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All 54 Arden Restaurants

Twelve Bones South

3578 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704
(828) 687-1395
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Ranked #6 of 54 Restaurants in Arden
Price range: $5 - $10
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch

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Cruso, North Carolina, United States
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

For some reason the 12 Bones in the arts district (near downtown Asheville) didn't show as an option, but that's the one I'm reviewing. I would expect the food to be the same. It's been widely reported that Pres. Obama goes to 12 Bones whenever he's in Asheville. Politics aside one would expect the president to have his pick of... More

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Middlesboro, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

After picking apples this morning we were starved. My husband and I am so glad we stopped for lunch. I was worried the half rack of ribs wouldn't be too filling, I was wrong. Both of us walked away completely satisfied. The service was great, loved the atmosphere, and they served Cheerwine. We'll be back soon!

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Dalton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I got the BBQ plate with coleslaw and green beans. It was fantastic. The coleslaw was vinegar based and I was skeptical but I loved it. The BBQ had great flavor and I loved the sauces. Great for families and dog friendly outside.

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Boston
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The first restaurant this Northerner eats at on any trip to Asheville is Twelve Bones -- I love barbecue and there is disappointingly little competition in Asheville. The pulled pork, ribs, collards, and corn pudding are world class. I gather the restaurant changed ownership within the past year or two, but the new owners have not tampered with a winning... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Great food. Be sure to try the pineapple habanero sauce. My wife comes for the great sides & I love the pulled pork. Would have given it a 5 but the last couple of times they have had lots of uneatable fat and skin.

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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328 reviews 328 reviews
256 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

My last 3 or 4 BBQ reviews have not been good, but finally, a great BBQ rib dinner... We came here on Saturday for lunch.....only lunch is served, so don't get off the interstate looking for dinner here. This place is extremely popular. We arrived during a little lull and only had 4 or 5 ahead of us, but by... More

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Arden, North Carolina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Twelve Bones started up in the art district along Riverside Drive. I went there once and enjoyed the decent BBQ. The price, which is a big factor with me, was reasonable. The wait in line, order, pick up your food, and go to a picnic table format was a challange. I walked away saying, "This place is not bad. I... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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317 reviews 317 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The 12 Bones South Store is not hard to find, but its location in a mixed residential/business area of Sweeten Creek Rd is far enough away from downtown Asheville and the main north-south arterial (Hendersonville Rd) to give it the sense of being off the beaten path. Having rather odd business hours, and being ensconced in a recycled Pure Oil... More

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

12 Bones has all kinds of BBQ, Chicken, ribs, chopped, brisket, turkey, with sauces on the side and flavor of the day ribs as well as nakked with only salt and pepper. They have different sides like corn pudding and jalapeno cheese grits, smoked potato salad, salads, purple slaw with chipotle mayo and one with a vinegar slaw, etc. On... More

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Arden, North Carolina
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

12 bones south is just as good as the original River district location & has shorter waiting lines and has the same great ribs & menu choices in very laid back atmosphere

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Additional Information about Twelve Bones South

Address: 3578 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704
Phone Number: (828) 687-1395
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Arden
Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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