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131 Main Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crab cakes” (32 reviews)
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
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All hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Reviewed 1 week ago

131 is a classy restaurant with delicious food and attentive service. Francesca was our server and she refreshed my Arnold Palmer before I knew I needed another drink. My chopped salad was delicious and the portion was so large that I took half of it...More

Thank LongIslandMabel
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for the 5 stars and the valuable feedback. We are pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We look forward to serving you again when you are back in the area.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently enjoyed a great lunch of Shrimp and Grits. Very large portion and wonderful flavor. Would order this again. Our server was very friendly and attentive.

Thank Helen J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to 131 Main for the first time and we were very happy with our experience. We choose 131 Main because we saw it was pet friendly. Once we got there our dog got ice water and enjoyed the heated patio. The food can't...More

Thank David J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love going to 131 Main when we visit Asheville. The Danish ribs are to die for! They literally fall off the bone! The slaw that accompanies the ribs is unlike the usual slaw that is served at other restaurants. The peanuts and ginger flavors...More

Thank DavidandKarenTampaFl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is just a great place! The cornbread is the best ever- baked in a casserole dish with a crust on top- I can't wait to eat it- we went here twice on our last visit to Asheville, once for lunch and once for dinner....More

Thank Beth100
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful food and service. I had the scallops and they were excellent. My husband said his steak was great too.

Thank tkd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My fiance and I recently stopped in for the first time for dinner and were very pleased with our experience. Zach was an excellent server and the food was perfect. We'll be back!

Thank Sarah G
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to rate your visit Sarah. We value your feedback and look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Four of us took a chance on availability for dinner. Inside was full - but we were offered an outside table, covered area, pleasant evening. The knowledge of server, efficiency of service, food quality, quantity, presentation, and value was excellent. We were headed to Charlotte...More

Thank Joan Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I ordered my beef medium to well done but it came with blood oozing out. The waiter took it away to be cooked some more but took a long time to bring it back. It was very tasty when recoiled. The red wine was very...More

Thank york1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on a rainy day for an early dinner. The restaurant's atmosphere was very nice- sleek but warm and relaxing. (I expect it's a more bustling atmosphere later in the evening.) The two young women at the door were friendly and smiling. Our server...More

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Where on the Internet may I view a copy of your menu?
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.
Do they serve prime rib because I don't see it on the dinner menu?
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
is there a dress code
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
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, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
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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