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131 Main Restaurant

17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
+1 704-896-0131
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cornbread” (42 reviews)
“ribs” (53 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00 Hours
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I want to express to everyone here about the fat-shaming that happened to me at this restaurant. We went to this restaurant at 7:45 on a Sunday night. I am a bigger person and can't sit comfortably in their booths. We were sat in a...More

Thank wonderingsoul1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food: Never disappointed - always fresh. Love the salmon, ribeye, burgers and Main Salad! Best Lemon Drop Martini around... Service: Always good Atmosphere: I like sitting in the bar area - just wish the Cornelius location had a bar that was as big as the...More

Thank Curiosity42719226038
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite local restaurants. The food is consistently fresh, high quality + delicious. 131 Main does a great job with everything. The staff is always efficient + very helpful. The decor is welcoming + comfortable. Would recommend this restaurant over + over again!

Thank 521lbbb
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here with friends recently and were sorry we did. On the plus side, our reservation was honored and an artichoke appetizer was very good. On the minus side, we had missing orders, poorly conceived dishes and lukewarm to cold food all night....More

Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for taking time to rate your visit to our Lake Norman location. We value your feedback. What you have described in no way represents our commitment to outstanding Guest service and exceptional food. Would you be willing to provide your email address or...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I always enjoy when I get a chance to dine here. It's always great. Food and service are always perfect.

Thank dwall44
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this location only twice; once for lunch and once for dinner. However, these two experiences has been the best by far. From the hostess, to the waitresses, to the cook(s). The service and food was excellent.

Thank Angela D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the ribs and sitting in booth for conversation. when my wife leaves my daughter wants to go for the shrimp and grits.

Thank fred m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

131 Main in Cornelius, NC has become my and my wife’s choice destination for a special night out. The menu offerings are delicious and seasonal, which translates to fresh and original. The staff has always been courteous and anxious to make our visit pleasant and...More

Thank Mountaineer98
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the restaurant for dinner with a friend. The ambiance was nice. The staff were personable, attentive,and thorough. The cedar plank salmon, deviled eggs, and cornbread are delicious. Definitely returning soon!!!!!

Thank joyM1589XF
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first visit and it was really great. Service was excellent, The rack of ribs, fries and salad was I believe the best ribs I have ever had! I give “131” 5 stars!!

Thank Charles D
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Questions & Answers
7 June 2017|
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Response from Cynthia W | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you could alway ask for a back table
William C
23 March 2017|
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17 December 2016|
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Response from B8854KRjoed | Property representative |
Attire is anything from casual to dressy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$25
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups
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
  • E-mail
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