Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale
454 Hazelwood Ave Waynesville, NC28786
Lunch: Tuesday-Saturday 11:30am - 2:30pm
Dinner: Tue - Thurs 5pm - 8pm | Fr-Sa: 5pm - 9pm
Reservations: (828) 452-9191

About Us

The Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale is located in the Hazelwood area of the beautiful town of Waynesville, NC. We specialize in hand-cut, all natural steaks from local farms, incredible burgers, and other classic american comfort foods that are made using only the finest local and sustainable ingredients available.  We also feature a great selection of microbrews and ales from local artisan brewers, and of course an extensive selection of small batch bourbons and whiskey.

The Barrel is a friendly and casual neighborhood dining experience where our guests can enjoy a great meal without breaking the bank.

We are are truly excited to become a part of the Waynesville community.

About The Owner: Ashely Owens

Ashley Owens is a native of Haywood County, and a graduate of Western Carolina’s Hospitality Management program. She’s been involved in the opening of several restaurants, including the extremely successful MIEL in Nashville, TN. Ashley has had the opportunity to live in Jackson Hole, WY. managing at Snow King Resort and The Rusty Parrot. Her travels have made her appreciate these mountains that were once taken for granted growing up. She is super excited to be a part of the Bourbon Barrel, and feels very blessed to have the opportunity to be a part of the continued growth in the community in which she grew up and adores.


Margarita Monday / $6 margs
Tini Tuesday / $6 martinis
Wine Down Wednesday / Half Price Bottle Wines includes bottles 60 or less, excluding house wines.
Throwdown Thursday / discounted bottled beers.

Voted Best Dinner!

Mountaineer Readers Choice Award 2013

Mountaineer Readers Choice Award 2014

Voted Best Waitstaff!

Mountaineer Readers Choice Award 2013

Voted Best Steak!

Mountaineer Readers Choice Award 2014

Multiple Award Winner Melange Of The Mountains 2012

1st place SEAFOOD

1st place MEAT

1st place SALAD

2nd place DESSERT