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131 MAIN Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
+1 828-651-0131
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Reviewed 6 days ago

131 is a slightly upscale restaurant that serves good food. It isn't pretentious. Waitstaff is friendly and accomodating. We had roast beef and salmon for entrees. Both were cooked exactly as ordered and were very good. Portions are adequate. Sides are fresh and complement the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love 131 Main and eat there often back at home so we usually come here when in Asheville. The food is for the most part the same and very delicious but this particular server didn't really care. He was slow to get everything from...More

Thank vacation920
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous dinner, alway consistent food quality, great service and 1/2 price bottles of wine night! The strawberry shortcake is the best I've ever had. Enjoy the warmth of inside dining or the lovely patio which keeps you warm with overhead heating and fireplace.

Thank Teresa S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I stopped at 131 Main's Restaurant for a much needed break up on a 7 Hour Rd. trip. To my delight it was the perfect meal satisfying meal to give me the energy to finish my drive. If it's a nice day I recommend dining...More

1  Thank silverparrot1
Reviewed 29 August 2017

We were looking for a restaurant that had fresh local trout on the menu, and selected 131 Main Street. It was a good choice. A mid-to-upscale restaurant in an area filled with shops, a theater and other eateries, 131 Main had a good menu with...More

Thank 435sued
Reviewed 28 August 2017

We just had desserts and they were ok. Food served around us looked good and service was ok. Outside seating was nice.

Thank markfarner58
Reviewed 26 August 2017

My husband and I came for lunch while shopping in Biltmore Park Town Square. It is a nice looking restaurant with a bar. We each ordered a cocktail...Gold Rush and Blueberry Mule at $12.00 each. For our meal, I had the Grouper Sandwich $17.00 and...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent fish tacos, corn bread is a must and burger were all a hit!! Great service and value for fresh quality food! We'll be back to try dinner!!!

Thank whatagreatlife
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The atmosphere at the restaurant is very nice, the waiting staff is very helpful. The food is delicious and good wine. The restaurant style feels elegant and cozy!

Thank Nils A
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 MAIN Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to rate your visit and the rave review. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 9 August 2017

Service was very good, attention to detail - great. We have gluten issues and ordered the grilled fish tacos on corn shells. Yum! Look forward to going back.

Thank corriewds
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Questions & Answers
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.
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
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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 9:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
11:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-651-0131
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