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Innovation Brewing

414 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5548
+1 828-586-9678
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  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“burger” (34 reviews)
“ginger ale” (3 reviews)
“bratwurst” (2 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
414 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5548
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The ambiance of this riverside brewery is perfect for sipping one of their brews. The Farmhouse Red was a disappointment. It tasted watered down and not tart enough (in fact, "not enough" perfectly describes this one). But their Session Rye IPA was solid, and their...More

Thank John R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time on the deck overlooking the creek. The beer selection was good and the food from nearby places were good. Lots of coices delivered w a smile.

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped in looking for a Local Brew and a Lunch, and were disappointed to see that Innovative Brewing does not itself have a menu but is partnered with a Food Truck. I have no problem with Food Trucks, just wasn't what we were into that...More

Thank Blue-Eyes-Fam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us and it didn’t disappoint! We stayed about two hours longer than expected. They had $3 stouts in special and they were amazing! I believe they had 27 house made beers on tap which made it difficult to choose. The...More

Thank baseballslage
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place and atmosphere. Bartenders are super friendly and helpful if you don’t know what you like. Would highly recommend this brewery to anyone. The food truck is delicious too!

Thank Vella P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stopped in for an evening cold brew. My wife and I were greeted at the bar and made our selection after a few samples from the bar tender. Soon, conversation broke out with one of the locals - great intelligent guy (Jake). Knew a lot...More

Thank markgA9222OM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place! Burgers from the food truck is amazing! They have great beer but if there are people in your party who don’t like beer, they have good wine also! Dog friendly!

Thank Lynn S
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

2 folks $50 for 2 flat beers and personal pizzas. A rip off. Slow service. What else do can i say. The place was almost empty on a saturday night.

1  Thank David W
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We where in Sylva enjoying a great street festival and decided to check out This unassuming brewery and was pleasantly surprised!we all enjoyed the tasty options from iPas,to tasty saisons,porters,and even ciders!We also decided to try the adjoining food truck food options and they were...More

Thank johnstewartjohns2017
Reviewed 30 April 2018

Sylva NC, sometimes referred to as "Asheville's kid sister", isn't short on craft beer, and Innovation Brewing is simply the best! There's a nice young crowd, and the service is great! We will go back!

Thank Michele P
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Sarah S
18 April 2017|
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Response from lgrem210 | Reviewed this property |
I think so? You can always sit outside.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 414 W Main St, Sylva, NC 28779-5548
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Sylva
  • Phone Number: +1 828-586-9678
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