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131 Main Restaurant

308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
+1 828-651-0131
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good29%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“prime rib” (23 reviews)
“crab cakes” (29 reviews)
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American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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308 Thetford St, Asheville, NC 28803-5062
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Big Island Ribeye selection was not the best on the night. 131 need to thank Julie for the passion she has for the restaurant. She needs a raise!

Thank 6009interactive
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped on a chance we could get in before the movie started, the place was busy, we didn’t have a reservation,but they had a counter seating in front of the kitchen, wasn’t sure about this but turned into a great experience, we ordered and...More

Thank Ed191145
Joe D, Public Relations Manager at 131 Main Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks so much for taking the time to rate your visit and the rave review for our Asheville location. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve dined twice at 131. The second and most recent visit was for a sister date. The Thai salad is beautifully presented, fresh, and tasty! It’s fun to have different, wonderful ingredients in every bite. I had the special, a medallion trio with Gorgonzola. Both...More

Thank Elise F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enjoyed a late dinner there. Quick service. Friendly staff. Food american average- Very well located adjacent to the Hotel

Thank Carole L
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Not our first visit to 131 , back in asheville visiting and we decided to do lunch and it was so good as we where leaving made reservation for Sunday night Service was great and food was great , nice large booth very nice interior...More

Thank wmbrakeman
Reviewed 4 January 2018

We came to 131 Main to help celebrate the birthday of a family member during the holiday time between Christmas and New Year's. The restaurant was busy but we were able to get a booth in a reasonable amount of time that fit our large...More

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 28 December 2017

We stopped in to 131 Main around 12:50 pm for a quick lunch prior to a movie next door. We were professionally greeted and promptly seated. A team member took our drink orders and before he returned we were greeted by our server, Clifford who...More

Thank wmljr2002
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

Excellent service with a team approach. Staff were all excellent.. Some gm is going excellent hiring here. And, we both ordered the plank salmon.. So great. Wild rice medley wow! Has curry and mango i think in it. Half off bottle of wines! Grilled artichokes.....More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 23 December 2017

There are so many great restaurants in Asheville it's hard to choose! Should you find yourself in South Asheville, Biltmore Park Town Square area, make sure to visit 131 Main. The atmoshere is beautiful and cozy with wood and soft lighting. 131 Main offers something...More

Thank Deborah R
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Can’t believe no one has mentioned this restaurant to us before - and that I had to discover it here on TripAdvisor - because it is a beautiful restaurant , with fantastic servers and absolutely luscious food !! My wife and I ordered the Trout...More

Thank Mountainloverz
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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
19 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
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 09:30
11:00 - 10:30
11:00 - 10:30
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
  • E-mail
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