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Shovel Handle Pub

357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
+1 603-383-8916
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“salad” (14 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
“steak tips” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place was suggested by the inn we stayed at. We were so glad we listened. A great old barn converted into a great restaurant. This place had the best food and great entertainment. Had the pulled pork and it rocked.The Staff were super friendly...More

Thank mrmagichat
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

First time diners to the Shovel Handle at the end of the ski season. Food was ok but pricey. Kitchen must be a distance from the tri-level barn dining room because chowder arrived cold. Might be worth another visit during ski season next year.

Thank Karen O
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Our second visit to the Shovel Handle and once again very pleased! We both had the Seafood sauté with lobster, scallop and shrimp. It's not a very filling meal but very tasty. You get 2 of each type..served with some rice and a spoonful of...More

2  Thank WhiteMtnskier
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Great live music, friendly bar staff, and great atmosphere. Definitely recommend visiting and is attached to Whitneys Inn, which is a great place to stay if skiing Black Mountain.

Thank toph39
Reviewed 10 March 2017

We stayed next door at Whitney's Inn on a night where there was a major snow storm so we went mainly for the convenience. I believe this is a popular place for music as well as eating but the band could not play that night...More

Thank plivsey2017
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My family and I ate at The legendary Shovel Handle pub after a long day skiing. The atmosphere is rustic and comfy. The food was delicious, especially the steak tips. But what we really really loved was the live acoustic duo JD or something like...More

1  Thank Ella K
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

We tried this place based on reviews but it was horrible. It's always disappointing to go out for dinner and it not be good, but tonight's dinner was downright terrible. We ordered the spinach artichoke dip and chips which had a lot of grease in...More

Thank demuslee
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Although we also like to visit The Shannon Door and Wildcat after skiing we generally find we enjoy the food and atmosphere most here.

1  Thank rick a
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We loved the multi level interior inside this quaint barn restaurant at the base of Black Mountain! We had a great table on the upper level with a view of the Guitarist, playing from about 6:30 - 9:30; it really added to the atmosphere of...More

2  Thank WhiteMtnskier
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My husband and I love, love, love the food here! Try one of the apps with their home made tortilla chips, they are delicious!

1  Thank Katie H
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Hello. I wondered if you have a wheelchair accessible entrance and ladies room? Also, We are having a family reunion of about 20 people coming up to Jackson in July. Can you please give me some info or suggestions on our having a group dinner at your restaurant. Do you do clambakes? Any suggestions will be helpful. thank you! Diane Mahoney
5 May 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 603-383-8916
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