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Woodlands Barbecue and Pickin Parlor

8304 Valley Blvd (HWY 321 Bypass), Blowing Rock, NC 28605
828.295.3651
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Ranked #15 of 42 Restaurants in Blowing Rock
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mexican
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

We come to Woodlands EVERY single time we are in the area. We went to college at ASU and found this gem when we were in school. Let me just say this: GET the corn nuggets. They are out of this world. Yummy fried, crunchy, sweet corn. Wow, makes me want some now. I always order the exact same thing... More

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Greensboro, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

ribs, chicken, slaw and beans were great. Fries were cold and half cooked and my husband said the hushpuppies were cold and tasted old. But the meats and bbq were delicious. Actually, it was the only good meal we had during out stay in Blowing Rock.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Ive been here before and really enjoyed the wings years ago. Came back again last week and was sorely disappointed. It was about 2 in the afternoon and I ordered a BBQ Plate. The sides were decent but here's the problem...the BBQ had the taste and texture of BBQ reheated in a microwave. The beans and corn were good but... More

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Kenbridge, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Woodlands was one of the restaurants recommended by our hotel staff. The food was good and so was the service. Little bit of a wait but worth it!

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Boone, North Carolina
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77 reviews 77 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have always been happy with their food - I always bring visiting guests there as it is a great place to let folks try some good barbecue. I have noticed that over the years, the service has decreased in acceptability. When you walk in now, theyALWAYS want you to sit downstairs. Avoid that. It is not a great dining... More

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Orlando, Florida
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12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The meats were great but their sides (other than the french fries) were horrid. The cornbread fell to pieces and was dry, the coleslaw had way too much ketchup in it. However, if you stick to the meats, it's worth it.

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North Carolina, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

2nd visit to this diner. Always a crowd but have been seated right away. The food is very good and plentiful.

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Dacula, Georgia
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129 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When we were here, they had three folks pickin' while we had dinner. We enjoyed that very much. The food was good, nothing to rave about, but it was fine. The staff was nice and friendly, and having the live mountain music was nice too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Service was horrible and the food was ok, not worth the wait downstairs on uncomfortable seats! I would not bother to visit, when I complained they had every excuse in the world. Too bad the person in charge was behind the register and not on the floor to supervise the service.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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28 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Was there a month ago, and was not good. Have lived in the area for 26 yrs. When 1 st here, thought was second only to Lexington. Over the last 5 yrs, has gotten progressively poorer. After my last meal there a month ago, said never more...dry, tough, greasy, and a lot of gristle. After seeing the subsequebpnt reviews, thought... More

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