Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria
Taps: 43 / Bottles: 100
Cask: N / Beer-to-Go: N
Ratings: 112 | Reviews: 88 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by ToasterChef:
3.95/5 rDev -7.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
As a tourist in Asheville, this is what I was looking for: good food and lots of local beers I can't get at home. My wife and I were able to get simple Italian food in large portions for cheap. She had some pizza and I had a chicken parm sandwich; both were excellent and really hit the spot. There was a big board listing all of the draught selections, as well as a detailed menu describing each beer. If we didn't have to drive to get back to our campsite, we could have spent a long time trying all sorts of interesting brews.
The place was crowded when we arrived at dinner time on a Wednesday, but we were able to get a table for two right away. Lots of families and couples here, as well as some hip kids (but not as many as at the Thirsty Monk). It was noisy, but we could hear each other clearly without raising our voices (we were sitting against all though, not in the middle of the dining room).
After we finished eating, we made sure it was ok if we jsut sat at our table and enjoyed another drink before leaving; we weren't sure if this was the kind of place that wanted to turn tables over quickly. The waitress was very kind and told us to take as long as we wanted. That was very nice to hear. I would certainly come here again; lunch, dinner or just for drinks, it doesn't matter. But next time, I'm coming here first; there is so much I wanted to try, I want to arrive sober and thirsty.
08-20-2009 13:50:27 | More by ToasterChef
More User Reviews:
3.84/5 rDev -9.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4 | $$
Just north of Wicked Weed on the opposite side of Biltmore Ave a very old building with Hardwood floors thru-out a beautiful ceiling and staircase that leads to another level pizza by the slice or pie with whatever toppings you want and loads of pub fare food, they have around 40 taps with emphasis on local brews they offer flights and have a great regional tap list this is a must stop both for food and brew if you are downtown nice service with tasty foods and tap list
06-21-2014 00:43:13 | More by gatornation
3.97/5 rDev -6.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | $$
We tried to get into Wicked Weed but the line running outside put us off so went back up the hill and street to Barley's. Admittedly, it was Saturday night on Memorial Day. The first floor of Barley's was packed and we were directed to the bar upstairs which was great because there was just a few people there playing pool. The beer selection was good and the bartender knew his stuff
05-29-2014 00:06:44 | More by meigs3
Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria in Asheville, NC
94 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.