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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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Hours:
Wed - Thu 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sun 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 86
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 20
    Average
  • 4
    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
Excellent restaurant; good food, good drinks

Been meaning to try this place for many years and finally did on our last trip to the North Conway area. Adjacent to the Whitney Inn on Black Mountain, when we were there in August it was only open for dinner Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday's and Sundays -- they reserved Saturdays for... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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  • Large groups
  • Families with children
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Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Been meaning to try this place for many years and finally did on our last trip to the North Conway area. Adjacent to the Whitney Inn on Black Mountain, when we were there in August it was only open for dinner Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday's and Sundays -- they reserved Saturdays for weddings,apparently. They have an extensive menu plus very nice... More 

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Gores Landing, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Even though it's rated as 6 (I would have to make sure to try the other 5), in my books it should rank higher Staff was friendly and knowledgeable, the food was top notch and cooked to perfection The rustic ambiance was very warm and welcoming The musicians were talented with good quality equipment, sound and showed great respect for... More 

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Montreal, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We absolutely love the charming atmosphere of this place! It is surrounded by fields and horses and is located in an old barn. The food is excellent, very tasty (we've tried 4 dishes - ribs, salads, appetizers), The staff is smiley and helpful. We were seated at the bar before dinner because the place was too crowded, but we enjoyed... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

This Pub attached to Whitney's Inn has a relaxing, rustic atmosphere with delicious food and a great bar. Highly recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

good food and atmosphere, reasonable rates, never a bad meal or time, nice little bar and a hang out area downstairs if the kids are with you

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Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Don't know if it was because we were there on a cold, rainy night, but their food was very "comforting." Delicious corn chowder. Hot and yummy chicken pot pie. Variety of craft beers.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have been to the Shovel Handle on numerous occasions and found it to be hidden gem in an otherwise mediocre food scene in the North Conway area. The food has been very good with reasonable portions and the drinks were generous to say the least. Our visit this evening was a disappointment. Our server, Sarah, was wonderful, but the... More 

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Hilton Head, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

And this was a sweet surprise we found! The music was wonderful, and the food super delish!! It's right next to Black mountain, love the old barn and they have so many historic skiing/ white mountain items all around. We are planning on coming back in the winter!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Great atmosphere. Great live music and such a good time had with friends. HOWEVER, service was dysfunctional at best. Though we were seated immediately it took a long time to order drinks, we got the wrong food delivered to us and the hostess actually came over with our check before we got our actual dinner. Then a table was seated... More 

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Mansfield, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A little out of the way, but worth the experience. They had a great live band playing, the bartender was very attentive, and everyone was having a good time.

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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: Large groups, Families with children
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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