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Sam Snead's Tavern

American, Bar, Pub
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Homestead Resort, 7696 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, VA 24445
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

So, it's a tavern--snug, friendly, busy on a Sunday night. Low light, nice bar. This used to be a bank and the old vault is a wine cellar of sorts. Good service and VERY accommodating to special dietary needs. GreAt beef, fish and chips and chicken pot pie. Solid choice!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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71 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Temperatures in the high 90's with heat index at 100+ and they left us outside, all the people with 5:30 reservations. Our reservation was for 5:30 and we got there about 5:20. It's pretty hot for me and for my elderly mother it was all she could do to not faint yet they wouldn't unlock the front door and let... More 

Thank 4155fha
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

good prices, good food. If you're a golfer, you'll love all the Snead memorabilia. Nice walk from main hotel, although the shuttle will run you there as well.

Thank jsiehlmoore
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food was standard pub fare at an elevated cost. Fish and chips were very good but not a good value. Service was excellent.

Thank HopefullyHelpful1978
North, South Carolina
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180 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delightful place for casual dinner while enjoying Homestead. Short walk to restaurant from Homestead and a varied menu make this local pub a great place to visit. Definitely different astomsphere from hotel. The meatloaf was a delicious choice paired with a local beer.

Thank Traveler6102013
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21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to this restaurant seated rather quickly. Waited for drinks....ordered Samuel Adams served Budweiser at $6.50. The same things happened when I ordered another Samuel Adams. Could have been a language barrier as waitress spoke very broken English. Meal was lunch size portions for inflated dinner prices. Food was average. Salad dressing a little too watery. No plans to... More 

Thank Mark C
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dark interior needs updating and cleaning. Food was affordable. Some dishes were great while others were just average. Small menu.

Thank Luv2Snap
Lovingston, VA
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were visiting Hot Springs to celebrate our 40th wedding anniversary. On our 2nd night we went to Sam Sneads. Our initial greeting was less than welcoming. No smiles, no warmth. Hostess led us through the tavern, up the stairs and out on the patio whete we were the only ones there. It felt like they wanted... More 

Thank Deborah B
Chesterfield, United States
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is a favorite of ours, it's low key, but has tons of personality. This is our 2nd time to to Sam Snead's. The food has been great. If you love pub food, you'd love this.

Thank Jennifer M
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in hoping to get something good after a long days fly fishing ... What I got was just so so. Wedge salad was supposed to be dressed up with some extras and it came pretty much 1/4 head of lettuce and some funky Russian dressing. No blue cheese crumbles or bacon pieces. Beer was cold (this is positive), Irish... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Homestead Resort, 7696 Sam Snead Highway, Hot Springs, VA 24445
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: 540-839-7666
This gastro-tavern blends modern techniques with traditional recipes while providing house-made comfort dishes qith a quality approach.Selections include Tavern Slammers, chicken pot pies, sauteed Allegheny Mountain trout, Sam's selection of grilled steaks and fun desserts such as our famed cinnamon doughnut bread pudding and apple cobblers. Wash it all down with a vast menu of wines and regional brews that complement savory dinners and a unique setting in the village of Hot Springs. Enjoy viewing the pictures recapping the life of the late legendary golfer, Sam Snead. Sam Snead was born here in Hot Springs and always made it his home. Sam's professional career spanned nearly seven decades, and he amassed at least 185 tournament victories, more than any other player in the history of the PGA Tour.

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