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“Great Relaxed Dining and Atmosphere in Hot Springs”

Spring Creek Tavern
Ranked #4 of 12 Restaurants in Hot Springs
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $10
Cuisines: American, Pizza
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Description: Located directly on the Appalachian Trail and overlooking Spring Creek in the center of historic Hot Springs, North Carolina, The Spring Creek Tavern offers hikers,rafters, and tourists a comfortable place to relax and enjoy one of the 12 special beers on tap, with indoor dining or outside on the covered "deck with a view". Lunch and dinner, featuring renowned burgers, wood fired pizza, wraps, and specials is available 365 days per year. And for the traveler in need of an overnight stay, private rooms are availble above the tavern!
Reviewed December 6, 2012

We just returned from a two day stay in Hot Springs. We ate lunch on the covered deck overlooking Spring Creek. For lunch, I had a Cobb Salad and my wife had a wrap. The food was very good and reasonably priced. In addition, the service was excellent. It was a relaxed meal (that is, a little slow if you were rushed ... but we were not). In fact, it was pleasant rest after a 2 hour drive from Knoxville. The following evening, we had dinner at the tavern. Wow! Fantastic wood fired pizza. In addition, the microbrew selection is good, with a few great beers. Again service was top notch.

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Thank Carl S
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

It was quite a surprise to find such great food and beer in Hot Springs. The service was excellent and everything came out just right. You HAVE to try the hand-made cheese sticks!

Thank Brad D
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Reviewed November 19, 2012

what else do you want me to say ? ahh... try their "hand made/home made" cheese sticks. Absolutely delicious.

Thank Flavio A
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

A friend and I ate lunch here in early October. While most of the food is typical tavern fare, it was very good. My friend got the hamburger and fries and they really put a large amount of fries on the plate, he could not eat them all. I opted to substitute a cup of chili instead of the fries and I made an excellent choice. The chili was wonderful. Not too spicy but with enough "hmmmph" make it taste really good. I highly recommend the chili here. We ate out on patio and it was a wonderful experience by the creek. Young boys were out there with fishing rods and it reminded me so much of a Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn experience.

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Thank trainlover45
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Kevin G, Owner's Rep at Spring Creek Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2012

Thanks so much for the nice comments. Glad the chili made your experience a good one! We now have incredible wood fired pizza so hoping you get a chance to try it on your next visit!

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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Excellent food, friendly, efficient staff, and dining al fresco on the French Broad River with gorgeous fall colors in this hiking (AT) town...a wonderful experience!

Thank MamaMooDurham_NC
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Kevin G, Owner's Rep at Spring Creek Tavern, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2012

Thanks for taking the time to provide your kind feedback. We are trying hard to make this a great stop in Hot Springs! Our new pizza is our latest innovation. Please come back!

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