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West First

101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
+1 828-693-1080
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (418 reviews)
“salad” (164 reviews)
“meatballs” (22 reviews)
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Italian, American, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

B.E.S.T. Pizza in region! Pizza regulars and love the pre-existing pies and the build your own. I travel professionally and love pizza. So I’m on the hunt when I travel for good pie especially in larger tier 1 cities. This small town restaurant nails it!...More

Thank lisa w
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

West First offers pretty good food if you live in this area which is limited in the quality and variety of food offered. The service is not very professional for what is a top rated restaurant around here. The wait staff does not provide a...More

Thank stdunnwexford
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Terrific local casual restaurant. Variety of menu items and prices. Great salads and unique pizzas! Great atmosphere. If the weather is good eat out on the deck. Wish they took reservations.

Thank JoyceSquared
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of our favorites in Hendersonville. Everything from salads to pizza to pasta dishes. Atmosphere and service is great as well.

Thank David S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unexpectedly, we found ourselves visiting Hendersonville, NC with old friends from Maryland...one of the shop owners recommended West First, on, West First street...who woulda thunk it? Freshly made soups, freshly baked breads...Wood fired pizza...we tried them all...Delicious!

Thank Smokeynav
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's been a while since I had dinner at West First, but finally was able to have a nice dinner there. What a great atmosphere to have dinner with friends. Nice selection of craft beers. I really like the thin style pizza and they have...More

1  Thank 543dannyw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unexpected detour through Hendersonville at lunch turned out to be a good thing. Our food was delicious, service great and meal was well priced. Hope to return.

Thank kds44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We sat up in the loft area, against the floor to ceiling windows. It was quieter and more restaurant like, instead of bar/pizza place atmosphere. I had GF Moroccan pork chop [ at least 8 oz] and a wonderful sweet sauce [$17]. It came with...More

Thank 34oceanspirit
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great place for lunch. The Ruben Sandwich is a must! Fast and pleasant service. I ate here twice in one week!

Thank Connie H
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Love almost all the restaurants on Main. This place here, is nice and cozy, and great food. Must get there when first open to get a seat😊

Thank TeresaAPC1
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Questions & Answers
20 June 2017|
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm certain that it is first come, first seated.
Rita M
3 March 2016|
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Response from ncnativeazalea | Reviewed this property |
I don't know either. Please call them.
Carol R
20 December 2015|
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Response from E K | Reviewed this property |
Oh, yes! It has a full service bar. And there are tons of craft breweries in the area. Also, the Poe House is right upstairs.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-693-1080
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