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Papas & Beer

17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
+1 828-255-2204
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“bean dip” (65 reviews)
“fajitas” (48 reviews)
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Mexican, Southwestern, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good food. The salsa bar is awesome. You help your self at the salsa bar. They have several different types of salsa as well as different heat levels. The food is what you expect from a Mexican restaurant and the beer is cold.

Thank Jsp1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you like shivering and poor sanitation, then this is the place for you! It was freezing inside, to the point that I had to give my two year old my sweater. We got to sit uncomfortably close to another group because apparently their aim...More

Thank elcnc17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here many times solo and with friends who also thought it was the best Mexican Restaurant they had ever been to. Restaurant appearance outside and inside is a great start to a fun and perfect dining experience. Got Table Side Guacamole. Chips and bean...More

Thank KeepACrusin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on a Saturday for lunch. The service was good and the salsa bar and bean dip was great. I found their food to be tasty and authentic. They also have a great margarita menu.

Thank tedact
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a terrific lunch today at Papas. It had been recommended by the hotel on my last trip to Asheville. I was pleased it was still great food, tasty house margarita all at a very reasonable price. I had nachos and my friend a burrito....More

Thank dk9108
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant has excellent food and the service is courteous and prompt. Plan on possible wait if visiting on a weekend night. My visit was on a Tuesday evening and they were still busy. Prices are moderate. Highly recommend.

Thank Ann F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Service was good, sauce bar is a great idea, love the bean dip and chips, prices were very reasonable

Thank TNDauksch
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Papa’s & Beer is one of our standard restaurants as locals. Service staff are punctual and eager to please. Shredded beef burrito is a favorite, fajitas are always good and the chicken dishes are good as well. Hope you enjoy!

Thank kaye w
Reviewed 4 June 2018

This is the best Mexican restaurant I have ever been to. Was in Asheville on vacation and this place was recommended by the hotel clerk and was he ever right. Food was excellent. We ended up going back the next night.

Thank andgin
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend and I ate here while taking a jaunt to Asheville from Tennessee on our vacation. Eating here was the best decision we made. Bean dip instead of salsa (but it was delicious!). The prices weren’t bad and we got a TON of food....More

Thank MelissaM06
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-2204
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