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“Great place for lunch.”
Review of Pack's Tavern

Pack's Tavern
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Ranked #37 of 793 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $10 - $30
Cuisines: American, Bar
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Neighborhood: Downtown Asheville
Cross street: Marjorie St
Transit: Bus stop 50 yards from building
Description: 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, 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 hot pizza from our wood fired oven in a friendly, hospitable atmosphere. All to be enjoyed in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Asheville's "front yard", Pack Square Park. What else separates Pack's Tavern from other establishments is our unique variety of both local and regional craft beer. Our servers are happy to offer suggestion or try one of our beer "flights!" We rotate 30 or more local, national, and international craft beers to offer the best selection available.
Raleigh, North Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
109 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Great place for lunch.”
Reviewed July 9, 2014

We went here for lunch and everyone in our party was happy. Very good beer selection. Burgers are excellent and one person in our party really liked the french fries. The salads are very good also. We really enjoyed our lunch and highly recommend Pack's.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank BillCarraway
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Steve W, Owner at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review, July 11, 2014
BillCarraway, thanks for joining us for lunch during your visit to Asheville! I appreciate you writing to share your recommendation. What brought you to town: business or pleasure? I hope you'll find an excuse to head back this way someday soon; we'd love to see you again.

Best wishes,
Steve Wright, Managing Partner
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Marshall, North Carolina
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“You Must Go!”
Reviewed July 8, 2014

We have been to Pack's Tavern many times. We just arrived home and couldn't wait to give it a fantastic review! The beer is awesome! My favorite is local Gaelic Ale, but many more available. Don't drink bottled or caned beer, when you have all these lovely tap beers available. Our server was great, a lot of fun, and the baby back ribs are out of this world! Anthony had the Bison, and loved it. Larry had the short rib BBQ sandwich, which he said was awesome. If you haven't been, GO! You'll love Pack's!

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Michael R
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Steve W, Owner at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review, July 10, 2014
Thank you for spreading the word about us on TripAdvisor, Michael! Asheville is a beer lover's paradise, and we're happy to share the amazing local brews we love. Thanks for giving your server a shout-out too!

Come see us again soon,
Steve Wright, Managing Partner
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Greenville, South Carolina
Level 6 Contributor
1,276 reviews
837 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 327 helpful votes
“Good food, pet friendly”
Reviewed July 5, 2014

While visiting Asheville, NC we ate at Pack's with my brother & sister n law with there two dogs. The restaurant is very pet friendly and even brings out water bowels. Our server Jeff was very nice to all of us 2 and 4 legged. The crab cakes and grilled salmon diners were both very good and they offer for a minimal cost a salad which was very good. The fish and chips a Pack's staple was ok although I'd prefer a little more crispy. They have a very nice selection of beers and Jeff was very well versed on them. Pack's is in a great location easy to get to from what I consider the main street. we will go back when in the Asheville, NC area. Oh, parking is easy too, similar to Greenville, SC where we are from the parking lots only charge $5. for parking. I think that's a great feature because you don't have to drive all over to find a parking spare.

  • Visited July 2014
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Thank Richard F
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Steve W, Owner at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
It was a pleasure to welcome you during your visit to Asheville, Richard--and your dogs too. Thanks for bringing them along! I'm glad to hear your whole family enjoyed the experience. I'll let Jeff know you sent some kind words his way, too. Do you make your way out to Asheville often? Hopefully the next time you're in town we'll see you again (and your dogs too).

Best wishes,
Steve Wright, Managing Partner
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Boca Raton, FL
Level 5 Contributor
28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Well done”
Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Good service, friendly staff, and very large establishment so seating should rarely be an issue. Good burger and great fish n chips. Nice back patio too.

Visited July 2014
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Thank MikeandCarmelyn
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Steve W, Owner at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review, July 8, 2014
MikeandCarmelyn, thanks for all the positive feedback, you two! We do our best to take care of our guests, so it's a pleasure to know you enjoyed not only your meal but also some friendly service. Thank you for joining us during your visit to Asheville! We hope to welcome you back someday for another great meal.

Best wishes,
Steve Wright, Managing Partner
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Poughkeepsie, New York
Level 5 Contributor
57 reviews
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“Wonderful food and service dig friendly patio”
Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

We made dinner reservations here for four plus our two dogs. Weather was threatening but it passed. They brought water bowls with ice for our pups. Nice touch. Jeff our waiter was fabulous. Great recommendations on local beers. Fish and chips were great and the crab cakes and salmon came with yummy Brussels sprouts. Could not have had a nicer night. Staff is very dog friendly and loved our visit. Can't say enough about it.

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Thank Bill B
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Steve W, Owner at Pack's Tavern, responded to this review, July 7, 2014
Glad the weather didn't ruin your day, Bill. Sounds like you lucked out in more ways than one. Thank you for joining us and for sharing some kind words about your visit! We love dogs; glad to hear yours enjoyed the experience as much as you did. Bring the whole family again soon!

Best wishes,
Steve Wright, Managing Partner
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