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125 S. Lexington Ave, Ste 103, Asheville, NC 28801 (Hilliard Ave and Lexington Ave)
6 minute walk from the ART Station. From the ART Station head south on Coxe Ave towards Aston St. Turn left on Aston St. Turn Right onto S Lexington and follow to 125 S Lexington Ave!
(828) 505-8560
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4:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: about a year old
Good for:
Casual Dining

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Visitor rating
  • 69
    Excellent
  • 35
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Utterly Delightful

It has been a few years since we went to this place but the memories are still strong and pleasant and given the recent reviews this restaurant has continued to get better. The menu is creative and fun as are the drinks menu all of which is inspired by the rhum theme. The food is great quality too... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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English first
United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

It has been a few years since we went to this place but the memories are still strong and pleasant and given the recent reviews this restaurant has continued to get better. The menu is creative and fun as are the drinks menu all of which is inspired by the rhum theme. The food is great quality too and we... More 

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East TN
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Randomly came across this place while wandering around Asheville. It's a block or two away from the ever popular Wicked Weed, but since it isn't on the main thoroughfare, it wasn't as crazy as other places which was nice. Came here Friday and Saturday nights and had the same bartender, Doug, both nights. He makes the best Moscow Mule in... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your compliments! We strive to be a nice cozy spot to help escape the normal hustle and bustle. We will defenitly pass on your compliments to Doug! Thanks so much and we will hopefully see you again very soon! Owen McGlynn Executive Chef/General Manager More 

Greenville, South Carolina
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My boyfriend and I were visiting Asheville for the night and decided to go on a "bar crawl" and were told that this place had the best bartender in town. They weren't kidding! My boyfriend wanted me to try a traditional South American drink which they unfortunately didn't have on the menu anymore. The bartender, however, made it anyway with... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

We are so happy to hear of your experience! We are very lucky to have such a great staff, it truly makes the difference. We hope to see you again next time you're in town! Owen McGlynn More 

Asheville, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

What can I say about Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro except VERY GOOD food and drink. It's a fun night with friends, family, and business associates. I've been to Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro several times and each time I am happy with what I order and drink. Service is also very good.

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Bob, Thanks so much for your patronage. So glad to hear that we continue to live up to your expectations. We hope to see you again very soon! Owen McGlynn Executive Chef/General Manager More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The atmosphere is great, none of the chairs match and the light fixtures are all unique. The bathroom has a cool cast concrete sink. The food was either really good or really sad. The macaroni and cheese was amazing, I would rank it in my personal top 10. The Perfect Storm Mojito was great according to my wife; I found... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

I want to sincerely apologize to you for your experience. We set the bar high for ourselves and we take it personally when we miss the mark. I can assure you we only use the freshest meat from local farms. I definitely would never serve you something that was spoiled, and I can guarantee you that there wouldn't be organ... More 

Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

the chef is amazing, with beautiful delicate dishes, amazing quality and served to precision. They used all fresh food, from local farms, and you can tell. The new shrimp dish is to die for, and never wanting to taste grits until i experienced storms grits...I'm a believer. Then comes the drinks, the devil oasis, it's not just a drink, it's... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Your words are too kind! Thank you so much for your loyalty and continuous support. We would be nothing without loyal guest like you. I am sure we will see you again soon! Owen McGlynn Executive Chef/Managing Partner More 

Asheville, North Carolina
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

It has a nice feel to the restaurant, smallish and cozy. I enjoy the wine menu. For me it has a nice variety with out feeling too pricey. ($7 and $8 per glass...low end of the price range for Asheville). We tried the bacon boiled peanuts..with alleppo pepper(?)..honestly I haven't tried too many boiled peanuts and this didn't make me... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

I am visiting family in Asheville and we decided to try out this restaurant. I had shortrib with parsnips and carrots that was pretty good. For the price (about $26 for the shortrib) I expected it to be outstanding, but the food was something I would maybe go to eat again. Our appetizers (veal sweetcakes and octopus) were just okay,... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your feedback regarding your recent dining experience. Good or bad, we always like to know how we are doing. As far as the portion size goes, be a good value is something that we take very seriously and will certainly take your words into consideration! I am very familiar with what dining with a 2 year... More 

Asheville
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This is one of our favorite dining spots in Asheville. The food is consistently delicious and the service is attentive and knowledgeable. We love the decor taboot!

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

We are so thankful for your kind words! We hope to see you again very soon. Owen McGlynn Executive Chef More 

Asheville, NC
Top Contributor
244 reviews 244 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
245 helpful votes 245 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

We went to Storm & Rhum tonight before the Ann Dunn/Asheville Ballet production of The Nutcracker, which was excellent. I enjoyed my cheeseburger (a good value at $12.50 with fries), Absolut on the rocks ($6.50) and a glass of special Christmas pale ale draft ($5). The burger may not be up to Atlanta's Holeman & Finch standards, but it was... More 

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Owen M, General Manager at Storm Rhum Bar & Bistro, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your kind words. We are so thankful for our loyal customer base of patrons like you! We hope to see you again soon. Owen McGlynn Executive Chef/Managing Partner More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 125 S. Lexington Ave, Ste 103, Asheville, NC 28801
    (Hilliard Ave and Lexington Ave)
  • Public Transportation: 6 minute walk from the ART Station. From the ART Station head south on Coxe Ave towards Aston St. Turn left on Aston St. Turn Right onto S Lexington and follow to 125 S Lexington Ave!
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: (828) 505-8560

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 19
  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining

Description

about a year old
Open Hours
Sunday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 2:00 am

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