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131 Main Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
+1 828-651-0131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (35 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I came here for lunch with friends. We were seated at a square table for our group of 8. It was in the back corner and perfect to converse with everyone. So many items on the menu looked good and I chose the Club Sandwich...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been here numerous times since last year...always really good food, no matter what you decide on. Be sure to try the "cornbread". In quotation marks because it's unlike any cornbread I've ever eaten. Born and raised in NC and this is so different from...More

Thank beverlyb80
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were a party of five on a Sat night. We made reservations (recommended on Fri & Sat for dinner), and were seated on time. Service was excellent. The corn bread appetizer (with honey on the side) was amazing! 2 had the NC Trout and...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was very good! Food was dynamic! First we stopped at the bar and I ordered a pear martini. It was too sweet for me and the savvy bartender picked up on that and immediately suggested something else and made it with no fuss. When...More

Thank CJK_52
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Planned a last minute dinner with friends for dinner. Each one of us had something different. The appetizer we ate was grilled artichokes with an aioli sauce, really yummy. The main dinner i ate was the vegi burger with fresh cut french fries and a...More

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

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant on TripAdvisor and for giving us the opportunity to celebrate the great food and service at our Asheville location. We appreciate you coming in and look forward to providing you with many more outstanding dining...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

My Big Island Ribeye selection was not the best on the night. 131 need to thank Julie for the passion she has for the restaurant. She needs a raise!

Thank 6009interactive
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

We stopped on a chance we could get in before the movie started, the place was busy, we didn’t have a reservation,but they had a counter seating in front of the kitchen, wasn’t sure about this but turned into a great experience, we ordered and...More

Thank Ed191145
Joe D, Public Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thanks so much for taking the time to rate your visit and the rave review for our Asheville location. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve dined twice at 131. The second and most recent visit was for a sister date. The Thai salad is beautifully presented, fresh, and tasty! It’s fun to have different, wonderful ingredients in every bite. I had the special, a medallion trio with Gorgonzola. Both...More

Thank Elise F
Reviewed 16 January 2018

Enjoyed a late dinner there. Quick service. Friendly staff. Food american average- Very well located adjacent to the Hotel

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit to 131 , back in asheville visiting and we decided to do lunch and it was so good as we where leaving made reservation for Sunday night Service was great and food was great , nice large booth very nice interior...More

Thank wmbrakeman
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Questions & Answers
27 April 2017|
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.
9 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
20 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
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
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
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-651-0131
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