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Hawks Nest Lodge Restaurant

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49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV
+1 304-658-5212
07:00 - 21:00
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Severn, Maryland
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

While staying at Hawks Nest Lodge we had breakfast and dinner here. Breakfast was a normal southern meal. Very tasty. I really liked the biscuits and gravy. Our dinner was wonderful. We all had meatloaf, mashed potatoes and corn. Servings are huge. Very friendly staff. We had Sarah for dinner and Meliinda for both of our breakfast meals. Very friendly... More 

Thank vernonm844
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

I stay at the Lodge every six months for the last five years. The restaurant has increasingly gone from bad to terrible. My most recent breakfast experience will send me up the road to the biscuit place from now on. I don't understand why the state parks system continues to award a contract to someone who really doesn't care about... More 

1 Thank Beth D
Stewartstown, Pennsylvania
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Limited menu but the food is plentiful and good. The view from the dining room overlooks the New River Gorge and definitely makes up for the limited menu

Thank Rvingway
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215 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

The restaurant is located in the lodge with an incredible view of the gorge. You can even see the Bridge in the background. We enjoy a continental breakfast each morning that was include with our room fee. Simple fare such as breads, fruit, oatmeal, coffee, etc. You could purchase additional breakfast items. We only ate dinner there one night and... More 

Thank CDMVaBeach
Niles, Ohio
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165 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

I had stopped here a year ago and had a good meal of trout. I should have maybe reordered that. Either that or they have changed subcontractors to the restaurant. 3 of us ate here for breakfast and dinner for 2 days. An order of shrimp had overdone popcorn shrimp and hush puppies. The full size shrimp was acceptable. A... More 

1 Thank Motorcycle-tourer
West Lafayette
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We stayed at the lodge and thought eating at the restaurant would be convenient. We were wrong! Food tasted old and reheated. Not much to choose from and very expensive for what you get. We got better food at the Biscuit World down the street.

2 Thank Jennifer L
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

I always rely on TripAdvisor for hotels and dining when I am traveling. I should have known better than to settle on the Hawks Nest Lodge dining room for dinner. It had bad reviews, but there wasn't a lot around to choose from, so we decided to try it. BIG mistake! Food was so terrible that we could not eat... More 

Thank Ellen P
Smith Mountain Lake, Virginia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The staff was very friendly and apologetic. The cook obviously took no pride in his work. Old cold food on Buffett and raw(bloody )in the middle fried chicken. Worst mushroom Swiss burger ever. Great view and your able to bring your own wine or ABC beverages while you dine.

Thank nope n
Woodbridge, Virginia
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194 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2016

We decided to eat at the Hawks Nest Lodge Restaurant for convenience since we were in the area hiking. The menu is pretty limited - sandwiches and burgers served with "seasoned" chips (which turned out to be unseasoned tortilla chips that day). Our server was attentive and pleasant, and the sandwiches tasted good.

Thank Nymph74
Chilhowie, Virginia
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41 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

The view is by far the most spectacular feature of this restaurant. Despite the horrific reviews posted by previous customers, we decided to eat here for the "complimentary" breakfast. We ate here nearly 44 years ago when we stayed here on our honeymoon. Oh, how it's changed. In 1972, there were cloth table covers, great service, and order-from-the-menu breakfast. If... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    2 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Hawks Nest Park Road, Ansted, WV
  • Location: United States  >  West Virginia (WV)  >  Ansted
  • Phone Number: +1 304-658-5212
Lodge restaurant in state park.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?