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Jack of the Wood

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$$ - $$$
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
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95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
+1 828-252-5445
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Mon - Thu 3:00 pm - 1:00 am
Fri - Sun 12:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Toronto, Canada
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68 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed July 13, 2015

The place is large, with a few seats on the street. We sat at the bar on two occasions during our stay in Asheville. They have live music many nights a week; $5 cover when we were there, well worth it. A pint of local beer is a good deal at $4.25 but the french fries were not that good.... More 

Thank CBellerose
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Loved this place for the entertainment, good food ,friendly service and wall murals. We tried on three separate occasions to get a table here, third time lucky. So if you want to eat here, don't go at peak times or you may be disappointed.

Thank Smilefreely
Brecksville, Ohio
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed July 7, 2015

Great local brews and good food, very comfortable and informal place. We went on Wednesday, Appalachian music jam night. Dozens of local musicians jammed for hours, creating a relaxed and fun atmosphere. A must-see in Asheville.

Thank rejweh
Otis Orchards, Washington
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161 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed July 3, 2015

Our first time in Ashville NC. We made an error and listened to a local. The bar was dark, the menu limited and the service mediocre. I think that is the standard atmosphere....unfortunately that was not what we were looking for our only night in town

Thank hoorae45
New York
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54 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2015

Jack of the Wood draws a local crowd every night, the food is good, price is right, and the staff are friendly. The music scene blends some local bands with jam sessions, all in all a nice atmosphere.

Thank mac_the_wild_rover
Indianapolis, Indiana
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239 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had dinner here and weren't disappointed, but wouldn't go back. There are such a huge number of restaurants in the area, I wish we'd picked a different one to try. The pub is dark and loud, which isn't bad. We had a hard time flagging down our server to place an order or get drinks. The food was not... More 

1 Thank Melissa H
Thomasville, North Carolina
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed June 7, 2015

Asheville has a unique artsy, mountain aesthetic, and it blends perfectly with a British pub setting in Jack of the Wood. We stopped in for a light meal and a beer and I almost don't see why we would need to visit any other Asheville pubs. My salad and porter were all I could ask of a light yet filling... More 

Thank southernwanderlust
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

Needed a good meal and a break after caring for a family member in the hospital. Look online for a brewery/Restuaraunt. Found a great review that looked interesting. Upon entry we were treated to a version of an Irish Jam session. 6 players sharing music. Great start to a great experience. We ordered the beer battered green beans. They were... More 

Thank Phil W
Moore, South Carolina
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67 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed May 28, 2015

Jack of the Wood is a great place to start your beer tour of Asheville. An always quiet, even when busy, intimate, and friendly atmosphere can be found at this pub.

Thank Dan P
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed May 27, 2015

We stopped here because we heard music playing. There was a group of people casually singing and playing their instruments which was nice and entertaining. The beer selection was good but the food was not. Ordered fish tacos that were probably the worst we've ever had. Service wasn't good either...waitress never asked how the food was (probably knew it's quality).

1 Thank 55194mary

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Irish, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget, Bar scene
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
3:00 pm - 1:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
12:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 95 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-252-5445

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?