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Thirsty Monk - Downtown

Not Rated.
Thirsty Monk - DowntownThirsty Monk - Downtown

Taps: 35 / Bottles: 196
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
96
world-class

109 Ratings
Ratings: 109
Reviews: 69
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 11.06%
$$ - reasonable
[ Bar, Eatery ]

92 Patton Ave
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-3315
United States
phone: (828) 254-5470

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @monkpub

Notes:
None, yet.

(Place added by: thirstymonk on 05-03-2008)
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Reviews by tclapper:
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tclapper

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5 | $$

I've been stopping in regularly since moving into the area and there is always something good on tap. The upstairs bar has mostly American micros and usually one or two Euro micros thrown in the mix. The bottle selection is ok, there's a few gems in there but overall it doesn't seem too exciting.

The downstairs bar is all belgian style ales and definitely has its own vibe going on with some couches and being darker. The taps down here are always solid and the bottle selection can be even better. A ton of good beer here.

I've only eaten here once, and it was pretty good. I had sliders, lamb and beef w/bleu cheese, and both were good. I always take a look at the food menu when I'm here but most of the stuff on there doesn't stick out so I usually move on to liquid bread.

Overall this is a great bar, with good service. Just be careful if you plan on heading out late night early in the week because they'll close early if it's slow.

05-11-2011 17:07:33 | More by tclapper
More User Reviews:
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wstein70

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-09-2014 17:40:50 | More by wstein70
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Krztin5

Virginia

1.25/5  rDev -71.2%

06-30-2014 03:08:39 | More by Krztin5
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patre_tim

China

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-25-2014 02:41:33 | More by patre_tim
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Jodi215

Arizona

3.84/5  rDev -11.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$

We ate lunch here and really enjoyed the atmosphere of this downtown beer bar. It has an upstairs and downstairs bar and each serves different types of beers. We sat upstairs and ordered lunch to go with our beer choices. The food is mostly small bites. I had a hot dog that was about half the size of a normal one but was very tasty. The guys had tacos and they seemed a little more substantial and flavorful. Beer selection was a solid 4. Value was very reasonable.

06-24-2014 21:37:15 | More by Jodi215
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-19-2014 12:23:28 | More by Kegatron
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Louisjohnson84

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-18-2014 14:11:43 | More by Louisjohnson84
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TmKeisySC

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-03-2014 16:48:46 | More by TmKeisySC
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meigs3

Alabama

3.61/5  rDev -16.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3 | $$

Caught them on Monday after the Memorial Day Weekend. They had run out of a number of Belgium drafts which was disappointing. The bartender in the basement (Belgium beer location) was nice and very knowledgeable. If I had been there on Friday night before, the beer selection would have gotten a higher rating.

05-28-2014 23:50:53 | More by meigs3
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bcp5296d

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-28-2014 20:54:22 | More by bcp5296d
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Thirsty Monk - Downtown in Asheville, NC
96 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.