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Olde Hickory Tap Room

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222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601
828-322-1965
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11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 72
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Nice bar atmosphere restaurant

This is an old Hickory staple with an excellent selection of beers and plenty of bar atmosphere. Local brews regional brews along with international. The food is good, though not great, still good and not a bad value. Great place for a beer and a sandwich etc.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
Duke S
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Hickory, North Carolina
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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157 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Hickory, North Carolina
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

This is an old Hickory staple with an excellent selection of beers and plenty of bar atmosphere. Local brews regional brews along with international. The food is good, though not great, still good and not a bad value. Great place for a beer and a sandwich etc.

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4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Nice beer choices on tap and good food (sandhiches and entrees) good atmosphere and friendly people.

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Southeastern NC
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52 reviews 52 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited Olde Hickory for an afternoon snack. The beer is excellent. Death by Hops, hands down, is simply one of the best IPAs to be had. We enjoyed a couple of appetizers and they were good. It's always a must stop whenever we are in the area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Food was average and beer selection is decent. Atmosphere is the reason to come here. Service was terrible. It should never take an hour and a half to eat lunch. It's bad when the appetizer gets to you before your beer does, especially in a tap room.

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North Carloina
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42 reviews 42 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We visit the Tap Room at least once a month. A little small for big groups but a great place to meet friends after work.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We've been to Hickory several times over the past few years - mostly when we've been in town with out kids for a swim meet. We always enjoy the beers on tap and thought the food was really good and a great value! Our daughter orders the same steak dinner each time and its served just the way she orders... More 

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Hickory, NC, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Hickory Tap Room is a place you can get a very good meal, excellent service, at a reasonable price. Everyone will feel comfortable regardless of what you wear.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

The food and beer are wonderful and very reasonably priced. Every time we go we are satisfied. Never had a bad experience there. The wings and chicken tenders are wonderful! So is the big bird chicken sandwich. 😊

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Greeneville
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This place has a nice atmosphere and good food but the service the night we were there was very poor, even arriving before the dinner crowd. Normally I would only deduct one star for poor or unfriendly service but it was that bad.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

I liked the beer and the place was packed with families, couples, and singles. There was a nice "locals" vibe to the place. They only had TVs playing sports on the bar side. I liked the beer that they had on tap and the food was OK-- it was bar food, nothing really special.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: 828-322-1965

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 2:00 am

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