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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: Lunch, Dinner

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  • 36
    Excellent
  • 21
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    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
Sooo glad we stopped here

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 16, 2015
Kenneth E
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Erwin, Tennessee, USA
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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 36 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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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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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Newland, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

All the food we have tried at Carolina bbq has been good,but our favorite is their juicy,flavorful smoked chicken. It is consistently good. Also, if you like chicken fingers, theirs are hand cut and breaded and quite large. It is nice to be able to order sides such as green beans and mac & cheese in addition to the normal... More 

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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

The Q was good....It was not the best I have ever had. Having said that, I have eaten some very good BBQ. This is good, especially considering, we were in the middle of the Mts. The service was very good, the staff is very friendly. If you are in this area and craving pork, this would be a good place... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

This place is so so to me . It offers smaller portions at slightly higher prices . The food is so so also. There is live music on Friday night but small seating area and you must like mountain country music .

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Heard this was the best in the mountains....not so! No real smokey taste and pork was dry...the hush puppies were good, as was the cole slaw. The chicken was very good with nice sauces the Mad Dog Sauce was the best, spivey but not overly hot!

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Newland, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Carolina BBQ has good food and good service! I am a local and often stop there to eat. I also use them to cater dinners for me. They have excellent smoked chicken, and the best chicken tenders. Their sides are always good. The service is fast, and the servers are all friendly. The place is very clean, and the owners... More 

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Marshville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

We have eaten here a couple times on visits to the area, and it's always good. I always love to try BBQ places and next time we go back to Newland I want to make sure I visit this place again.

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Additional Information about Carolina Barbeque

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

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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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