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131 Main Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Overview
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (32 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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1 - 10 of 415 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The atmosphere at the restaurant is very nice, the waiting staff is very helpful. The food is delicious and good wine. The restaurant style feels elegant and cozy!

Thank Nils A
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to rate your visit and the rave review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Service was very good, attention to detail - great. We have gluten issues and ordered the grilled fish tacos on corn shells. Yum! Look forward to going back.

Thank corriewds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and Great food A nice evening to relax had a great chop and salad The area where 131 is located plenty of parking it is a out door shopping area with. Hotel ( Hilton ) and movie theatre so you can make a...More

Thank wmbrakeman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best shrimp & grits ever! Veggie burger to die for with most unique flavored Brussels sprouts! Highly recommended, you'll love it.

Thank Klaus P
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to rate your visit and for the rave review Klaus. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pricey for lunch. Food was good. service was ok, but I expect more at those prices. I had cobb salad which was good,

Thank John P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was the best meal my daughter and I had while visiting the Ashville area recently. Great food, excellent service and great atmosphere. Our waitress was friendly, knowledgeable and attentive, and had only been there a month!!

Thank Lori1418
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best meal we have had in a while! Ribs fell off the bone. Hubby had a bone in ribeye which was amazing. The double dip appetizer had really good Queso. We ate at the bar. Even though they were really busy we...More

Thank AdrianneO
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much AdrianneO for taking the time to rate your visit and the rave review. We look forward to serving you the next time you are in town.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was an easy short walk from our hotel to dinner - enjoyed bartender's recommendations while awaiting rest of group for dinner. Lot's of adult beverage choices - locally brewed beers; good wines and cocktails. Went in for dinner and was greeted by team - when...More

Thank ttill
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

High expectations, but major disappointment! Over priced alcoholic beverages...ordered a chef salad and was delivered without dressing!!! When called to servers attention, waited too long to rectify. Above all very LOUD inside.

1  Thank Carol A L
Reviewed 25 June 2017

We just visited this restaurant last night and I'm probably not going back for awhile. While the food is delicious the prices are extravagant for what you receive. I ordered the special of the day, halibut with garlic butter sauce. The piece wasn't big and...More

1  Thank Donnaahren65
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williammearnest
27 April 2017|
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Response from Joe D | Property representative |
Hi, you can view our menu on our website or on Facebook. Here is the website address. I was not able to put the address in this response due to Tripadvisor guidelines. please google 131-main and our website should pop up.
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Jtor
8 March 2017|
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Response from Joe D | Property representative |
We serve Prime Rib as a feature some nights, usually Friday or Saturday. I recommend calling the location to inquire about specific night. Thanks
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Dunmovin_FL
19 October 2016|
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Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
Lunch crowd is a mix of business dress; nice casual; and jeans. It is a nice restaurant, but not "look down your nose" kind of place. I
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 09:30
Monday
11:00 - 09:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 09:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 09:30
Thursday
11:00 - 09:30
Friday
11:00 - 10:30
Saturday
11:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
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