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Tin Lizard

65 Locust Avenue, Spruce Pine, NC
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Ranked #15 of 33 restaurants in Spruce Pine
Cuisines: Contemporary
Description: New place with good service, interesting food, decent prices, and clean bathrooms. And four beers at a dollar each!
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Description: New place with good service, interesting food, decent prices, and clean bathrooms. And four beers at a dollar each!
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English first
Greensboro, NC
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

The restaurant that was Tin Lizard is now Hef's. The menu is pretty basic: burgers, wings, and pizza. We didn't have pizza, but the other two specialties were done very well. Wings come in three choices: naked, breaded, and boneless. There are a variety of sauces; we chose medium heat and were very happy with them. I really enjoyed the... More

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Bakersville, North Carolina
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62 reviews 62 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2012 via mobile

$16 for 5 beef tips and a ice cream scoop of mashed potatos. No exaggeration. 20 minutes before being waited on and only 3 tables full. I would predict going out of business soon.

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banner elk
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2012

loved everything. great people and sevice. will be back

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2012

just ok food, but it is after all in Spruce Pine NC

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

the wings were decent, but the other food were not the greatest in my opinion. try not to go there when they have a karaoke night, it can get really loud and the restaurant is small in size.

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Kitty Hawk, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011 via mobile

Good wings, fried green tomatoes and sweet potato fries. Bartender was nice. In an area with few choices this place is worth stopping at for a bite to eat!

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

The Tin Lizard was a nice find during an autumn afternoon in Spruce Pine. The interior was nicely adorned, simple and welcoming. We had sandwiches and fries - go for the sweet potato ones! Entrees looked good, we were just looking for a quick meal. The wait staff was attentive, and the establishment offers free Wi-Fi for guests. There is... More

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Clevedon, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2011

Tin Lizard was a useful eating option during our stay in Spruce Pine. It was pouring with rain and we could park right outside which was very handy. We had burgers which were nice but not the best we've had in the states. There were two menus to choose from and a specials board. Overall a reasonable option for a... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2011 via mobile

Food great and my steak was cooked perfectly. Our waiter was above average but lack a couple of things which may be because he was newer. I.e. after we were eatng we heard another waitress say it was prime rib night, a special not on the board and he had presented the specials by simply telling us they were on... More

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2011

My partner and I visited the Tin Lizard for some late night drinks and an appetizer. We love a good calamari dish and this place has it. The squid was fried perfectly and the fresh diced tomatoes and onions went perfectly with it, but the real star was the balsamic reduction poured over the entire dish - WOW!!! My only... More

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