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Woodlands Barbecue and Pickin Parlor

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8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
828.295.3651
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Newark, New Jersey
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Smell the hardwood smoke as you arrive- always a good sign. BBQ was deliciously clean, smokey, and nicely seasoned. Sides of roasted corn on the cob, collards, beans, and okra were equally great. A wonderful $9 meal!

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1 Thank NJPlainsman
Thompson s Station, Tennessee
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We have eaten here numerous times when we visit our timeshare. Haven't been here in 3 years but this place has stepped up their game. Meat has always been good but their sides were average at best. This time meat was outstanding, and sides were excellent. Ribs were tender and sweet sauce was great. Pulled pork was full of smoke... More 

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1 Thank Sid H
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Woodland's remains our favorite BBQ restaurant in the Blowing Rock/ Boone area. The quality of the brisket, chicken and baby back ribs are excellent and well priced. The live music is quite entertaining.

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1 Thank Sesquapedalian
Statesville, NC
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Tasty BBQ and sides, family friendly, moderate prices with music on some nights. Get there early to avoid the crowds especially in the summer and holidays. Access will improve when road improvements are completed.

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1 Thank reldnil4
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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49 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The restaurant was so busy last Saturday night and it doesn't take reservations so the 7 of us decided to do takeout. We had barbecued pork and beef brisket along with two kind of slaw, baked beans and green beans. The BBQ sauce was vinegar based and very tasty. The meat was smoked to perfection. The sides were really southern... More 

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1 Thank Debbie I
hickory, nc
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family restaurant with a homey feel. Food is excellent. Big pic nic tables to dine on. 2 levels. But it can get really full on weekends.

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1 Thank kidpartiesRus
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Not wanting to eat were the tourist frequented, although clearly I am one, I drove around Blowing Rock were I found this mountain themed restaurant. Coming from the flatlands around Raleigh I like Eastern style BBQ but this quaint spot was spot on with traditional sides, sweet tea, and tender BBQ. I am glad I stepped away from the busy... More 

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1 Thank Judy B
Cocoa Beach, Florida
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A nice "hole in the wall" type BBQ place. Food was great and served with southern hospitality.We had dinner as take-out and ate in for lunch. Both experiences proved to be delicious.

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1 Thank Lori S
Boone, North Carolina
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Any visitors to our area should know how incredible this restaurant is! Their food is incredible, with a unique hickory flavor, and always cooked perfectly. If barbeque is not for everyone in your group, no worries; their menu includes other items so all can enjoy a great meal. They offer different portion sizes of chopped and sliced pork, even bbq... More 

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1 Thank Traveller100500
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is our 3rd visit to Woodlands and won't be the last. The place has a cool vibe and there is always live music whether it's a full bluegrass band or a lone singer picking the guitar. The menu is an interesting mix of western bbq and tex mex- it's funky and different and that's what makes it cool. We... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Dining on a budget, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: 828.295.3651

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?