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Carolina Barbeque

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500 Pineola St, Po Box 654, Newland, NC 28657
+1 828-737-0700
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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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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  • 33
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Pretty good Q

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2015
Randy S
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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
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Hickory, North Carolina, United States
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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83 reviews 83 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

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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79 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stopped here with my family hile vacationing and had the chicken and the pulled pork. Pork was okay- needed sauce- but the chicken was great! For sides we had BBQ beans, mac and cheese, Cole slaw and fried okra which were all amazing. Reasonable prices for sure! The kids meal we ordered came with sandwich and a side which was... More 

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Northport, Alabama
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12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

When we asked which barbeque was best the server said oh I always eat the chicken. Another server walked up and my wife asked her the same questions and she answered the same, chicken. Their smoked chicken was good. But we didn't take all of their advice and we both ordered the combo plate which included pulled pork. The pork... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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32 reviews 32 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

My family and I found this little place as we traveled for the holidays. We were all hungry and happen to drive by and decided to give this place a try. We were not disappointed. The adults ordered the small BBQ plates which provided more than enough food. Our kids had the BBQ sandwiches, which they devoured without whispering a... More 

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Florida Keys, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great food! Staff very friendly! Catfish sandwich was dynamite. Hush puppies may be the best I've ever had. Coleslaw was fresh and with perfect dressing. Of course sweet tea was perfect (3 cups for me) . Others had pulled pork decided mad dog BBQ sauce was the best. We were there in the day but they also host bands. Small... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The hushpuppies are to die for. Never really sure whether or not to leave a tip... I have friends from hours and states away that request to eat here every single time they come up!

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?