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Shovel Handle Pub

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$$ - $$$
American, Bar, Pub
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357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
+1 603-383-8916
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Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Thu - Fri 17:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 15:00 - 22:00
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Newmarket, New Hampshire
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Our second visit to the Shovel Handle and once again very pleased! We both had the Seafood sauté with lobster, scallop and shrimp. It's not a very filling meal but very tasty. You get 2 of each type..served with some rice and a spoonful of vegetables. After a full day of skiing we decided on one of their fabulous desserts!... More 

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Thank WhiteMtnskier
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great live music, friendly bar staff, and great atmosphere. Definitely recommend visiting and is attached to Whitneys Inn, which is a great place to stay if skiing Black Mountain.

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Thank toph39
Avon, Connecticut
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed next door at Whitney's Inn on a night where there was a major snow storm so we went mainly for the convenience. I believe this is a popular place for music as well as eating but the band could not play that night due to the snow. We had no real expectations and were pleasantly surprised by the... More 

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Thank plivsey2017
Boston, Massachusetts
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I ate at The legendary Shovel Handle pub after a long day skiing. The atmosphere is rustic and comfy. The food was delicious, especially the steak tips. But what we really really loved was the live acoustic duo JD or something like that. WOW were they awesome. We will be back for the food and music.

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1 Thank Ella K
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34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried this place based on reviews but it was horrible. It's always disappointing to go out for dinner and it not be good, but tonight's dinner was downright terrible. We ordered the spinach artichoke dip and chips which had a lot of grease in the dip, so we didn't finish it. My wife ordered the pulled pork quesedillas which... More 

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Thank demuslee
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although we also like to visit The Shannon Door and Wildcat after skiing we generally find we enjoy the food and atmosphere most here.

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1 Thank rick a
Newmarket, New Hampshire
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61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We loved the multi level interior inside this quaint barn restaurant at the base of Black Mountain! We had a great table on the upper level with a view of the Guitarist, playing from about 6:30 - 9:30; it really added to the atmosphere of this busy establishment! My mixed drink came in a Mason Jar... and was delicious! I... More 

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1 Thank WhiteMtnskier
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

My husband and I love, love, love the food here! Try one of the apps with their home made tortilla chips, they are delicious!

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1 Thank Katie H
Tyngsboro, Massachusetts
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

This was our second time at this restaurant, the waitstaff were very attentive and friendly. We both enjoyed our meals and would recommend this pub.

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Charlestown, Rhode Island
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109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

A great location but not very well organized. Small bar upstairs, main floor has dining and downstairs is a fireplace with minimal furniture for waiting. Food was delicious!!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 22:00
Saturday
15:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
  • Location: United States  >  New Hampshire (NH)  >  White Mountains  >  Jackson
  • Phone Number: +1 603-383-8916

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