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“Fun and local” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Ugly Dog Pub

The Ugly Dog Pub
Ranked #7 of 53 Restaurants in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$18
Cuisines: American, Bar, Pub
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Good for: Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Parking Available, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: 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
Mobile, AL
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61 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Fun and local”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

Have eaten brunch and dinner here and enjoyed both. Great bluegrass music on Wednesdays, no cover charge. Friendly wait staff. Would recommend the fish wrap and bleu cheese slaw.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Highlands, North Carolina
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122 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
“The Ungly Dog is not Ugly”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2014 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

Average pub food. Selection is limited. Service is good. Always a friendly place. Portions are fairly small. A bit pricy but that is the way it is in Highlands



Visited April 2014
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Thank James R
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Kay C, Owner at The Ugly Dog Pub, responded to this review, 7 January 2015
Thank you for coming in and I hope to see you again soon. Let me know if there is anything that would improve our bottle or draft beer, wine or liquor selection for you in the future.
Thanks again,
Kay
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Savannah, Georgia
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99 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Great booze, food and character”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2014

One of our favorite spots in town. Both locals and tourists enjoy. Very cozy with lots of character.

  • Visited October 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Atlanta, Georgia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“terrific fun”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 April 2014

We have always enjoyed both the food and atmosphere. It is THE place in Highlands to catch a game and hear live music. The food is equally good.

Visited March 2014
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Thank katie p
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Elida, Ohio
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Choices Slim”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2014

There was nothing unique other than the name. Choices are limited on the menu. What we did order was very good. Service is slower than slow. Several different waitresses stopped by during our time there, all asked the same questions. It was obvious the locals have top priority over the visitors. There are a lot of good places to go eat in Highlands, NC, don't let the name trick you in to stopping here!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank forefour
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Kay C, Owner at The Ugly Dog Pub, responded to this review, 7 January 2015
I am so sorry that you were not happy with our menu selection, but I am glad that you enjoyed your meal. I want our guests to have the best experience possible and I am sorry if your service was slow. I hope you will try us again in the future.
Thank you so much for coming to the pub.
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