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The Ugly Dog Pub-Highlands

₹₹ - ₹₹₹American, ,
294 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741-8371
+1 828-526-8364
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“burger” (54 reviews)
“wings” (30 reviews)
“tater tots” (12 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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294 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741-8371
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Three of us had a relaxing and casual lunch here today. Very nice atmosphere, nice menu, good service and fair prices. We all had something different and everyone seemed to enjoy the lunch. My food, the salmon BLT, was very good and the blue cheese...More

Thank James R
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was a delight and not super expensive! Friendly service always makes us feel like they want to be there and in turn makes us want to be there.

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The menu provided selections not often found in a bar. Good soups and salads along with other staple bar foods. Relaxing atmosphere and friendly service.

Thank shktenn
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went to The Ugly Dog. Told 45min to hour wait , 2 hours later sat after being passed over several times, maybe locals, who knows but don't go !!

2  Thank Leigh Ann G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They could use more seating for 5 guests. Beer and food were great! Apps would have surficed but we went for the diners, too! Lots of local beer available.

Thank Disneyaddict87
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered and waited nearly 45 minutes for a patty melt with fries (and a piece of cake) to arrive at our table. When it did arrive the french fries were, at best, room temperature and the burger was only slightly warm. I told the...More

1  Thank frantica
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food. Really good craft beer. Logo on beer and wine glasses and koozie really cute. Prices good and cool atmosphere. Will return.

Thank mike l
Kay C, Owner at The Ugly Dog Pub-Highlands, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you so much and I hope you are back soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice atmosphere...good food...good tap beer...convienent location...friendly staff...the menu offers a wide variety

Thank paulC8511HO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were super casual in jeans and ball caps, wanting a burger. We enjoyed their smoked wings. I’m normally not into smoked wings - but these were great with wing sauce on the side. We ordered the fresh Guacamole dip with some cold beverages. We...More

Thank Wakesal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect choice for a late lunch in Highlands. We ordered the Ugly Dog dip and celery sticks. It was great. We also ordered the sunrise burger with coleslaw as a side and split this dish between the two of us. Our server,...More

Thank kdanne
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Response from DCD-OK | Reviewed this property |
The Dog House, which is out back with both indoor and outdoor seating is dog friendly.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
4:00 PM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 294 S 4th St, Highlands, NC 28741-8371
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-8364
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The Ugly Dog Pub is a casual pub with food, beer, wine and mixed drinks. A great place to come meet friends or make friends. We feature Trivia Tuesday nights, Bluegrass music on Wednesdays and regional bands on Friday or Saturday nights. We also show sports on TV and special events to keep it fun. We are a relaxed place, so come on in and take a seat, or walk up to the bar and order a drink and something to eat. Hope to see you soon! We are open: Mon. 4pm - until Tues. thru Sun. 11:30 am - until
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