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131 Main Restaurant

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308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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11:30 - 22:30
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Sun - Thu 11:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 22:30
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baltimore md
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133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My first time to 131 everything was perfect food and service I had roasted chicken Friends had ribs and other fish dish Oh one had key lime pie , if Street fill parking garage very close no reason not to go to 131

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Windsor, ON
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Highest rated restaurant in the area so I thought what the heck it should be good. Service was good and people were friendly. Bartender recommended the ribs which he stated were slow cooked and then finished grilled on a hickory grill. Sound good I thought. Instead of the fries and slaw I went with the grilled asparagus and quinoa salad.... More 

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Thank rdufeu
Mooresville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here a few times. We love the grilled artichokes! The food is always good and the servers polite and attentive. Rib eye steak on this visit was grilled to perfection! Atmosphere is good, just a little on the noisy side for a romantic night out on this occasion!

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Penrose, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had eaten at 131 Main in the past but this was our first visit in many years. This visit is memorable because of the double dip appetizer. It is a combination of guacamole and a pimento salad with crispy chips and is very delicious. The wait staff is very attentive except for keeping my spouse's water glass filled. She... More 

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Thank Charles C
Leeds, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant with coworkers while on a business trip. Nice place with good selection for local NC beers on tap. The starters were also really good and the main was worth the wait. We went for the ribs which were tender and falling off the bone. Definitely would go back to this place.

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Thank Sven J
Mount Vernon, Illinois
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can get healthy food but also a vegetarian burger. This restaurant offers a lot of options, depends on what you like and what you want to eat. Great atmosphere!

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Thank OksiDdov
Cashiers, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on a freezing day, looking for lunch. We had just popped in to another restaurant in Biltmore Park but couldn't even stay because the place was icy cold! We entered 131 Main and it was warm, elegant and inviting.We shared the roasted artichoke app and loved getting all messy dipping into the remoulade. Hot towels were offered as... More 

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Thank thelookcashiers
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We dined their on 3/13/17. Beautiful restaurant with open kitchen. Excellent food at fair prices. Everything is always fresh, never frozen. Service was good but not excellent. With few exceptions, the Servers are young and extremely inexperienced. We also felt a little rushed from the start. Additionally, Servers are NOT knowledgeable about wine and frequently struggle with being able to... More 

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Mooresville, North Carolina
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162 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have on occasion enjoyed the 131 Main in Cornelius, but this was our first visit to the Asheville location. We had a lovely evening and enjoyed the trout, fish, shrimp & grits and prime rib sandwich. But there were some shining stars that were amazing! First, we ordered the cornbread as an app. Gosh, who would have thought that... More 

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Thank Suzanne R
Spruce Pine, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Spouse and I split the prime rib/fries and fish taco/nachos. Ample portion's, the prime rib was too finely sliced and lacked a proper texture though the taste was fine. Taco's were fresh generic fish-avocado-greens-tomatoes. Service was very good and polite.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
Cuisine
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:30
Monday
11:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:30
Thursday
11:30 - 21:30
Friday
11:30 - 22:30
Saturday
11:30 - 22:30
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?