10 Asheville Brunch Spots Under $10

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A good brunch can change your life…or at least your weekend.  Asheville’s reputation for serving up unique and flavorful dishes has elevated this eclectic mountain town to a foodie’s fantasyland.   But a delicious Asheville brunch doesn’t have to break the bank.  We’ve compiled a budget friendly list of big flavor brunch spots that will have your taste buds singing and your wallet still flush. 

Biscuit Head  

With two Asheville locations (west and downtown), Biscuit Head offers all the traditional southern fair you’re craving.  Including vegan and gluten-free biscuits!  $1 eggs- anyway, with side items like Siracha Maple Sausage end Moon fries.  The promise is to “put the south in your mouth,” and they deliver.  You can mix and match for your perfect combo.  Our fav?  Get the Gravy Flight for $7, with three different gravies to try with your scratch made biscuit.  Don’t forget to try the fried green tomato with your gravy flight!  You’ll thank us later. biscuitheads.com

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Taco Billy

Tacos for breakfast?  Yes please!  Located in West Asheville, this Texan inspired taco joint has brought the breakfast taco to Asheville.  Most tacos are under $4 and the flavors cover a broad spectrum of heat, sweet and savory!  Plantain tortilla and coconut creme   With vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.  Don’t forget to add a margarita to your brunch! tacobillyasheville.com

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King Daddy’s Chicken & Waffle

A southern diner vibe with the ultimate comfort food!  Opened by the same folks that brought us Early Girl Eatery, King Daddy’s has loyal, local following.  Egg Biscuit for $3, Waffle Benny-$9.  Or create your own Chicken & Waffle plate from a wide selection of chicken, waffle style, sweets and sides! ashevillekingdaddy.com

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Twisted Crepe

Tucked away in downtown Asheville- off Haywood street, The Twisted Crepe puts a new spin on crepes!  Crispy, fresh, sweet and savory- this is not your traditional creperie.  Enjoy a traditional crepe like the LadyBug, with Nutella and strawberries for $6.99.  Or try a savory crepe like the Cal Money’s Buffalo Chicken Crepe for $9.99.  It’s a small creperie with big flavor!

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Copper Crown

Located in East Asheville, Copper Crown offers a southern, bistro brunch with New Orleans and Italian influences.  Small Plates, like the Shortstack and the Buffalo Green Tomatoes are around $4.  Add some sides like the spicy cheddar grits, red eye gravy or an egg for around $3.  Or, on the sweeter side, enjoy the Waffle with candied pecans and whipped cream for $7.  If you came to eat big, indulge in a Big Plate (yes, it’s big).  Our favorite?  The BBQ Shrimp & Grits. coppercrownavl.com

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West Asheville Lounge & Kitchen keeps brunch simple.  The Big Simple includes two eggs, bacon or sausage, home fries or cheddar grits and a biscuit with Imladris Farm Jam, all for $7.  Add a mimosa or a MANmosa for $2.50 and your morning just got better!  Or, on the lighter side, have the Eggs Florentine for $8. walkavl.com

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Happy Jacks Biscuits & Gravy

One of Asheville’s best kept secrets, Happy Jacks is a no frills, drop in diner that does breakfast right.  Located in East Asheville, Happy Jacks offers a speedy Waffle House vibe with fresh, local flavor.  Made from scratch biscuits n gravy are their specialty.  The Big Jack Combo will get you 3 eggs, home fries, biscuit n’ gravy or flap jack, and ham, bacon or sausage- all for $8.75.  Or get a bacon, egg and cheese biscuit for $3.50. happyjacksbng.com

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Green Sage Cafe

Serving breakfast all day, Green Sage Cafe offers traditional American fare with a deliciously healthy twist.  The gluten-free Pura Vida Bowl ($8.95) will get you started with black beans, rice, kale, two eggs, root hash and avocado salsa.  Or try a Bacon Cheddar Round breakfast sandwich for 5.95. greensagecafe.com

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Tod’s Tasties

Located in the historic Montford district, Todd’s Tasties offers breakfast bowls, breakfast sandwiches and traditional plates. The Buddha Bowl- with kimchi, avocado, kale and 2 eggs is $7.75.  The Big Mama pastrami sandwich has muenster, mayo, and a fried egg on rye for $6.50.  Don’t forget the fries, the fries are local favorite! todstasties.com

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Gypsy Queen Cuisine

With a loyal following, this West Asheville hot spot serves up traditional Lebanese street food that will make your taste buds zing!   Try Gypsy’s Biscuits and Gravy with lamb gravy over scratch made biscuits with fried potatoes and chimichurri  for $10.  Or try a Savory Hand Pie with cheese, spinach or lamb for $5.  The a la carte items include fresh fruit, batata harra, eggs and bacon. gypsyqueencuisine.com

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Farm To Fender Cafe

Farm to Fender started as a food truck (hence the name) and went onto open a cafe in South Asheville.  They offer farm fresh goodness with a side of Bluegrass, with live music for Sunday brunch.  It’s an ideal backdrop for chowing down on a Flying Goat BLT ($10) or Cat Head Biscuits and Gravy ($6).  The portions are large and ideal for sharing, like the Huevos Rancheros ($12). farmtofender.com

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