Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria - Asheville | Asheville, North Carolina
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Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria - Asheville
Excellent based on 80 ratings
Type: Restaurant

42 Biltmore Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina United States 28801 [ print map ]
828 255 0504

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Hours: Mon-Sat 11:30am-2am; Sun 12 noon- 12 midnight

Mayor: OldGrowth (3) | Taps: 40 | Bottles: 40

Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria - Asheville

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Beer Available At Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria - Asheville (arranged by most recent)
French Broad IPA 87, Asheville Rocket Girl 31, Boojum Raspberry Saison 63, White Zombie Ale 46, Foothills Hoppy Medium 81, Sierra Nevada Hop Hunter IPA 97, Bells Hopslam 100, Asheville Love Ninja 52, Tennessee Brew Works Basil Ryeman 72
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80 reviews for Barley’s Taproom and Pizzeria - Asheville
 Ambiance  75%
 Service  78%
 Selection  79%
 Food  77%
 Value  79%
 Overall  79%
 Rating  91%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris  (892) Burnaby, British Columbia | February 10, 2014
Just was upstairs which is a decent bar with a bunch of pool tables and other games. Service is great, the bartender had a much better palate than I did when we shared some beers. Large interesting tap list and bottles to boot. Food and prices were average.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork  (321) , New Jersey | February 10, 2014
Exceptional service, great food. Decent tap selection of local brews. Conveniently across street from Aloft. Worth a stop for a bite and a beer but with so many craft beer options in town I’m not sure if I’d spend more than an hour here.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
jackl  (590) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 10, 2014
Visited during RBWG. It’s a pretty casual pizza place with about 20 solid taps. Bland layout and decoration. Beer options ranged from a handful of local micros to core offerings from some of the craft big boys. The pizza was decent, not spectacular. Prices were average for Asheville. Overall, it’s a decent spot, but Asheville’s blessed with such a good scene that I doubt I’ll have much reason to revisit this place.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah  (484) Utah | February 9, 2014
We had the meet and greet for RBWG 2014 here. A nice old building. Nice layed back atmosphere. Good pizza and a nice tap list.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
PRBeer  (411) Parsippany, New Jersey | January 20, 2014
Great place in craft beer centric Asheville to have a pizza and taste a variety of local and WNC beers. Think of this as a fun place to stop and eat and also have some nice craft beers rather than a craft beer destination. Barlye’s fits in nicely to any 2 day or more Asheville beer tour.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 13/20
drowland  (219) Georgia | November 27, 2013
11/27/13. Stopped in on 11/26 for a few beers and some appetizers. Well-lit restaurant type place, seems family friendly. Lots of brewery stuff all over the walls, etc. Seems a bit run-down. Old, scraped up wooden furniture and railings, etc. They did have some RateBeer best awards posted in the vestibule, which got a smile out of me!

Our waitress was friendly and prompt. I didn’t really ask any beer questions. I knew what I wanted.

We had garlic knots and black bean hummus. They were both fine. Nothing to phone home about.

Kind of pricey beers... must be a thing in this town. $6 for a flight of 4 small beers.

Overall, this place is convenient and has lots of taps, a great majority of which are from NC. I was able to tick 8 beers while I was there, and I think 7 were local or at least NC. Worth a stop if you’re nearby, but I won’t seek it out when I visit again.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
JCB  (249) Durham, North Carolina | July 8, 2013
Pleasant sunlit Saturday in the front window for a spell, but the rest of the place isn’t the hottest in terms of atmosphere. Looks well worn in its scuffed wood and breweriana. Cavernous, too. But a pleasantly relaxed feel, pretty good service, and a nice list of taps to choose from. Didn’t try the food but the pizza looked solid.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat  (247) Georgia | May 25, 2013
Interior is not too brightly lit, imparting a cozy and welcoming atmosphere. Music is just enough to notice, will not interfere with conversation. Bartender is alert and friendly but not too familiar, and makes you feel appreciated. Food is quite good - and they have a couple healthful options. Prices are very reasonable. Their emphasis is on local brews, and you can build your own flight if you prefer a sampler. Just one more reason Asheville is Beer City.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD 10/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
MlhopeTC  (18) Orlando, Florida | October 24, 2012
Really enjoyed Barley’s. Great food, and a cool atmosphere. The better beer is upstairs, and you can still order food up there, so that is the place to be. Pool tables and a couple of TVs so don’t go for big sporting events (I was there for the NLCS watching my Cards!). Had the Meat Eater pizza, great stuff!
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
Westmeister  (64) Atlanta, Georgia | October 15, 2012
The feel of the bar is almost that of a saloon which I dug. The service was top notch and I was offered a nice sample of La Folie when I was there. Also grabbed a flight of some nice local brews. Overall, the 12 or so taps will keep you interested and the prices were wallet-friendly. Another Asheville must stop.

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