Drinking at the best bars in Asheville is going to be covered in full detail as this post goes along. Some may be searching for a tall glass of beer, a shot of vodka, to save money on liquor during local drink special times, or maybe to sing karaoke and either way we will get you sorted out.
We will kick this baby off with the best wine and cocktail bars in Asheville. Breweries and sports bars where you can watch the big game or maybe play some pool or throw some darts will get our second section.
The best drink specials at bars near you with cheaper alcohol will come next before we pivot to bars with trivia, quiz, and/or game nights in your area. Bars for dancing, karaoke, and to listen to live music will garner our final section.
Expect to find a local bar map with all these spots pinned on it so you can have a better feel for what venues are closest to your current area at the moment. The Southeast region is one that we have written about many times in the past if you are interested in reading more.
Cocktail & Wine Bars
The best cocktail and wine bars in Asheville might just be:
- Little Jumbo at 241 Broadway St
- The Crow & Quill at 106 Lexington Ave
- Sovereign Remedies at #105, 29 N Market St
- The Montford Rooftop Bar at 199 Haywood St
- 5walnut at 5 Walnut St
- Ben Jamin Walls at 38 Broadway St
- Asheville Club at 20 Haywood St
Little Jumbo is a cocktail bar near you that hosts live jazz every Monday from 7pm to 10pm. One of the best options in town includes The Crow and quill that has over 500 whiskeys and over 900 spirits in its collection so that you can make the perfect cocktail with your liquor choice or sample rare and unique spirits from all over the world.
Ben Jamin Walls’s has great drink specials every day of the week while serving you a variety of food and beverages. Head to Asheville Club for live music every Thursday to Saturday night.
Asheville Breweries & Sports Bars
Watch the big game with your friends and sample new flavors of beers at the best breweries and sports bars in your area:
- Burial Beer Co. at 40 Collier Ave
- New Belgium Brewing Company at 21 Craven St
- Asheville Brewing Company at 77 Coxe Ave
- Pack’s Tavern at 20 S Spruce St
- Creekside Taphouse at 8 Beverly Rd
- Claddagh Restaurant & Pub at 4 College St
- Wild Wing Cafe at 161 Biltmore Ave
Burial Beer Co. serves a variety of beers, food, and wines near you and are open every day. Try a variety of beers at New Belgium Brewing, though they are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
Pack’s Tavern is a restaurant, bar, event space, and a park side patio with 15 televisions along with a deliciously diverse menu with over 35 beers on tap that has something to offer for everyone.
Local Drink Specials
Some of the best drink specials near you are available every day at Tupelo Honey Cafe at 1829 Hendersonville Road.
Trivia, Quiz, & Game Nights
There are plenty of bars with local trivia, quiz, and game nights:
- Catawba Brewing at 212 S Green
- Jack of The Wood at 95 Patton Ave
- Asheville’s at 800 Haywood Rd #100
- Level 256 at 79 Coxe Ave
Head to Catawba Brewing for tasty bears, great music, and trivia nights. Jack of the Wood is another great bar with trivia in your area and they also often have good music playing.
Try the largest selection of local craft beers, wine, and soft drinks at Asheville along with over 500 video games, pinballs, billiards, skee ball, foosball, and the best retro music that is nonstop until 2am. Level 256 has the best classic arcade games, pinball machines, and console games but we should point out they are closed on Mondays.
Dance, Karaoke, & Live Music
These bars are great for dancing, live music, and karaoke:
- O.Henry’s at 237 Haywood St
- Avlbeauty Academy at 28 Broadway St
O.Henry’s hosts the popular “total gold dance your ass off” every first Friday of the month and also serves special drinks and they have a cool industrial dance bar in the back called the “underground” and the bar is open every day of the week.
Avlbeauty Academy hosts karaoke with Ganymede and dance parties every Tuesday and Wednesday that are 21 and up. We mentioned Jack of the Wood and Asheville’s earlier in our local bars with trivia section but they are some more good spots for great music.
We also have written posts on:
- Bars To Drink In Charlotte
- Bars To Drink In Greensboro
- Bars To Drink In Atlanta
- Bars To Drink In Raleigh
Have Fun Drinking At The Best Bars In Asheville
Now that you have read all of that you should have a much better understanding of what is available in your area. There are plenty of local wine and cocktail bars, breweries to watch sports at, places with good drink specials to save money, trivia, quiz, and game nights, as well as bars to listen to live music, dance, and sing karaoke near you.
If you notice us listing any venues that are no longer open or just think we got something wrong please tell us in the comments so this page stays as up to date as possible. Now go have fun drinking at the best bars in Asheville.