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Papa's & Beer

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mexican, Southwestern
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1821 Asheville Hwy, Hendersonville, NC 28791-2309
+1 828-692-9915
Today
11:00 - 22:00
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All hours
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 - 20:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a good meal but nothing spectacular. Definitely felt kind of rushed. The server gave me the bill right after I received my food which gave me the impression of "hurry up."

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Thank NoQuarter024
TN
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My party of 4 enjoyed dinner at Papa's and Beer on a Saturday night. There was no wait, food was good, service was good, beer was good. What more can you ask for?

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Thank Humphres
Asheville, North Carolina
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101 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like California style Mexican food, Papa's and Beer is a good place to eat. It has an "eat-and-get-the-hell-out" approach, so that they can turn tables several times at each meal. The place gets very crowded at the peak of each meal time (lunch and dinner). Food quality is good and prices are impossible to beat. It is family... More 

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Thank drjim1941
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I love Papas and Beer and have been going there for many years. My favorite entree is sizzling enchiladas, with Mexico City tacos coming in a close second. The salsa bar is incredible and the staff are always pleasant and helpful.

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Thank Autumne L
sequim
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49 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Originally from North County San Diego California in a little beach town named Encinitas, I grew up on top quality Mexican food. We are here visiting a dear friend in the hospital at Hendersonville. This Companies product is marginal at best. The service could be fine tuned and add a dash of professionalism too. When we were there the restaurant... More 

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Thank chris w
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Menu is what we call SoCal-Mex. Southern California Mex. Fajita mix includes yellow squash with usual meats, peppers, onions. Chips are served with Beandip rather than sausa. Sausa bar so you can get additional choices.Good place for a group, but bad place for a group. The extensive menu has something for everyone. But it is a small facility, so expect... More 

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Thank K. R. M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We recently spent two weeks in Western North Carolina and tried Papa's & Beer twice for lunch - once on a Sunday and the other on a weekday. As native Texans, we admittedly have a high standard for local Mexican food restaurants. We found the food at Papa's & Beer to be above average for the area, but just average... More 

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Thank Tim K
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Not as consistent as it used to be but still really good most of the time. Good sauces (the really hot stuff is usually in the bottom of the unit -not for the faint). I always stick with the shrimp Caesar wrap after trying various items over the years. Depends on who is in the kitchen or sometimes time of... More 

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Thank UncleJessie66
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Frequent guests.Always good food and large servings.Usually have enough leftovers for another meal. Go early if going for dinner or will have to wait in line for a table.

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Thank Vic911
Tryon, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We go to Pappas & Beer in Hendersonville, Asheville & Greenville often, and when our son comes into town from Chicago, he always wants to go their for the fajitas. We are from Texas and love Tex-Mex, but had a hard time finding a good Mexican restaurant in the Carolinas. Pappas & Beer is "California style," but about the same... More 

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Thank SusanGardener

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican, Southwestern
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:30
Monday
11:00 - 20:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 20:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 20:30
Thursday
11:00 - 20:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?