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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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3:00 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

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  • 78
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 19
    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
A Hidden Gem

We had dinner here on the evening we arrived in Jackson. The place is only open on Fridays and Sunday's, but still does a good business. The building is an old barn with visible beams. The food is solid comfort food kicked up a bit. My flank steak with onion gravy was very good, as was my... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 26, 2015
Scott M
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Saint Joseph, Missouri
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33 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

We had dinner here on the evening we arrived in Jackson. The place is only open on Fridays and Sunday's, but still does a good business. The building is an old barn with visible beams. The food is solid comfort food kicked up a bit. My flank steak with onion gravy was very good, as was my wife's duck. Most... More 

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melbourne beach, florida
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

I had the steak tips. They were chewy and fatty. My husband enjoyed his surf and surf entree. Mashed potatoes and veggies were good.

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Auburn, New Hampshire
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

See our review under Whitney's Inn! The absolute best place for a wedding, great night out and fantastic food!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 via mobile

The food at the shovel handle was to die for everyone loved the meal from one of their signature salads to the crusted chicken to the marinated steak tips and the eggplant rolatini everything was cooked perfectly served hot and plenty of food my husbands a good eater and couldn't finish his dinner!

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Bonita Springs, Florida
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place is very rustic with a small bar area. The Sunday two for 40 dollars with a bottle of wine is a great deal. They offer this with a full menu. I had the stake and it was cooked perfect. If you sit upstairs don't sit near the wall, the AC will blow you out.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The seating left something to be desired, had 6 of us eating around a barrel; cheese fries were good though and they had a decent beer selection. The live band was also quite entertaining, made for a decent evening all around.

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Dedham, Massachusetts
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67 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This was my second time trying to get a seat at this restaurant. It was packed on both occasions. The kitchen closes relatively early for a Saturday night and it is normally packed so if you hope to get a seat don't go later in the evening. Overall I thought the food was pretty good and that it had a... More 

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Derry, New Hampshire
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The chicken wings were to die for. Very busy that night and it was a buffet dinner, very good food had a lot of fun that night

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Haverhill, Massachusetts
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32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

We had dinner here after having read lots of good reviews, and at the additional recommendation from our hosts at the Carter Notch Inn. It didn't disappoint! My husband and I both cleaned our plates. He had a full rack of ribs and raved about the sauce. I had walnut crusted chicken that was tender and flavorful. The atmosphere was... More 

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Portland, Ct
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Really good pub food and lively weekend entertainment in the most beautiful old (and I mean old) post and beam barn you could imagine.

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Additional Information about Shovel Handle Pub

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

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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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