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Carolina Barbeque

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500 Pineola St, Po Box 654, Newland, NC 28657
+1 828-737-0700
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10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 25
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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 find in Newland

We ate here twice on our two week trip in the mountains. Bbq chicken is smoky and moist. Bbq beef also very good. Try the friend pickles as an appetizer. Yummy. Try it. I know you'll like it.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
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Port Orange, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We ate here twice on our two week trip in the mountains. Bbq chicken is smoky and moist. Bbq beef also very good. Try the friend pickles as an appetizer. Yummy. Try it. I know you'll like it.

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North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Love to eat here! My favorite thing is the chicken strips. The friendly, local, atmosphere adds to the enjoyment. Love the ambience!

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Asheville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Great tasting food and great service had the smoked chicken while my parents had the barbecue...more than we could eat

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Newland, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I live locally and I love barbeque. If you go here at night or lunch time, the food will be hot and fresh. In off-peak hours, the meat will be barely warm and probably have more bark (hard bark) than eatable meat. This has happened to me more than one time. Upon my complaint, one time, I was told by... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015 via mobile

If you like barbeque, this spot in Newland is for you. They offer many different sauces, from super hot to sweet. Meats are great and the sides are fresh. They could just work a bit on cleanliness! Oh, by the way, the beans are SUPER!

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I love this little place. Great food every time. Chicken, pork, ribs, fries, and the best sweet tea in Carolina!

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Banner Elk, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

The potato salad was as good as the ribs were bad. I sent the ribs back because they were dry and overlooked; the kitchen nuked them and sent them back. Not the solution I was looking for.

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Erwin, Tennessee, USA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My family of 4 was starving after a day hiking grandfather mountain and Linville falls. We were heading back to Tennessee when we came upon this restaurant and decided to stop. So glad we did. The food was great. We loved the hushpuppies. I really enjoyed the Mad Dog sauce on my BBQ. My kids split the ribs which fell... More 

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Mint Hill, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

While we enjoyed our decent pulled pork with vinegar slaw and fried okra there was a band playing in an adjoining room that blew us away - fiddle, banjo, mandolin, guitar, drums all driving some outstanding bluegrass & country covers. We got up to investigate and our jaws dropped when we saw a bunch of teenagers! They were incredibly talented... More 

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Newland, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

WOW!!!!! I can't believe how good Carolina Barbecue really is. I heard from someone that this place wasn't any good and boy they sure were wrong. This is the best barbecue restaurant I've ever

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 500 Pineola St, Po Box 654, Newland, NC 28657
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Newland
  • Phone Number: +1 828-737-0700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Monday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 9:00 pm

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