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131 Main Restaurant

17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
+1 704-896-0131
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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17830 Statesville Rd, Cornelius, NC 28031-9173
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Never can go wrong with selecting 131 Main for out of town guest visiting, meeting a friend for lunch or just a wonderful dinner with family .....great service and always delicious!

Thank Paige B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I have worked in the restaurant business for over 20 years. I know fresh food from frozen food. This restaurant claims to not have any freezers in their restaurant. That is probably the truth. But I bet they have freezers at an offsite location. The...More

1  Thank wallstreetredbull
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

When you drive two hours just for banana cream pie you know they have it right. Every visit has been wonderful and the food is well worth the drive.

Thank ladycop210
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wedding party of 6 and it was incredible. We drove from Michigan for the celebration and we would drive back to 131 just to have dinner. EXCELLENT Best place we have ever eaten.

Thank James S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Seven adults plus a child. Well looked after by the staff. Portions too big for English taste up standard American. Quality of food excellent.

Thank petermooney1
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

I schedule a rotating lunch group. 131 Main told me months ago that they can reserve up to 12 at a table. I called yesterday to reserve our May lunch there. I was told they only reserve tables of 8 inside. ?? Please check with...More

1  Thank Julie L
Reviewed 7 May 2018

My husband and I decided to try out 131 Main for a birthday lunch last week. The Mahi Mahi (fresh catch of the day) was made into tacos for me - excellent! The Smokey Burger was very good also! Wait staff were attentive, although it...More

Thank Ruth S
Reviewed 3 May 2018

Wife and I went for dinner on a Monday night. Service was good. Neither one of us found anything attractive on the menu at the price being asked. We wound up having sandwiches that were okay.More

Thank Thomas S
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2018

Good morning Thomas. Thank you for taking time to rate your visit to our Lake Norman location. We value your feedback. Would you be willing to provide your email address or phone number so that the Manager of our Lake Norman location can reach out...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have eaten here a handful of times now. Our first visit wasn’t very impressed. She had the steak and I had the salmon. Both were quite fresh yet nothing spectacular. I think we were jaded from all the great recommendations from...More

Thank flastatebucs
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks for taking time to rate your visit and the four stars. We value your feedback. So glad that you gave us another try. I invite you to join us again soon and try the Strawberry Shortcake while it is here for spring and summer....More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

We've been here twice...the last visit was with family for a birthday dinner. Maybe it was just our choice of food, maybe it was just our choice of night...I don't know...because I just don't see what's so special about this place. The reviews are quite...More

Thank chuckiek
Joe D, Guest Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you chuckiek for taking time to rate your visit on Tripadvisor. We value your feedback. Would you be willing to provide your contact information to info@131-main.com so that the General Manager can reach out to you for additional feedback about your visit?

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Mark H
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 Joe D | 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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings
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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