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Shovel Handle Pub

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357 Black Mountain Road, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846
603-383-8916
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4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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Visitor rating
  • 73
    Excellent
  • 34
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Love the atmosphere

This is a true mountain lodge pub. Everything inside is all wood (beams, floors, walls),ect. It lends to a very cozy feel. I have always enjoyed my food here. They have entertainment a few nights a week, which is usually one person up on stage singing acoustic style songs and playing guitar. Very... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
Alicia H
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Lebanon, New Hampshire
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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130 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Lebanon, New Hampshire
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

This is a true mountain lodge pub. Everything inside is all wood (beams, floors, walls),ect. It lends to a very cozy feel. I have always enjoyed my food here. They have entertainment a few nights a week, which is usually one person up on stage singing acoustic style songs and playing guitar. Very laid back. Check their schedule for entertainment.

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Weare, NH
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We visit when we are in Jackson for cross country skiing. The pub is in an old barn and has a nice rustic flavor. They have a good beer selection and the food is very good. Our favorite, however is the Whitney's Salad. We've been here a half dozen times over the years and that salad is our first choice... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had to wait a while for a seat but it was worth it. The food was great and the architecture was really cool. Cathedral ceiling and barn style was unique. Definitely recommend this place!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

What a surprise. The building is outstanding, the music great, and the foods is very good. I had the Blackberry BBQ Ribs, outstanding .... unique flavor and meat falling from the bone. The Parmesan Crust Chicken was equally outstanding; the maple butter added the extra zest. The veg's were crisp with good flavor and the mash potato's were buttery, warm... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This was our 3rd visit. Cozy decor, good food and decent service. However, when we were there last February, the middle floor for larger parties had no heat, well once again this floor was so cold that our large party all wore jackets throughout our dinner and couldn't wait to leave. The other patrons on this floor were all upset... More 

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40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

Dined here last weekend with my family. Charming barn decor lit by white lights strung throughout restaurant. Had nachos, chicken wings, salad and a grilled turkey & Brie panini. All were great. Service was attentive, prices moderate to high-moderate. Definitely worth taking a ride to if you're staying in the North Conway area!

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Boston, Massachusetts
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55 reviews 55 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015 via mobile

Wanted an early dinner here but only had pub grub until 5 when full menu becomes available . Tried the potato skins which we did enjoy them. Really liked the barn atmosphere where we ate. I would like to back for dinner.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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41 reviews 41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Loved this place. very rustic and comfortable. The food was awesome. We now have a new favorite place to eat in the Jackson area. also the live music was really good. cant wait to go back.

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Twyford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

A rather battered farm like external appearance (though we did only see it at night) belies a lovely timber clad barn interior on several levels. When we visited it was lit with fairy lights which gave it a magical feel and there was excellent live music. The food was good and plentiful and the staff were brilliant. One to try... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

Enjoyed the intimacy of talking to the live musicians in a cosy environment.The location was very close to our superb bed and breakfast The Carter Noche.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 357 Black Mountain Road, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: 603-383-8916

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?