Asheville, NC


Burial Beer: 40 Collier Ave — Belgian ales and German lagers
Twin Leaf144 Coxe Ave — Juicyfruit IPA is the best
Sierra Nevada100 Sierra Nevada Way, Mills River, NC 28732; the tour is amazing and the brewery is gorgeous.
Highland Brewing: 12 Old Charlotte Hwy, Asheville, NC 28803; the rooftop deck is big and has a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains.
Hi-Wire Brewing197 Hilliard Ave; love their brown ale
Wedge37 Paynes Way — West Asheville; free peanuts, outdoor seating, corn hole
New Belgium Brewing21 Craven St. — West Asheville
Oskar Blues342 Mountain Industrial Dr, Brevard, NC

Bars & Venues

Thirsty Monk92 Patton Ave; ground floor beer bar, basement Belgian bar
Top of the Monk: Cocktail bar above Thirsty Monk; good, but crowded and slightly fancy
Lex 18: 18 N Lexington Ave; moonshine cocktails


Hole Donuts168 Haywood Road; Open 7:30am – 2pm
Taco Billy: 201 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806; near Hole Donuts
Vortex Donuts: 32 Banks Ave; Open 7am – 5pm Sunday – Friday, 7 – 7 Saturday
Early Girl: 8 Wall St — Southern food; breakfast/brunch, 9a – 9p
Biscuit Head: 733 Haywood Rd; all biscuits, awesome ham and bacon
King Daddy’s chicken & waffle: 444 Haywood Road; West Asheville
12 Bones: 5 Riverside Drive (bbq, M-F 11am -4pm, closed Sat & Sun); awesome ribs!
Little Bee Thai: 45 South French Broad Ave., Ste 190
Salsa’s:6 Patton Ave — Mexican & Caribbean
Sunny Point Cafe: 626 Haywood Road
Barleycorn Pub: 697-A Haywood Rd — pub food from around the world
Laughing Seed Cafe: 40 Wall St Ⓥ; try the fried-avocado tacos
Plant: 165 Merrimon AvenueⓋ
Rosetta’s Kitchen: 116 N Lexington Ave; vegan eats and kombucha Ⓥ
Bean Vegan Cuisine: 2145 – A Hendersonville Road Ⓥ

Points of Interest

Asheville Pinball Museum: 1 Battle Square, Suite 1B. Asheville, NC 28801 — across from the Grove Arcade; $15 entry, but games and pinball are free inside; Friday 2:00 – 9:00, Saturday Noon – 9:00
Grove Arcade: 1 Page Ave, Asheville, NC 28801 — cool indoor shops and food; artsy
Battery Park Book Exchange: 1 Page Ave #101, Asheville, NC 28801 — cool bookstore and cafe