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Southern Kitchen & Bar

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$$ - $$$American, ,
41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
+1 828-251-1777
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“mac and cheese” (16 reviews)
“sloppy joe” (7 reviews)
“deviled eggs” (10 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
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Reviewed August 19, 2017 via mobile

We weren't sure we could get up to the patio because of all the steps, but we found out there's a secret entrance from the sidewalk. Food was good, it was a gorgeous night, so it was awesome to be outside.

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed the courtyard at night. Good wine and beer list. The charcuterie board was fantastic with a huge variety of snacks. Service was kind, but pretty slow. Don't go if you are in a hurry.

Thank LHPUSAviaOki
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The shrimp and grits as well as the mac. and cheese with shrimp were delicious.You can enjoy sitting outside and people watching or inside if you refer AC. Wait staff is fun to talk with and proud of their menu.

Thank Mindy6358
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Went to taste some southern cooking, on a recommendation from friends and was not disappointed. It was busy but not overly crowded. Sat out on the patio which was nice. Service was good. Food was very good. Presented well and good variety. They did allow...More

Thank nazcougar
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed. My husband and I were vacationing in Asheville and chose this restaurant based upon reviews. I will say the waitress was super friendly. We first orders the meat and cheese tray. Very good. My husband ordered the zucchini pasta and I had the...More

Thank 4Ms2Gr2Tx2Ms
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a little bar to sit and people watch. We arrived and they were steady but not overly busy. We had to ask for service and once we were told by a staff member when asking for another drink that he was...More

Thank Stephenie P
Reviewed June 27, 2017 via mobile

Nice outdoor seating. We moved from the shaded table to a nice sunny area to eat our meal. We were craving food and a drink. Southern came through on both counts. Not knock your socks off, but solid on both counts. Delicious chicken legs that...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed June 14, 2017

Had dinner there with a group of friends. Everyone enjoyed their meal as well as the beverages. I had the fried chicken sandwich. I should not have had that but it was worth every calorie. The side of mac and cheese was also good. And...More

Thank Lauren A
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent and sitting outside on the patio was perfect for people watching. Amazing cocktails too. Can't wait to go back!

Thank dollah1
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time in Asheville and stopped in this great little place for dinner. Service was was wonderful. I had this wonderful pork belly sandwich. It was terrific! The mac and cheese is highly recommended😊 Don't miss this great place!

Thank Loraine C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
3:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 N Lexington Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2827
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-251-1777
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