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18 Battery Park Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801
18282581058
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4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sun 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Late Night, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene
Description: SkyBar: Asheville's Rooftop Bar and Skyline View. Discover Asheville: A...
SkyBar: Asheville's Rooftop Bar and Skyline View. Discover Asheville: A Rare and Beautiful Place! rooftop bar Our skyline view Have you been to Asheville? Be sure that you make plans to visit us. Once here, you'll find yourself totally amazed at how wonderful this place is, with the mountains, beautiful downtown, and our unmistakable mountain vibe. Over the past few years, Asheville has become very well known for our culinary cool, our burgeoning beer scene and our thriving artistic community. On top of that, we have hundreds of miles of panoramic vistas, parkway drives, waterfalls waiting to be discovered, and an amazing downtown scene. Visit us and you'll see why all the locals think that Asheville is an unforgettable escape from the daily grind. During the summer, discover toe-tapping adventures along the new Blue Ridge Music Trail. Get yourself outside, explore our backyard, find outdoor adventures that will have you zipping across mountaintops or riding over river rapids. And, there's always the Blue Ridge Parkway! We all love to take leisurely drives along the Parkway to grab as much breathtaking beauty of mountains, vistas, waterfalls, rock-faces, and wonderful mountain air. 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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  • 66
    Excellent
  • 43
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great place for sunset!

Menu is limited! However a great place to watch the sun set and start your evening! Unique! You have options to stay on the upper deck or go down the fire escape to more private seating!

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2015
Jennifer W
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Davie, Florida
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Davie, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Menu is limited! However a great place to watch the sun set and start your evening! Unique! You have options to stay on the upper deck or go down the fire escape to more private seating!

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Thank Jennifer W
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52 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Great place to take in the view. Situated outside, basically on the fire escape, this bar is mostly standing room with a couple of small tables on the lower level. Nice drinks at a premium cost.

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Thank 124sallyj
Farragut, Tennessee
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

Went for out anniversay to asheville started at Skybar It is 21 + venue leave the kids at home..Be transported via old elevator with bellhop to a great view and some nice cocktails. Did I say the view is amazing. Try it won't be disappointed nice place to start your evening. Suggest going in daylight,

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Thank Gdaddy66
Toronto
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47 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015

My wife and I went to the SkyBar for a cocktail to celebrate our wedding anniversary. It was perfect. The champagne was great. The view was magnificent. And, the sunset was amazing. We happened to meet a photographer for Ambient Asheville who shared his 'professional' photos, which were much better than ours. A wonderful evening.

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1 Thank tor46
Groton, Massachusetts
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37 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2015

Go for the view. They have heat lamps so you can sit out even when it is chilly. The service is not great. And the drinks are expensive. But you are paying for the view. Can be very busy.

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1 Thank llloren
Williamsburg, Virginia
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125 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

The SkyBar is only open during good weather and when they have people who want to drink. My husband couldn't wait to get up there and the views with the sun setting are beautiful. The staff is also great and I think you will enjoy stopping off there.

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Thank Karen H
Blacksburg, Virginia
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

If you're visiting Asheville, you need to have your pre-dinner cocktail up here at least once. The drinks are ok, but pricey. It's the view that is the draw. It's best to find you a standing table at the top level, so you aren't staring at rooftop air conditioners. But a table on the next highest is ok too, if... More 

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1 Thank Deni22
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82 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015 via mobile

Horrible snotty wait staff esp our cocktail waitress Kerri ruined a potential great experience w the spectacular views of the mountain range

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2 Thank TERRI LYNN R
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

First I and my bachelorette party of five were greated by the most charming and handsome elevator attendant seated behind a piano. Sky Bar is spread amongst three tiers of fire escape-like balconies. The rest of the building is a mashup of The Shining and the Great Gatsby. I wish we had seen the sunset but didn't make it over... More 

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Thank Natalie H
Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Thanks to the skybar folks for a great evening. We had a large party & found welcomed & taken care of for the night. Many cocktail mixes kept us pretty happy. :)

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Thank Tim L

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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 Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: 18282581058

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar, Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view, Bar scene

Description

SkyBar: Asheville's Rooftop Bar and Skyline View. Discover Asheville: A Rare and Beautiful Place! rooftop bar Our skyline view Have you been to Asheville? Be sure that you make plans to visit us. Once here, you'll find yourself totally amazed at how wonderful this place is, with the mountains, beautiful downtown, and our unmistakable mountain vibe. Over the past few years, Asheville has become very well known for our culinary cool, our burgeoning beer scene and our thriving artistic community. On top of that, we have hundreds of miles of panoramic vistas, parkway drives, waterfalls waiting to be discovered, and an amazing downtown scene. Visit us and you'll see why all the locals think that Asheville is an unforgettable escape from the daily grind. During the summer, discover toe-tapping adventures along the new Blue Ridge Music Trail. Get yourself outside, explore our backyard, find outdoor adventures that will have you zipping across mountaintops or riding over river rapids. And, there's always the Blue Ridge Parkway! We all love to take leisurely drives along the Parkway to grab as much breathtaking beauty of mountains, vistas, waterfalls, rock-faces, and wonderful mountain air. 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
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am

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