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Smokey Mountain Barbecue

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1008 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694-9729
336-246-6818
Today
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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  • 37
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 10
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  • 3
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    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Quick and easy way to have a BBQ dinner

We are usually tired when returning to West Jefferson from wherever else we have been and the ribs and chicken are always a go to choice. Just finished their take out dinners and could not be happier with the quality and quantity of their dinners. You can also eat in. Staff are really pleasant... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 13, 2015
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Charleston, South Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have eaten here on 3 occasions and we have never enjoyed our meal. The fried flounder IS NOT BONELESS so it is difficult to eat. The BBQ was tasteless. The locals tell me the fried chicken is good but to stay away from the BBQ and I agree.

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Aiken, South Carolina
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153 reviews 153 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

We are usually tired when returning to West Jefferson from wherever else we have been and the ribs and chicken are always a go to choice. Just finished their take out dinners and could not be happier with the quality and quantity of their dinners. You can also eat in. Staff are really pleasant and service is quick and efficient.... More 

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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My husband and I were very pleased with the food, here. My chicken was perfection, as were his barbecue pork ribs. The decor was average; at least there weren't NASCAR car parts hanging from the walls. The staff were friendly, though I think they could have been more efficient in filling the orders. They seemed a bit confused with what... More 

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Redington Beach, Florida
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

Plastic knives, forks and plates and wooden tables. Just a run of the mill BBQ place. Nice food, nicer staff. Large plate beef OR pork with 2 sides is $8.49, regular drink is $1.89.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015 via mobile

We dream about the fish fillet sandwich and hush puppies when we are back at home in Florida! When we come to West Jefferson on vacation, Smokey Mountain BBQ is our first and last stop, maybe a few times in between. Their BBQ is also very good. The staff is so friendly. This is our favorite restaurant in West Jefferson!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Perfect place to eat fried chicken, hot dogs, baby back ribs, fried chicken livers, etc. If you want the southern experience this is the place to go. Yummy.

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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Smoky Mountain BBQ is one of the best restaurants in Ashe County. They are always busy no matter what time you go. They have the best fried chicken and I love there sweet potato casserole. The staff is very friendly.

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Matthews, North Carolina, United States
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

My husband & I ate there on 10/31/2014. This was the worst BBQ we have ever had. The chopped pork was wet & had a very strange taste. The sides, mac & cheese, sweet potato casserole, green beans & I can't remember the other side, were not any good either. I didn't bother eating my dinner. We love Woodlands in... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

BBQ must have been scraped from the bottom of the pot. It was so moist and sopping in grease. I put paper napkins over the BBQ and squished out some of the liquid and added to my Brunswick stew. Hush puppies good---thankful for that.

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Columbia, South Carolina, United States
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We hit Smokey Mountain Barbeque on every trip to West Jefferson. Food is consistently delicious and the staff is always friendly. One of our family favorites!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1008 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694-9729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: 336-246-6818

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: Barbecue
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm

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