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Bar-B-Que Wagon

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610 Main Street, Bryson City, NC 28713
828-488-9521
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Takeout

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  • 46
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 22
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Friendly staff, clean restaurant

I had never been to this restaurant and wanted to try it. The staff were very friendly and explained how the BBQ is still cooked over charcoal (no liquid smoke,etc). The beef BBQ sandwich was very good. My chicken breast fell off the bone, but was dry. It needed lots of sauce to be palatable. I'd... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 29, 2015
Linda T
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

My family stopped here for BBQ and we are happy we did...excellent BBQ food...the fried okra was amazing! They are very Friendly too!

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Thank MEshell88
Gibsonville, North Carolina
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44 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

We stopped at the Bar-B-Que Wagon while on a trip to Bryson. But the look and feel were far better than the BBQ unfortunately. After visiting hundreds of BBQ joints, this was about the worst BBQ I have had. Hopefully, it was just a bad day in the kitchen. Since this is a BBQ restaurant per the signage, my rating... More 

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Thank Chris K
Asheville, North Carolina
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Good food. Great price. Friendly staff. Nice outside seating. Carolina style chopped bbq priced for locals.

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Thank Chad F
Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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45 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015 via mobile

I had never been to this restaurant and wanted to try it. The staff were very friendly and explained how the BBQ is still cooked over charcoal (no liquid smoke,etc). The beef BBQ sandwich was very good. My chicken breast fell off the bone, but was dry. It needed lots of sauce to be palatable. I'd go back to give... More 

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Thank Linda T
Bryson City, North Carolina
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Decent Bar-B-Que and fixins! Try the Fry Bread - it's excellent! Service is fast and friendly. Many different types of sauces. Nice small dining room.

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Thank JaeAndKim
Saint Augustine, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We love this place, but the hours advertise as open on Sundays!!! It's closed. We were very disappointed because we enjoy eating here every year. Please change your hours on your website so people like us won't drive 2 hour away. Scrry we missed out this year.

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Thank jess12334599
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

No matter what you order you can't go wrong every visited to area we have to eat here at least twice

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Thank Heidi B
Wellington, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Never had a bbq restaurant serve shredded pok as a pulled pork platter. Pretty disappointing. Staff was really pleasant.

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Thank GordonDemary
Palm Bay, Florida
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

What a great place. Super friendly people working there and the food was mouth watering. Would I go back? In a heartbeat!!

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Thank priznrn
Lancaster, South Carolina
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

We had just got done hiking at the road to nowhere and stopped in to grab something to eat. The bbq was so good. The staff was very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Cooperthree

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 610 Main Street, Bryson City, NC 28713
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: 828-488-9521

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, American

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 8:00 pm

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