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Battery Park Book Exchange and Champagne Bar

1 Battle Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-2712
+1 828-252-0020
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Extremely Rude Staff

I'm a local student at UNC Asheville and decided to check out this spot and get a little work done... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Asheville, North Carolina
Best Bookstore Anywhere

Am never dissatisfied with this place. Found four books today that will make great gifts. Also... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Armina H
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“book lovers” (18 reviews)
“love books” (15 reviews)
“grove arcade” (31 reviews)
1 Battle Sq, Asheville, NC 28801-2712
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-252-0020
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm a local student at UNC Asheville and decided to check out this spot and get a little work done. As I found a spot in the upstairs portion, I was rudely confronted by 3 staff members in the 30 mins I stayed. Firstly, a...More

Thank ashevilleismyhome12
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Am never dissatisfied with this place. Found four books today that will make great gifts. Also lucked upon some funny cards to share.

Thank Armina H
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I love books, I also like wine, this seamed like a win win for me and my wife on our recent vacation to Asheville. Let me first start by saying if you are a book nerd it's a must go place. Multiple levels, books galore...More

1  Thank Borofirefighter
Reviewed 17 October 2017

This was the highlight of our visit to the Grove Arcade. This is a quirky and fun bookstore with a champagne bar and coffee bar. It's a great place to linger and sip. Alas, it was too early for me to partake in champagne.

Thank jfgaff
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Pick up a coffee or wine at the bar first. Then wander this way and that between book sections, tables, comfy chairs and artwork. See it all...upstairs, too. Then pick your place to relax. Dogs can come, too, so if you're a dog lover, you...More

Thank Anniversary_minded
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stumbled into this place on rainy afternoon. Initially it felt cluttered and a bit claustrophobic but the more we wandered around, the cooler it got. I felt like I was hunting around the place for the best book they had (for me)! After we found...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Amazing place - rugs, dogs, books and a champagne bar! I am always sure to take all my visitors to this special place!

Thank Wendy I
Reviewed 16 September 2017

We were just expecting a regular used book store but when we walked in my jaw hit the floor. I was totally blown away. They not only have over 30,000 books they have a wine/beer/coffee/champagne bar and offer snacks like cheese/bread/crackers, spreads/dips, cake and chocolates....More

Thank cheryl h
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

The renovation of the prime space at the Grove Arcade is lush. Sadly, the staff is not always nice. The food selections seem limited, too. One of those places you can go every week and they won't recognize you. I know.

Thank westinbrevard
Reviewed 23 August 2017

My wife and I used to love to go here for a drink before dinner. Then one night, a little while back, the server was pouring wine and emptied the bottle. Instead of opening a new bottle to fill the glass, he handed me a...More

5  Thank Todd M
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Morgan F
7 April 2017|
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I didn't see any. Bring your flask!