Downtown Asheville Wine & Cocktail Bars

Asheville Bars for Wine, Martinis, Cocktails

Unwind with a drink and conversation at one of our friendly wine or cocktail bars in downtown Asheville.

Downtown Asheville Cocktails & Wine

Montford Rooftop Bar
The Montford Rooftop Bar
Soak in epic sunsets and mountain views from atop the Hyatt Place Hotel in downtown Asheville, while enjoying seasonal craft cocktails, local beer, wine and small bites. Both indoor and outdoor spaces. 199 Haywood Street
Calypso Bar
Discover an island cocktail bar in the middle of downtown Asheville. Handcrafted Caribbean cocktails rely on fresh fruit and rare spirits. Join for a warm, friendly and homey environment with authentic St. Lucian soul food. 18 Lexington Ave
Isa's Bistro
Isa's Bistro
Executive Chef Duane Fernandes brings culinary finesse to the table preparing innovative, seasonally inspired New American cuisine. Located the heart of downtown, they have a covered sidewalk patio for great outdoor dining. Friendly bar. Private dining in The Cellar for groups of 12-120. 1 Battery Park Avenue (at Haywood)
Pillar Bar
Perched atop the new Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown, this rooftop bar features hand-crafted cocktails and locally-sourced beers, served with a side of mountain views. Warm by the outdoor fire pit or unwind in the indoor ambiance inspired by America’s industrial roots. Opens at 5 PM every day. Convenient parking. 309 College Street
Storm Rhum Bar
STORM Rhum Bar & Bistro
Find a warm, cozy atmosphere where the food and service will delight your senses. Enjoy handcrafted cocktails, ample wine offerings, a selection of local draft beer, an extensive rhum list, and of course, delicious food prepared by Chef Owen McGlynn. Free parking in their private lot downtown. 125 South Lexington Avenue
Rhubarb Restaurant
At the heart of Asheville on Pack Square is this comfortable place for friends, families and strangers to simply lean in and enjoy the company-a place where food and drink is at its uncomplicated best. Chef John Fleer's menu is inspired by seasonal, local ingredients and pays homage to the bounty of regional and American cooking. A wood-fired oven and grill complement the rustic creations. 7 Pack Square
Social Lounge
Social Lounge
This premiere craft cocktail bar is a great place eat, drink, and be social. Find original cocktails, fine wines, local brews, and creative food with local ingredients in a contemporary space that is stylish and intimate. The rooftop patio is just the spot to unwind and elevate your spirit. 29 Broadway
The Market Place
A world-class favorite located on charming Wall Street. Chef William Dissen's inventive menu features seasonal and organic ingredients from area farms plus an extensive wine list. Recommended by The Food Network, USA Today, The New York Times, Southern Living and more. Live music every Thursday, Friday, & Saturday in the bar & lounge. Reservations recommended. 20 Wall Street
Battery Park Champagne Bar
Battery Park Champagne Bar
Sip a fine wine, Champagne or cocktail while you peruse thousands of used and rare books in this "Book Exchange" in the historic Grove Arcade in downtown Asheville. Many nooks for great conversations. 1 Page Avenue
Skybar Asheville
Enjoy a cocktail, beer or glass of wine and watch the sunset from atop the Flat Iron Building in downtown Asheville. This unique outdoors setting is on the fire escape and balconies of the top floors. Open every day (warmer months). 18 Battery Park Ave

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