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The Iron Horse Restaurant and Tavern

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24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
+1 866-402-9377
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11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed March 13, 2017 via mobile

We visited on a very busy Friday night. We had to wait for maybe 15 minutes... not to terribly long. I did like that they offer you to go to the bar and get a drink while you wait. The building is beautiful but the food was just not good. We were expecting so much better. The appetizer was decent... More 

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34 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed February 28, 2017 via mobile

We booked our wedding venue and decided to check out the local fare before we left. We walked around the corner to find the place bustling away with the Sunday lunch crowd. Our server was polite and took great care of us. Food was terrific and arrived in a timely fashion. If you're in the area for the springs then... More 

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Thank Steven O
2 reviews
Reviewed February 13, 2017

While visiting the area today, we decided to stop at the Iron Horse Rest for an early Valentine's Day dinner. It was a great decision. I had one of the specials Petite Bacon Wrapped Filet Mignon & Maine Lobster Tail. My husband had the rib eye steak. Both pieces of beef were very flavorable & sooo tender. Sides were also... More 

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Thank Sheila P
Clarksville, Tennessee
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

The restaurant has been restored resulting in the appealing atmosphere. The service was excellent. My prime rib was good, cooked to order. My friend was pleased with the Penne pasta. The sides were good to.

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Thank Bob M
Asheville, North Carolina
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed February 13, 2017

I've eaten here several times and the food and service have been wonderful each time. The grilled veggie panini and house salad with blackened chicken are some of my favorites.

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Thank julu74
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We've eaten here several times on quick trips to the springs, and it has always been really good. I usually get trout, and I love it. The staff is very friendly and it's nice to hear the locals chatting with each other at the bar and greeting each other as they come in. The building itself is charming with its... More 

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Thank Shannon F
Concord, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed January 17, 2017

We went here for lunch while visiting Hot Springs. The food was good but I would recommend going for dinner. The lunch menu was very big.

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Thank bking55360
Asheville, North Carolina
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77 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

We live in Asheville and go to Hot Springs to get away. Our favorite restaurant was closed for repairs so we went here. Setting and service was good. Food was just fine. I feel like they are trying to be a fine dining experience without everything needed. Brussels sprouts seemed as though they were from a frozen variety. Onion rings... More 

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Thank Allisonspring
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12 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed December 27, 2016

You don't expect to find wonderful food in a tiny town like Hot Springs but we've never had a bad meal here!

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Fletcher
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

Underwhelming. Very boring menu, food was bland. The spinach and artichoke appetizer was not very warm, the pita chips were like eating sand. Sandwich (Cuban) was absolutely flavorless. Service was great, though.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 866-402-9377

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?