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580 NC 69, Hayesville, NC
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 14
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
All our out of town visitors love this place too

Barbecue is great, atmosphere is great, Onion loaf, ribs, and pulled pork are the best. You'll be back. Service is quick.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Bob L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Had a Sunday night dinner here, not much open so we kind of chose this by default. The barbecue was decent but the baked beans were unlike any other, weird flavor, didn't like them. Service and the facilities were decent. Nothing special...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We have been dining at Rib Country since they opened. Any time we have guests at our cabin, we get take out and eat on our front porch(usually at request of repeat guests) always eating ribs and chicken. Their ribs are the best ever. Only wish they would do brisket. Can't wait to get back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015 via mobile

We live Rib Country the food is consistently delicious and a family of 4 can eat for under $50. Kids meals are large. No one leaves hungry. The fried pies are amazing!

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Canton, Georgia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The best part of travel is the chance to try new things and Rib Country certainly did not disappoint. The chicken and smoked turkey was some of the best we've ever had and this BBQ heaven makes one of the best burgers we've ever had. Great find and we will be going out of our way to stop in again.

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Hayesville, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I am not into ribs so much, but my husband loves this restaurant and we go there at least once a month. Clean and pleasant, ribs are good!

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Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Just went there for dinner tonight and was absolutely delighted that it lived up to all of the hype. I love good food, and the BBQ here is exceptional. My wife and I ordered the dinner for two (a sampler of pretty much everything on the menu) and every single thing on it was incredible. The ribs were as tender... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Barbecue is great, atmosphere is great, Onion loaf, ribs, and pulled pork are the best. You'll be back. Service is quick.

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Seneca, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Excellent barbecue. Good sides and portion sizes. Love the pulled pork. Sauces are great. We go there every trip to this area.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Have eaten at Rib Country several times and while the food is generally good, the "baby" back ribs are certainly aptly named (i.e., very small portions). On the other hand, plenty of french fries and the burgers are large. Have been served "left over" baked potatoes, but they were replaced when requested. Prime attraction is convenience and one of few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is THE original Rib Country even though they do have other locations. We like this because it's close to the location Lake Chatauge where we camped. We had he Ribs and also the pork plate. They will let you choose a baked potato in lieu of French fries which is a plus. Great food & great service

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 580 NC 69, Hayesville, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Hayesville

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: American
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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