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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“trout” (32 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (25 reviews)
“steak” (25 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
American, Bar, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great meal, good service. Good selection of craft beer. The peanut butter pie and berry crisp were fantastic.

Thank GroovyM
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We stoped here in a driving tour of the area. It came well recommend and appropriately. The service was friendly and well done. The food was great. Try the catfish poboy. Excellent. We will definitely return.

Thank Eld865
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I enjoyed dinner here twice in early Oct 2017. The food is very good, the menu extensive, the service attentive. The hostess gets you seated as soon as possible after you arrive, you can count on that. The restaurant is located in...More

Thank Brent A. P
Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend and I had dinner in Hot Springs, NC last week. We couldn't find the restaurant we were headed for, so chose Iron Horse instead and were not disappointed. My friend said it was one of the best burgers he'd ever had! I had...More

Thank Karen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

This friendly place offers straight up American food. I had awesome fried green tomatoes and well prepared shrimp. A good singer/guitarist was performing the evening we were there. Pleasant bar as well.

Thank Spadina2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Several restaurants downtown but this one seemed to be the best choice after stopping by the others. Food was descent and staff was friendly. Not much to pick from in the area that looked edible. Did not order this but the po boy catfish looked...More

Thank pickyvol
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are only 4 or 5 restaurants in Hot Springs. Nothing fancy at the Iron Horse but there is a reasonable choice of draft and bottled beer to go with beef or fish. I enjoyed grilled trout while my companions went for the prime rib....More

Thank oysterfish
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Neat restaurant in a very old building with lots of history. Good burgers and sweet potato fries, nice variety in the menu.

Thank aem10k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dinner was a nice steak and mac and cheese, both were very good, beer was cold , staff was good, food was good. Enjoy.

Thank foxsc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Priced above average , attempting to offer gourmet cooking , but meals where served luke warm , presentation was good , wait staff was average BUT they added 20% tip due to group of 5 or more , and 15 % would have been generous...More

Thank Mike B
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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
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, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
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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