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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%
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24 S Andrews Ave, Hot Springs, NC 28743-9213
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi, my name is Richard and I have never left a review for anything before, that should tell you something about how pleased I was with my experience. My friends and I decided to go out for a drive into Madison County and Hot springs...More

Thank RichardHBB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed Lunch today. I had white chili and a pint of Pisgah Pale Ale. Companion had catfish Po Boy which she said was also very good.

Thank Palmetto1321
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were in town for a couple of days for the fall colors and stopped by the Iron Horse for dinner. It was Halloween night and it was slow. Waiter was in costume, which was cool. The service was excellent, as was...More

2  Thank Jody Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We met here to catch up with some old friends who have moved to the area. The daily club sandwich special was huge, and my husband said it was delicious. I had the chicken white bean chili which was also excellent. The atmosphere is quaint,...More

1  Thank gailcI3066ER
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I stopped in for lunch after 2 days of hiking the Appalachian Trail. We both ordered a burger and fries, and I ordered an iced tea. I have to say it was one of the tastiest burgers I've ever had, fries were...More

1  Thank Doug W
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Great destination for lunch in the middle of the mountains. We drove along the French Broad River from Asheville,NC to Hot Springs, NC and had lunch at the Iron Horse. Creative cuisine that is well prepared and tasty. Good service and across the street from...More

Thank turbogator1974
Reviewed 2 October 2018

One of our group of 8 friends took us to one of her favorites, and the rest of us could see why. We started with an order of the fried green tomatoes for the table. Everyone was waxing eloquent about how good these were---especially in...More

Thank purplen2018
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Today, we had lunch here and met the owners. Firstly, I had the catfish po boy. There's a lot that can go wrong with catfish. Happy to say it was perfect. Not frozen and obviously hand breaded. Also, the small detail of using local and...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

It was our first trip to hit springs and after looking on trip adviser, we decided to eat here. Very nice place. It was very busy, which was a good sign. My wife ordered the filet and I ordered the strip. The flavors were good...More

Thank Kenneth E
Reviewed 11 September 2018

Iron Rail was an unexpected pleasure on an unexpected weekend in Hot Springs, NC. The Iron Horse was a short stroll from the cabin we stayed in. The food was delicious - there were selections for meat eaters, and creative vegetarian dishes. Good selection of...More

Thank RJPA
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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
24 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, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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