West End Bakery

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The finest organic fare mixed with a sampling of Asheville’s culture make The West End Bakery a favorite amongst local adventurers.

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Steven Reinhold


A secret ingredient makes every item on the menu at The West End Bakery deliciously memorable. Not a spice, nor a grain the secret ingredient at this bakery is the Asheville vibe! Instilled by the crowd of Asheville regulars and enhanced by a meticulous attention to organic offerings the vibe at The West End Bakery personifies the soul of Asheville. Stop by before, or after, your Appalachian Adventure to enjoy some of the finest food Asheville has to offer!

What Makes it Great The artful décor and eclectic crowd at The West End Bakery provide for a dining experience that epitomizes the food scene in Asheville. Patrons will enjoy a creative array of healthy and locally sourced menu items at the Bakery while dining amongst a sampling of Asheville’s finest. When you come here expect to see business types dressed in suits, hippies adorned with natty dreds and the consummate outdoorsmen/women outfitted in plaids and “puffys.” One would be hard pressed to find a greater sampling of the communities’ diversity than at The West End during the morning rush. Head out to the Bakery before your adventure to fuel up on hearty breakfast entrées, fresh brewed coffee and a wide selection of teas. The Bakery is famous for breakfast options which are so good they’ll make you want to stay for lunch.

If John Muir was around to explore Appalachia he undoubtedly would stop into the West End Bakery to obtain bread before his adventure. The Bakery is committed to providing Asheville with high quality and 100% organic breads. Their menu includes an eclectic array of artisan breads that can provide the necessary nutrition to fuel your outdoor adventure! Local favorites include the Carolina Ground Rye, Sunflower Whole Wheat, Spinach Feta and Tomato Basil.

Who is Going to Love It< Admirers of organic concoctions are going to fall in love with the fare at this infamous West Asheville Bakery. They use 100% organic flour and the freshest ingredients available which are sourced locally. Patrons desiring that warm fuzzy afterglow associated with a nutritious meal will find everything their stomach desires at the West End. If you need to feed your outdoor army the Bakery also offers catering services!

The DIY crowd will love taking home a fresh baked pizza crust, offered every day, to create their own masterpiece. Want to take the menu with you when you return home? The Bakery sells a cook book that is full of “76 Flavorful recipes from The West End Bakery.”

Details and Directions The Bakery is easily found in the culinary heart of West Asheville off of Haywood Rd. A large parking lot, overlooked by a majestic mural, on the side of the building is available. The morning rush can easily fill this lot. Limited street-side parking is also available along Haywood Rd. The Bakery is open Mon-Fri from 7:30am to 6pm. Friday and Saturday nights see a variety of Asheville entertainment as the Bakery stays open from 7pm to 11 pm. Sunday hours are run from 8am to 3pm. 

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West End Bakery

757 Haywood Road
Asheville, NC, 28806
35.57829, -82.593708

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