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SkyBar

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18 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2715
+1 828-258-1058
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16:00 - 01:00
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Mon - Thu 16:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sun 16:00 - 01:00
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This place should be on everyone's must go while in Asheville....if you can get in. The bar is located on a tiny fire escape terrace and there's minimal seating. If you can get a spot during sunset though, you're in for a treat. The drinks are expensive but they're also excellent and very well-made. Would not recommend going if it... More 

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Thank Caren B
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with some girlfriends in February and this was the best view in Downtown! They had tasty cocktails and a great atmosphere.

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Thank Arianna F
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm very glad we decided to pop into this place and enjoy the sunset our last night in Asheville. We were there during the off season and I can imagine how crowded this can get during warmer months. The little elevator with the attendant was like many things in Asheville a quirky little touch! I thought my salted caramel cocktail... More 

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Thank Rachel H
Asheville, North Carolina
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views and really fun location. How often do you get to sit on a fire escape and drink? A bit of a wait but totally worth it!

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Thank Wendylee92016
Gloucester, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

After eating at a nearby restaurant, my boyfriend and I caught the sunset over the mountains. We had to wait for the elevator for a few minutes, but it was well worth the wait. The view is incredible. Note: the elevator is small with an operator. I think only 5 people can go up at a time. it is a... More 

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Thank Emily A
Woodbridge, Virginia
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109 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

SO glad we asked our Segway tour guide if there was a bar with a view in town. Holy hell, this may have been the best thing about our Asheville trip! A bar on a fire escape, in an old building, with proper cocktails!?!? Heaven. What a unique experience in a unique city. 4 of us cozied up in a... More 

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Thank rlwags13
Atlanta, Georgia
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Great old building with awesome views of downtown Ashville. Was a little chilly but worth the trip. Service was very good with old time cocktails and snacks

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Thank Jim E
Asheville, North Carolina
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

A tiny place with a big view! Enjoy standing out on a narrow patio overlooking the city. One of the best city views in town.

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Thank Janis G
College Station, Texas
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148 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Enjoyed the beautiful sunset view from the SkyBar balcony. It isn't classy on the balcony because it is just a fire escape for an old building, but the view of the city is great. Wonderful for relaxing while having a glass of wine while watching the sun set.

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Thank ARB1615
Kansas City, Missouri
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77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Such a unique experience: elevator service, spectacular sunset views, and artisanal drinks all from a built out fire escape! Even if you miss sunset, the city is beautiful lit up at night and provides the most romantic backdrop. A visit here will add a unique spin to your Asheville experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegan Options
Meals
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic, View
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 01:00
Monday
16:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
16:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 23:00
Thursday
16:00 - 23:00
Friday
16:00 - 01:00
Saturday
16:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Battery Park Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-2715
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-258-1058
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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