Welcome To The Social

Great Food. Great People. Great Times.

We are a restaurant & bar located in east Asheville at 1078 Tunnel Rd. Reach us by phone at 828-298-8780. The Social is an atmosphere that is inviting to all.   With great food, people, and entertainment comes great times.  From light pub bites to delicious full meals, our menu is sure to delight the harshest of food critics.  The nightlife at The Social is a blast with Karaoke, Live Bands, Trivia, Comedy, Solo Acoustic Musicians, Open Mic, Bluegrass Jams, movie nights, and all your favorite sports action on our 150″ Monster Screen!! Whether you are looking for a quiet corner to sip your favorite beverage with a friend, or a place to go out dancing on the weekends, The Social is your spot.   We provide all the fun of a swanky downtown venue right here in the heart of east Asheville.

We have very carefully chosen a service and kitchen staff that truly know the meaning of customer service.  We love our patrons, and it shows!  Our Kitchen serves the FULL MENU TIL 2AM every night.



  • Sierra Chase
  • Stevie Lynyrd
  • Cory Short

    Also the owner of Get Vocal Entertainment, Cory has been a professional DJ and Karaoke host at nearly every venue in Asheville for over a decade. His mission is to keep the entertainment side of the business exciting year around, as he is only capable of successfully cooking Hamburger Helper!!

  • Christen Short
  • Matt Poston
  • Tyler Flint
  • Trudy Dunham
    Bar Manager

    Trudy was voted one of the top 3 bartenders in Asheville by the readers of Mountain Xpress. It only takes one of her famous cocktails to see why. Come down and meet Trudy!

  • James Keel
    Lead Bartender

    A stellar bartender and even better conversationalist, James is waiting to serve you today!!

  • Brad Bradley
    Lead Cook

    Brad is our Lunch Master. He takes pride in giving our daytime customers the kind of experience you would expect in a much larger restaurant. Come join us for lunch today!!

  • Jimmy Lassiter
    Recipe Wizard

    Jimmy is wizard with recipes, carefully crafting stellar menu additions each month. He is also a brilliant painter responsible for a lot of the art you see in our venue.

  • Melany Gartz

    Melany is an excellent bartender and a favorite of the locals. She loves crafting new cocktails, and is ready to make you one today!!

  • Robyn Ziegler

    Robyn is a true professional, with extraordinary talents in fine foods and large groups. She is waiting to make your stop at The Social one to remember.



Saturday30Jan / 201607:00 PM

Mardi Gras Bash!!

Come join the fun with Steve Weams and the Mardi Gras Kings starting the fun at 7pm. LYRIC TAKES THE STAGE AT 10PM!!

Friday5Feb / 201609:00 PM


Join us for one of Asheville's elite rock bands!! NO COVER CHARGE!

Thursday17Mar / 201608:00 PM

St Pattys Day Party with THE DIRTY BADGERS!!

Join one of Asheville's favorite goodtime bands for a night of GREEN FUN!!! Irish food and drink specials to come!!


We are always here for you

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1078 Tunnel Rd Asheville NC 28805828-298-8780828-450-8000

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