal and it was so spicy that she could not eat it. Service was Ok. I guess if you like truly Southern fried foods, the place may be for you.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Awesome service. Great food!! Everything was wonderful. Only reason for not total five stars was the floors were quite greasy.

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MG
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very pleased with our return visit. Very much like the Tupelo Honey Margarita, Smoked Jalapeno Ribs, Honey Dusted Fried Chicken and Pecan Pie.

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Philadelphia
1 review
Dined on July 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We joined the club and received a gobo for an entry. The food quality was much better the average. The staff were friendly and attentive. Be careful at the front high tops, the chairs slide VERY easily on the floor. The floor itself is not slippery.

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OT
1 review
Dined on July 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Family friendly! They have a kids menu. Food was very tasty!

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LC
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 2food 2service 5ambience 3

Maybe I just ordered the wrong meal? I would prefer a small yet deliciously memorable portion over a large portion that is memorable simply because of its size. While the chicken was indeed tender, it certainly lacked flavor and seasoning that would make me want more. Sweet potato pancakes were just pancakes that needed a lot of maple syrup. For a "specialty pancake, my mark for goodness is that it does not need any syrup. Even the buttermilk biscuit was nothing to write home about. Best thing about the entire meal - the water and pasta straw!! Far better option then the paper variety.

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EF
1 review
Dined on July 8, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Very delicious! Loved the grits. Leaves you feeling pretty heavy and a ready for a nap, but I’d do it again!

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Savannah
7 reviews
Dined on July 7, 2019
Overall 3food 1service 3ambience 2

The food was so salty it was inedible. This is a place for overpriced blue plate specials though most blue plate specials are better than the food here. There are many good places to eat in Asheville. Don’t waste
time and money here.

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