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18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 225-6998
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8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Wed 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night
Description: Unique bar that was actually a fire escape of a very old building in...
Unique bar that was actually a fire escape of a very old building in Asheville. An elevator man takes you up to the 8th floor and you can choose to stay on the level or go down to 7th or 6th floors. A great view for a sunset. Busiest on Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A Deer, Dog, and Cow walk into a Bar

Well, they couldn't walk into this bar since you have to take an attended elevator to the right floor. Once you're up there you are treated to a fantastic view of Asheville and surrounding mountains. Creative cocktails just added to the fun.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
Craig J
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Los Altos
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

We visited the Sky Bar and had the best view of the mountains! Loved our drinks, cheese, and meat tray! One of our favorite places! You must visit!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Tasty cocktails, unbeatable atmosphere and the best sunset in Asheville (far superior to the Grove Park Inn).

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311 reviews
210 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

I loved this place!! I couldn't believe the gorgeous view and the huge list of creative cocktails. There is really something for everyone's taste. The service was nice and prompt. They have a few food items- we ordered the hummus, which was not good, but the cocktails make up for it! Go with enough time to see it during the... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015 via mobile

My family and I planned a nice time to spend looking at the sunset from the nice view. I got kicked out because of the owners stupid rule of "21 and over only". Although i am 19, I was not planning to drink I just wanted to spend a nice time with my family. I would have had a soda... More 

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Brasstown, North Carolina
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

This is a great place to go at night for a night cap and the views are awesome, especially when the sun is going down!!

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Los Altos
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

Well, they couldn't walk into this bar since you have to take an attended elevator to the right floor. Once you're up there you are treated to a fantastic view of Asheville and surrounding mountains. Creative cocktails just added to the fun.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Literally just a fire escape where drinks and light fare are served, this venue hangs off the side of the Flat Iron Building facing west for stunning Blue Ridge sunsets and star gazing. Good cocktails, decent grub...service is generally ok. But the view...untouchable. Highly recommended.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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169 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Take a manually operated elevator by an attendant up to the top three floors of the Flatiron building where you can step out onto a balcony and enjoy the sunset over the mountains! The top balcony is standing room only with a few cocktail tables and the bottom two levels have seating. There is music playing through some speakers and... More 

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New York City, New York
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Located in the historic flatiron building in down town Asheville, sky bar is a great spot for delicious and inventive cocktails. Think infused liquors with inventive mixers. Located on the top floor of a gorgeous art deco historic building, high above the Asheville skyline with a view of the historic grove arcade and mountains beyond. There are three floors with... More 

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Maryland
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were walking down the street and my mom saw a few levels of rooftop/balcony dining. At first we thought maybe it was just someone's home, but then saw a sign for the sky bar. You go up a 1920's style elevator (with an elevator man) and then can stand (with hightop tables and ledges) or go to another level... More 

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Additional Information about Sky Bar

Address: 18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
Phone Number: (828) 225-6998
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cuisine: American, Bar

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: (828) 225-6998

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American, Bar

Description

Unique bar that was actually a fire escape of a very old building in Asheville. An elevator man takes you up to the 8th floor and you can choose to stay on the level or go down to 7th or 6th floors. A great view for a sunset. Busiest on Thursday, Friday, Saturday.
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

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