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18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 225-6998
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8:00 am - 10:00 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
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
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The Sky Bar is a must visit joint if you're with friends or your sweetheart, or even a business meeting. Kids? Nah. We didn't eat there, but we did enjoy a fabulous Gin & Tonic on the outside deck which cleans to the side of a tall building. Fun and classy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 21, 2015
Mercylander
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Nashville, Tennessee
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Nashville, Tennessee
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The Sky Bar is a must visit joint if you're with friends or your sweetheart, or even a business meeting. Kids? Nah. We didn't eat there, but we did enjoy a fabulous Gin & Tonic on the outside deck which cleans to the side of a tall building. Fun and classy.

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Chapel Hill, NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

This place is on a fire escape for the flat iron building in downtown Asheville. With wonderful views of the Grove Mall and an eclectic cocktail menu, this place was awesome. Just prepare to pay - it's $10 a drink, on average.

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12 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

The Basics - Not handicap friendly. Parking meter or garage. $$ for cocktails. Staff - Amazing! Okay, if you've ever wanted to see the city of Asheville in all it's glory with views of the mountains and to die for sunsets here is the place for you to stop in. Take in the original elevator with a darn cute elevator... More 

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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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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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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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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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 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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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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