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119 S Main Street, Hendersonville, NC
828-693-4646
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11:30 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Never Blue is a non-traditional tapas restaurant. The word Tapas...
Never Blue is a non-traditional tapas restaurant. The word Tapas translates to small or little bites. We offer small plates of a variety of cuisines from around the world and also offer entree portions of some items. We have an extensive list vegetarian and gluten free items, as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, chicken dishes, beef & wild game, seafood and much more. We have a wonderful dessert selection that we make in-house along with all of our ice creams and sorbets. We have full ABC Permits and offer an amazing martini and margarita list. We have 6 local beers on draft, and a very inexpensive yet diverse wine list. We have an inviting dining room along with garden dining in our enclosed garage and outdoor patio dining as well. We are open Tuesday-Thursday - 11:30am to 8:00 pm for lunch and dinnerFriday & Saturday - 11:30 am to 9:00 pm for lunch and dinnerSunday & Monday - Closed
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    Very good
  • 21
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  • 11
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Decadent Chocolate Cake

Their decor is gorgeous, the food delightful --I like the shrimp and grits--and they have the best chocolate cake I've ever eaten. One serving is enough for six people, and it takes a chocolate high to a new level of decadence.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
Eileen D
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East Flat Rock, North Carolina
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266 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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East Flat Rock, North Carolina
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Their decor is gorgeous, the food delightful --I like the shrimp and grits--and they have the best chocolate cake I've ever eaten. One serving is enough for six people, and it takes a chocolate high to a new level of decadence.

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Irmo, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Not your average menu. More of a tapas style variety of foods. Lovely courtyard dining when the weather is nice and you can sit back, eat, drink wine, and people watch while you eat.

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Corozal, Belize
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We used to live in Hendersonville and often ate at Never Blue. First, we love the fact that you can order large or small plates for many of their dishes. The tapas concept is one we wish more restaurants would do, in order to sample more than one dish at a time. On our most recent visit, we were not... More 

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Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

We ate lunch here while in Flat Rock to attend our niece's mountain wedding! It's a nice restaurant that we highly recommend! My husband had a burger & I had a delicious salad! There were several others dining including people from the area. They have in & outdoor dining.

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hendersonville
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20 reviews 20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

My wife and I were downtown and decided to have lunch. She is post surgical and using a walker. The outdoor is right next to a handicapped parking so very easy egress. We had a great lunch. Varied menu with many good selections. My burger was perfect and my wife's chicken special as well. We treated ourselves to an apple... More 

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

My wife and I went here for lunch. Great place to eat. Had a blue cheese burger that was delicious. Nice atmosphere and friendly wait staff. Woukld recommend.

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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285 reviews 285 reviews
240 restaurant reviews
158 helpful votes 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Wandering down the street in Hendersonville one pretty day, we decided to stop and meet some friends at Never Blue, having Never Been here, and we're happy that we did. We got a window seat in the "closed" section of the place, so that we could watch the folks wandering by outside, as many other friends soon did, where they... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Never Blue is a "cute" restaurant downtown adjacent to the in-town Flat Rock Playhouse downtown toward the end of Main ST....close to the Visitor Center. If you are there for dinner, there is probably parking next to the theater, otherwise, park on the street. There is outdoor seating...actually indoors with open doors and an area adjacent, indoors with tables and... More 

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western north caolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

we have been coming to this place for almost 6 yrs and we loved the place.....hip, great fresh food, but i think the idea to open places in asheville and saluda might have killed their spirit. the food is just not as special as it once was, sometimes still inventive and quite good, but we miss the original idea where... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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84 reviews 84 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

The interior decor is an explosion of color and lets you know immediately the dining experience will be different. The menu selection is huge with a focus on fresh produce and grains. We had the kale salad and two types of handcrafted tacos. The tacos were a tad bit dry. The salad was tangy and delicious. Beautiful art painted by... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 119 S Main Street, Hendersonville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: 828-693-4646

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16

Description

Never Blue is a non-traditional tapas restaurant. The word Tapas translates to small or little bites. We offer small plates of a variety of cuisines from around the world and also offer entree portions of some items. We have an extensive list vegetarian and gluten free items, as well as soups, salads, sandwiches, chicken dishes, beef & wild game, seafood and much more. We have a wonderful dessert selection that we make in-house along with all of our ice creams and sorbets. We have full ABC Permits and offer an amazing martini and margarita list. We have 6 local beers on draft, and a very inexpensive yet diverse wine list. We have an inviting dining room along with garden dining in our enclosed garage and outdoor patio dining as well. We are open Tuesday-Thursday - 11:30am to 8:00 pm for lunch and dinnerFriday & Saturday - 11:30 am to 9:00 pm for lunch and dinnerSunday & Monday - Closed
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm

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