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“We keep going back!”
Review of West First

West First
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“We keep going back!”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

We love this restaurant. Never had a bad meal. Pizza is to die for! We have had lunch and dinner here and tend to gravitate to Wood First whenever we want to go out at the last minute. Highly recommend.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank sylvia d
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Issaquah, Washington
Level 6 Contributor
110 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Top Shelf In Every Way”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Sophisticated family downtown restaurant providing choices of handcrafted pizza, pasta, Salmon and Trout, with exceptional salads using organic greens and herb. This exceptional restaurant grew out of the popular Flat Rock Bakery and is really famous for their hand made breads and wood fired pizza. If you can't eat in and enjoy the ambiance and outstanding servers, carry-out service is available. Hours Monday - Saturday are: Lunch 11:00 - 2:00 and Dinner from 5:00 - closing.

You and your family or friends will want to return every time you are in the area and you will not be disappointed with your meal or the service.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank Gary C
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level 4 Contributor
31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Great food, nice people . . . a little noisy”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

Very enjoyable side street bistro. Open fire pizza, sandwiches and specialties. Nice selection of beer and wine. Keeps very busy with both locals and visitors. 2 level seating in an old, nicely refurbished building, but all very open and therefore loud at times.

  • Visited February 2014
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Thank GregH828
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Lovely time and great food”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

West First is very convenient and a place the locals frequent. Usual pizza. In the heart of Henersonville.

Visited March 2014
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Thank nyellie
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Hendersonville, North Carolina
Level 5 Contributor
62 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Pizza perfect”
Reviewed April 15, 2014

One of the first wood-fired pizza places in town, it is still one of the best, which means you can run into a lengthy wait at times - even on a week day night. It's worth it though. The pizzas are thin crusted and good, with toppings ranging from the conventional to the more unusual. And all fresh.
The non-pizza entrees are good, but pizza is definitely the star. Side salads are fresh and worth adding. Beer and wine offerings are small but interesting. Tables are close and plastic chairs don't invite lingering. Noise level is pretty high, although the outside deck at the back is surprisingly peaceful. It's definitely a place to try.

  • Visited March 2014
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Thank 94OmaB
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