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Spring Creek Tavern

145 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9231
+1 828-622-0187
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (32 reviews)
“wings” (20 reviews)
“cobb salad” (11 reviews)
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11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
145 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9231
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the pizza and the burger on Texas toast w a fried egg! We ordered the food to go and it didn't disappoint! Best of the restraints we've tried in Hot Springs.

Thank Pleb1ram
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Transglobal visit to this quaint Tavern. American gal from Brevard, Australian and NZ gals. So glad we stopped for lunch here. Fried pickles and cheese sticks for starters. Chicken salad, Cobb salad and a wrap for the Australian gal. Server Holly was great. Portions huge...More

Thank Margaret H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great service, good food, can’t go wrong, tons of beer. Easy to get to, very busy for a Saturday afternoon, but service was quick, food was on point. French fries were awesome.

Thank ms42429
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch while hiking on the AT. Food was delicious, portions large, prices reasonable, and great service. We started with the fresh pork rinds, then shared a cobb salad, then I had fish n chips and my teenage son had the black and...More

Thank David T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First off, the cheese sticks were something from another world. My husband hates cheese sticks and absolutely loved them. The beer choices were good and the view of the river just hit the spot for our first time in this gem of a town. Our...More

Thank Kristi O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped in here one night after a hot tub soak at the spa. They were the only thing open past nine on a week night. Food was pretty good and service was great.

Thank Vinny0014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I’m giving this tavern a 2 star review even though we never got a chance to eat there. We took a day trip from Hendersonville where we live, and brought our dogs. We were looking forward to having lunch on their dog friendly patio overlooking...More

Thank sher1007
Reviewed 2 May 2018

fried catfish and coleslaw was delicious. but the best was the pistachio cheesecake. Place gets very busy at times, but we most enjoyed it when less busy. can sit outside and hear the creek. staff very friendly.

1  Thank GMKhalsa
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Great Bar, Pub food. Big portions. Nice relaxed atmosphere. Popular with hikers and locals. Get the tots!!

Thank juliacphelps
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We stopped by Hot Springs after visiting Max Patch. The location of the restaurant is situated beside Spring Creek which is nice for outside dining. I would say the food was average, but I would stop by again if in the area for at least...More

1  Thank Julie S
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Questions & Answers
25 September 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from fiddlestixsfarm | Reviewed this property |
I remember seeing leashed dogs on the restaurant porch.
Larry D
31 July 2015|
Response from tnaarnett | Property representative |
Shirt, pants and shoes. Whatever you're comfy in
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$10
American, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 145 Bridge St, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9231
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Hot Springs
  • Phone Number: +1 828-622-0187
  • E-mail
Located directly on the Appalachian Trail and overlooking Spring Creek in the center of historic Hot Springs, North Carolina, The Spring Creek Tavern offers hikers,rafters, and tourists a comfortable place to relax and enjoy one of the 12 special beers on tap, with indoor dining or outside on the covered "deck with a view". Lunch and dinner, featuring renowned burgers, wood fired pizza, wraps, and specials is available 365 days per year. And for the traveler in need of an overnight stay, private rooms are availble above the tavern!
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