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Rib Country

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2121 US Hwy 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-4444
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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: Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 107
    Excellent
  • 73
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great for casual lunch

I ordered the chicken tenders, they were perfect. Old Fashioned style, dipped in egg & flour then fried. Really tasty. The hot sauce however was just strange. It was like melted butter with a slight kick, it was just mainly butter. It confused me. I poured it in my baked potato. Hubby had the ribs... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
MrsP2401
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Sebring, Florida
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Murphy, North Carolina
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This may be a local gem but it is actually a national gem. We have had baby back ribs in Memphis, Atlanta, Houston and elsewhere and we know to return to Rib Country. They advertise that if the meat isn't falling off the ribs, it is free (I think) and it is tender. Their baked beans are an adventure with... More 

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Thank jhkeffer
Lithia Springs, Georgia
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56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here at suggestion of a friend while on a trip to Murphy from Atlanta area. I'm careful about ordering ribs since I know my Dad always made the best! I have tried them at a few places since his death a few years ago and am usually disappointed. That was not the case at Rib Country. The first... More 

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Thank RetiredCokeTraveler
Sebring, Florida
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered the chicken tenders, they were perfect. Old Fashioned style, dipped in egg & flour then fried. Really tasty. The hot sauce however was just strange. It was like melted butter with a slight kick, it was just mainly butter. It confused me. I poured it in my baked potato. Hubby had the ribs and loved them. The beans... More 

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Thank MrsP2401
Murphy, North Carolina
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50 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we got the pulled pork with garlic bread and fries to go. everthing was very tasty as bbq should be. they have a winning reciepe here

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Thank Gary K
Wellington, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

OMG! The barbecue sauce is amazing! I ordered the 1 1/2 rack of ribs dinner and my wife got the pulled pork sand! Real nice staff, nice and clean place. Very impressed!!

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Thank redfishfoley
Mauldin
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got the half rack special. They tasted great but I was disappointed with the small ribs and amount of meat. I was still hungry so I helped my girlfriend finish off her pork plate. I will try this place again when I am in the area to see if the portion was just off the say I went.

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Thank Don G
Murphy, North Carolina
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped by for lunch today and again was please with the quality of the food. The sweet potato was a great addition to the lunch plate. Ans finally the free fresh baked sugar cookie just topped it off!!

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Thank Jim M
Orlando, Florida
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540 reviews
356 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was told that although this is a BBQ location, the chicken fingers were particularly good. I tried them, sorry I did. The fried onion rings are heavily breaded and greasy. The pulled pork was too greasy. The BBQ chicken was pretty good.

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Thank CherokeeMan
Salisbury
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has a lot of character and great food. Chicken, pork, beef and more can be had at this place. Save room for dessert, the fried apple pie with ice cream was out of this world.

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Thank Benny C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I stopped on the way up to Cherokee. Great food huge portions AN wonderful service. Will recommend to all my friends!!!

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Thank Frieda C

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2121 US Hwy 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: (828) 837-4444

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?