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Hickory Tavern

Biltmore Park, Arden, NC
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Ranked #16 of 54 Restaurants in Arden
Cuisines: American
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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7 reviews from our community

57% Recommend
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English first
Arden, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

The Hickory Tavern in Biltmore Square is a good sports bar with many TVs and a good beer selection and typical bar food; not a the top choice in the Square

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Asheville, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I frequent Hickory Tavern as much as possible. It is a great bar/restaurant with the best and friendliest bar tenders in town. They take their job seriously but still have fun and enjoy themselves and therefore the customers are happy and satisfied. This is more than a bar! You see lots of the same people because it really has a... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Although the traditional bar food is offered, it has great flavor and decent portions. My wife loves the "create your own salad" which allows her to choose from a large variety of toppings. Service is friendly and efficient. As with all bar type atmosphere, it can be a little noisy, but the line at the door on weekends tells you... More

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117 reviews 117 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We visited Hickory Tavern in March of 2014 with a local group we are in. The first thing I noticed is that (as many restaurants do), they put the chairs tightly against each other to pack us in leaving no room for elbows or butts. Restaurants that pull that stunt on groups automatically drop a point. Worse, it was late... More

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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71 reviews 71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

Our staff needed a place to debrief and unwind and Hickory Tavern, and staff were great! Their oysters on the half shell were a hit. They took great care of us.

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Asheville, NC
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

This is your typical traditional sports bar with flat screen TVs surrounding you and a broad selection of beer and wine. The staff is very accommodating. Service was excellent. While the food is what you'd expect at a bar, the menu was extensive and the food was very good.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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61 reviews 61 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

I was hoping for a little better quality food. I ordered a black and blue cheeseburger and really wasn't impressed with the beef or blue cheese quality. The beef tasted watery and the cheese tasted over-processed. The place was packed on a Saturday night so obviously they're impressing some folks. Has as many TV's as you can stand for watching... More

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