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The Yacht Club

87 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
+1 828-255-2454
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good52%
  • Average4%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tater tots” (4 reviews)
“dive bar” (5 reviews)
“great drinks” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, American
$$ - $$$
87 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decent bar food. Very eclectic clientele. Tater tots are very good! Can get crowded at night, especially on the weekends or if the weather is nice.

Thank Traveling_Ms_Mariah
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Totally unexpected. The name makes one think of a high society pretentious expensive hipster bar. On entering, staying and drinking it's clearly the opposite of pretentious. Wonderful place for drinks, great service. Quirky!

Thank H S
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Membership is $1.00. Great selection of beers. Friendly patrons and staff. Ordered chicken Ceasar wrap and a bowl of the vegan chili. Both were good plus must order the tater tots.

Thank grinch4
Reviewed 14 January 2017

The Yacht Club is now members only, but membership is free and worth the effort. The name is somewhat misleading...more like the Pirate club, as the decor is done in mid-century pirate. Drinks are great (get The Painkiller, complete with burning sugar cube) and the...More

Thank Lee J
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We loved the yacht club. Excellent people watching, friendly staff and entertaining decor around the bar. I love a good dive bar and we will return to the yacht club for sure! Maybe tonight 😊

Thank buckeyechic312
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Located off Pritchard Park in downtown Asheville, the Yacht Club caters to a very eclectic crowd. Their specialty drinks, especially when prepared by my favorite bartender in town, Sundance, are awesome. Don't be put off by the tattoos and loud music . . . this...More

Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Love the Yacht Club, but it can get pretty crowded. Terrific cocktails in a very casual environment.

Thank localfoodluvr
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The loud music calls you in. Perfect to grab a end of night beer and shot before calling it a night. Lots of friendly locals and good bar service. Thanks for a great time

Thank Bearsuit01
Reviewed 12 July 2016

bartenders great, great selection of eats and drinks and always a good place to see a broad range of people

Reviewed 6 July 2016

Great bartender, great drinks, cool decor, great atmosphere. Would definitely visit again next time I'm in town.

Thank OhMG1973
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Bill M
FYI we know what a painkiller is. We do not copy recipes, by design. We pride ourselves on putting our own spin on classic recipes. That's what makes being creative fun. Maybe you should open your own bar and copy everyone else's drinks, as I'm sure the originators would really appreciate that. See you in Kona for the Mia Tia competition at Don The Beachcomber. There are so many different versions of the Mia Tai there, I guess even Dons Place would find it unacceptable. Or NOT.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Bar, Pub, American
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
16:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 87 Patton Ave, Asheville, NC 28801-3316
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville>  > Downtown Asheville
  • Neighbourhood: Downtown Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-255-2454
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