The Ugly Dog....

Located “on the hill” in Highlands, North Carolina, one can find that Pub feel right here at The Ugly Dog. There is a noticeable difference here that offers a place where friends gather and fun commences from afternoon until the wee hours. A friendly place for taking the edge off of the long day...Music, Food, Beverage and an atmosphere that will keep you company.

For a tour of Highlands


294 South Fourth Street

Highlands, North Carolina

Monday 4 - until

Tuesday - Sunday

11:30 - Until


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Music Update: 
The Ugly Dog Pub
Wednesday nights bluegrass with Nitrograss

We have two great shows lined up this weekend to go with the beautiful fall weather here in Cashiers, NC! Friday night we'll be getting our best soul groove on, followed up by some of the region's top Rock & Country talent on Saturday! Check the schedule below, and join us this weekend at The Pub for top notch Live Music!!!

Friday 10/21 - Rhoda Weaver and The Soul Mates (Soul)

Saturday 10/122 - Andalyn (Rock/Country/Americana)

If you're from here in the area, you're probably familiar with Folk/Pop group The Breedlove Brothers from right down the road in Cashiers & Cullowhee! If not, we'll introduce this talented family of musicians to you this Friday night (10/21) when they are LIVE here at #UglyDogPub in Highlands, NC! The leaves look amazing, and the town is's a beautiful time of year to be out and about! We hope you'll join us Friday at 9:30pm for some great music created authentically right here in Western North Carolina!