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“Irish Pub With Live Music”
Review of Jack of the Wood

Jack of the Wood
Ranked #88 of 737 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$20
Cuisines: Irish
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Dining options: After-hours
Description: Established in 1997, Jack of the Wood is one of downtown Asheville's first and oldest pubs. We have numerous local craft brews to try, and are now serving a fresh menu of artisanal sandwiches like Philly cheesesteaks, Classic Rueben sandwiches, Pub Burgers and more! Our Bluegrass Jam on Thursdays @ 7pm, live local music Friday & Saturday @ 7:30pm, or every Sunday is our Bluegrass Brunch from 12:30-3pm! Sláinte!
Reviewed 15 July 2019

Nice Irish pub with free live Irish music and good service. Group of 9 musicians were playing on a Sunday night. Very good music, ale and service. See photos once posted.

Date of visit: July 2019
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Thank william s
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Reviewed 12 July 2019

The food is good and the Green Man Beer is great but the highlight that separates this pub from others is the spontaneous live music. Several men and women playing their instruments together makes one feel a touch of Ireland.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 3 July 2019

Wanted to see downtown Asheville and a friend recommended this restaurant. As I was there late afternoon, it was not crowded, and the service was 'southern slow'. Fortunately I had plenty of time and enjoyed the musician (acoustic guitar/singer). The beer was cold and the Guinness pie (kinda like shepherds pie, but a little different), great, and not such a huge serving that you could overeat, leaving room for another beer. Its a bit pricey, but not for the location.

Date of visit: June 2019
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Thank A_Hilton_Diamond
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Reviewed 25 June 2019

Come for the great music, have a pint and tap your toes... then look elsewhere for food.

The music jams we saw on Wednesday and Thursday evenings were the highlights of our visit to Asheville. But $6 for a basket of stale chips and some tomato sauce? And don't believe the website menu: they are "between chefs" now and have a very limited fare.

But the music... GREAT!

Date of visit: June 2019
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Thank Jim C
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Reviewed 23 June 2019

Music was amazing!!! Service was friendly and fast. You must try the quesso they make in house and the fish and chips were delicious!!! This is a great place to just chill out and listen to great Irish bands.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Jchristy30
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