Thirsty Monk - Downtown

Thirsty Monk - DowntownThirsty Monk - Downtown
BA SCORE
4.29/5
177 Ratings
Thirsty Monk - DowntownThirsty Monk - Downtown
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery, Beer-to-go

92 Patton Ave
Asheville, North Carolina, 28801-3315
United States

(828) 254-5470 | map
monkpub.com

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Added by thirstymonk on 05-03-2008

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
80
Ratings:
177
pDev:
10.49%
 
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Ratings: 177 |  Reviews: 80
Reviews by Cyberkedi:
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4.85/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4

An unpretentious beer bar partly hidden in downtown Asheville, and happily within staggering distance of a reasonably priced hotel. The purple exterior scarcely reveals what lies within. When you walk in, it looks like a typical neighborhood bar, beer advertisements for decor, a bit run-down. However, the laid-back appearance merely adds to the appeal. Their selection is absolutely amazing, including lots of brewskis I have never seen before. Do try some of the local brews! I haven’t tried any food yet, so my personal jury hasn’t assembled for that. However, their service is very good, alert and quick, friendly and welcoming. If you plan to stay in Asheville for any appreciable length of time, this is a must!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Thollos
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of nwhittin
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.75

Photo of DrMindbender
3.93/5  rDev -8.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

Photo of WCKDVBZ
3.39/5  rDev -21%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of StoutLover14
4.86/5  rDev +13.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of HeartofMiami
3.24/5  rDev -24.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 2.75

Photo of Hayden34
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Johntomk
4.46/5  rDev +4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of dbrauneis
4.29/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

Photo of cadaugherty
4.31/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4

Photo of RUN-4-B33R
4.84/5  rDev +12.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Gavage
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25

This was a must stop on my tour of Asheville. Open doors in the front allow fresh air to flow. I found a seat at the long bar. There were tap handles hanging from the ceiling along with brewery flags and signs. Loads of stickers on the cold box behind the bar. Downstairs is a Belgian Bar, but I didn't venture down. Kitchen is just off the bar.

There were about 40 beers on draft covering American and Belgian breweries. There was 6 house beers on draft here, and I enjoyed a few of them on my visit. Service was good but not overly friendly. Overall this was a worthwhile stop.

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Photo of StoutSnob40
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75

Photo of wapcap
4.29/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

A great place in Ashville. They have several locations. I visited one of the other locations and than this one. This location is awesome and worth checking out. The selection is quite good and the bartenders quite knowledgeable. Worth several visits!

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Photo of Tate21
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 4

Photo of klgh07
4.73/5  rDev +10.3%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of Jason_cs
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
4.03/5  rDev -6.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25

Photo of Bcraft11
4.21/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of target88
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 5 | food: 4.25

Photo of yaksurf
3.26/5  rDev -24%
vibe: 2.75 | quality: 3.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Photo of jbaker67
4.29/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5

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Thirsty Monk - Downtown in Asheville, NC
Place rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 177 ratings
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