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Countryside BBQ

2070 Rutherford Road, Marion, NC 28752
828-652-4885
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Ranked #4 of 57 restaurants in Marion
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $10
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Summerfield, NC
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Friends of ours just completed their cabin on the outskirts of Marion and we spent the week-end with them and visited Coutryside BBQ for lunch on Saturday. I had the Fried Shrimp with great green beans, macaroni salad, and hush puppies. All of it was delicious. Others had the BBQ pulled pork and sweet potato fries. All food was very... More

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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48 reviews 48 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went to the Countryside BBQ for lunch last Sunday on a trip home from Asheville, NC. We stopped at the spur of the moment for a quick lunch and were greeted by friendly wait staff and the promise that we could have the lunch buffet for $9 or could order off the extensive menu. Since we were hungry and wanted... More

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Asheville, North Carolina
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63 reviews 63 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Was trying to find a place to eat it was around 6pm so my husband and I came across this resturant it was seat yourself with the most beautiful pictures hanging in the resturant I have ever seen in which you can purchase them too they are beautiful .We found a booth and sit down the waitress was right there... More

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Peoria, Arizona
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We went there recently with friends while visiting in North Carolina and we had a great meal. The portions were generous and the BBQ was prepared well. We liked the friendly service and the size of the crowd showed us that this place is very popular with locals. For dessert we had their blueberry cobbler a la mode and it... More

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Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We were meeting family in Marion, but none of us were familiar with the area so we just drove until we saw this place. We decided to try it out, and we weren't disappointed. A sign told us to seat ourselves, but it was less than a minute before our smiling waitress greeted us at our table. She provided fantastic... More

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Gainesville, FL
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

This restaurant had lines out the door almost every night we were on vacation in Marion, but I just don't get it. We tried it one night but it was below average... I'm being generous with my three star rating. I will say that they are the fastest place to ever serve me my food in 31 years of dining... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

Went to eat hear good food at a great price the Chicken tenders yummy and the bakedbeans.After you eat go shopping at walmart so you walk off food or go get a icecream at frostys I heard the icecream is homemaid

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Inman, SC
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39 reviews 39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I am always seeking good BBQ Restaurants. I came by this place while spending Sunday in the Mountains. It has a good crowd so I decided to try it. We were there at lunch on Sunday and there was a big crowd. We only had to wait about 5 minutes to be seated. Our waitress was courteous. My wife ordered... More

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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I really really love this place. The bbq was great as were the sides. I loved the dessert too! This was my fourth trip to Countryside BBQ - it's been great every time. Fast service.

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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101 reviews 101 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

After all the good reviews, we could not wait to try this place. Got there in time for the Friday evening rush but we were seated promptly and courteously. Wife and I were hungry for some good ribs, she ordered 1/2 rack and I went for whole rack. When they came, the wife's ribs were poorly cooked, too raw and... More

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