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Duncan's Bar-B-Que

461 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC
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Cuisines: Barbecue
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English first
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33 reviews 33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you want good mouth watering BBQ, then you must eat at Duncan's. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but it's well worth the the opening the door to this intimate little restaurant. It's small and there aren't a lot of frills, but the food is excellent and makes you want more. The views of the river are... More

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Toccoa, Georgia
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73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This is just a basic BBQ restaurant in Chimney Rock. We really enjoyed sitting beside the river and eating our lunch. You can set within 3 foot of the river out back. This was real nice! Nothing extra special but the older guy who took our order was a nice guy. Food was ok.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

AMAZING food. best view outside in the town right there on the bend of the river. Make sure you plan it on the weekend as sometimes they are closed on weekdays. Family run place, so it is very laid back.

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avl, nc
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

This is a small Restuarant on the river. But if you want great BBQ then this is the place. A little off the beaten path, but so worth the trip. We take our bikes when we go. It is a great ride out of Asheville and the view is great so bring a camera and enjoy.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I kicked myself for not looking at Trip Advisor first!! I had the BBQ sandwich plate. The "minced" pork was unlike anything I had ever seen. It was mush! The coleslaw was watery, potato salad and beans were not editable in my opinion. The inside is small, dusty and dirty. The condiments needed to be cleaned on the table. Flies... More

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Bristow, Virginia
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387 reviews 387 reviews
275 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014 via mobile

Wanted to eat here but they looked closed on both ?Monday when we did Chimney Rock and two days later on Wednesday. What's with that?

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Morrisville, Pennsylvania
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50 reviews 50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

Stopped here because we were looking for good barbecue. The food was average to good, but the view was amazing. We had pulled pork sandwiches with 3 sides. for $7.00 each. Sandwich was good, potato salad (if it was store purchased was good), baked beans were canned, with onion added, cole slaw, mac & cheese, were also good. The inside... More

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Gastonia NC
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014

Everything in this restaurant is from a can! It was expensive and you completely serve yourself, which I could have lived with if the food was good but it wasn't. Please don't waste your money or time.

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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

Don't get sucked in. If you're looking for authentic Carolina bar-b-que, don't go here. You're paying to eat by the river with a view of chimney rock. The food is mediocre at best.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013 via mobile

A nice surprise for our week at Lake Lure. A short trip to the nice town of Chimney Rock and it was open! Been here plenty of times and have found Duncan's closed! I guess when they run out of BBQ they close for the day. Had the ribs, which were fine, and of course the pulled pork. The pulled... More

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Additional Information about Duncan's Bar-B-Que

Address: 461 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Chimney Rock
Cuisine: Barbecue

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