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“Great drinks & view!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Sky Bar

Sky Bar
18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 225-6998
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Ranked #128 of 565 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Dining options: Late Night
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.
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Great drinks & view!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013 via mobile

Great drinks with an incredible view! The old fashion elevator is cool and the operators are always friendly. Very good service and creative cocktails!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews 61 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“way up high”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

Located in the Flat Iron Building, this bar is way up high with a great view. You will want to take the elevator up and down.
The view is better than the drinks but definitely worth doing.

Visited April 2013
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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200 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 268 cities Reviews in 268 cities
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
“Eclectic and the best views of Asheville”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Located in the back of the Flat Iron building, you are brought back in time by buzzing for the elevator and watching the hand Count its way down to the main floor. The elevator door opens and you are greeted by your "lift man" who takes you up to the Sky bar. There is a 2 drink minimum, and it's a bit of an interesting set up. 3 floors of outside balconies and a small indoor seating area. This place isn't set up to serve the masses, but it is perfect for soaking up some sun, big vistas and a few libations. Service is great and you are free to roam around. If they occupied an entire floor of the Flat Iron, I think this could be a great Restaurant/bar, but as it stands its just a great bar!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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9 restaurant reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Enthralling sunset view of mountains”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

We were thrilled to get there at twilight time. Amazing view of mountains, clouds covering the red sun and miles view of the city from 100 feets above. Drinks were so reasonably priced, they don't charge separate for the view. Great value, it's a must.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Johnson City, Tennessee, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“So much fun!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

There were 8 of us that went to the sky bar on a sat night. We ended up hanging out in a cute room with couches. We felt right at home. The service and drinks were amazing. The view is spectacular. Only bad thing was the balcony is kinda small but we managed just fine.

Visited March 2013
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