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Luella's Bar-B-Que

501 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
828-505-7427
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Ranked #57 of 635 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Had the chopped pork sandwich. Smoked well. I'm not partial to vinegar Q sauce so I opted for the red sauce on the table, went well. Hush puppies were better than normal especially if use sauce. The spicy cole slaw is very good. Portion sizes are fair, good value & great food

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Marion, North Carolina, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

If I could give this place 3-3/4 stars I would as it is better than average, but the inconsistent meals I've had there keep it below great. I've had almost everything on the menu and it was great. But, bbq changes its flavor as it ages and for the worse. I've had meats here ranging from fresh out the smoker... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Asheville has amazing food, and the few places I've gone for BBQ have all been good. And, while certain menu items from other establishments may beat out their competition at Luella's this is by far the best BBQ restaurant from top to bottom in the city.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

I love this BBQ restaurant, the food is great, and the atmosphere is pretty cool. I usually get the turkey, and my husband the BBQ. Both are great! The mac and cheese is very creamy and delicious, as are the grits. If you sit outside be aware that you are right beside the street, so it can be a little... More

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Champaign, Illinois
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57 reviews 57 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We called and ordered take out (so not sure about the atmosphere) but oh my goodness was it delicious!! Sooooo good! Also got Maple bacon ice-cream and it was amazing!!!

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Sarasota, Florida
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33 reviews 33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Have been wanting to try this place for a long time & we finally got there. It was well worth the wait! Sat in the covered outdoor area, very pleasant even on a hot night since you are in the shade. Noticed the outdoor space was dog-friendly, so will remember that for next time. We tried one of the local... More

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Yorktown, Virginia
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8 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

We were greeted with a huge smile and a warm greeting. I did not get her name she had blonde hair and a bubbly personality. She is an asset to your company. It can be a hard job just wanted to give her props. The food was delish. I came hear on a recommendation of one the locals. And I... More

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The dining room was hot no fans and ac wasn;t keeping up. The bar-b-que sandwhich was very good .the salad was good. Had hotsauce on the table and I used it to spice up the sauce.Service was good and they were busy. would go again

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new jersey
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8 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I picked up dinner to do on a busy Friday night (it was ready in no time) and the brisket was amazing (the platter was too much to eat for me in one sitting). Nice selection of sides and it also came with hush puppies. Liked the collard greens (nice vinegary taste) but the mac and cheese wasn't my favorite;... More

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West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

Our family of four opted for Luella's for lunch because of TripAdvisor. We LOVED it! Actually, we loved it so much we got two wing orders to-go in addition to our lunch entres. The beef brisket was a big hit with my son (better than Four Rivers in Orlando). Another had the crazy fries with brisket and beans (he has... More

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