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Southern Kitchen & Bar

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$$ - $$$
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41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
+1 828-251-1777
15:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 15:00 - 02:00
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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ate dinner here on our last visit... what a great surprise.. just steps away (1 block) from our Hotel. There is a varied menu but do yourself a favor and build a mac and cheese from a number of possible ingredients .... (lobster and kale... very, very good. )

Thank Lynda D
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My friends and I came in late on a Wed night and had a great time! There's a cute outdoor patio and inside there's a large bar and lots of tables. The space is nicely decorated! Tons of different types of beers to choose from. My Manhattan was good and strong! There was also a special going on $3 for... More 

Thank MeggieMegs3
Hope, Maine
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388 reviews
195 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stopped here for lunch and drinks today and we will definitely go back. Impeccible service, tasty cocktails, excellent salads. We had lunch on the patio and it was very relaxing. Dog Friendly Patio.

Thank Sonia T
Woodstock, Vermont
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535 reviews
396 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 229 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Had walked around Ashville and had an evening drink up at the SkyBar. Looking for dinner and tried the Southern Kitchen and Bar. Started with a draft of locally brewed Green Man Porter. Then great southern cooking. Loved the Blackened Catfish served with garlicky kale and cheesy grits. The appetizer we chose was the deviled eggs which included six deviled... More 

Thank Travelcrow
Alabaster, AL, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

I had the Roasted 1/4 chicken with cherry chipolte bbq, roasted sweet potatoes, and broccolini,...absolutely out of this world! Generous servings, fresh and satisfying. Loved the sidewalk cafe atmosphere with friendly wait staff. Will make this a choice the next time in in the Asheville area.

Thank Marla B
Manhattan, Kansas
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127 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

Neat little place. Best Mac and cheese ever! Nice homemade salad dressings. Friendly staff. Nice place for viusiting.

Thank rose k
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped by after a long day of shopping and walking. Had no reservations- just walked up. Sat outside. Good selection of beers. Nice and cold. The service was OK, nobody is in a rush. I had the shrimp and grits-excellent! The 'gravy' was a Bloody Mary type- great. The appetizers we ordered were the hummus as well as the meat... More 

Thank John S
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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102 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Arrived around 10.45pm hoping for a satisfying meal and was not disappointed. Great food and good choices on the menu. One of our group is a gourmet cook it was great t o hear his comments as he tasted samples of the dishes we had ordered. He was a happy guy and impressed with the southern style. The wait staff... More 

Thank Kenneth M
Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

Food was good.....but we ordered a appetizer & it was delivered with our meal! Isn't the point of an appetizer, it's before your meal? Our waitress had one speed.....super slow! She had no interest in what she was doing! She brought us a beverage at the beginning but Never checked if we need drink refills, until we asked after we... More 

Thank PDR1939
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

My wife and I attended a show here (Lee Camp and Krish Mohan). The show was hilarious, and we both laughed until we cried. There were not enough tables to go around, but everyone who wanted one could get a seat. I had a locally brewed porter, which was excellent. Staff were very friendly and helpful. the stars of the... More 

Thank Scott S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
15:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-251-1777

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