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Wooden Nickel Pub

105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
+1 919-643-2223
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good38%
  • Average14%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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American, Bar, Pub
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105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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
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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
Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

A small town gathering spot that does a great business. It’s quaint and if I lived here I’d frequent it often. The two girls working there were so sweet to me. I mentioned I was traveling alone and that it was my birthday. They gave...More

Thank Bonnie2556
Reviewed 23 January 2018

We got off I-40 and headed to historic Hillsborough. A couple of places were closed because it was Monday. We went into the Wooden Nickel and had some misgivings until the food arrived. It looks more like a dive bar than a place to expect...More

Thank GWR757
Reviewed 25 December 2017

My wife and I arrived shortly before noon on the day before Christmas. It was obvious the place was small, but it has a quaint charm. We both ordered a patty melt with "tots" instead of fries. We waited, and waited, and waited. We were...More

Thank Chuck S
Reviewed 22 December 2017

Good food, good drinks, great atmosphere and very nice people working there! Would recommend to anyone if you can sit outside even better

Thank CliffCrabtree1965
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I've eaten here several times with various friends and work groups. The food is always good, there are always some interesting specials (including local fish), and there's a wide beer and drink selection. We've always had friendly, professional service, and the food makes it to...More

Thank Macroscope
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

First time visit for lunch with a friend. Burgers were dry. Waitress/bartender was extremely rude. Threw the check at my friend after I asked if we could have it. Will not return.

Thank Mariawrn
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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
Lunch, Dinner, 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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