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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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“wings” (28 reviews)
“burger” (11 reviews)
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American, Bar, Pub
$$ - $$$
105 N Churton St, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2533
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Reviewed 25 September 2016

This is a small pub with big aspirations. The beer list is ever changing with takeovers from all over the state. Presently Wicked Weed is the takeover brewer. There are the wings, the burgers, the chile and some specials of the day. It can be...More

Thank William B
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Laid back eatery with a good selection of bites and brews. Set in historical downtown Hillsborough, NC.

Thank DEERaleigh
Reviewed 13 September 2016

OK, I may be exaggerating slightly by calling it a four star restaurant. But, the food is really surprisingly good. For what its worth, the kitchen is managed by the restaurant next door (La Place). If you show up at supper time - 6pm -...More

1  Thank madurobob
Reviewed 10 September 2016

A lot like CHEERS, if you don't find a friend to talk to here....well maybe your just not a friendly person! Great, great, food and always cold beer.

Thank M J
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

First of all, the place is so tiny. There is very little seating. It didn't look the cleanest on the inside either. It's also quite noisy. The food was very average. We ordered cheeseburgers and when they were delivered, and I took a bite, the...More

Thank mstchr2u
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The place is small very small. The menu is very nice lots to choose from plus specials of the day. They have a very large craft beer list plus a full stock bar. I had the burger was cooked almost to perfection order medium well...More

Thank Junior148
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Small eatery in historic downtown Hillsborough, NC. Large selection of beer. Very busy place, with limited seating, including a few tables on sidewalk. Be prepared to wait to get a table, and bar is usually full. Good for 2 people, but more in your party...More

Thank Valerie B
Reviewed 30 June 2016

We've eaten here four or five times with mostly good results. However the last time, my food was incredibly greasy and I felt sick afterwards. It didn't help that when I walked to the restroom I glanced into the kitchen and it looked like it...More

Thank christopherpee
Reviewed 9 June 2016

These are really some of the best wings I have ever eaten. Excellent beer choices, as well. The burger was just "OK", nothing to write home about, but also nothing "wrong" with it either. The place just has a great vibe. People were very friendly...More

Thank NorthCarolina621
Reviewed 26 May 2016

It's hard to get in this place but the food is awesome and they always have great beer on tap. The menu is always changing so it's always fun to see what's on special.

Thank jmorrisonlover
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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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