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Luella's Bar-B-Que

501 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
828-505-7427
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Ranked #72 of 646 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $15
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

The barbecue here is good but nothing special. They have 2 types of sauces a vinegar based sauce and a ketchup based sauce. The vinegar based sause was tasty but was difficult to use because it kept separating. The ketchup based sauce was about average. They had a wide variety of different meats which was good. They also had a... More 

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Marietta, Georgia, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Deviled eggs were extraordinary as well as the pork and brisket. But the piece de resistance was Luella's Lusty Mustard. I brought home 4 jars. Incredible on everything!

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Altavista
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Food was great! The service was friendly. Prices were reasonable. It was an old, established, family run restaurant.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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59 reviews 59 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Read numerous trip advisor reviews. Decided on this Barbecue because we had tried Moes barbecue a year earlier. Stick with Moes. This barbecue tasted bland and had fat and all chopped up. The calico beans were a nice change and delicious. The hush puppies were excellent. More of a roll puppy than round. Could have eaten a dozen of these.... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We had pulled pork, brisket and sausage. All three were absolutely delicious. For sides we devoured fried Okra and Mac and Cheese. The BBQ sauces were very good too, but the vinegar sauce was not nearly as good as the sweet sauce. Awesome atmosphere, quick and extremely friendly service. We were so impressed we bought t-shirts and will be back... More 

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Columbia, MO
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

LuEllas has a takeout window and some good family packages. The trolley stops here which would be a great lunch stop. A cod hole game was outside to play during the order wait. Food sampler were perfect..

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Burke, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

This was our second time. We prefer the NC style BBQ and they know how to do it. Chile brisket was excellent. The sweet pisgah sauce goes great with it. Real good ribs and good vinegar based cole slaw. Hush puppies were great. Would recommend if you're in Asheville.

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Durham, North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Great service, prompt and polite. Casual, family friendly atmosphere. Great barbeque. Good value for the money.

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Great BBQ and funky environment made this one of the most pleasurable stops on our Christmas tour of Asheville. We are from 'Bama, and not quiet accustomed to the ways of the NC BBQ vinegar sauce...but I gave it a whirl. Different but good. I loved soaking my corn bread fritter things in it. The tomato based sauce was also... More 

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13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Had dinner with the family here tonite. Pork, brisket and the special were all cooked just right, nice juicy bbq. The hush puppies are still a treat. Baked beans and cole slaw are good, but nothing special.

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Additional Information about Luella's Bar-B-Que

Address: 501 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
Phone Number: 828-505-7427
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Asheville
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 0 - 15

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