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Mack Kells Pub & Grill

160 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1853
+1 828-253-8805
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
6 Sep 2017
“Killer wings!”
5 Jun 2017
“Average bar. Great bartender.”
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American, Bar, Pub
160 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1853
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

I had read that this was a Biker Bar, but I did not see any bikes. We were there in the late afternoon/early evening and it just appeared to be one of those hipster-dives. The atmosphere was just fine and pretty tame. We enjoyed wings...More

1  Thank Benny B
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped in here as it was across the street from where we were staying. The food was pretty good, the beer was nice and cold. The shooters were HUGELY expensive. Come on now, $8 for a shooter...Be reasonable. The doorman was friendly, perhaps too...More

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Good pricing, food and beer. Specials everyday drink and food. Guest just have to sign the guest book after 8.

Thank mcolon24
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I think this used to be a biker bar at one time so it scares people away with that reputation. But, they've cleaned it up, peeled off the purple tint from the windows and it's a respectable joint now. Lots of windows, it's clean, and...More

Thank JEB-Asheville
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

We went here on a recommendation from a friend with fair warning that it doesn't look like much but the beer & burgers are amazing....they were definitely AMAZING. Once you get past the sketchy exterior it's a dive bar but the staff is friendly, they...More

Thank Andy B
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Within walking distance from my super hotel, Mack Kell's was an easy decesion before heading out for the night. After signing in to the Members Only log book, I made my way over to a quaint booth. I was quickly waited on by the friendly...More

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a biker bar. Don't let that bother you. The people were great and the food was excellent. We ended up here after a long, hot hike and needed some cold beverages. So how many biker bars have you been to that serve a...More

Thank DocRT
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This is a nice little bar with a great atmosphere that we found next to the hotel. The servers were very friendly and their shots actually filled the shot glass.

Thank AM97
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

I am constantly looking for good wings and their Earls are the best I've had in Western North Carolina in many years of searching!

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We went for lunch and were not disappointed. Although they did not have the pastrami sandwich anymore I tried a pulled pork sandwich with tater salad and cole slaw. Add a ,ice cold beer to that and you have lunch perfection. Most bbq sauce are...More

Thank David D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 160 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-1853
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-8805
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