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Big Owl's Bar & Restaurant - CLOSED

1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
+1 828-298-5611
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Aug 12, 2016
“nice to have a dedicated restuarant and bar in the hotel”
Jul 13, 2016
“New name and new decor and excellent foof”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
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11 - 20 of 53 reviews

Reviewed September 1, 2015

Great food the steak is 5 star and the selection is great for a hotel restaurant breakfast is good loved the waffles and the selection of muffins

Thank Pat W
Reviewed August 15, 2015

The food was good, it took a minute to prepare since we came in with a large party...unannounced. The drinks were GREAT...all in all there was something for the adults, tweens, and toddlers. By the way, the value was MEMORABLE!

Thank SCGYRL87
Reviewed August 3, 2015

Good place especially for a hotel. Good food and service with good drink selection. also worked well for comp breakfast in the morning. Coffee was good as well

Thank William P
Reviewed July 23, 2015 via mobile

My wife had the chicken tacos and I had the fish tacos. Chicken came fried when grilled was ordered. Both has same buffalo sauce. Way too much of it and much too hot. Lettuce on both salad and on tacos had grit and was inedible....More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Holiday Inn and decided to give this restaurant a try. The food was completely adequate, perhaps even good. My salmon was perfect cooked and delicious. My daughters grilled chicken pasta was wonderful. The fish tacos were so so and the chicken/cheese...More

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed July 13, 2015

NO DISLIKES. Breakfast and dinner foods were great and prepared to order. Breakfast included with room stay. Service was exceptional!

Thank 41Buick19
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Dakota was very helpful in selecting the proper beer for me that evening. It's a cozy little bar but the wait staff is great. Whats really nice is that if your out by the pool you can pick up the phone and get service from...More

Thank pacbos
Reviewed June 22, 2015

My boyfriend and I were staying at the adjoining hotel and decided to grab a bite here on Saturday night. We sat outside (sign read please seat yourself), but nobody came out to wait on us, so I went inside and found a waitress. We...More

1  Thank olive157
Reviewed June 21, 2015

We stayed at the Holiday Inn East for a wedding and were happily surprised to find a restaurant attached to the hotel. A very good restaurant and bar. In addition to serving breakfast to H I patrons, the Big Owl also served a very good...More

Thank dabare
Reviewed June 20, 2015 via mobile

We stopped in to this hotel restaurant for a late dinner after checking in. One server, but only 3 small tables to serve. 15 minutes before she came to serve us, another 40 to get our food (burger and wings) and never did get our...More

1  Thank MarCMiwords
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $40
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene
Open Hours
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
4:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-298-5611
The new restaurant at Holiday Inn Biltmore East. Locally raised, grass fed beef, rainbow trout and many other delectable offerings for your enjoyment. Expertly prepared on our Woodfire Grille. All local breweries on tap, selections of wine and plenty of bourbon to choose from.
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