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Papas & Beer

17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
+1 828-255-2204
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bean dip” (60 reviews)
“fajitas” (46 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 23:00All hours
Mexican, Southwestern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
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11 - 20 of 626 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in Asheville for a one night stay and the hubby went out for take out. He picked this restaurant as he loves Mexican food. I am not a huge fan but must admit this was better than most. I had a burrito bowl and...More

Thank 2mdoves
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat Mexican all the time- hard to Imagine a better spot. The only thing they could improve would be more comfortable seats outside. It is so fun there and bean dip too. I wish they had vegan cheese but other than that amazing

Thank JenniferLachmund
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Attempted to order grilled chicken nachos. Pretty simple right? Nah, not for this place. Everyone lost their minds. Then I got overcharged and served with limited portions of chicken and cheese but an overabundance of chips. Other dishes were also loaded down with vegetables while...More

Thank damuze
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I picked up a to-go order. We ordered fajitas and an enchilada with red sauce(on the side.) We got an enchilada covered in white sauce. My fajitas didn't come with any of the stuff that makes it a fajita, like the tortillas, sour cream, guac,...More

Thank Chris J
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Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Food portion is very generous & the price is not bad at all. I ordered the Yucatán flautas which were amazingly delicious. It came with rice & beans.. the food was pretty authentic. I couldn't finish the whole plate & still had enough for a...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

I really liked the grilled chicken with mole. The rice was the best ever in a Mexican restaurant. My wife had Carnitas Nachos and loved them.

Thank George T
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a place close to our hotel on Tunnel Road and decided to try this place. The ambience was nice. We were seated quickly and the server was attentive (until the end of the meal when we couldn't find him to get...More

Thank Ken-Barbie-5357
Reviewed 13 August 2017

My wife and I recenty took a trip to Asheville. Based on a local's advice, we went to try Papas and Beer. I really like mexican food, and we were not disappointed. Definately the best mexican restaurant we have ever dined at - from the...More

Thank hvymtl316
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

What can I say, the food here is some of the best I have had in a long time. Every time we have come to Flat Rock for a visit we always eat here at least once. But the success is adversely effecting the quality...More

Thank chris w
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

First time visit here at Papas& Beer Good service Very large menu to choose from Had two steak fajitas very good Excellent margarita Next time back in the area I have to come back and try some other items

Thank Julian P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1229
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-2204
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