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Herb's Pit Bar-B-Que

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15896 W US 64, Murphy, NC 28906
828-494-5367
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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  • 26
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 2
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  • 3
    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
Very friendly people

The service was great. The gift shop was very bare! The whole building could use a facelift. I really wouldn't cost much to put some nice pictures up and add a few plants. Very outdated and bare. Very bare My food was good and the salad bar was yummy!!! Nice location

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Tamra G
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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

You really can't go wrong with the BBQ but this place is all about the hush puppies. All. About. The hush puppies. Best ever and worth the trip alone. Recommend the chopped pork BBQ.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The service was great. The gift shop was very bare! The whole building could use a facelift. I really wouldn't cost much to put some nice pictures up and add a few plants. Very outdated and bare. Very bare My food was good and the salad bar was yummy!!! Nice location

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Auburndale, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

As we were traveling back from Chattanooga, we passed this joint and thought we'd stop in for a bite--so glad we did! The food is excellent and you get good portions. We came on a Friday for lunch in April, so the crowd was minimal and our service was spot on! I recommend the fried green beans and the ribs.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

For anyone going on a Friday night, call ahead and make reservations, our wait was under 5 minutes. I go for the all-you-can-eat cat fish. And I over do it every time! The wait staff is great and friendly.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

We passed this place several times during our vacation and always found it to be busy on the outside. On our last night we decided to pull in and see what awaited us. The interior is clear and pleasant no theme here. Service was great. not too busy for an early Sunday evening. I ordered a half rack ribs and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes when you're driving along you find one of those places that begs for you to stop. This one of them. We saw it a few times and it was always packed. When we finally did stop we realized why. It is amazing. Great menu, food, service and more. Don't wait as long as we did. If people are there,... More 

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Hobart, IN
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

The parking lot is always full, because there is not really enough parking. There is usually a wait of about 20 minutes if you go on a Friday or Saturday night. The atmosphere is ok, but nothing to write home about. Been there 3 times and I can't even tell you what their theme is. The salad bar is a... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

The BBQ chicken was delicious as was the trout - both perfectly prepared and moist. Go for the side dishes rather than the salad bar, unless you really crave a salad. Salad bar is straight out of the bag/can and a bit over-priced. The hush puppies were a bit crunchy on the outside, but did have a good flavor. They... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Someone else wrote--and I agree--the place doesn't look like much from the outside so we were a bit dubious. However, the food was plentiful and outstanding. It was certainly worth the wait---which is why we decided to give the place a shot since there had to be a reason for people to wait. This place still uses wood smoke and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

From the outside, it doesn't look like much. Then, when you walk it, it's part gift shop, part hostess, part history of Herb. Once you get past the no frills look of the place, be prepared to be treated with friendly southern hospitality and delicious food. We had the ribs and a pulled pork sandwich with a piece of pecan... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 15896 W US 64, Murphy, NC 28906
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: 828-494-5367

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 24
  • Cuisine: American, Steakhouse, Seafood, Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?