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Wooden Nickel Pub

105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
+1 919-643-2223
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“wings” (29 reviews)
“burger” (24 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
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Reviewed 3 days ago

So I can't believe I hadn't review WNP before. We have routinely coming to eat in Hillsborough for about a year and I love the food at the Wooden Nickel. It is fantastic, especially the Wings and the Kobe burger. They embrace their dive bar...More

Thank TStan91
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To be fair ... we stopped in Hillsborough to eat at Bona Fide not realizing it had closed down. Once we comprehended it really was closed we walked across the street to Wooden Nickel. Waitress was friendly but service was slow, menu surprisingly limited. My...More

Thank Susan E
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Busy Friday night and eating at picnic tables on the sidewalk made for very slow service. If you come prepared to relax and wait for service, you'll have a much better time of it. We were a party of four with standard fare ordered, but...More

Thank AnneMarie B
Reviewed 21 April 2018

Not being from the area (staying a couple nights in the area on vacation on our way through NC and TN), we winged it on this one and just hit the town running. All the seats at the Wooden Nickel were taken outside, so we...More

Thank KidRip
Reviewed 5 April 2018

I decided to pay a visit to the quaint little town of Hillsborough, NC and came across this restaurant. It looked popular based on the number of clientele for a Wednesday afternoon. I went in and stood at the bar....and waited...and waited. FINALLY, I got...More

Thank Anthony B
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Was in the little town on Hillsborough overnight on the way to Greensboro. Looked on-line for a local bar with good Craft Beer. The Wooden Nickle fit the bill. I arrived and liked the look of it immediately. Main street was dead - and this...More

1  Thank Gerarddunn
Reviewed 27 February 2018

The Wooden Nickel is small and bit "beery". The wooden tables are scored with people's initials and the few tables are squeezed in closely together. In good weather there are tables out on the front sidewalk area. There are lots of great beers to try,...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Tiny, tiny, tiny, so, of course, friendly and personal. Local food and microbrews. Best garlic fries ever. Limited menu, with everything well executed.

Thank JQF
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Had a great time here. Great staff and great food. The tots are awesome. Enjoyed the fish sandwich and the coleslaw. We will be regulars here.

Thank MeBette E
Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

My Mom and I stopped in for lunch on our drive home. Had the fish n chips and it was the best fish n chips I have had in a long time! We will stop again! Excellent food and excellent service!

Thank Mommaratzzi96
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10 April 2016|
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Response from Joseph K | Reviewed this property |
Unless they have a secret room I do not know about, there would be no way to handle a group that large.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20
American, Bar, Pub
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
3:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Hillsborough
  • Phone Number: +1 919-643-2223
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