Warm Appalachian sunsets and well-crafted cocktails are just two reasons to elevate your sipping point at our Asheville rooftop bar.

Pillar Rooftop Bar is a local Asheville cocktail bar focused on creating an experience you remember, from our southern fusion small plates from Pillar Kitchen, to our seasonally-inspired food & drink menus, local beer & wine, seasonal cocktails, and unparalleled views of the Asheville skyline.

Enjoy breakfast in the spacious and light-filled The Pillar Kitchen, located in the hotel lobby, open daily. From Berry French Toast to a customizable omelet to something on the lighter side, we offer options for everyone in your party.

Ready for dinner? Have dinner complete with rooftop views at Pillar Rooftop Bar – our kitchen is ready to serve you any evening of the week!

Join us to cozy up by the outdoor fire pit, enjoy fresh sounds from local musicians, and take in the spectacular views of the mountains surrounding downtown Asheville. Be our guest and enjoy being in the heart of Asheville- NC’s most vibrant and creative city.

Pillar Bar Hours

Monday – Thursday 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Friday & Saturday 4:00 pm – 12:00 am
Sunday 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Dinner is served 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm on Monday – Saturday, and 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on Sunday.

We do not accept individual reservations – first come, first serve basis only. Large groups of 8 or more, please email pillarbaravl@gmail.com for advanced bookings.

Pillar Kitchen Hours

Saturday & Sunday 7:00 am – 11:00 am
Monday – Friday 6:30 am – 10:30 am

Breakfast menu and buffet are offered.


Pillar’s rooftop bar, local lounge and kitchen are located at the Hilton Garden Inn Asheville Downtown @ 309 College St.

Pillar’s Free Shuttle will pick you up & take you back anywhere downtown! Call (828)989-3043



E-mail: pillarbaravl@gmail.com
Pillar Kitchen: (828) 575-1187
Pillar Rooftop Bar:
(828) 575-1188

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Tag @pillarbaravl or #pillaravl in a photo of you and your friends, a favorite spirit, or an event at the Pillar to be featured in our gallery!

𝟓 𝐑𝐨𝐨𝐟𝐭𝐨𝐩 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐬 (𝐰𝐢𝐭𝐡 𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐭 𝐟𝐨𝐨𝐝!) 𝐢𝐧 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐯𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐞, 𝐍𝐂 🍹

One of our most asked questions is which rooftop bars are best for not just drinks but food too!🍴

Here’s our round up of recommendations that we’ve tried ourselves and enjoyed ⤵️

1. theobservatoryasheville

2. pillarbaravl

3. themontford

4. hemingwayscubaasheville

5. capellaon9

➡️ What’s your favorite rooftop bar with great food in Asheville?!


#asheville #ashevillenc #ashevillerooftop #ashevillerooftopbars #828isgreat #ashevillefood #ashevillecocktails #ashevilledrinks #avl #avleats #avlbeer #avlfood #ashevillebeer

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In addition to tomorrow night`s 4th of July party (which you should totally check out at the link in our bio), we will be having tons of great live music all throughout July! What nights are you most excited for?

#livemusic #downtownasheville #ashevilleevents #musicnight

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Amazing #rooftop #rooftopbar in #ashevillenc visitasheville #brussels #expressoshot #cocktails #foodies #foodie pillarbaravl ...

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Have you tried our June special yet? Taste the upcoming summer season with a shot of Bulleit Bourbon and a pint of Hi-Wire throughout this month.

#pillarbaravl #rooftopbar #downtownasheville #ashevillenc

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Our rooftop is fully decorated and ready for summer, with tiki decor inside and out. Come visit us at 309 College St 6th Floor any night of the week for delicious cocktails and great sunset views!

#pillarbar #tikibar #summerpopup #tikidecor #asheville #ashevillenorthcarolina #downtownasheville #ashevilleevents #ashevillerooftopbars #828isgreat #bar

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10/10 recommend!!!

First pop by sopranarooftop which is a new fabulous rooftop bar that has really good pizza and the cocktails are amazing!!!

Then pop across the street to the themontford which has a fun atmosphere and great for grabbing a quick drink!

Then end the night at pillarbaravl which feels like you stepped onto an island in the clouds!!!

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Come up to the rooftop any time for cocktails like our Honey and Smoke, or visit us this weekend 5/25 for our Rooftop Beach Party!

#pillarbar #rooftopbar #downtownavl #cocktailgram #honeyandsmoke #smokedcocktails #MemorialDay2024

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Where are you grabbing dinner tonight?

#pillarbar #downtownavl #ashevilleeats #sunsetdinner #shrimpdayinner

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Round out your palate for the night with The Bitter Sage, a citrusy and spiced mix.
Made with George Dickel Sour Mash Whiskey, Ginger Liqueur, Spiced Sage Honey, Lemon, House Bitters Blend, Absinthe Sprits.
Find it on our spring menu 🌺

#pillarbar #rooftopbar #asheville #wnc #cocktailgram #downtownavl #craftcocktails #springmenu

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Try out our Cauliflower Tacos, with hand battered and fried golden cauliflower florets, pico de gallo, cilantro creme fresh and hand cut slaw for a great late spring flavor 🌮

#pillarbar #downtownavl #ashevillenc #ashevilleeats #tacotuesday🌮

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Hey Friends! chriswilhelmmusic and I are playing a FREE show at the pillarbaravl THIS Friday, May 17th from 7 PM to 10 PM! We will each be playing an hour and a half solo show. Chris will be playing from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM & I’ll be playing from 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM ✌🏻 We hope to see you there!

#ashevilleevents #ashevillelivemusic #asheville #ashevillenc

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Churros vs. Not Yo Mamas Banana Pudding vs. Caramel Pecan Bread Pudding

Which one is winning your heart tonight?

#pillarbar #downtownavl

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Grab a taste of Asheville during your visit with the Hecho Verde AVL. Sporting a savory and smokey flavor, this mix is a great way to round out a warmer evening on the rooftop.

Plus, who can say no to drinking out of a pineapple?

If non-alcoholic beverages are more your speed, this drink is available in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic options on our spring menu!

Want to see more of our cocktails? Check out the link in our bio.

#pillarbar #rooftopbar #downtownavl #ashevillenc #cocktailgram

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Pillar Rooftop Bar is happy to announce our daily specials schedule, to enjoy every week! 🍻

Sierra Sunday - $5 Sierra Nevada Products
Margarita Monday - $10 House Margaritas
Two Trees Tuesday - $10 Cocktails: PB&J Old Fashioned, Asheville Apple, and Peachy Keen
Wine Wednesday - $8 House Wine Pours, $28 Bottles, ask your server for selections.
Thirsty Thursday - $9 Well Drinks

#pillarbar #rooftopbar #dailyspecials #drinkspecials #ashevillenc #drinkasheville

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This past weekend was a great time! Thank you to everyone that visited us at Pillar Bar, and we can`t wait to see you all again soon

#pillarbar #cincodemayo2024

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🌇 Come join us TONIGHT 4pm - midnight for our Cinco De Mayo Party! Our space is decked out and both food and drink specials are available throughout the evening.

🎵Additionally, enjoy live music 6-10pm by The Caribbean Cowboys

Tonight`s event will be a $10 cover at the door, or pre-purchase for a discounted rate before doors open from the link in our bio.

#pillarbar #downtownavl #cincodemayo #cincodemayo2024 #ashevillenc

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The Long Thailand Iced Tea: The perfect rich and creamy mix to cool off after a hot day. Available now on our spring menu.

Additionally, we will have Party RX tonight at 7pm and our Cinco De Mayo party on Saturday evening from 4-10pm, they will both feature our weekend Cinco De Mayo food and drink specials to celebrate a festive weekend!

#pillarbaravl #cocktailgram #downtownavl #cincodemayo #ashevillebars #rooftopbar

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