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Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.

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Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.
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3.67/5
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346 Ratings
Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

675 Merrimon Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804
United States

(828) 254-1281 | map
ashevillepizza.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
20
Reviews:
86
Ratings:
346
PLACE STATS
BA Score:
3.91/5
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
71
pDev:
12.02%
 
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Reviews by DCon:
Photo of DCon
4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Coming here on the way to zip lining, it was tucked behind another business (maybe a fast food chicken chain?) and looked like a farmhouse. Bright blue with 2 silos on the outside, it didn't resemble a brewery until parking (and don't mind the spaceship that looks like it came down and struck the building!). Lets walk in and break this place down by each category.

Walking in, each silo was filled with tables. The one by the bar (where I sat) had a moon on the wall and then a crest of some sort hanging from the ceiling. Very random but cool. The bar looked like a Pipe Works game as it was painted behind the row of tap handles. Whoever was the artist here (for both the brewery AND tap handles/bottles/cans is very talented! Tons of color and detail pop out.

While waiting for my pizza, enjoyed the Red Light IPA and chatted with the bartender. Very friendly and suggested what other breweries I got to on my trip (cool they promote other local breweries).

Their selection was very nice on-tap but had to block out what they had in bottle... Coors, A.B., and Corona were all hanging out on the side of the bar and ruining it for me. One of the servers caught that I was looking at these and replied "it hurts me too".

We enjoyed the Biltmore Pizza and suggest you do the same! Tons of Green Peppers, Banana Peppers, White Onion, and Pepperoni filled this Hand Tossed pizza and enjoyed it with their home-made garlic sauce. MMM!!

With Asheville, NC being the "Beer Capital" of the Nation, I think they should receive the award of Pizza Capital as well! I suggest this place plus many others I've already visited in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Killebrew
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

Asheville Pizza and Brewing is one of my favorite places to visit when I’m in Asheville. They’ve got a great selection of brew and some pretty awesome food. If you’re ever in the area, I’d highly recommend checking it out

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Photo of jbarry3000
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of scottspencer
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Rifugium
3.35/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

I don't really know what to make of this place. I guess the concept is pretty good, as you can apparently get your food and beer and watch a movie in the theater section. If that's your kind of deal. When we went there for lunch, I didn't realize this was the case, and now upon looking back, it seems even weirder as there was a field trip or something going on and a swarm of middle school kids came flocking out of the theater section while we were there. This is a brewery? Okay then. Anyway, taking the place at face value, we snagged a seat in the outside area, but still had to order at the bar. The bartender was essentially not attentive at all, ignoring me to chat with his buddy. But eventually he made his way over and I put my order in. On the plus side, there was a good amount of beer to choose from, and sampler flights were an option. The brews weren't great, but certainly not terrible. My sampler included an IPA, a Burton ale, a rye amber, and a coffee porter. Good range of styles here. The food was okay, but nothing really to right home about. Basic stuff, burgers, quesadillas, pub grub, etc. And pizza, of course.

I'm glad I checked this place out, but I most likely wouldn't go back. There are so many better breweries and beer venues in Asheville, making this one easy to pass over.

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Photo of esktime
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5

Photo of AndyEdgar
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of KTCamm
3.43/5  rDev -12.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

So if the point is to grab a pizza, some beers, and see a movie, very well done. The pizzas were pretty darn flavorful. The atmosphere was a disaster. Chaotic at the front - lots of open tables but a long line to get in. We were seating in the game area, which had a Lord of the Flies feel. All of that being said, a decent selection of brews to try - though they don't do samplers because its too busy. Huh? Beers were good ( not great). I'd go back, but hopefully at a time when the place was less packed.

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Photo of Miles_in_beer_city
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Busy due to movie theater, service can be excellent or lacking. Great beer, large selection of taps, varied menu and good food.
We frequent on Tuesday's for their special, $2 for their canned beer and $2.50 for a HUGE slice of pizza, and they make very good pizza

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Photo of BlakeD007
4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.75

Amazing venues...both the downtown and the movie house on merrimon. Great place for dinner and a movie. A real Asheville experience. Beer is good, not great, but the food is amazing and the atmosphere is even better.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of yaksurf
3.35/5  rDev -14.3%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.5

Photo of Glenn_Cole_BTBC
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of RochefortChris
4.34/5  rDev +11%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Brackh
4.68/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Went here on a Friday night with bad weather. The inside was completely full. Still sat our group fairly quickly. Food and drinks came out quick. Food was great. Pizza is fairly priced and incredible. IPA's were pretty standard. Perfect Day IPA was good. They had a beer called Carolina Mountain Monster (maybe) that was really good as well. Good selection and worth the trip for sure.

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Photo of evan35
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

Photo of Jfishe13313
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of bcp5296d
3.83/5  rDev -2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of Harvest06
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of Mikestaf
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Photo of jshusc
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of kingpin1010
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of chigator
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of qcghost
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co. in Asheville, NC
Brewery rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 346 ratings
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