Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria

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Barley's Taproom & PizzeriaBarley's Taproom & Pizzeria
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

91 Reviews
Reviews: 91
Visits: 141
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: n/a
Taps: 43
Bottles: 100
Cask: N
[ Bar, Eatery ]

42 Biltmore Ave
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-3625
United States
phone: (828) 255-0504

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @barleystappizza

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Reviews: 91 | Visits: 141
Reviews by wcudwight:
Photo of wcudwight
4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 2.5 | quality: 4 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Visited on a Monday evening and man it was crowded. We waited about 45mins for a table, which was fine with me b/c it gave us time to sample a couple of beers at the bar. The appearance has been pretty well stated. I gave atmosphere a 2.5 just because it was so crowded you couldn't move. The service was outstanding considering the crowd. Man these people work there asses off. I was impressed at the effort given by the waitstaff, servers, bartenders, ect.... The selection is in a class of it's own. It's simply the most taps that I have seen. Be sure to visit upstairs as there are different taps up there. Ordered a meat lovers pizza and it was excellent. It was a decent wait to get our pizza but that is understandable considering how busy it was. Value seemed good for beer, a little high for pizza. Beer was 3.50 a pint. Overall Barley's is a great place to go, just expect a noisy crowd(think school cafeteria). (921 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of younggun
3.35/5  rDev -21%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4 | service: 2 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of mlockman
3.95/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Tons of local brews on tap, and the pizza was really good! (58 characters)

Photo of KingEdward
4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of AJNIDEK
4.88/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Disclaimer, I am a Homer. Barleys is the standard by which I judge beer bars. Tap list and food always brings it. (118 characters)

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.93/5  rDev -7.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.7/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5

Photo of MaximumYuks
4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of WarEagleJeep
4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Photo of DuaneL
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

This is a wonderful place with great atmosphere to quickly taste a lot of the Asheville beers, so you can get an idea of which breweries to hit. Wait staff is extremely helpful, and pints are reasonably priced at $4 (spring 2015). Highly recommended! (Did not taste the food, which is why it's not rated). (307 characters)

Photo of Keelin
4.97/5  rDev +17.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of wapcap
3.81/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 4

A good place to visit when in Asheville. Several floors to choose from. Food was good, not Sure if they source local or anything , but seemed to be made from scratch. Beer selection was good. Had several locals to choose from. Prices were fair and good. I'd definitely check it out. (284 characters)

Photo of Harvest06
4.11/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of iiaudio
4.52/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of MOVERTON1284
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Was not aware this was a chain, it does not change my rating though. This place did not feel like a chain and felt right at home in downtown Asheville. I watched a football game here and was there for the better part of 4-5 hours. Pizza was good as was the beer selection. Lots of local and other NC brews available to try. We visited the pool room/bar upstairs as well as the downstairs dining room. Great service that was friendly and attentive. (447 characters)

Photo of ThurstonHowell3
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of spycow
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Goatdavemac
4.12/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of jeshryock
5/5  rDev +17.9%

Photo of DrunkinYogi
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

Photo of ncstateplaya
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of fastestmanalive
4.2/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Dsg10
4.9/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of emeyer
4/5  rDev -5.7%

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Barley's Taproom & Pizzeria in Asheville, NC
94 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.