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SkyBar

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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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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The entrance of the Sky Bar starts from the lobby of Ashville's historic Flatiron Bldg where you take a friendly escorted ride up an ornate elevator to the top floor to enjoy the wonderful view that awaits either on the three floor balconies or find your place in one of the inside lounges. The staff here is exceptionally friendly to... More 

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Thank paddler4x
Asheville, North Carolina
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180 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SkyBar is a 3-level structure--essentially a very extended fire escape--located on the side of The Flatiron Building; you enter the building's lobby on Battery Park Avenue—essentially next door to Chai Pani--and take an old-fashioned elevator (complete with a friendly attendant) up to what I believe is the sixth floor. From there you can walk down to the next two levels.... More 

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Thank KenCookie
Concord,
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the best view of downtown Asheville and the staff was very friendly. The building itself is beautiful and the old elevator adds to the experience. This is a great place to unwind from a day of sightseeing.

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Thank Kelly U
Tallahassee, Florida
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We went up to the lounge after dinner and the view was awesome. First the ride up in an old school elevator was fun. Then we spent about 45 min on the outside at the bar. The view was beautiful. We did have to buy at least 1 drink but the drinks were good, too. A nice after dinner drink.... More 

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Thank Linda L
Wilmington, North Carolina
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We saw this bar while walking on the street and decided we had to visit it. Wonderful ride in an old traditional elevator to the 5th or 6th floor. Walked out on the open air bar and enjoy a cool beverage and the fabulous view. It was a bright sunny day and we had a great time

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Thank CoastalConnectionTom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

If your idea of adventure is drinking on a fire escape 8 floors up and you enjoy waiting for drinks then this is for you. Trust me one trip up that horrible elevator was enough for me.

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Thank Micheal S
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

Walking in, it feels like walking into a preserved hotel from the 1920s (which I assume it was), which already sets up great ambience. The elevator is old and has an attendant. I loved the atmosphere here, very nice and scenic as you enjoy a round or two of drinks with your company. There have been few places in Asheville... More 

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Thank Heidi D
Brooklyn, New York
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

We waited in line to go up and hang out on what amounted to a fire escape. We came up, looked around, and all simultaneously said, "are they serious?" and went straight down (along with another party of 6). I am blown away by the positive reviews on this site, but by all means go and see for yourself. You... More 

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Thank Adam1515
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

The historic flatiron build in Asheville NC, has a little hidden gem on its 8th 7th and 6th floor, Skybar is an outside balcony that looks over the blue ridge mountains, you relax as the waiter/bartender comes to you. You should b ready for any weather being it's mainly outside. Great drinks, views and staff enjoyed the visit, thx skybar.

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Thank joseph d
Lutz, Florida
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Having never been or even hearing about Sky Bar, we decided to check it out as we walked by one afternoon. Little did we know there was no shade and that we would just be standing on some scaffolding-like surface looking at the tops of buildings and construction. The view beyond that was nice, but you can see that if... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Bar scene
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
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
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.

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