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West First

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Organic, Pizza & Pasta
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101 West 1st Ave., Hendersonville, NC 28793
828.693.1080
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Today
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine

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  • 206
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  • 90
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Excellent!

Neat atmosphere, friendly staff, good service. Our drinks were spot-on and the menu had a good variety without being overwhelming. Our entrees were absolutely delicious! We'll definitely be back.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
Lindsey W
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Late Night
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332 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Atmosphere is great from the start. Sat on back patio and it was comfortable and cozy. If you do not like olives (like me) do not order the Cesar salad without requesting them to be olive free. Completely overtook the flavor of the salad. Pizza was good, but nothing spectacular. Definitely has the wood fire crust taste that you expect.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 NEW

Neat atmosphere, friendly staff, good service. Our drinks were spot-on and the menu had a good variety without being overwhelming. Our entrees were absolutely delicious! We'll definitely be back.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We have been going to West 1st since it opened and have noticed that over the years the consistency/quality of menu items have significantly declined. We still remember the days when the bread alone was a very good reason to go there. We still llike the atmosphere and the noise doesn’t bother us. Our last visit was a couple of... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I have only eaten pizza at this restaurant and I go back often. Nice inside and the service is great.

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Hendersonville, NC
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

I recently went with friends to this restaurant. The atmosphere is casual. The wait staff very good and food was delicious. Good food at a good price. Overall a winner.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Took the wife for a quick dinner. Came in late on a week night so no wait. Was sat on the balcony, not bad but would have rather sat on the main level (no tables available). Good service. Split a pizza with the wife and we both enjoyed it. Really good crust! Wine was overpriced (IMO). The by the glass... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

I have loved this place since the day they opened their doors! Their goat cheese pizza is to die for! Good beer selection, good pasta dishes, fabulous dessert and perfect coffee to go along with it. My only complaint is that the seating is a little cramped and there is often a line at the door, but good things come... More 

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Since we live local, this happens to be one of our favorite restaurants. Love, love, love the salads.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

They make the best pizza in town and have a varied menu.The place is always crowded and a bit noisy,but have never been disapointed.

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Rome, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Stopped while visiting our mom. Great find! The charcuterie apptzr was amazing, loved the striped bass special, lamb pizza good, and the vibe is happenin'! Beautiful interior is a mix if industrial and artsy; great date night spot!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 101 West 1st Ave., Hendersonville, NC 28793
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: 828.693.1080

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Organic, Pizza & Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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