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Universal Joint

$$ - $$$American, ,
784 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3137
+1 828-505-7262
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good49%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tater tots” (23 reviews)
“burger” (52 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
784 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3137
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Met up with some friends and their new baby for lunch on a Sunday. My buddy ended up bringing his dog so we sat on the patio in the nice September weather! Bottom line, the food is always very tasty, fresh, and reasonably priced. I...More

Thank LordOfTheDance1776
Reviewed 1 week ago

Burger: Rare with tots. Cold beer. Outside seating. Friendly service. What more can be said? This is our goto spot when we want a good burger without any fuss.

Thank Jesse H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was excellent. The chicken egg rolls were good. The shrimp salad was good. But the falafel was dry, and side salad was wilted. If you're looking for some beer and bar grub , this place is perfect. But do not expect good presentation...More

Thank Boo D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful salads and burgers and all the beer you can want. Sit outside and watch colorful West Asheville walk by.

Thank Irene R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After a night of adult beverages a member of our party needed tater tots. So, the DD, was directed to Universal Joint. The apps, snacks, and drinks all came through. The service was fantastic and the other customers with enjoyable. Exactly what we needed.

Thank OswegoMatt
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a great little place with lots of hometown atmosphere and clients. Outside seating is fun. Very good sandwiches and tacos. A good variety of local draft beers. Service is friendly and efficient. dog friendly.

Thank Robert B
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Have eaten lunch at U Joint several times and was very disappointed this time. Had the deep fried chicken special with cheese grits. Chicken was SMALL - maybe the size of my close female fist, and dry. The grits seemed to be right out of...More

Thank 55ramblinrose
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

After a fun-filled day of floating the French Broad River, our crew decided on this little hidden gem (recommended by our driver from the FBO). The ole 1-2 was my choice for a burger and it was fantastic. My side was the tator tots (a...More

Thank hckrychick
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This old service station houses a hip burger joint, with great burgers (beef, bison and black bean) and a great selection of local craft beers on draft. Good food and good service, will return to explore other menu items.

Thank L D
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

I love the variety of food and drink offered at this cute little repurposed service station. Plenty of local beers on tap (and one cider). Several Latino inspired dishes, special of the day, very tasty burgers, with a bison option for an up charge, and...More

Thank Lois P
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Garen B
27 August 2017|
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Response from hckrychick | Reviewed this property |
Well behaved dogs can join you on the patio!!!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 784 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3137
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-505-7262
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