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5 Walnut Wine Bar

$$ - $$$,
5 Walnut Street, Asheville, NC
+1 828-253-2593
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (7 reviews)
“pretzels” (3 reviews)
“by the glass” (9 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
5 Walnut Street, Asheville, NC
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I know that when you think of Asheville you don't think of wine, it is the beer city after all. But don't make the mistake of holding that against 5 Walnut Wine Bar. This is one of my husband and my favorite spots to drop...More

Thank Kate S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You cannot go wrong here. The staff is top notch. The selection leaves nothing to be desired. Everyone can find something here. Highly recommended.

Thank Brian D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They had a selection of about 30 wines and 12 dozen beers with some very basic appetizers. They are proud of the cheese selection, I found it same what wanting. The selections are fine for a small town wine bar/cheese store but for being in...More

Thank peterrC5040MB
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Kind of loud but good place for local beer and jazz music! Kind of hard to find parking so beware. Also kind of lacking in seating. The music nights are hit or miss but I think you can hear jazz on Mondays! Great downtown location...More

Thank Sara T
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Best wine. Best atmosphere. Best live music. Best servers. And now they have a cheese shop? Yes please!

Thank Erica B
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We have passed this bar hundreds of times, and there's always a great group playing. We sit across the street and listen. The people inside seem to be really having fun. However, there's about 2 or 3 steps to get inside, and Trimble's scooter or...More

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 2 September 2017

My wife and I came here after a recommendation from our hotel. It's a small and warm wine bar with live music. They also have a cheese and cold cuts store attached to them. Besides a great selection of wines, they also offer great cheese...More

Thank kwboi_BH
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Excellent popular place for music and dancing after a good meal in downtown Asheville. The band was excellent, and while the bar is small, and many people have to enjoy music from outside, the ambiance is simply outstanding and the music pushes you to dance....More

Thank Christian D
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Loved this open air bar. They have a small snack menu and a great beer and wine selection. Thoroughly enjoyed the live music and they have entertainment lined up for most nights. Small and quaint, but great atmosphere and service. Good place to unwind.

Thank LHPUSAviaOki
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Came here for some wine tasting. Really enjoyed the atmosphere and the wine. I would say 30s+ crowd.

Thank sunshine_warrior
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Wine Bar
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
2:00 pm - 10:00 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
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
2:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Walnut Street, Asheville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-2593
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