Loretta's has been a staple in downtown. It offers good food and good prices. It has a few things you cannot get elsewhere on the menu.
Delicious sandwiches, only gripes are that I wish they accepted credit cards, offered coke products and a greater variety of sides.
We accept cards now, so that's that. And we have Cheerwine! More
We ate lunch at the new location: 114 N Lexington Av, do NOT go to the Patton Street location, as they moved in March, 2011!! We had read rave reviews on T.A. and I had the sampler plate with tuna, chicken & egg salad. They were all good, but the chicken had a little too much basil for my taste,... More
As soon as we walked in to Loretta's, the woman working greeted us warmly and since it was our first time there, we asked about the menu. She happily told us what they were famous for, what was most popular, etc. We settled on a chicken salad sandwich and a grilled cheese with three cheeses and pesto; both came with... More
This gets 5 stars because Loretta's accomplishes with success what it sets out to do. The place is about 8 feet wide, it can be hot in the summer, and there is only counter service. But what they do is soup and sandwiches, they don't pretend to be fine dining. Sandwiches are on delicious homemade bread. Portions are huge. Salads... More
Loretta's has been in Asheville for God knows how many years, and it's because they're consistently great. Come with an appetite ... the sandwiches are the size of small countries, and the soups will keep you full all day long. It is very small, but you can take your sandwich across the street to Pritchard Park and people-watch for a... More
Great affordable lunch, HUGE sandwiches
Loretta's has GREAT sandwiches with wonderful thick, homemade breads. It's only open for lunch and is always hustling. A local's favorite. Egg salad is just tremendous!
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