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The Deer Lodge

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7900 Highway 17, Hiawassee, GA 30546-5210
+1 706-896-2726
Thu - Sun 17:00 - 21:00
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I have eaten at the Deer Lodge many times over the years. Their trout is delicious, and the huge baked potatoes are good as well. The prices are also very reasonable. Service has always been kind and efficient. Definitely worth a stop. Portions are huge...you won't leave hungry. This is a restaurant that has good food....don't go... More 

Thank RangerSwimmer
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great good great prices absolutely love it! I would definitely recommend. We actually went 2 nights in a row.

Thank Kristie G
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

on or visit we had many problems with the deer lodge I ordered the steak it was huge BUT full of fat and grizzle over half of it very poor tasteless cut of cheap meat my wife ordered a burger and baked potato the potato had a large black rotten spot in it we sent it back guess what they... More 

2 Thank Mark H
Asheville, North Carolina
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The Deer Lodge is a very unique place.. very old and since I'm in a smaller wheelchair it is not the most handicapped friendly place I've been to, but their steaks are huge and very tender and tasty! Homemade French fries and the best salad ever!

Thank Genese55
Atlanta, GA.
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This place is all about quantity and low prices. You do get a lot and it is cheap otherwise it is basically scary to eat here. The food is OK tasting and almost as good as a late night diner but the clientele and the atmosphere are what keeps me from returning. You can hear the banjos playing as the... More 

Thank TLinATL
Atlanta, Georgia
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157 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with friends this past Sunday for the first time. I was IMMEDIATELY put off by the menu. Above the steaks is a notice that reads "If you order a steak, you pay for a steak. We just cook them, we don't guarantee them" which tells me they don't care much about customer satisfaction. I ordered a... More 

Thank SDR1977
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

We took the trip to my childhood north Georgia steakhouse last weekend. And we were more than impressed. My boyfriend ordered the t-bone with coleslaw and a potato, I ordered the rainbow trout plate with a salad and baked potato. The salad had a touch too much dressing but the tomatoes were divine. The too much dressing for the salad... More 

Thank Melanie H
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016

LOVE this place. Went last night with friends before they close for the season. We all got the T-bone steak. They were all wonderful as usual! Also a good cole slaw and a nice salad (which I prefer) HUGH baked potato and rolls. Not fancy by any means but a good place to get a good meal. We split our... More 

Thank Lorraine K
Cleveland, Tennessee
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71 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

This is the the Lighthouse in the night. The glow of the lights attracting people like moths to the Bug zapper. There has never been a day that I have passed when the Deer Lodge was open that it wasn't packed! Saturday night I had the pleasure to wait about 25 minutes for a Steak and Baked potato feast that... More 

Thank jagger_snitt
Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

My husband was so excited about eating here on our weekend trip to Hiawassee. Parking was easy, and even though we got there early there was a very long wait. Good thing they have room to wait outside. My son played with other kids waiting to be seated. About 45 minutes later, our number was called. The inside is very... More 

Thank Alaina F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
American, Steakhouse
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7900 Highway 17, Hiawassee, GA 30546-5210
  • Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Hiawassee
  • Phone Number: +1 706-896-2726

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