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131 Main

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17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
+1 704-896-0131
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 21:00
Mon - Thu 11:00 - 21:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We ate there on April 27th. I had shrimp and grits which was okay but I've had much better in Charleston. My friend had the crab cakes and they were swimming in a mustard sauce. The wait staff needs to ask before removing plates as my friend's plate was removed before he was finished eating. I think the food is... More 

Thank Karen F
Davidson, North Carolina
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited 131 tonight and were well cared for by manager Billy, and our server Caroline. Great food, great service, excellent atmosphere. All that and the pork chops are back!

Thank Davidson33
Davidson, North Carolina
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247 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

131 is consistently good! Their Thai Salad is superb, and we always love the cornbread with honey. They also have a lovely atmosphere and very nice service.

Thank Katie S
North Carolina
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165 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Re-visited 131Lake Norman for shrimp and grits at lunch. They are the best I get anywhere. Service is super and served in a comfortable environment. Certainly recommend for lunch or dinner when you are nearby.

Thank TheRodg
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Superb service! Had Fish tacos & Prime Rib Sandwich. Asparagus the size of hot dogs Cooked perfectly. Highly recommended. Only draw back was the music was too loud and not suitable for such a place.

Thank Qba1
North Carolina
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70 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The artichokes are excellent! Hubby enjoys the pork ribs - very large portion. Salads good but I always change up the dressings that are paired with them; feel the Asian salad w/seared tuna should have a ginger lime dressing (which isn't offered). A great place for lunch or dinner to hook up with friends and have good eats. Good cocktails.

Thank SchatzieDavidson_NC
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main, responded to this review

Thank you for your valuable feedback. We look forward to serving you again soon. More 

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87 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Salads are Great. Pictured is the crab cakes salad. I got the artichoke appetizer and learned the hard way you do not eat them like the ones at the supermarket

Thank David D
Cornelius, North Carolina
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42 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

We especially like to eat in the bar. Love the ambiance of the gas lights in the restaurant! We like there Ribeye with peanut cole slaw best. We often get the grilled artichokes with homemade peppered cornbread served with honey for apps. All their sides are really unique and flavorful! Must try the wild rice salad side! Seared tuna salad... More 

Thank Jennifer D
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

This is a great spot for a date night or a special occasion. It is all American cuisine that is delicious. They often have fresh seafood caught the same day. The food and the ambiance were amazing but the best part was the service. Our server, I wish I remembered her name, was amazing! She was knowledgeable, friendly, and attentive!... More 

Thank ElizabethRosen
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States
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71 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Love the food and freshness of everything here.. I am never disappointed in this place.. I always get the ribs though, their cornbread rocks, the eggs are delish..

Thank Jenifer S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
American, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Cornelius
  • Phone Number: +1 704-896-0131

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