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7:00 PM

Pack's Tavern

327 reviews
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$30 and under
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  • Casual
  • Fun
  • Great for Lunch
Located in the heart of downtown Asheville and housed in the historic Hayes Hopson building, Pack’s Tavern offers outstanding service, the best drinks in town, and a large eclectic menu of over 60 items; everything from signature salads to hand-pattied burgers, from wonderful appetizers to fresh cut steaks and seafood in a friendly, hospitable atmosphere. All to be enjoyed in the middle of the hustle and bustle of Asheville’s newly renovated Pack Square Park.
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Private dining
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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American, Pizzeria, Dining Bar
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Hours of operation
Sunday - Thursday: 11:00 am - until
Friday - Saturday: 11:00 am - until
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Phone number
(828) 225-6944
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Payment options
AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Edwin French
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Cross street
Marjorie St
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Parking details
Public Parking lot next to building after 5PM and all weekend.
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Public transit
Bus stop 50 yards from building
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We have live music or a DJ every Thursday through Saturday.
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Special events & promotions
Pack's has three spaced that may work for your group dining or special event. Our beautiful Century Room is perfect for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, corporate parties and other private functions with a capacity of 50 - 250! Our South Bar is a casual area for large group lunches or dinners that may or may not need to be totally private (maximum capacity 60). The Parkside Patio ( may be partially enclosed) is a lovely space for groups of up to 40 seated or 60 for a cocktail party.
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Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wheelchair Access, Wine

Private Dining

Wedding rehearsal dinner or reception, luncheon event, business conference, birthday party, retirement party, fundraiser, class reunion, dance party, or whatever the occasion, you’ll find that our friendly, expert staff can help you create a successful event of the highest quality.

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What 327 People Are Saying
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91% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ErinH (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on February 8, 2018

Loved everything about it! We are locals but it was our first time there and we can't wait to go back! Everything was so yummy! Love the selection of beers on tap. We've found our new go-to date night spot. Service was impeccable also. I manage a restaurant and haven't been that impressed with a server in a long time.

vipMGLetsYouKnow (Western NC)
3.0  Dined on January 29, 2018

Unfortunately their oven is not working so several of the menu items were not available. I ordered the Salisbury steak special and did not enjoy it. I only took a couple bites and they did not offer to get me something else or comp me for my meal. The waitress was not very friendly. I've had other great experiences at Packs Tavern. I will return and still recommend it

DeborahW (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

We love this restaurant. It’s our go-to place for a casual reasonably priced meal. Conveniently located in downtown Asheville.

OpenTable Diner (San Francisco)
2.0  Dined on January 11, 2018

My wife and I planned a date to Asheville to see a concert at the orange peal and we booked a room at the trendy Aloft in downtown, so, we were very excited to be able to make a reservation and plan our trip to include packs tavern.... upon arrival we were seated promptly and our server was great, we started off with some pretzels and beer cheese, the cheese was gross, it tasted like cheez wiz with some funky bear poured into it. It was very thick and the pretzel was very very tough. We called the manager over and we told him our thoughts on how it tasted... he immediately got defensive and said "first off our cheese is not oUT of a can it is made fresh in house".... if that sir is fresh to you, then you do not deserve to run that place making false claims... so we sent them back. Not trying g to be difficult we order a different appetizer, not that the manager offered a sudjestion or even an option we might like we decided to try the crap cakes... no typo there... they were obviously made by the newly hired person. And the ingredients were so not correct... it tasted like onion mush deep fried in clam oil.... gross.
So we kindly asked for our check and when up to magic mushroom and ate wings...
We were so disappointed in our meal at packs that we had been waiting literally months for that it set at mood of defense for the night of what else could go wrong ....
It will take alot to have us back

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
5.0  Dined on January 3, 2018

Great find via Openable! Great food, service and location.

OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on January 2, 2018

Awesome place to eat. Great waitstaff. Will definitely go again!

Uscjan (Charleston)
5.0  Dined on December 28, 2017

Glad we had a reservation, they were packed. Had a great local brew & food was great.

OpenTable Diner (New York Area)
4.0  Dined on December 26, 2017

Beer was Cold Food was Hot and the pizza was excellent!

Petunia (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on December 22, 2017

Lunch with a friend. The fish tacos are my favorite and the sweet potato fries are wonderful. More casual than a lot of downtown restaurants which is a good thing. I hear the burgers are great too

OpenTable Diner (Western NC)
5.0  Dined on December 21, 2017

We had wonderful service and the food was outstanding. I would definitely recommend the Bison Meatloaf. Perfectly seasoned and perfect portions.