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Papa's & Beer

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
+1 828-692-9915
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an amazing restaurant, it is very family friendly. The food is just....... AMAZING!! Highly recommend. The only downside is at 5 it is packed and could take a hour to get a table. Order ahead or call and make a reservation.

Thank Maddie S
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100 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

We got there Sunday December 18th around 1:30, so we had to wait about 5 minutes. The place was packed. We were seated and a guy brought us warm chips and a bean dip. (There's also a salsa bar, so you can get whatever you want). Our server was Skarlett S. She has a beautiful smile and she did a... More 

Thank Bob J
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This has never been as good as the amount of people in the parking lot promotes. Rather--it's been hit or miss. Excellent one time run-of-the-mill the next. It's a gamble. What Mexican restaurants in the area seem to lack is attention to detail in their food--more spices and flavor. During a recent visit I ordered Hot Wings and they were... More 

2 Thank studioboy
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

It was a good meal but nothing spectacular. Definitely felt kind of rushed. The server gave me the bill right after I received my food which gave me the impression of "hurry up."

Thank NoQuarter024
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

My party of 4 enjoyed dinner at Papa's and Beer on a Saturday night. There was no wait, food was good, service was good, beer was good. What more can you ask for?

Thank Humphres
Asheville, North Carolina
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

If you like California style Mexican food, Papa's and Beer is a good place to eat. It has an "eat-and-get-the-hell-out" approach, so that they can turn tables several times at each meal. The place gets very crowded at the peak of each meal time (lunch and dinner). Food quality is good and prices are impossible to beat. It is family... More 

Thank drjim1941
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I love Papas and Beer and have been going there for many years. My favorite entree is sizzling enchiladas, with Mexico City tacos coming in a close second. The salsa bar is incredible and the staff are always pleasant and helpful.

Thank Autumne L
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55 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Originally from North County San Diego California in a little beach town named Encinitas, I grew up on top quality Mexican food. We are here visiting a dear friend in the hospital at Hendersonville. This Companies product is marginal at best. The service could be fine tuned and add a dash of professionalism too. When we were there the restaurant... More 

2 Thank chris w
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Menu is what we call SoCal-Mex. Southern California Mex. Fajita mix includes yellow squash with usual meats, peppers, onions. Chips are served with Beandip rather than sausa. Sausa bar so you can get additional choices.Good place for a group, but bad place for a group. The extensive menu has something for everyone. But it is a small facility, so expect... More 

Thank K. R. M
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We recently spent two weeks in Western North Carolina and tried Papa's & Beer twice for lunch - once on a Sunday and the other on a weekday. As native Texans, we admittedly have a high standard for local Mexican food restaurants. We found the food at Papa's & Beer to be above average for the area, but just average... More 

2 Thank Tim K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 20:30
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-692-9915

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