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77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
828) 733-5213
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • 14
    Excellent
  • 14
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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I stopped here on a weekday in early October and the place was packed. I was finally able to get a table for a bite to eat and the baked beans were pretty good and the cobbler was good. While here I looked around the store and found some items that you can only find in backroad touristy places... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
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Lexington, North Carolina
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109 reviews 109 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

I stopped here on a weekday in early October and the place was packed. I was finally able to get a table for a bite to eat and the baked beans were pretty good and the cobbler was good. While here I looked around the store and found some items that you can only find in backroad touristy places (local... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I went to the Hampton store on a weekday in October while in the area. The whole place looked like a ghost town. there were no cars, the shopping area next door looked closed. We went inside the store, which was open but the restaurant area was not. It was dark. There was a woman working there, on the phone... More 

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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Reminds you a little of Mast General store, but not nearly as crowded. Lots o flittle out buildings and they had live music playing the weekend we stopped by! Worth the stop

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Sarasota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Took the family for a lunch after driving the back roads leaf looking. The blackberry cobbler was truly homemade and served warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream flecked with vanilla bean. The banana pudding was also delicious. Pulled pork sandwich was good, not great. Baked beans were so-so. Love the atmosphere, stocked up on jams and grits.

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Southern Pines, North Carolina
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107 reviews 107 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

the front of the store features cute cards, candy, and pottery. The back is a sitting area and BBQ and sandwiches are very good. Two types of sauce are available on the table. Both tasty, but neither fiery. No alcohol.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Brunswick stew was a little spicy but had great taste with lots of chicken. Sweet potato casserole was delicious and broccoli salad was fantastic. Lots of old fashioned bottled drinks. I had A&W root beer in a tall bottle. My friend enjoyed the smoked turkey. Reasonably priced.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I like this place (when it is open), but find it a bit over priced for what you get. The home cookin' is very good - greens, etc. and the store itself is charming.

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Maryville, Tennessee
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96 reviews 96 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

i went from a four on my last visit to a three because they seem to be giving less food on the sides. my baked beans were only a few spoons and you get a half a cob of corn on the fried corn. i feel it should be a full cob for the price they charge. The food is... More 

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Lake Wylie, South Carolina
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140 reviews 140 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We have stopped here several times in the past but never eaten here. This year we've had to hunt rainy day fun. From Thursday to Sunday they advertise mountain music, so we thought we'd give it a try for lunch. The store is fun in itself. There are unusual fun mountain items and signs all over the walls. This particular... More 

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South Florida, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We love stopping here! This place is just what you would expect and hope for in an old mountain store. There are tons of gifts and knickknacks and cool things to look at, recipe books, candy, cabin decor, jams, honey... The restaurant there is very good, tasty BBQ. I have also been there many times when we get to enjoy... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: 828) 733-5213

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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