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The Thirsty Monk

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Downtown Asheville
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian
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92 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
+1 828-505-4564
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Portland, Oregon
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sampled several local and non-local beers. They have a wide choice, including Belgian style beers downstairs. Service is friendly. Very busy in the evening, especially on weekends.

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into the Thirsty Monk, we were blown away by the wide selection of beers on tap and then we found out there was also a large selection of different beers downstairs. Wow! With a such a variety to choose their servers are very knowledgeable and can help in making a selection. We usually ask our server for what are... More 

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Thank Doug B
Charlotte, North Carolina
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Go downstairs to the Belgian Bar when you have gotten your fill of IPA's. Dark and traditional with an ultra-casual feel. Try out the nachos or tacos for a satisfying late night snack!

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Thank niclong
Fincastle, Virginia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always a fun stop with great beer variety. Even with limited food menu during renovations we still had a great lunch with tasty tacos and a pint of bacon (mmmm, bacon....). And a nice cool basement if you like Belgian brews.

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Thank Rich B
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bar has a large choice of tap beers; in the lower floor, it is decorated like a belgium tavern, very nice. Decoration is also funny. Food choices however are limited.

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Thank henrique100
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live close by and usually end up at this place when we do the "Where do you want to go..." The food is great and wide selection of beer is always great as well. The service is usually good except some nights they seem to be short of help which slows things a bit. My only real complaint is... More 

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Thank NCMountainDavis
Charlotte, North Carolina
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent date night here over the weekend when we wanted a casual evening for chatting. We sat at the bar and sampled several ciders before ordering some food to nibble on. The bartender was helpful and attentive and the restaurant wasn't too loud so we could actually chat and hear each other. We ordered the soft... More 

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Thank Tiffany D
Arnett, West Virginia
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6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

We went to the Thirsty Monk to catch a ride on the haunted Lazoom tour. Great beer and a wonderful place to people watch!

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Thank debi715
Columbia, South Carolina
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34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Great beer selection and great place to people watch! The bartenders downstairs were fabulous! A must visit spot!

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Thank TigerTiffany
NC
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

This is my go to beer bar when I don't want to hit up a specific brewery in town. If someone likes beer, he or she will certainly find something good here. They also have lots of great events.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Belgian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3315
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-505-4564
Description
Asheville's Premier Beer Bar. Serving Asheville's most extensive selection of the finest beers... 36 Beers on tap, over 150 bottles. Hours: Mon - Thu: 4:00 pm - 12:00 am Fri - Sat: 12:00 pm - 1:30 am Sun: 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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