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12 Bones Smokehouse

5 Riverside Dr, Asheville, NC 28801
828-253-4499
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Ranked #30 of 629 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $5 - $10
Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Barbecue
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout

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English first
Asheville, North Carolina
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

LOVE the Blueberry chipotle ribs: not too spicy, but if you want more spice get the green sauce. Best Corn pudding anywhere, and the chicken wings, on Special if you lucky, are yum.

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Asheville, North Carolina, Usa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

I would recommend to anyone who wants good tasting food at a reasonable price. 😄 not your typical BBQ fare...jalapeño cheese grits &"damn good corn pudding " are mouth watering good.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014 NEW

The title says it all. The line was out the door and around the building but it moved very fast. Stand up and order. Sit down and wait a short time for your really good food.

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Southport, North Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014 NEW

This restaurant was recommended to us by our Asheville tour guide . It looks like a nothing place from the outside and there really is no ambiance, however, the food is awesome. You wait on a line that is usually "out the door" and place your order with some very friendly folks. Pay for your meal, get your own drink... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

Ribs are a must! Pulled pork is great and different sauses to taste. Collards, mac and cheese, slaw are a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

My wife and I were here on September 24, and it was great! The blueberry chipotle ribs were awesome, just the right amount of sweet to go with the heat to finish! The jalapeño cheese grits, smoked potato salad, and the " damn good corn pudding " were also very good. The restaurant itself was very small, I believe it... More

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Tampa, Florida
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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 NEW

Period. The title says it all. Best sides, ribs, and sauces. Meat falls off the bone but stays together. Blueberry Chipotle sauce is killer. My favorite place to eat in all of Asheville.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

One of the best BBQ restaurants in America---and I lived near Kansas City for 5+ years. Try the Blueberry Chipotle ribs. The meat is cooked to perfection. There is plentiful seating inside and outside. If you arrive and see a line out the door, don't fret, as the line moves really fast. Parking is limited, but the ribs make you... More

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Greensboro, NC USA
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

I think the five guys that went, four plates were licked clean...the one guy left a little on his plate, but he had a big breakfast that AM. Get there early, there was a line out the door at 12:30! Not much on the ambiance...but if you are there for great bbq in Asheville, this is the place!

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4 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I'm writing this after completing a 3-week roadtrip so some of the details have left me but I do remember the fantastic BBQ, relaxed environment, and friendly service. I previously thought I'd had the best BBQ of my life in Memphis but now I think NC BBQ is my thing because I love the tangy sauce. I had a pulled... More

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