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2070 Rutherford Road, Marion, NC 28752
828-652-4885
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11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 60
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  • 47
    Very good
  • 15
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  • 6
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great food,better prices, the best staff

A hidden gem in Marion is Countryside BBQ. Do not let the name fool you. If you like good old fashion down home cooking this is the place. Ask for Katherine, been there 25 years. The prices are very fair, the choices are plenty and the service is great. It is not a Five Star location but that is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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Virginia Beach
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A hidden gem in Marion is Countryside BBQ. Do not let the name fool you. If you like good old fashion down home cooking this is the place. Ask for Katherine, been there 25 years. The prices are very fair, the choices are plenty and the service is great. It is not a Five Star location but that is not... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

When our family travels, we always search out the local BBQ restaurant. Marion was no exception. We discovered Countryside BBQ. But as we also discovered, it's not a real BBQ restaurant. It does serve a BBQ sandwich and ribs on certain days. But, the restaurant's name is deceiving. The rest of the menu is simply family fare. Chicken strips, hamburgers... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We were visiting family in Marion and they took us there for dinner. I had the bbq pork and it was wonderful. Hush puppies were served with the meal. I do really care for hush puppies but these were definitely the exception. Very tasty. Served very large portion so I had enough for lunch the next day. Did not have... More 

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Clarkesville, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

I am NOT a big fan of BBQ, and my background is in Italian cuisine. But I AM a big fan of Countryside BBQ, the food is great the wait staff is swift and friendly, the prices are right and you'll be glad you stopped in. Pasqually

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I was born and raised in Marion. Countryside is the best place to eat in this town. I don't live in Marion anymore, but when I come in to visit this is where I want to eat. Their flounder is especially delicious. Sizeable portions, great prices. Much recommended!

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matthews,nc
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Went here with daughter and gran baby. Food was good, you got plenty enough that I wish I had shared. Daughter said the Mac- n- cheese wasn't that good but BBQ was good, of all the places around this was best choice. Would go back. Nothing fancy bout this place.

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Marion, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Food is very good but limited menu. Not much atmosphere - diner type - just ok. Plenty of parking. Can eat outside. Price are average for the amount of food.

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Jacksonville, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Wonderful BBQ and so much more. We have not only eaten there several times, we have used their catering services for two family reunions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Yup if your looking for decent Carolina style BBQ this is a good place to stop. We got the full rack with beans and slaw and hush puppies. All were done well. Smoked and served with the sweet molasses sauce on the side ( vinegar and hot sauce in the caddy) the ribs were good. Needs updated tho. Place reminded... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

This is a family restaurant that just happens to serve the best BBQ I've ever had in NC!! Katherine was our waitress but it seemed like a team effort because several other waitresses stopped by to check on us, too. The food was outstanding as well as the service. Whatever drink you order, they'll bring a small pitcher of it... More 

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Additional Information about Countryside BBQ

Address: 2070 Rutherford Road, Marion, NC 28752
Phone Number: 828-652-4885
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10
Cuisine: Barbecue

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2070 Rutherford Road, Marion, NC 28752
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-4885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 9:00 pm

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