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The Deer Lodge

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7900 Highway 17, Hiawassee, GA 30546-5210
+1 706-896-2726
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17:00 - 21:00
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Thu - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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Savannah, Georgia
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59 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My favorite steakhouse anywhere. Huge portions, great food and a cool atmosphere. What more could you ask for? Whether steak or fish is your choice, you won't be sorry. This restaurant is highly recommended.

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Thank captainbeach777
Toccoa, Georgia
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105 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have never been to The Deer Lodge, it is worth a try--once. We took some visiting family members for the mountain experience--not the food. They open at 5:00 pm so if you go, be there early or wail until around 6ish to avoid the opening crowd and get there as the first seating is leaving. We tried the... More 

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Thank kasey47
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56 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best thing was the service and location. Just 2 miles from our house The food.... huge baked potato. Large prime rib with lots of fat and grizzle. Salad with just iceberg lettuce and a few pieces of tomato. It was ok food but nothing special. We shared the steak and baked potato and got an extra salad and it was... More 

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Thank Lori W
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Without a doubt the biggest steak I have ever seen. I ordered a Tbone steak and my parents ordered a sirloin to share. Literally my steak could easily feed three people. The baked potato was huge and the salad was just okay. If you like fresh tomatoes you will love the salad. Like others have said; the decor isn't the... More 

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Thank Brent W
ranger
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

My family and I have eaten at the Deer Lodge many times over the years. Their trout is delicious, and the huge baked potatoes are good as well. The prices are also very reasonable. Service has always been kind and efficient. Definitely worth a stop. Portions are huge...you won't leave hungry. This is a restaurant that has good food....don't go... More 

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Thank RangerSwimmer
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Great good great prices absolutely love it! I would definitely recommend. We actually went 2 nights in a row.

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Thank Kristie G
Hayesville
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

on or visit we had many problems with the deer lodge I ordered the steak it was huge BUT full of fat and grizzle over half of it very poor tasteless cut of cheap meat my wife ordered a burger and baked potato the potato had a large black rotten spot in it we sent it back guess what they... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The Deer Lodge is a very unique place.. very old and since I'm in a smaller wheelchair it is not the most handicapped friendly place I've been to, but their steaks are huge and very tender and tasty! Homemade French fries and the best salad ever!

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Thank Genese55
Atlanta, GA.
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is all about quantity and low prices. You do get a lot and it is cheap otherwise it is basically scary to eat here. The food is OK tasting and almost as good as a late night diner but the clientele and the atmosphere are what keeps me from returning. You can hear the banjos playing as the... More 

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Thank TLinATL
Atlanta, Georgia
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159 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends this past Sunday for the first time. I was IMMEDIATELY put off by the menu. Above the steaks is a notice that reads "If you order a steak, you pay for a steak. We just cook them, we don't guarantee them" which tells me they don't care much about customer satisfaction. I ordered a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
American, Steakhouse
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7900 Highway 17, Hiawassee, GA 30546-5210
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-2726

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?