The Ultimate Guide To Asheville
and the Western North Carolina Mountains
Western North Carolina
Mountain Cities & Towns
Real Estate & Relocation
Asheville has a vibrant downtown, and the combination of great historic architecture, fine
restaurants, coffeehouse, specialty stores, art galleries and
nightclubs, pubs and cafes all add to the mix that has made
the city an exciting nighttime destination. Downtown Asheville
is especially interesting and eclectic after dark, with street musicians and the
Drum Circle. Also check out the many micro-craft breweries and other
beer venues in Asheville at
Beer City USA, many offering entertainment.
Asheville Pizza & Brewing: One screen, second-run Hollywood and
independent films at discount prices. Pizza and micro-brews
available in theater or adjoining restaurant. Live entertainment and
tons of dance floor. 675 Merrimon Ave.,
Asheville NC 28804, 828-254-1281.
Bier Garden: American fusion cuisine and an extensive collection of beers from around the world. 46 Haywood Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-285-0002, 11 a.m.-2.00 a.m. 7 days a week.
Jack of the Wood: In addition to making their own unique beers and ales, Jack of the Wood offers a distinctively British-style pub atmosphere. They also feature fresh-baked breads and desserts to go along with the local performers. 95 Patton Ave., Asheville NC 28801, 828-252-5445.
Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café: Wonderful cafe located downtown in the best private bookstore in Western North Carolina. Offers a wide variety of coffees, juice drinks, as well as beer and wine, soups, sandwiches and light lunches. If you love books and coffeehouses, this is the place for you. Live music (no cover charge) most Friday and Saturdays. 55 Haywood Street, Asheville NC 28801, 828-254-6734.
Stella Blue: Live music that ranges from blues and jazz to
reggae, techno and hip-hop. 31 Patton Avenue, Asheville NC 28801,
The Garage at Biltmore: Live music venue sharing the same building with French Broad Brewery and MonteVecchia Music and Arts Studio. 101 Fairfield Road, Suite B, Asheville NC 28803, 828-505-2663.
Grey Eagle: The Grey Eagle has become one of Asheville’s premier music
halls. Situated in Asheville’s vibrant French Broad River district,
the Grey Eagle is known for presenting local and nationally known
artists, making it a cornerstone of the Asheville music scene. 185
Clingman Ave., Asheville NC 28801, 828-232-5800.
Westville Pub: Something happening seven evenings a week, including open mike nights. Non-smoking pub serving a light menu. 777 Haywood Rd., Asheville NC 28806, 821-225‑9782.