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Address: 1410 Tunnel Road, Asheville, NC 28805
Phone Number: (828) 299-7597
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Description: We are East Asheville's most friendly Neighborhood Bar..And we play...
We are East Asheville's most friendly Neighborhood Bar..And we play rootball.Welcome to the world famous Root Bar in Asheville NC. We are located on the eastern edge of Asheville NC at 1410 Tunnel Rd. or exit 55 off the 40. We are a non-smoking environment with accommodations out back for those of you that do smoke. We welcome well behaved dogs. We equipped with a wireless network connection for everyone to use and have plenty of seating for all our computer-savy root-friends. We feature live music and have a full bar. And we have rootball! Found exclusively at the Rootbar, we have three outside rootball courts in the back for your playing pleasure. Rootball is a combination of bocce ball and horseshoes. It is a truly unique Asheville experience!
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The friendliest Bar on our 3000 mile road trip.

My brothers and I were staying in the hotel opposite the Root bar. Saw the reviews on tripadvisor and popped into have a drink. We were made to feel very welcome. The locals were... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

My brothers and I were staying in the hotel opposite the Root bar. Saw the reviews on tripadvisor and popped into have a drink. We were made to feel very welcome. The locals were great fun and very easy going. Many a game of root ball was played and many drinks were had. We finally said goodbye to all our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

If you're coming to Asheville and you want to see Asheville the way locals see it, well visit The Root Bar! It is an Asheville landmark because of a game called Root Ball. Invented and played here at The Root Bar, the game is a combination of boche ball and horseshoes. You can even take a Root Ball set home... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2012

a friendly and safe spot for a gal to stop in and have a cold one, listen to some good tunes, and meet decent, smart, fun people. I love that there are always other women there, and my husband can or not meet me. Just a good time, and a nice outdoor spot to chill. great to get out of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2011

If you're ever looking for something you can ONLY do in Asheville, NC, you can find it at The Root Bar! The drinks are strong and affordable, and there's an AWESOME game out back called Root Ball, which was invented in Asheville, NC! I love the Root Bar, and I personally think that Asheville would do well to have a... More 

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