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Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
Based on:
21 Beers
948 Ratings
Place Score: 90
Ratings: 93
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Taps: --
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

3378 White Mtn Hwy
North Conway, New Hampshire, 03860-5189
United States
phone: (603) 356-6381

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Reviews by rfgetz:
Photo of rfgetz
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

Quite a hike over the mountain from where we were staying in Lincoln, but well worth the drive. Big old building with quite a bit of work put in using recent years. Lots of white wainscoting and stainless steel accenting the light natural wood tones. Bar area looks fairly modern and is separated from the dinning area which consists of a handful of different rooms throughout the layout.

6 house beers on tap, all good to very good in quality and construction. The brown ale is not to be missed and the pale and wheat are right up there. A few guest taps and bottles to boot.

Menu has a mix of bar food and BBQ. The BBQ is smoked in the basement on premises and served with a light coating of sauce. The meat is fall off the bone done, but maybe a splash dry later in the day. Service was good but could have been more attentive on a slow night.

Overall the solid beers make it enough of a destination when in the area, and the very good food makes it as close to a must see as possible.

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Photo of Brad007
3.81/5  rDev -5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

I visited this place with two friends the other day. The atmosphere is decent with witty beer-related posters on the walls and a casual feel. We ate at the bar.

The food menu was well-designed but I do wish they had a more comprehensive beer menu. I was confused as to what I could actually take home in growlers/bombers/cans because of a chalkboard sign that had 3 beers listed. I learned that you could actually take home more than that but not until after my friend did so.

Service wasn't anything to write home about. The servers seemed more interested in chatting it up with regulars than bringing us our checks or more beers. To be fair, they had just opened and it was slow-paced at the time. Despite this, our servers were very friendly and this made up for whatever shortcomings they had.

They had a lot of beer that they could serve. The only problem as I mentioned is the beer menu. They could adopt a chalkboard above the bar somehow with each beer listed. Just a thought. I did find it refreshing that they had a helles lager, a czech pilsner and a fairly decent old-school IPA on tap. It's a refreshing change from establishments that are dominated by hops.

The food was excellent. The bun for my burger could have been a better quality but other than that, no complaints. I tend to keep it simple anyway when I eat at brewpubs.

I would recommend that you check out Moat Mountain. It's in a beautiful scenic area not too far from the Attitash ski area.

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Photo of bbeerman
4.48/5  rDev +11.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.75

A.. The bar looks cozy and warm. Had the family so we are in the dining area which is a bit standard.

Q.. Great brew restaurant.

S.. The service was excellent. Attentive, conscientious, and knowledgable staff.

S.. Nice variety all around with some unique takes on standard fare (eg the Mexican nachos are spread out on a flat cookie sheet with cheese an black beans, fixings on the side).

F.. Yup, I think the food is damn near perfect. They do a great smokehouse flavor on some of their foods (eg had a burger with steakhouse sauce and it was incredibly).

V.. Very competitive pricing when you consider the overall great quality. The Bill was less than expected and we would have willingly paid more for the experience. In fact we took the family back for lunch two days later.

Photo of Uhler
4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. in North Conway, NH
90 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.