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Big Owl's Bar & Restaurant

) #291 of 582 Restaurants in Asheville ££ - £££ American, ,
1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
+1 828-298-5611
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
12 Aug 2016
“nice to have a dedicated restuarant and bar in the hotel”
13 Jul 2016
“New name and new decor and excellent foof”
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American, Bar, Pub
££ - £££
1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

friendly staff, good food choices, seemed cooked to order & very tasty. had late dinner ( wings were very good),

Thank E8733LQkims
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went to Big Owls in the Holiday Inn East expecting to find a cost, rustic environment only to find to out surprise that the entire hotel had been renovated very tastefully combining the rustic atmosphere with some contemporary flare. The restaurant, now called Woodfire...More

Thank chinacom
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Ordered the pork steak which was one of the specials for the evening. Only came with one side, so had to order extra. The pork was tasty but overcooked and very dry. On the plus side we had free desert which was good.

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 18 April 2016

The hamburger and salad are excellent. They have a small bar with full service. Pizza is good also in a fire brick oven

Thank Marie R
Reviewed 5 April 2016

We ate the breakfast buffet with our hotel room. It was extremely clean, and the wait staff were efficient. Definitely worth your time.

Thank greygirl1997
Reviewed 28 March 2016

When I first saw this restaurant inside the Holiday Inn/Biltmore East, I had very low expectations. To my and my stomach's surprise, this place was the highlight of my hotel stay. Sure it's small, but boy, is the food delicious! The small bar surprised me...More

Thank Tripre
Reviewed 21 March 2016

This place is in the Holiday Inn/Biltmore. It's now known as Parkway. I would love to give this place a higher rating but the food just wasn't up to snuff tonight. The wait staff was excellent. I ordered the salmon and today's veggies (squash and...More

Thank Buzz_of_The_Branch
Reviewed 14 January 2016

Good food at reasonable prices. Fully stocked bar and good service...just the thing you need for a night cap.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 15 December 2015

The Breakfast Buffett is limited but very good. The coffee is very good and for me that says a lot..

Thank FranO35
Reviewed 3 December 2015

The Big Owl is a small restaurant in the Holiday Inn Biltmore in Asheville. We got one of their specialties French onion soup and it was excellent. The other entrees looked equally appetizing but we didn't try them. I have agree, this a very good...More

Thank Charles T
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$40
American, Bar, Pub
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
16:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1450 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805-2802
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-298-5611
The new restaurant at Holiday Inn Biltmore East. Locally raised, grass fed beef, rainbow trout and many other delectable offerings for your enjoyment. Expertly prepared on our Woodfire Grille. All local breweries on tap, selections of wine and plenty of bourbon to choose from.
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