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West First

101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
+1 828-693-1080
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (440 reviews)
“salad” (171 reviews)
“bread” (50 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 yesterday

Friendly, sophisticated, casual atmosphere, excellent service and fantastic food - this place is over the top. We were visiting the small town of Hendersonville and were amazed at this restaurant. Can't wait to go back if we're ever up that way again.

Thank Peabo2013
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The atmosphere is great and is definitely a popular place in Hendersonville. My fiancé had the fish and I had the pasta with meatballs. Both dishes were good but weren’t anything to write home about. The service was good.

Thank Morgan E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

West first has trendy light lunches comprised sing salads, light sandwiches at lunch. I prefer their dinner menu with homemade pasta. Parked gnus an issue but the gas station at the bottom of first allied parking after business hours. Service is prompt and friendly but...More

Thank Cjbmangez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch about 12:30 and there was a short wait, about 5 minutes. It is a big space and we ate upstairs. I had the seafood gumbo and the chicken salad sandwich. You can get a 1/2 salad or sandwich and cup of...More

Thank maapar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The reviews are on the money for West First....arrived just in time to avoid a wait though it appeared the wait moved quickly. Fun atmosphere, pizza was delicious and staff was pleasant and efficient. Great end to a fun day in Hendersonville!

Thank ragincajun2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our most delicious dinner of the entire trip. Started with the Soup of the Day, which was Cream of Salmon Dill. Perfect consistency as it wasn’t to thick or creamy and had yummy small chunks of salmon in it. The soup was served...More

Thank camn21252
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch on our way home from Asheville. TripAdvisor recommendations were strong and we now know why. This is great spot for lunch. The wood-fired pizzas are thin crusted, crispy and delicious. Try one with sausage-it’s housemade. I had a newer menu...More

Thank kendellbrink
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried West First after a long day of hiking; dinnertime wait was long so we ordered to go and were out the door in less than 20 minutes. Really enjoyed the quality of the food. We shared two pizzas - the BBQ chicken and one...More

Thank Bill R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice lunch and dinner spot. Busy so you may have to wait but the food is fresh,good quality and the menu has a lot of god options. The bar area is nice and the outside area was not to hot so we sat outside. More...More

Thank Lavenderrose
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came near end of a very busy lunch rush on Friday; short wait for a table. Our server was so sweet to light the candles on a 90th birthday cake and take excellent care of the honoree AND take photos of the three of us...More

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Response from Connie H | Reviewed this property |
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Response from Ron K | Reviewed this property |
No, I'm certain that it is first come, first seated.
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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
Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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