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Well-Bred Cafe

6 Boston Way
Asheville, NC 28803
(828) 774-5307
Five Stars
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Well-Bred is a quaint little cafe to swing by while exploring Biltmore Village. This bakery/coffeehouse serves the most delicious pastries and quiche in town. Stop by for a fresh cup of coffee, along with an amazing breakfast pastry before exploring the shops and galleries of beautiful Biltmore Village.

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Well-Bred is most famous for its' enticing bakery selections. If you need a top notch cake for a special occasion, this award-winning bakery is the place to go (voted best in WNC since 2014). They also offer a wide range of breakfast pastries, along with light breakfast fare like paninis and quiche. The vegetarian quiche here is fantastic. Also, the veggie panini is a nice healthy light breakfast option for any health conscious diners.

If you prefer your breakfast a bit sweeter, you are in luck as there is no shortage of tempting pastries to choose amongst. Croissants, muffins, scones, Danishes, cinnamon rolls, and much more - anyone with a sweet tooth is sure to be pleased with the mouthwatering selection offered here.

Well-Bred sources their coffee from local roaster Pisgah Coffee Roasters, so you can expect a wonderful cup of joe to go along with your breakfast treat. House coffee, available in medium or dark roasts, plus a full lineup of espresso drinks are available.

Or, consider swinging by mid-afternoon for a delicious decadent dessert and an espresso. From tiramisu, to creme brulee, to chocolate truffles, it doesn't get any sweeter than this.

On a side note, they also offer plenty of vegan and gluten-free items.


Well-Bred is a counter service cafe. The staff is friendly and willing to answer any question you may have regarding ingredients.


The ambiance at Well-Bred is casual and relaxed. The decor is cozy with local artwork adorning the walls and a cozy little fireplace. If you are seeking a quiet space away from the tourist crowds downtown, Well-Bred is a wonderful low-key option. This place is never overly busy and the charming decor gives it a local flavor, which is missing in many of the downtown establishments.

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Final Remarks

Well-Bred is a wonderful no-fuss, affordable breakfast option in Biltmore Village. If you intend on spending the day shopping and exploring the galleries of Biltmore Village, then a relaxed breakfast at Well-Bred is a fantastic way to start your day.

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