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5 Walnut Wine Bar

$$ - $$$,
5 Walnut Street, Asheville, NC
+1 828-253-2593
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“cheese plate” (9 reviews)
“pretzels” (3 reviews)
“by the glass” (9 reviews)
Open Now
2:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Bar, Wine Bar
$$ - $$$
5 Walnut Street, Asheville, NC
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a fun little place to come and have some wine and they have little cheese plates to choose from as well. It's open street view is fun for people watching.

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hosts recommended we stop in and we were so happy we did. The live band was excellent and the atmosphere intimate with a fun feeling. The place was filled with lots of local and visiting folks having a great time dancing and enjoying the...More

Thank MrTrips2014
Reviewed 24 October 2017

We went here on the advice of friends who thought we should experience it. It's noisy, but fun. There were at least two bachelorette parties present, each trying to be louder than the other. The wine is a good value and the cheese was excellent....More

Thank reeves37205
Reviewed 11 October 2017

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 3 October 2017

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 1 October 2017

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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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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