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The Ugly Dog Pub

294 South Fourth Street, Highlands, NC
828-526-8364
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Ranked #15 of 43 restaurants in Highlands
Price range: $5 - $13
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: The Ugly Dog Pub is a casual pub with beer, wine and mixed drinks. Our food is very good and affordable. A great place to come meet friends or make friends. We have live music on Wednesdays and Saturdays, sports on TV and Special events to keep it fun. We are a relaxed place, so come in, seat yourself, or come up to the bar and order a drink and something to eat.
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
Description: The Ugly Dog Pub is a casual pub with beer, wine and mixed drinks. Our food is very good and affordable. A great place to come meet friends or make friends. We have live music on Wednesdays and Saturdays, sports on TV and Special events to keep it fun. We are a relaxed place, so come in, seat yourself, or come up to the bar and order a drink and something to eat.
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English first
SW Florida
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73 reviews 73 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW

I recommend The Ugly Dog Pug for great sandwiches and a great bar. My last visit on 7-21-14 was not up to par. Two of us stopped in after work at 6:30 to have Cuban sandwiches and a beer. We sat at the bar as the tables we all taken. The tall, dark haired young man behind the bar approached... More

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Canton, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014 NEW via mobile

The Ugly Dog has great atmosphere, choice/rotation in draft beers, and generally great service. The prices are a bit high though...however it is Highlands. We stopped by for a couple beers around 5pm on a Thursday and it was fairly calm inside, sat at the bar. Tab was $23 for four Sweetwater brews! Yikes! We didn't eat there this time,... More

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Austin, Texas
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

The pub has a great atmosphere, and is a perfect place to grab a beer. It has a great pub feel to it, so don't misconceive that it is a bar. I didn't eat there, so no comments on the food. Service is great, people are friendly, and the beer selection is all craft.

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Miami, Florida
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Super bar with lots to do…We had a wedding party after party there and it was so much fun. The selection of beers is good and all premium well drinks were available. And they even knew my name. ;)

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St. Louis, Mo
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This third (get it?) visit to this fun, very tasty pub was every bit as good as the first two. It was more crowded than we'd ever seen it but we were able to get three spots at the bar. (Come to think of it, the same exact spots we've had on each previous visit.) Nothing suffered because of the... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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82 reviews 82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

Fabulous service, attentive and available. Greek salad large and fresh with excellent dressing, great local brews on tap, ask for samples. My husband had the Hickory Tri-tip and it's was huge and delicious with hand cut seasons fries. Very reasonably priced meal in a high end market. Will be back!

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Snellville, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Had lunch here with local friends. Very tasty fish tacos. Very friendly staff. In spite of the name, I didn't see one ugly dog in the place.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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39 reviews 39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

Excellent place for burgers and dogs. Ultra friendly folks. Would recommend to anyone. I had the hot dog sliders...three mini dogs with a variety of toppings...very good! They use a local made all beef hot dog...really nice flavor. Others in our group had burgers and salads...everyone was happy.

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florida
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55 reviews 55 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We have been here three tines over three years. The people we stay with eat here every Sunday so we go with them. The prices are fair and the food is delicious. The blue cheese coleslaw is the beat I have ever had. I also got the cb and it was great. Cooked perfect the service was quick and attentive... More

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

We went here for dinner and the food was great! They are so accommodating to families and the staff was so helpful & friendly. Add this one to your list.

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