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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
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 64
    Excellent
  • 69
    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
Decent

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.

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Will G
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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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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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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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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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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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seattle, wa
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22 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

from the beers to the bar food, this place never disappoints. love trying the beer sampler to try as many new, regional and seasonal selections as possible!

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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We have enjoyed many meals at the Olde Hickory Tap Room. The Tap Room has a bar/restaurant atmosphere that pleases most. The favorite meal is Fish and Chips. I always see lots of people enjoying that meal as we do. We took a couple who are friends there for their first trip last weekend (1-25-15) and they were pleased.

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Definate tap room atmosphere. We were there for lunch and were pleased with the menu. I had the chili and it was a bit spicy, butvery good. We shared a custom pizza ( you can order your own toppings) and it was excellent. Our waiter was a young southern gentleman and was just what you want in a waiter. Many... More 

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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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