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“Nothing Ugly here.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Ugly Dog Pub

The Ugly Dog Pub
294 South Fourth Street, Highlands, NC 28741
+1 828-526-8364
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Ranked #17 of 46 Restaurants in Highlands
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: American
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Dining options: Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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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47 restaurant reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Nothing Ugly here.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

The best addition to Highlands in years. Great people, great atmosphere and always a fun time. Casual but good pub grub. Love it!

Visited October 2012
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English first
Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Staff, food & drinks.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012 via mobile

Neat Pub. Friendly staff great pub grub. Try the blue cheese potato chips and smoked chicken wings. Great drink specials and bloody marys.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Trenton, Georgia
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Great little pub!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

Very nice surprise downtown with great service, drinks and food. We ate dinner there both nights and really enjoyed the sandwiches and dont miss their Blue-Cheese-Coleslaw!

Visited October 2012
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Sapphire, North Carolina
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“Drinks.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

A friend of mine and I decided to go here for Drinks, I don't remember the bartender, but he was somewhat rude. My friend like Lemon Drop Martini's and this one was quite tart, so she asked to remake it, he wasn't too happy.My Drink didn't taste to good either, so she asked what he used to make it. It was low end stuff that didn't taste good. We left out drinks, and left. I haven't been back.

Visited August 2012
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“Nice hang out - good beers and cubans”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

We had a good time hanging out here. The only issue, is they lost our order. After our second beer and seeing the table of 4 who ordered when we did, finish and were ready to leave, we inquired. One waitress was very honest with us and said the order was lost and comped one sandwich and fries without us asking.

So, they messed up...things happen but addressed it, brought us fantastic tasting cuban sandwich with plentiful fresh cut hot fries and the best blue cheese slaw, discounted it for us and things were better. Had the food been so/so, the rating would dive.
Their beer was very good too and having football to distract our hunger, while we waited helped as well as the honest and apologetic waitress. We will return.

One thing to note - they have cute Tshirts but don't post the price. Ask them the various prices. A simple Tshirt was $25 - even though you are adversting for them.

Visited October 2012
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