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Bar-B-Que Wagon

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610 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713-8097
+1 828-488-9521
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (19 reviews)
“chopped pork” (9 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
610 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713-8097
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

I hope that this is not what North Carolina should be, because it was surely lacking. The chicken seemed to be simply baked and then had sauce thrown on it, There pork was tasteless and the sides were worse. I was extremely disappointed.

Thank jeoiwo
Reviewed October 25, 2017

My wife & I stopped here for dinner. Nice setting with tables along the Tuck River. It was too cold to sit outside but a great place to eat on warm days & nights. I had the combo pulled pork/half slab of ribs that was...More

1  Thank Ron W
Reviewed October 25, 2017

We stopped here after getting sorta' shut out at an in town (across from the GSMR) restaurant after the Nantahala rail trip. Glad we did. They serve you piles of super food, super tasty. Absolutely nothing fancy about it, but clean, friendly, and wonderful food....More

2  Thank Tony B
Reviewed October 22, 2017

They were not busy and the people working there were friendly. All 3 of us got a different plate. My husband got ribs and pulled(chopped pork), I got a chopped pork sandwich and loaded french fries, and my son got chicken strips. There was a...More

2  Thank labtechsupreme64
Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

The price was great considering how much meat they give you on your sandwich. They have great sauces. The potato salad was the bomb, just like grandma fixed. The service was quick and friendly. No complaints just full happy bellies.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed September 9, 2017 via mobile

My family and I are currently evacuating from Darien, GA due to Hurricane Irma. We are staying a little outside of Bryson City, and decided to eat here! All the people we've met so far have been super helpful and nice! The barbecue was great...More

Thank krmartin25
Reviewed August 27, 2017

The BBQ is very good. I ordered vegetables and slaw with my BBQ plate, everything was delicious. The plate comes with a lot of food for the money. The food was good enough that I took home leftovers for later.

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

The BBQ was good, not great. The place is a bit run down and it was $23 for two small plates. Better value & better food can be found elsewhere. Will NOT return on our next visit.

Thank SimpleCountryGirl1
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We took our meal to go for a picnic at Deep Creek. The barbeque was good and so were the sides(slaw, baked beans, potato salad and fries). My son also ordered some ribs that he said were very good.

Thank wwilks
Reviewed July 28, 2017

We stopped in for lunch after a ride on the Great Smoky Mountain Railroad. After ordering at the counter, we found a table. The food took a little while to come out, but we were happy with the results. The BBQ is solid, the slaw...More

Thank Michael W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 7:30 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 610 Main St, Bryson City, NC 28713-8097
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Bryson City
  • Phone Number: +1 828-488-9521
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