Best BBQ in North Carolina Mountains

Check out the top BBQ in North Carolina Mountains, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. 12 Bones Smokehouse
1. 12 Bones Smokehouse
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127 local reviews
5 Foundy Street, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-253-4499
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
David
The restaurant famous for being Obama's favorite during his visits to Asheville. 12 Bones makes really good…
Betsy And Jake
The most famous BBQ in Asheville! They not only have legendary meat options slathered in your choice of…
Robbie
The BEST bbq ribs around! Get the blueberry chipotle ribs (voted best regional dish on Good Morning America…
1. 12 Bones Smokehouse
1. 12 Bones Smokehouse
host-0host-1host-2
127 local reviews
5 Foundy Street, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-253-4499
David
David
The restaurant famous for being Obama's favorite during his visits to Asheville. 12 Bones makes really good local Carolina BBQ and it's all…
Betsy And Jake
Betsy And Jake
The most famous BBQ in Asheville! They not only have legendary meat options slathered in your choice of homemade bbq sauce but they also…
Robbie
Robbie
The BEST bbq ribs around! Get the blueberry chipotle ribs (voted best regional dish on Good Morning America for a reason) and try some…
2. Buxton Hall Barbecue
2. Buxton Hall Barbecue
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43 local reviews
32 Banks Ave, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 828-232-7216
BarRestaurantFood
Betsy And Jake
The food is award winning and the environment and location are also what make this place. Buxton Hall is…
Michelle
Buxton Hall has earned national recognition for its whole hog BBQ and amazing southern sides. This place is…
Courtney
This restaurant was opened by one of Asheville's most prominent chefs (Elliot Moss). It honors the Southern…
2. Buxton Hall Barbecue
2. Buxton Hall Barbecue
host-0host-1host-2
43 local reviews
32 Banks Ave, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+1 828-232-7216
Betsy And Jake
Betsy And Jake
The food is award winning and the environment and location are also what make this place. Buxton Hall is located on the South Slope (brewery…
Michelle
Michelle
Buxton Hall has earned national recognition for its whole hog BBQ and amazing southern sides. This place is large, open, and industrial with…
Courtney
Courtney
This restaurant was opened by one of Asheville's most prominent chefs (Elliot Moss). It honors the Southern BBQ culture while also being…
3. 12 Bones Smokehouse
3. 12 Bones Smokehouse
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31 local reviews
3578 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 828-687-1395
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
JC And John
Obama's favorite BBQ is right downhill on Sweeten Creek Road. Blueberry ribs, BLT, side plate...it's hard to…
Juli
Best BBQ Around. If vegetarian- try the 'Side' Dinner- sweet potato mash is to die for. Cornbread is something…
Elisa
2 min drive. Needs no introduction. Amazing local BBQ We love this place. Great for carry out or eat in if you…
3. 12 Bones Smokehouse
3. 12 Bones Smokehouse
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31 local reviews
3578 Sweeten Creek Road, Arden
Closed · Opens Tuesday 11:00 AM
+1 828-687-1395
JC And John
JC And John
Obama's favorite BBQ is right downhill on Sweeten Creek Road. Blueberry ribs, BLT, side plate...it's hard to go wrong. It's a lunch place…
Juli
Juli
Best BBQ Around. If vegetarian- try the 'Side' Dinner- sweet potato mash is to die for. Cornbread is something to write home about. Another…
Elisa
Elisa
2 min drive. Needs no introduction. Amazing local BBQ We love this place. Great for carry out or eat in if you get there early enough…
4. Luella’s Bar-B-Que - North Asheville
4. Luella’s Bar-B-Que - North Asheville
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49 local reviews
501 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-7427
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Aja
My family's from Texas, therefore I am a Texas-style BBQ fanatic. Luella's has got the best BBQ in town,…
Tara
Luella's southern kitchen is just a short walk from the house. It's full of southern charm, great bbq, and…
Jill
Luella's is just a few blocks from the Studio, has great food, a great beer selection and the best BBQ Tempeh…
4. Luella’s Bar-B-Que - North Asheville
4. Luella’s Bar-B-Que - North Asheville
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49 local reviews
501 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-7427
Aja
Aja
My family's from Texas, therefore I am a Texas-style BBQ fanatic. Luella's has got the best BBQ in town, hands-down, AND you don't have to…
Tara
Tara
Luella's southern kitchen is just a short walk from the house. It's full of southern charm, great bbq, and country eats in a casual booth…
Jill
Jill
Luella's is just a few blocks from the Studio, has great food, a great beer selection and the best BBQ Tempeh around! Walk to Luella's from…
5. The Pedalin' Pig
5. The Pedalin' Pig
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18 local reviews
4235 NC-105, Banner Elk
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-898-7500
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Molly
THE local BBQ joint. Pretty good pickins, bangin pork belly tacos. Does get crowded, but they can to takeout!
Morgan
Great spot for some BBQ and craft beer. Fun atmosphere...kid friendly.
Al
Good local BBQ, bar. Good Chicken wings. Service is a little slow.
5. The Pedalin' Pig
5. The Pedalin' Pig
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18 local reviews
4235 NC-105, Banner Elk
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-898-7500
Molly
Molly
THE local BBQ joint. Pretty good pickins, bangin pork belly tacos. Does get crowded, but they can to takeout!
Morgan
Morgan
Great spot for some BBQ and craft beer. Fun atmosphere...kid friendly.
Al
Al
Good local BBQ, bar. Good Chicken wings. Service is a little slow.
6. Moe's Original Bar B Que
6. Moe's Original Bar B Que
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26 local reviews
4 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-8282
BarRestaurantFood
Anthony
Great BBQ and sides. We did a test of all the BBQ places in Asheville and Moe's was consistently the best. …
Cherylin
Great BBQ AND they support our local elementary school! Monday nights kids eat free with adult purchase.
Angie
More traditional BBQ conveniently located between our neighborhood and Biltmore Village, very good price
6. Moe's Original Bar B Que
6. Moe's Original Bar B Que
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26 local reviews
4 Sweeten Creek Road, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-8282
Anthony
Anthony
Great BBQ and sides. We did a test of all the BBQ places in Asheville and Moe's was consistently the best. Go on Wednesday's or Friday's…
Cherylin
Cherylin
Great BBQ AND they support our local elementary school! Monday nights kids eat free with adult purchase.
Angie
Angie
More traditional BBQ conveniently located between our neighborhood and Biltmore Village, very good price
7. Flat Rock Wood Room
7. Flat Rock Wood Room
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15 local reviews
1501 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:30 AM
+1 828-435-1391
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Darlene And Ron
The ultimate in southern down home cooking. Bring your appetite and enjoy the best BBQ in WNC. Lots of other…
Tracy
Eclectic smokehouse serving wood-fired pizzas, pit-cooked BBQ, panini & burgers in a casual setting.
Diana
Awesome artisan wood fired pizzas and BBQ. Best Pizza dough ever...made from European flour
7. Flat Rock Wood Room
7. Flat Rock Wood Room
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15 local reviews
1501 Greenville Highway, Hendersonville
Closed · Opens Wednesday 11:30 AM
+1 828-435-1391
Darlene And Ron
Darlene And Ron
The ultimate in southern down home cooking. Bring your appetite and enjoy the best BBQ in WNC. Lots of other hearty foods!
Tracy
Tracy
Eclectic smokehouse serving wood-fired pizzas, pit-cooked BBQ, panini & burgers in a casual setting.
Diana
Diana
Awesome artisan wood fired pizzas and BBQ. Best Pizza dough ever...made from European flour
8. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse
8. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse
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16 local reviews
2724 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(828) 694-3551
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Robbie
Fabulous BBQ and sides! But they also offer fish tacos and other stuff. Check the website for hours, since…
Kathy
Hubba Hubba Smokehouse honors the rich Carolina BBQ tradition. Custom wood-fired pit brings a robust smoky…
Catherine
Wonderful BBQ in a great outdoor setting, just steps down the street! Also, look for the Village Bakery right…
8. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse
8. Hubba Hubba Smokehouse
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16 local reviews
2724 Greenville Highway, Flat Rock
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(828) 694-3551
Robbie
Robbie
Fabulous BBQ and sides! But they also offer fish tacos and other stuff. Check the website for hours, since they close earlier after summer…
Kathy
Kathy
Hubba Hubba Smokehouse honors the rich Carolina BBQ tradition. Custom wood-fired pit brings a robust smoky flavor to all their fare.
Catherine
Catherine
Wonderful BBQ in a great outdoor setting, just steps down the street! Also, look for the Village Bakery right above Hubba Hubba!
9. Moe's Original Bar B Que
9. Moe's Original Bar B Que
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13 local reviews
72 Weaverville Road, Woodfin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-3542
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Jessica
Consistently very good chicken & pork BBQ. Friendly staff and reasonable priced. Just down the hill and to…
Rich
This has got to be the best bbq on the planet and not far from the house. They also have life music and good…
Michele & Dana
They have great BBQ and, for vegans, they have the Sloppy Moe - delicious!
9. Moe's Original Bar B Que
9. Moe's Original Bar B Que
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13 local reviews
72 Weaverville Road, Woodfin
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-505-3542
Jessica
Jessica
Consistently very good chicken & pork BBQ. Friendly staff and reasonable priced. Just down the hill and to the left, very close. Full…
Rich
Rich
This has got to be the best bbq on the planet and not far from the house. They also have life music and good beer selection.
Michele & Dana
Michele & Dana
They have great BBQ and, for vegans, they have the Sloppy Moe - delicious!
10. The Pedalin' Pig
10. The Pedalin' Pig
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10 local reviews
2968 N Carolina 105, Boone
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(828) 355-9559
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Natasha
From BBQ & fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs to pork belly tacos. A fun atmosphere with live music on some…
Angel
Great BBQ and amazing cheese grits!
Mandy And Jay
Delish BBQ & great bear selection
10. The Pedalin' Pig
10. The Pedalin' Pig
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10 local reviews
2968 N Carolina 105, Boone
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
(828) 355-9559
Natasha
Natasha
From BBQ & fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs to pork belly tacos. A fun atmosphere with live music on some nights. Good beer selection. There…
Angel
Angel
Great BBQ and amazing cheese grits!
Mandy And Jay
Mandy And Jay
Delish BBQ & great bear selection
11. Green River Barbeque
11. Green River Barbeque
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12 local reviews
131 U.S. 176, Saluda
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-749-9892
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Lynn
Truly the best of the nearby BBQ places. True Southern-style pork, chicken, ribs, beef, smoked turkey and…
Brandi
We are only 5 minutes from Green River BBQ. We love to grab a table on the patio on warm days. I particularl…
Sven
The BBQ is great, but the selection of sides will blow you away. Go for the corn nuggets and tomato pie.
11. Green River Barbeque
11. Green River Barbeque
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12 local reviews
131 U.S. 176, Saluda
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-749-9892
Lynn
Lynn
Truly the best of the nearby BBQ places. True Southern-style pork, chicken, ribs, beef, smoked turkey and seafood. Eat in, Eat out and take…
Brandi
Brandi
We are only 5 minutes from Green River BBQ. We love to grab a table on the patio on warm days. I particularly love their smoked turkey.
Sven
Sven
The BBQ is great, but the selection of sides will blow you away. Go for the corn nuggets and tomato pie.
12. Creekside Taphouse
12. Creekside Taphouse
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16 local reviews
8 Beverly Rd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-575-2880
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Sarah
Close by BBQ place with salads and micro brews. Large outside patio, playground for kids and creek running…
Lindsey
This is the closest place to our house. It's pretty basic burgers, salads, bbq, but we love it. The outdoor…
Stay Asheville
Some of the best wings and BBQ in town... great place to eat. Tons of outdoor games and just a cool spot.
12. Creekside Taphouse
12. Creekside Taphouse
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16 local reviews
8 Beverly Rd, Asheville
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 828-575-2880
Sarah
Sarah
Close by BBQ place with salads and micro brews. Large outside patio, playground for kids and creek running next to it. Great servers and…
Lindsey
Lindsey
This is the closest place to our house. It's pretty basic burgers, salads, bbq, but we love it. The outdoor patio is wonderful.
Stay Asheville
Stay Asheville
Some of the best wings and BBQ in town... great place to eat. Tons of outdoor games and just a cool spot.