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131 Main Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
+1 828-651-0131
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cornbread” (36 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pork chops were fabulous. Wife’s chicken was very tasty as well. Smashed potatoes so yummy. 2nd trip here and it was much better. Cheers

Thank MonsterTraveler53
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food...Delicious!! I’ve never thought to give this place a try because I heard it was expensive. It wasn’t that bad at all!! Amazing fresh trout

Thank alishajenna
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we had a nice dinner but it wasn't as amazing as everyone claimed it to be. maybe we will give it another shot.

Thank tanya c
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

My kids and I cane in with 45 minutes to eat before leaving for a wedding. Our server not only got our appetizers out, but we also had quick entrees as well. We didn’t have to ask for drink refills and we were in and...More

Thank Ronald M
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is absolutely amazing! My family and I ate at 131 everyday(4) while we visited Asheville! The service at 131 is consistently top notch. The dishes served have been excellent. The Double Dip appetizer is our favorite! It’s difficult to find another restaurant that...More

Thank Joni R
Reviewed 4 April 2018

131 Main was recommended to us, and our friend recommended the cornbread in particular. It is indeed yummy (though of course not GF so I'm reporting on my friends' reaction) and huge! Seemed a waste to only be able to eat half of this piping...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to 131 Main Street to celebrate our 10th wedding anniversary. First of all, the food was incredible! I had the Top Chef Salad and it was literally, the best salad that I've ever had! Seriously, it's the best salad ever. My mother-in-law had...More

Thank KellyAnneBlount
Reviewed 15 March 2018

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 2 March 2018

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 25 February 2018 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

1  Thank Jill M
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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
USD 30 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
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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