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119 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC
+1 828-693-4646
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Wednesday
Closed
Hours:
Tue 11:30 - 20:00
Thu 11:30 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 20:30
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126 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice atmosphere, but the food was not the best in Hendersonville. I had the shrimp and grits and would not recommend. The pot roast looked good. We shared tiramisu was fantastic. Many unusual choices. Will probably try again with a different entrée.

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Thank jgteacher
Jacksonville, Florida
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a great Thanksgiving dinner at Never Blue. There were all the favorites like cornbread and celery dressing, turkey etc, but a lot of things with Chef Jessie Rocque's creative touch. The pumpkin ravioli, the winter greens, sweet potato casserole and mushroom medley were delicious. The service was very good. The staff had obviously been trained to keep things... More 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to Never Blue with daughter and granddaughter before going next door or a play. I had the pulled pork tostada which was a great combination of flavors. Eclectic setting and great service.

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Thank cherie51
Silver Springs
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only reason it gets a 4 and not a 5 is the pricing. It's not "outrageous" the be fair though. Right next to the Flat Rock Playhouse, it's a great place to eat before or after a show, as we did. Excellent tapas- everything we got. The soup of the day was good, a little over salted was the opinion... More 

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Thank Sarah L
NC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Pot roast is the best. If you are from Midwest, you would think you are in Chicago. Our favorite restaurant

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Thank jm4397
Juneau, Alaska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For lunch I had tapas and my wife had a hamburger. Hers was good, mine was disappointing. The buffalo cauliflower was breaded/mushy/soaked in hot sauce. The pork dish was bland. Then to top it off, the price seemed to be very high for a burger and 2 tapas dishes. Try it at your own risk.

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1 Thank airstream2016
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I needed to grab dinner on our way up to a weekend cabin rental. Never Blue was our number one choice due to its menu variety - tapas AND some entrees. We were not disappointed! Order the El Jefe margarita! It is incredibly delicious, & a refreshing twist on the traditional 'rita. Have fun just reading the... More 

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Thank TheHamricks
Asheville, North Carolina
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118 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick disclaimer: when we stopped here in late October, our server told us the menu was about to be changed, so my comments are based on the menu in effect that night. But I can say that our dinner that evening was excellent. Although half of the menu featured small plates, we decided to go large. I had the pot... More 

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Thank KaneCountyCritic
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here twice and both times- simply amazing food and service. It's our "spot" when we travel to the area now. Do quaint and beyond delicious!

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Thank CharlotteMOB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couldn't find anything bad to say about this place. Staff was amazing as well! Try the El hefe skeleton style if your looking for a good cocktail.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$28
Cuisine
American, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Wine and Beer
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 20:00
Thursday
11:30 - 20:00
Friday
11:30 - 20:30
Saturday
11:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 119 S Main St, Hendersonville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hendersonville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-693-4646
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 of 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 12 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 8:30 pm for lunch and dinner - Friday & Saturday - 11:30 am to 9:00 pm for lunch and dinner - Sunday & Monday - Closed. ***WE WILL BE CLOSED JULY 3RD-JULY 6TH FOR THE FOURTH OF JULY HOLIDAY. WE WILL REOPEN THURSDAY, JULY 7TH AT 11:30AM.***

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