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Pack's Tavern

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$$ - $$$
Downtown Asheville
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20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801-3734 (Marjorie St)
+1 828-225-6944
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 1:00 am
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131 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our first visit to Pack's Tavern in central Asheville. Outstanding ambience throughout the restaurant. My wife opted for the half chicken salad sandwich and garden salad. I order the house salad and shrimp and grits. All ingredients were fresh and appealing. The shrimp and grits were very good, although a little less spicy than I had eaten at other establishments.... More 

Thank Michael H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I only had the mac and cheese as a side, but it was the best I've ever had. I'd go back for more! Good selection of craft beer, nice atmosphere. Husband liked the fish tacos and the service was great.

Thank TobinToner
Asheville, North Carolina, United States
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56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A friend was in town and wanted to eat at Pack's Tavern, so we did, for a late lunch. The server was prompt and courteous. We shared the spinach artichoke dip appetizer, which, when served, was piping hot, but the amount was paltry for the $9 charge. There should have been twice the amount received. It was tasty, but not... More 

Thank Janice S
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6 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came to Pack's for dinner and to watch the basketball game. There were a few parts to our meal that were great: broccoli tots, milkshake and cocktails. The rest of our meals were seasoned a bit saltier than we typically desire. May have just been what we ordered. The overall dining experience was fine and we did get to... More 

Thank Erin Q
Charleston, West Virginia
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40 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Food we thought was ave. Dayne was "on top" as server, Advertised as Sports bar, yet 10 TV's all were tuned to same game on 1 st Sat of March Madness, not good. Apps were very bland, Advertised a FrenchDip sandwich as "brought back as asked for", Arbys has better FrenchDip than this one. Full of folks, just wasnt for... More 

Thank Stripeshrt
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

As with most places downtown, there was a bit of a wait on a busy Saturday night but it was worth it. The food was great with lots of different options and Erika did a great job taking care of us.

Thank Crandall M
Steve W, Manager at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review

Crandall M, Thank you for taking time to write a review! I'll be sure to let Erika know how much you appreciated her service! She's really great! And, I'm glad the wait was worth it - it was a busy Saturday - good food, basketball and a live band w/ no cover charge! I hope you come back to visit... More 

Knoxville, Tennessee
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982 reviews
641 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here based on all the reviews and I can't believe this was our first visit since we visit Asheville all the time. We loved everything from fish n chips, to some of the best hamburgers, to the excellent chicken tenders , to a great pizza, and some of the best cheese bread ever...to hands down the bets mac... More 

Thank SmurfySmurfette80
Steve W, Manager at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review

Wow! I love to read reviews that let me know that we hit the mark on all points: great, varied menu, good cold beer, outstanding service and a warm, inviting atmosphere. It seems like you guys covered the menu! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon! Sincerely, Steve Wright More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here on the way home from our vacation in Helen, GA for lunch and had an awesome experience. We had a party of 8 with a few picky eaters and they accomodated everyone. We kept our waiter Wes White running and he was ON IT! Very personable, helpful, kept the drinks coming and the plates cleared. All of... More 

Thank Carebear220
Steve W, Manager at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review

Carebear220, I can't wait to pass along your kind words to Wes! He, and the rest of our staff, work really hard to deliver great food and drink along with top notch service. Thank you for stopping in to visit - I hope your travels will bring you back! Sincerely, Steve Wright More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took our family of four with two teenagers and everyone found something they liked. Very nice staff. The service was outstanding.

Thank Benfrombama
Steve W, Manager at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review

Benfrombama, Thanks for the great review. I know how hard it is to please a family of varied tastes, so I am glad our varied menu had something for everyone! We have an awesome team, too; thanks for the shout-out to the servers! Hope you will visit us again soon! Sincerely, Steve Wright More 

Tallahassee, Florida
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun restaurant in an old 1907 building. I ordered a mixed drink. There were a lot of different beers available and 2 people in our group got a beer. There were many choices on the menu from pizza to grinders and more. Everyone liked their meal here. When we were finished, our server volunteered to give us a tour in... More 

Thank cheryl8102015
Steve W, Manager at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to write such a glowing review! We love our historic old building and our staff loves to show it off! I'd love to know the name of your server (if you recall) so I can thank him/her for the exceptional service! I hope you will visit again soon! Sincerely, Steve Wright More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$10 - $30
American, Bar, Pub, International, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 1:00 am
11:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801-3734
    (Marjorie St)
  • Public Transportation: Bus stop 50 yards from building
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-225-6944
Pack's Tavern is proud to be housed in the historic Hayes and Hopson building in the middle of Pack Square Park. We are a locally family owned and operated restaurant serving a deliciously eclectic menu. We pride ourselves on top notch customer service and an inviting atmosphere. Pack's Tavern offers something for everyone as a restaurant, bar, tavern, event space, parkside patio, darts, shuffleboard, 13 TV's, and free live music!
Pack's Tavern offers outstanding service, the best drinks in town, and a large eclectic menu of over 60 items; everything from signature salads to hand formed burgers, from wonderful appetizers to fresh cut steaks and seafood in a friendly, hospitable atmosphere. All to be enjoyed in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Asheville's newly renovated Pack Square Park.
What else separates Pack's Tavern from other establishments is our unique variety of craft beer. We carefully pair beer styles with food items on the menu so you can experience the remarkable compatibility of food and beer. We rotate 30 or more local, national, and international craft beers to offer the best selection available.

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