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The Hickory Lodge

4.6
164 reviews
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$30 and under
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Contemporary American
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The Lodge is a rustic retreat with wood beams, stone mantels and a cabin-like ambience that brings warmth and charm to a unique dining experience. It has a family-style atmosphere with outdoor and indoor dining options. The Lodge also has live music on Friday.
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Contemporary American
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Hours of operation
Monday - Sunday: 11:00am - 2:00am
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(410) 838-2240
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AMEX, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Business Casual
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Outdoor dining
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4.3
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4.5
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5.0Dined on April 15, 2018

Food was outstanding. Particularly loved the rockfish bites and the wings. Service was exceptional, each course arrived just as we were finishing the prior course. I would highly recommend the Hickory Lodge for an evening out with friends.

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5.0Dined on April 9, 2018

Food is usually great as it was this time too. Servers were friendly. One in training did a great job. Attentive. No band so noise wasn’t quiet as loud. Good for us. We go out to chat and hate extra loud music.

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5.0Dined on April 1, 2018

I made reservations for 2, and asked for a booth in the 4 booth area, if possible. Because it was Easter, I didn't really think we would get one of those big booths, but we did! We just like that area because it's a bit more quiet, since it's away from the bar. Our waitress was Kelsey, and boy did we luck out with her! She was amazing...so attentive and full of suggestions. The food came very quickly and was great, as always. Kelsey had suggested that we save room for the chef's specialty cheesecake, so we did that, and asked for a box to take home what was still on our plates. The take home box had a cover for the dipping sauce and this is the first time I've ever gotten a small bag to put the box in. Very nice added touch. Kelsey was right about the cheesecake. It was delicious!

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4.0Dined on March 19, 2018

It was a little chilly in there.

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4.0Dined on March 15, 2018

Seated right away and in an area away from live music. Near fire place but there was a draft coming from some place. I assume the air vents right above us. Sever was just ok. Not very attentive and seemed to be in a hurry. When she took order armed to be in a rush. When coming to see if everything was going ok and to see if food was ok. Again she was in and out so quick couldn’t add to order. Overall though as usual food was great. A little noisy due to band but expect it for ice been here many times. Hard to have conversation though at table.

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5.0Dined on February 25, 2018

Great crab dip, charming atmosphere, will definitely come back!

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5.0Dined on February 19, 2018

I made an online reservation, the day before, for 9 guests at 12:45 on the President's Day holiday. I wrote in the comments that we would be having 5 preteens and 4 adults and would like to have booths next to each other, if possible. When we arrived, I could see the two booths already set up, with small plates, napkins and silverware...PERFECT! We ended up having one more adult join us, but the booths are so roomy, the 5 of us fit with plenty of room to spare. Our waitress was Danny (Danielle?) and she was terrific. Dealing with people arriving at 4 different times isn't easy, but she was as nice as she could be. Definitely someone I would recommend for handling larger groups. She paid as much attention to the kids as she did the adults. The food was delicious, as always. Everyone had a great time!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Food was okay, I was on a date so I decided to splurge and get the filet (Valentine’s Day special) it sucked. Was very bland and a waste of money. Would not recommend getting a steak there. Service was fine food came out quickly, almost too quickly, I imagine the steak was just reheated. My date enjoyed her food. The place was very nice and accommodating, cozy decorations made you feel like you were in a ski lodge. I would go back, just not on a date night, to try the burgers wraps and other bar foods.

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5.0Dined on February 14, 2018

We were seated promptly. Service and meal were both great. We will definitively be bsck.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Our only complaint Is we had a 6pm reservation for Valentine’s Day, upon arrival we were told there was another reservation following us at 7:10, this made our night out feel a bit rushed.

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4.0Dined on February 14, 2018

Food is average but service was awesome!!

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3.0Dined on February 14, 2018

This was our first visit to Hickory Lodge and it was super busy even at 4:30 in the afternoon but then again it was Valentines Day. We were seated in the bar and it was extremely noisy. Tuna appetizer was good but not sashimi quality. Meal portions were fair for the price.

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5.0Dined on February 1, 2018

It has been a few years since we ate at the Lodge, and we were pleasantly surprised at how much it has grown. The seafood entree was absolutely delicious as well as the prime rib special. Our waitress was very friendly and pleasant and knew the menu well. We will definitely return to try other meals.

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5.0Dined on January 21, 2018

Excellent food. Enjoyed the night. Had a reservation and arrived earlier than planned. We were seated right away Thanks!

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5.0Dined on January 20, 2018

I brought my fiancé out to the Hickory Lodge for a special birthday dinner and to propose to her. The staff went out of their way to help make it a wonderful night for us. The food came out hot and was very delicious, and everyone was above and beyond friendly and helpful. Without a doubt this is now our favorite restaurant and they have earned two customers for life. We will be back for date nights and most certainly make it a yearly tradition for her birthday.

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4.0Dined on January 12, 2018

This was our 1st time at The Lodge and it won’t be our last! We made a reservation on Open Table and we were seated, immediately upon checking in! Our waitress, Danni was very pleasant. The food was delicious. My husband and I shared the fresh mozzarella bites (the dipping sauce was superb), he had the ribs (tasty but he said a little on the dry side) and I had the Twin Peaks Chicken (so yummy!) Great place for our date night.

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4.0Dined on January 10, 2018

Those Rockfish Bites are amazing and the burgers, while not large, have a very wonderful flavor. I wish they had a larger selection of steaks. The flat iron steak wasn’t the most tender but the flavor was delicious and it was cooked perfectly. I have many more trips to make so I can taste all the items on the menu. I’m certain I won’t be disappointed. 😊

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5.0Dined on December 30, 2017

Nice menu and no pressure to hurry up and leave. We were able to relax and have a catch up lunch of 2 hours.

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4.0Dined on December 29, 2017

Everything was great except for the live music in the bar. You couldn't hear yourself talk to anyone in the restaurant. I will come back but not the days there is live music.

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5.0Dined on December 28, 2017

Food is always great. Server and service very good. A bit noisy when live music starts. Special requests made when reserving table are always met. Appreciate the attentiveness of the business and the employees.

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5.0Dined on December 24, 2017

Delicious food, wonderful atmosphere and great service. The beef stew is amazing!

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5.0Dined on December 21, 2017

Food is always stupendous. Service is always good. Prices aren’t bad for the amount of food you receive. Noise level is a bit loud making it difficult to chat at the table while dining.

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4.0Dined on December 14, 2017

Food and service are great. Noise level is very loud and a bit cold in most of the bar/booth areas in front of restaurant.

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4.0Dined on December 10, 2017

Great service from our waitress . The food was very good.
Only complaint was they took us to the booth. We were asked if this was ok. When we asked for a table because we felt 5 was tight for the booth, we were told they had no tables and there were many reservations that night. Why ask then?
We noticed many tables around us and they were not used while we were there dining!
Still not filled when we left.
Next time I will request a table when making the reservation.

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5.0Dined on December 8, 2017

Great food and enjoyable dinning atmosphere a little loud but was bearable!

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3.0Dined on December 7, 2017

As always great food. Was a bit cold and live music was a bit loud. Bar scene all around so that creates lots of noise too. No surprise because I’ve been here often especially prime rib night (Thursday).

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4.0Dined on November 16, 2017

We had a large group for a birthday dinner. The restaurant honored our request to be near the fireplace which was perfect. The table setup made it a little difficult to visit but otherwise, the setup worked well. There was live music so it was a little louder than usual. The prime rib was not as good as usual but the service was great! All in all, a successful night!

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5.0Dined on October 23, 2017

Had great burgers and drinks outstanding as usual!

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5.0Dined on October 20, 2017

My wife and I enjoyed Hickory Lodge. We went there for our date night, the food was amazing and the waitress was very attentive and kind. Will definitely be coming back.

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4.0Dined on October 7, 2017

My food was very good but my margarita not so good

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5.0Dined on September 30, 2017

Best Nachos we've had. Both our meals were great!!

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5.0Dined on September 21, 2017

I've never had a bad meal here. All of the menu items are very good.

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5.0Dined on September 21, 2017

Food was great. Prime rib is great and price is good. Great size portions. Server was good. Attentive and friendly.

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5.0Dined on September 11, 2017

Great hamburger specials on Monday nights. Fun atmosphere; great for girls night out, family dining, and sharing sports events at bars

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5.0Dined on September 9, 2017

So many great food items, was hard to decide which to try. Going to have to go back to try some more. The food was really0 great and Megan was the best. She was friendly, knowledgeable about the selections and offered good suggestions, very attentive, great service. We had the nachos, Rockfish Chesapeake, and a Ceasar salad with salmon.

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4.0Dined on August 27, 2017

Was looking for a place we hadn't eaten at before. Had heard from friends that the Hickory Lodge was pretty good (plus a couple of radio ads); so we decided to give it a try.

Place is rustic (ski lodge motif) and the overall atmosphere is laid-back. They have an outdoor eating area that was cranking up for some live music on a Sunday afternoon. We chose to eat inside and could hardly hear what was going on outside - making it a nice, moderately quiet meal.

Ordered an appetizer of "Rockfish Bites" that were flaky and lightly battered. I had the prime rib and my wife had salmon. Both were tastefully prepared and the portions were impressive for the prices they charged. We were too full to order dessert - which was too bad as they had a Bananas Foster Rice Pudding and a Heath Bar Cheesecake just screaming to be tried. (Good reason to come back again.)

Finished off dinner with a cup of coffee - served from individual French presses - it was excellent.

During the whole meal the wait staff was friendly and helpful.

An overall enjoyable dining experience. One that we'll come back to experience again and again.

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4.0Dined on August 20, 2017

The food and service were good, but outside dining is great when the weather is Nice! Would recommend.

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4.0Dined on August 6, 2017

We had a wonderful server who was attentive, but not intrusive. The kitchen perfectly cooked my burger to order. My only complaint was that the Gouda was not really melted on the top and the avocado was a bit skimpy. The fries are good and salty. My friends ordered wraps and enjoyed them. Had we been eating around dinner time, I would have definitely ordered their fabulous prime rib.

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5.0Dined on July 22, 2017

Great food, great service. Better for a group of people, rather than just 2. But outstanding food.

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4.0Dined on June 24, 2017

Had a great dinner at The Lodge Saturday night. Since it was just me and my daughter we ordered appetizers to share and drinks. As usual the portions were plentiful and delicious.

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