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Papa's & Beer

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
+1 828-692-9915
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Asheville, NC
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259 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Having dined at all the Asheville locations, this one does not disappoint. Super busy for dinner. Just wish they served mahi-mahi for their fish tacos like the Asheville locations do. It's nice that they do have outdoor eating. Table side guacamole is A+.

Thank jujubean4
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56 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Authentic and good Mexican food - best in the area. May be crowded - because its popular. Variety of Mexican specialties

Thank Tim S
Fletcher, North Carolina
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173 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

California style Mexican food with a HUGE menus of choices. Servings are huge and prices are fair. Beer menu is extensive as well. But I happen to recommend the Margaritas. I've been there about five times in the last two months and ordered something different every time and all my choices were superb!!

Thank Cathy G
Bloomington, Illinois
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I left here stuffed! The food was delicious and there was a salsa bar. When you sit down you get chips and not a salsa but a creamy tasty beany dip of some sort. Too bad we were here for only one day because I would have definitely returned to eat here. It was a treat!

Thank PrincessK1201
Rugby, Tennessee
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19 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

their food is excellent. Beer selection is not since we are in the center of the craft beer brewery region in NC and they only offer the same bland beers you can get anywhere in the country. I like their Tacos Mexico City. Beef, pork, and chicken done up right and they have some fiery salsa at a salsa bar... More 

Thank Stinky_Old_Goat
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent! Large portions at a reasonable price! It is always crowded! Staff is friendly and efficient!

Thank Lori L
Burnsville, North Carolina
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270 reviews
207 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Maria was a great waitress. She was patient as we made our selections. I had the avocado burrito and it was so good and big, I took half home. The bean dip served with the chips is really enjoyable. The salsa bar is limited to REALLY HOT or sorta boring mild. It would be nice to have a medium for... More 

Thank sherrycat
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant, it is very family friendly. The food is just....... AMAZING!! Highly recommend. The only downside is at 5 it is packed and could take a hour to get a table. Order ahead or call and make a reservation.

Thank Maddie S
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102 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We got there Sunday December 18th around 1:30, so we had to wait about 5 minutes. The place was packed. We were seated and a guy brought us warm chips and a bean dip. (There's also a salsa bar, so you can get whatever you want). Our server was Skarlett S. She has a beautiful smile and she did a... More 

Thank Bob J
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This has never been as good as the amount of people in the parking lot promotes. Rather--it's been hit or miss. Excellent one time run-of-the-mill the next. It's a gamble. What Mexican restaurants in the area seem to lack is attention to detail in their food--more spices and flavor. During a recent visit I ordered Hot Wings and they were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-692-9915

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?