Fodor's Expert Review Benne on Eagle

$$$$ Downtown Asheville American
James Beard Award finalist John Fleer's newest venture is an upmarket Southern soul food restaurant in the Foundry Hotel, combining traditional Appalachian dishes with Lowcountry and Gullah flavors. The high-ceiling, industrial-style decor is softened by a collection on one wall of sketches of African American women who ran restaurants in the Block, a center of the black business community in Asheville. Dinner dishes include local pork chops with seasoned collards, and breakfast highlights include cornmeal pancakes with maple-sorghum syrup.
American Historical New Trendy Sophisticated Breakfast Dinner Southern $$$$

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35 Eagle St.
Asheville, North Carolina  28801, USA

828-552–8833

www.benneoneagle.com

Known For:
  • Imaginative takes on soul food dishes
  • Vibe where Appalachia meets the Lowcountry
  • Updated historical setting

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