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Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.

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BEER AVG
3.77/5
Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co.
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

3378 White Mtn Hwy
North Conway, New Hampshire, 03860-5189
United States

(603) 356-6381 | map
moatmountain.com

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BEER STATS
Beers:
28
Reviews:
382
Ratings:
1,311
PLACE STATS
Score:
90
Reviews:
70
Ratings:
129
Avg:
4
pDev:
8.25%
 
 
Taps:
0
Bottles/Cans:
0
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
Y
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Reviews: 70 | Ratings: 129
Reviews by tigg924:
Photo of tigg924
3.73/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 5

Moat Mountain is a a very big restaurant in an inn. It has a very homey and relaxed feel to it. I went this past weekend and it seemed filled with tourists like myself. They had seven home made brews on tap--standards like browns, pales, and stouts...as well as a double bock and hefe. The beer was hit and miss. The hefe was really good, but the porter left a bit to be desired. The service was excellent. We went a couple of times and the wait staff knew the beer and food. Their descriptions generally matched what was served. The best part about Moat Mountain was the food. I had a baked chicken dish which was amazing. Their squash was superbly cooked. They have brisket nachos which were very satisfying after a long day of snowshoeing. Overall, stop for the food and atmosphere. Order a specialty beer and if it is good, it will add to the experience. Just do not be surprised if it does not.

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Photo of fitzy84
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

Went to eat and drink here during a trip up in the area. The place was very packed even with what seemed to be ample parking. Surprisingly though, the 45 minute wait we were told we would have was cut to 15 minutes. The restaurant was quite large with a New England inn atmosphere. Seating was in several locations across the first floor of the building with a large bar area near the front.

The food menu came on one sheet of paper, but it seemed loaded with smokehouse and barbecue options. Our waitress was very nice, quick, and attentive. I decided on the 8 beer sample which was massive. For dinner, I had the brisket served on cinnamon raisin toast. It was quite good and the portions were generous. I was not sure if other beers are served at this establishment, but there were 8 staple beers (that were part of my sampler) with what looked like 4-6 rotating beers. The beers I had ranged from a stout to a fruit beer and offered some good options.

Overall, I liked this place, despite it being a little crowded during a heavy tourist weekend. This place can serve as a nice local hangout or a tourist destination.

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Photo of Buddance
4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
3.7/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of gr8fulbeerhead
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of Matthowland
4.43/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of tmac
4.2/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

Photo of smanson56
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of ScaryEd
3.99/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of Nomis
3.69/5  rDev -7.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.25 | food: 3.25

Photo of hop_junkie
4.35/5  rDev +8.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of OffHeGoes
3.65/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4

The taplist had lots of options, but there wasn't anything from my sampler that really impressed me. Nothing bad, just nothing great either. The restaurant service was good and the food is good too, but I think I'd try someplace different the next time we're in town.

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Photo of rixport
4.63/5  rDev +15.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Steve and Vickie know how to do this and do it well... Beers are solid and pretty much to style... Always busy, so be patient... Food couldn't be better.... Always enjoy my visit...

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Photo of InspectorBob
3.88/5  rDev -3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of fearfactory
3.96/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of psweendogg
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of DJScottJ
4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

This is a great place to stop after a long day of site seeing. The beer selection is good. The best beer they had out of the sampler of 7 was thr Hoffman Weiss closely followed by iron Mikes pale.

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Photo of JohnChimpo
3.2/5  rDev -20%
vibe: 3.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 2.5

OK beer and hit or miss food in a resort town. Not worth the hour wait on a Monday night. Any interesting beer that you want from the menu is out. Their standard beers are good and true to their style but not worth taking home a growler. I was disappointed because I heard good things

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Photo of DJoe
4.71/5  rDev +17.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of mjstern70
4.18/5  rDev +4.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Photo of xtonytx
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of dfecteau
3.68/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4

Photo of davekp2003
4.85/5  rDev +21.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 5

This place is awesome, get the Texas Brisket, you will not be disappointed!

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Photo of SawDog505
3.96/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25

Nice little pub. Solid selection of regular beers, with a some good seasonal offerings. Good staff, with some beer knowledge. Excellent pub food and especially barbecue.

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Photo of Abaz
4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.5

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Moat Mountain Smoke House & Brewing Co. in North Conway, NH
3.77 out of 5 based on 1,311 ratings.
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