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Shovel Handle Pub

$$ - $$$American, ,
357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
+1 603-383-8916
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“salad” (21 reviews)
“steak tips” (12 reviews)
“ribs” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
357 Black Mountain Rd, The Whitney Inn, Jackson, NH 03846-4200
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

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.

Thank toph39
Reviewed 10 March 2017

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...More

Thank plivsey2017
Reviewed 25 February 2017

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...More

1  Thank Ella K
Reviewed 23 February 2017 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...More

Thank demuslee
Reviewed 21 February 2017

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

1  Thank rick a
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...More

2  Thank WhiteMtnskier
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!

1  Thank Katie H
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.

1  Thank Sue01879
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!!

1  Thank Craig M
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Fantastic food, excellent beer selection, and fantastic waitstaff make this place an absolute favorite! Well worth the side trip up the mountain for a great time! Best burgers, wings, and triple chocolate dessert! Joy our server was beyond kind, funny and accommodating! Cannot wait to...More

1  Thank lap333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Groups, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
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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