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McKethan Brothers Barbecue

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1475 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7883
+1 828-265-2828
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sumter, South Carolina
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our visit to this restaurant was entirely positive and we will definitely return if we're ever in the area again! We felt the prices were appropriate. The servings were generous. The server was polite, welcoming and helpful. They have a great, varied menu. The restaurant is clean and pleasant (even though you've got to talk over the sports on TVs... More 

Thank Robertmsnz
Gold Hill, North Carolina
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110 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We ate here and were surprised we had to pay extra for hush puppies to go with the meal, who does that? The ribs were tough, had to use a knife to separate them, the baked beans had an unusual flavor, not to my liking and the portions were small

Thank Deborah M
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My daughter and I stopped in on our return home for vacation about 12:30 pm Sunday. I had never sample the beef brisket, so it was time. It was delicious, especially with the addition of their spicy BBQ sauce. The sides were baked beans and Cole slaw. Both were good, but BOTH were a little too salty for my tastes.

Thank Beacham M
Charlotte, NC
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407 reviews
270 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had not been here since the change in name and ownership...pleased to see the quality and service continue. I was a bit disappointed that they were out of brisket however the pulled pork tray was very tasty. Piled high pulled pork, several BBQ sauces on the table to try, a small but very sufficient dish of slaw and my... More 

Thank MGordonCharlotte_NC
Pilot Mountain, North Carolina
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a 15 to 20 minute wait time. Nice table but a bit sticky...Excellent waiter. Barbecue excellent. Sauces very good. Corn on the cob was very small. Overall I would definitely come back for the barbecue. 3 round hush puppies. Ordered then a side and you got 6 hush puppies. Will return next time I am in town. LOVED... More 

Thank mamboman38
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Driving through the rental car parking lot was a bit awkward! Salad bar was down, no brisket and couldn't substitute the chicken for sausage on the combo. BUT, besides that, the food was pretty good. Would go back, just would hope all food items on the menu were available the next time.

Thank Louco1999
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved this bbq place. We had the baby back ribs and brisket platters with cornbread and hushpuppies. As sides we had the fried okra, corn, Mac n cheese and Coleslaw. The ribs and brisket where booming with taste. Nicely seasoned and not too salt or dripping in sauce. Both loved the fried okra but didn't care too much for... More 

Thank Mushycat v
Dunnellon, Florida
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped by McKethan Brothers Barbeque for an early dinner on Memorial Day. Most of us remember Bandanas BBQ at this same site, until the owners decided to retire. The place wasn't overly busy when we first arrived, but all the booths were taken near the walls. We had to be seated at a table in the middle of the floor,... More 

Thank 933djm
Emerald Isle, North Carolina
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77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just didn't match up with Pedaling Pig. The half pound chicken was smaller, a bit more dry but had three great sauces. The sides were ordinary. Bard to get to location maybe a problem also. It was ok and was suitable, but not close to Pedaling.

1 Thank electrick2016
Katy, Texas
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found McKeathan's tonight and all enjoyed our meal. Lovely atmosphere and food was great! Would recommend the hush puppies and fried okra.

Thank Ashley H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$8 - $25
Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Delivery
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7883
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-265-2828
McKethan Brothers Barbecue was founded in May of 2015. We specialize in high quality barbecue, smoked meats, fresh house made sides, and southern desserts. We have a top-notch salad bar with home made salad dressings, domestic and local craft beers and wine. We provide an inviting atmosphere, and wonderful service. Can accommodate large groups.

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