Brunch in Asheville

The Exchange is a top spot for brunch in Asheville, serving a wide range of locally-sourced dishes that capture the essence of the area. Known for delivering the best brunch in Asheville, the menu offers everything from classic favorites to innovative new dishes. If you’re after an authentic Asheville brunch, The Exchange is the place to be. Whether you’re craving sweet or savory, the brunch menu has something for everyone. Perfectly located in the heart of the city, The Exchange is the go-to restaurant for brunch in downtown Asheville.


  • Protein Bowl GF 13

    Red Lentils, Breakfast Sausage, Spinach, Feta, Two Eggs* Any Style

  • Mixed Greens Salad VG/GF 8 / 13

    Local Mixed Greens, Goat Cheese, Toasted Pecans, Pickled Strawberries, Lusty Strawberry Vinaigrette

  • Kale Salad V/GF 7 / 12

    Marinated Mandarins, Pickled Shallots, Spiced Pumpkin Seeds, Fig Dressing

Protein Add Ons: Grilled or Fried Chicken +8 | Grilled Flank Steak* +16 Seared Sunburst Trout +14 | Seared Grouper +14



Rotating Selection of Local Cured Meats, Cheeses, and Preserved Vegetables; Served with House Lavash, Lusty Monk Mustard, Imladris Farms Strawberry Jam

  • Sides

    Bacon 4
    Sausage 4
    Hash Browns 2
    Waffle 4
    Biscuit 3
    Toast 2
    Egg* (Any Style) 3


  • The Restoration Breakfast | 13

    Two Eggs* Any Style, Sausage or Bacon, Jalapeño Grits or Hashbrowns, Black Pepper Biscuit Add Waffle for $4

  • Avocado Toast (VG) | 13

    Two Poached Eggs*, Scallions, Coriander, Cumin Vinaigrette, Frisée, Red Onion

  • Vanilla Bean French Toast (VG) | 13

    Strawberry-Tamarind Butter, Spiced Cashews

  • Biscuits & Gravy | 13

    Black Pepper Biscuits, Sausage Gravy, Two Eggs* Any Style

  • Braised Duck Hash (GF) | 17

    Braised Duck Legs, Sweet Potatoes, Chives, Pancetta, Two Eggs* Any Style, Crispy Onions

  • Loaded Hashbrowns (GF) | 15

    Crispy Hashbrowns, Breakfast Sausage, Ashe Co. Cheddar, Pickled Jalapeños, Onions, Two Eggs* Any Style

  • Huevos Rancheros (VG/GF) | 13

    Three Baked Eggs*, Black Beans, Ranchero Sauce, Lime Crema, Avocado, Crispy Tortillas

  • Mushroom Omelet (VG/GF) | 14

    Local Roasted Mushrooms, Fine Herb Goat Cheese, Hashbrowns

(VG) Vegetarian | (V) Vegan | (GF) Gluten Free

*These items may be raw or undercooked at the guest’s request. Consuming raw or undercooked meat, poultry, seafood, shellfish or eggs can increase risk of foodborne illness.


  • Steak & Eggs | 22

    Grilled Flank Steak*, Caramelized Onion Potato Cakes, Two Eggs* Any Style, Charred Jalapeño Hollandaise*

  • Chicken Biscuit | 13

    Fried Chicken Breast, Black Pepper Biscuit, Pepper Jelly, Hashbrowns

  • Chicken n’ Waffles | 14

    Fried Chicken Breast, Buttermilk Waffles, Ancho Maple, Bacon, Hashbrowns

  • Crispy Trout Po Boy | 15

    Cornmeal Crusted Trout, Sprouts, Pickles, Crispy Shallots, Preserved Lemon Aioli, Fries

  • Restoration Smashburger | 17

    Seared Double Patties, Caramelized Onion Dijonnaise, Ashe Co. Cheddar, Pickles, Shredded Lettuce, Fries

  • Exchange Burger* | 17

    Grilled Short Rib & Chuck Patty, Ashe Co. Cheddar, Lusty Monk, Bacon, Bourbon-Pickled Jalapeños, Fries

  • Fried Chicken Sandwich | 16

    Jalapeño Buttermilk Batter, Dill Pickles, Shredded Lettuce, Alabama White Sauce, Fries

  • Pork Belly Cuban Sandwich | 17

    Braised Pork Belly, Country Ham, House Dill Pickles, Swiss, Lusty Monk Mustard, Fries