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The Iron Horse Restaurant and Tavern

24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
+1 866-402-9377
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
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24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Nice accommodations with a gem of a coffee shop next door. Loved the room and the dinner we had. Enjoyed the soak in the mineral spa at the nearby resort. Will be back for another getaway hopefully soon!!!

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After one week in Hot Springs NC, we've concluded this is the best place in town for an enjoyable meal. Servers here are very gracious. We've also enjoyed the live music - from times not long ago. With a varied menu of nice upper end...More

Thank Ron P
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stopped here for lunch after hiking a section of the Appalachian Trail. We were a little skeptical of finding good food in this tiny town, but were pleasantly surprised. We showed up right as they opened, and the place quickly filled...More

Thank GoneChopin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in here for dinner while in Hot Springs for a trip. We each had the burgers with the seasoned fries. The burgers were delicious, as were the fries. Good selection on beer, and wine. We could have split the burger and fries and...More

Thank grandmakatie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a pleasant surprise - off the road place but fantastic food - so good that we had to go back a second time while staying in the area. Everything we had - from appetizers to the best Cuban sandwich I've had outside of...More

Thank jeffreyesummers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our dinner at the Iron Horse. My husband had a burger which was great and I had a very good salad with grilled chicken. Service was very good and loved the ambience!

Thank DebbyGThree
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had spent a long afternoon hiking a section of the AT and were starving, so we decided to stop in the Iron Horse. It's a good thing we did, or we would have missed this Hot Springs gem. They had a decent selection of...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food. The ribs are exceptional as was the steak. The sides were good. The service was friendly and attentive. We will eat there again.

Thank Ed H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

On Saturday, May 27th, we went to The Iron Horse Restaurant to get a drink. The restaurant was packed and the only seats were at the end of the bar closest to the kitchen. That was perfect for us because we were not going to...More

Thank JanR125
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I came to Hot Springs for a short getaway trip and stayed one night at the Iron Horse Station Inn and had dinner there as well. We had to wait 20-30 minutes for a table but it was well worth it! My...More

Thank Jonathan M
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if you need gluten free food - can you accommodate?
3 September 2016|
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Response from Beth B | Reviewed this property |
Lots of vegetable choices, chicken dishes and of course salads.
Katie W
What time does dinner menu start?
23 March 2015|
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Response from fiddlestixsfarm | Reviewed this property |
5:00 pm, when we stayed in Hot Springs this year.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 21:00
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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