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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 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 21:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Clarksville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 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
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 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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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 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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Thank fudgirl
Greeneville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

My husband and I have eaten at the Iron Horse probably 15+ times over the past 7 years while weekending in Hot Springs and every time be it lunch or dinner, fully packed high season, or a quiet meal, the food is consistently delicious and the service is always warm and friendly and amenable. We always look forward to eating... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

My partner and I went there when we visited hot springs and the food was absolutely delicious! The service was also good and we liked that it offers live music at night.

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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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 21:00
Monday
11:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 21:00
Saturday
11:30 - 21:00
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?