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All 44 Highlands Restaurants

Highlands Smokehouse

595 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8553
828-526-5000
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Ranked #20 of 44 Restaurants in Highlands
Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Orlando, Florida
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

We stopped by the restaurant when we were driving by on vacation. Nice rustic restaurant, friendly staff, and better than expected barbecue. My husband and I frequently go to barbecue restaurants and were impressed with the atmosphere and food. I ordered pulled pork and it was fresh and tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW via mobile

Matt is the meat smoking marvel of the Carolinas. If you have an opportunity to stop in, the smoked wings are an absolute must try. If you're lucky and get James as a server you have won the restaurant lottery. We've been coming here for 4 years and have never been disappointed. Keep up the good work guys!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

We stopped in while visiting Highlands on our honeymoon. This was hands down the best barbecue my husband and I have ever eaten! The fried pickles and smoked pimento cheese were fantastic. The pulled pork was moist, and the Carolina Heat sauce was the perfect amount of spice. The chipped brisket with cole slaw was perfect, and the beers on... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

While on our way to Highlands for sunset photography we discovered Highlands Smokehouse Resturant. We were greeted by friendly staff, prompt service. And the food, OH MY! Tender Smoked wings and ribs that didn't need extra sauce. I normally don't care for fried pickle, but theses were seasoned to perfection. Others in my group spoke about how delicious their food... More

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haleyville
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109 reviews 109 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The food was really good! Our waitress was wonderful. But extremely slow! The waitress even told us after we had waited for 45 minutes, and we were the only ones there, except the bar area, that they had trouble all day getting food out of the kitchen, she even said, i'm going to go back there and see if I... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

My husband, daughter and I ate here yesterday afternoon. The staff were friendly and efficient. The decor of the restaurant is very nice. They cover the tables with brown butcher paper. Which makes a great coloring book for a curious two-year old. The food came promptly and was delicious. I loved the garlic mashed potatoes. My husband had ribs which... More

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Fernandina Beach, FL, USA
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Come as you are, relax and have their pulled pork and ribs with a cold beer. Smoked flavor with just the right amount of spices. There are plenty of sides to choose from and we liked the greens and corn pudding. The portions are generous. Come hungry!

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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

We went for lunch and this place was perfect! The ribs and cornbread were delicious and the service was great. I wish they had some more side items but what they do have was very good.

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Amelia Island, Florida
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72 reviews 72 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We had Julia as our server tonight and she brought with her besides some fantastic food, a wonderful attitude. Very Cheerful and friendly. Everyone at the table all had the BBQ pork sandwich, with various sides. I had to ask for the Carolina mustard bbq sauce that is usually kept in the back. We usually go to the Smokehouse for... More

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Jacksonville, Florida
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57 reviews 57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

When our power went out last night at home, we went to the Highlands Smokehouse for dinner and some football watching. The food is always good and the staff was very helpful in turning one of many TV sets they have to the game we wanted to watch. I had the brisket sandwich and my wife had 3 sides for... More

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Additional Information about Highlands Smokehouse

Address: 595 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8553
Phone Number: 828-526-5000
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: Barbecue

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