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West First

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101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
+1 828-693-1080
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11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently met 4 friends for lunch. I don't know why, but they won't seat you until your complete party arrives. That would be ok if they had a bigger waiting area. However, when we were seated and our food came, the sandwiches were very generously sized and very tasty! Two of the ladies split a personal size pizza and... More 

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Thank Judy K
Hendersonville, North Carolina
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is loud....this place is trendy...this place is my acoustic nightmare. The food is silly, as in...food for yuppies. I think one is "supposed" to like it...cos it's more of a scene (for Hendersonville (lol)), but "don't believe the hype" $$$$tay home, order a pizza....and "enjoy the silence" ...or go, overpay, and have a severe case of tinnitus for... More 

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1 Thank dirtcookies
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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229 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After dining solo at West First for lunch several months ago, I made a return visit with my husband for dinner. I was most eager for my standard pepperoni/kalamata olive pizza in the personal size. Paired with a small caesar salad, it was absolutely perfect: peppery flavorful pepperoni, salty olives, perfect amount of marinara, chewy, thin crust. The salad was... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well written menu looks very appealing; we chose the pizza and salad. Pizza was very good, as good as any we have tried in this town, but overpriced. We asked the server if the "regular" pizza was sufficient for 3, and she assured us it was. Turns out it is not, the thin crust, though tasty is not filling. The... More 

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Thank lolo789
Hendersonville, North Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So many menu choices; always great specials and favorites-hard to pick. This visit I had the Greek salad which is full of flavor and Greek lamb pizza-perfection! Heated patio was thoroughly enjoyable on this unseasonably warm day in February!

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Thank kyagerhofer
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For Hendersonville, this funky place is worth a try. We started with the Spinach/Artichoke/Goat Cheese dip. It was very good, but would have like to have different bread or crackers to eat it with. I had the prosciutto pizza and it was great. My husband had the chicken piccata and it was ok. The noodles and sauce were the best... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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58 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pizza is worth the wait! It is wood fired, thin crusted, and delicious. The price is very reasonable, and the service is consistent. Indoors can be a little noisy due to the modern atmosphere but the outdoor patio is much quieter if it is comfortable outside.

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Thank Are we there Y
Florida Keys, Florida
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I came to town to look at the possibility of moving here. We are still looking and haven't made up our mind but we did want to check out the local restaurant scene. It didnt take long to realize the highest rated restaurant is not our kind of place. The parking in that area is terrible. It... More 

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1 Thank edandsue628
Hendersonville NC
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These folks are known for their imaginative food and they don't disappoint. Salads that include pine nuts and goat cheese can never be bad! My favorite pizza is prosciutto, fresh mozzarella and arugula! As good as you imagine! West First has outdoor seating, a mezzanine and a fairly large dining room. It can be very loud when the place is... More 

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1 Thank marysmom0213
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most consistent restaurants in town -downtown location and close to other bars and venues

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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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, American, Pizza, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 1st Ave W, Hendersonville, NC 28792-5009
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-693-1080

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