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Papa's & Beer

1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
+1 828-692-9915
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“bean dip” (28 reviews)
“enchiladas” (26 reviews)
“mexican food” (58 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern
$$ - $$$
1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am always impressed when I go to Papas and Beer. The spices that they used make it better than just the typical cheap Mexican restaurant. The portions are a good size, there is a wide variety on the menu and there is a nice...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having dined at all the Asheville locations, this one does not disappoint. Super busy for dinner. Just wish they served mahi-mahi for their fish tacos like the Asheville locations do. It's nice that they do have outdoor eating. Table side guacamole is A+.

Thank jujubean4
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic and good Mexican food - best in the area. May be crowded - because its popular. Variety of Mexican specialties

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

California style Mexican food with a HUGE menus of choices. Servings are huge and prices are fair. Beer menu is extensive as well. But I happen to recommend the Margaritas. I've been there about five times in the last two months and ordered something different...More

Thank Cathy G
Reviewed 1 April 2017

I left here stuffed! The food was delicious and there was a salsa bar. When you sit down you get chips and not a salsa but a creamy tasty beany dip of some sort. Too bad we were here for only one day because I...More

Thank PrincessK1201
Reviewed 24 March 2017

their food is excellent. Beer selection is not since we are in the center of the craft beer brewery region in NC and they only offer the same bland beers you can get anywhere in the country. I like their Tacos Mexico City. Beef, pork,...More

Thank Stinky_Old_Goat
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Food is excellent! Large portions at a reasonable price! It is always crowded! Staff is friendly and efficient!

Thank Lori L
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Maria was a great waitress. She was patient as we made our selections. I had the avocado burrito and it was so good and big, I took half home. The bean dip served with the chips is really enjoyable. The salsa bar is limited to...More

Thank sherrycat
Reviewed 1 February 2017 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
Reviewed 22 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...More

Thank Bob J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
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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