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Olde Hickory Tap Room

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601
+1 828-322-1965
11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 2:00 am
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Black Mountain, North Carolina
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Always a great place to visit. Very good food and lots of beers on tap. One of our favorites is fish and chips.

Thank Ray M
Hickory, North Carolina
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I live here in Hickory NC the home of Olde Hickory Tap Room. We usually eat there most Friday nights. The reason we do is the quality of food and service is excellent. There is a consistency with their food. I have tried most of their entrees and have never been disappointed. They serve adult beverages and have live music... More 

Thank pianoman99
Sterling, Virginia
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80 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went with a group of 12 for dinner and everything was very good. Cute waitresses with a smile and good food.

Thank marc514
Pinetta, Florida
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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked in for dinner and the hostess just stared at us. We had to say two please. She didn't ask where we would like to sit. She put us at a table, we asked if we could please have a booth. She said No! None was available ,as we were looking at a empty booth. So we just sat... More 

Thank romeofl
Boone, North Carolina
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for a beer and a snack. Prices are very reasonable and beer selection is excellent. We had the pub chips and a small pizza. Everything was great.

Thank AppNeer
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016

The Tap Room is my go-to for a nice lunch when in Hickory on business. Although I don't enjoy beer, they have an amazing number of beers on tap and an extensive beer menu, including local and small breweries. You can't do better than their homemade potato chips. Try the hot blue cheese dip! There's a nice menu and I... More 

Thank MaggioreFamily
Richmond, Virginia
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016 via mobile

The servive was very good and the food came quickly. The homemade chips were delicious with either the ranch dip or beer cheese. I had the fish and chips which was enough food for two. If you are looking for a good pub, you won't be disappointed.

Thank jtscmu
Weaverville, NC
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

My wife and I had traveled to the Hart Square Village Festival near Hickory (great travel destination, BTW) - we hadn't been in the area before so we hit downtown Hickory and looked for a nice place to eat a late lunch. The Olde Hickory Tap Room fit the bill perfectly. A welcoming atmosphere, bright, nice layout and an excellent... More 

Thank MrBear10143
Moneta, Virginia
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197 reviews
132 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 18, 2016 via mobile

The good part: service was great. Fast, friendly, and frequent checks to make sure all was ok. We needed more salad dressing and it, and the food, all arrived quickly. Food portions were good. We had sandwiches with salads. Both were good portions and tasty. The bread was not so good. Turkey on sourdough bread - the bread was thin... More 

Thank MonetaMan
Charlotte, North Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Great staff and beer selection. Food is good and reasonably priced. The owner needs to spend a few thousand on some updates as it is getting run down. Especially in the rest rooms, recovering booth seats etc. I used to take business people in there but would not do that now. Awesome jazz musicians in there every Sunday night at... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Local cuisine, Families with children, Kids, Bar scene, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
11:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 222 Union Square, Hickory, NC 28601
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hickory
  • Phone Number: +1 828-322-1965

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?