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Dusty's Meat Market

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493 Dillard Road, Highlands, NC
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Tampa, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Love this place! Order ahead for a southern tomatoe pie made from scratch! Along with tasty bakery treats and sandwiches. Take out and bring home to enjoy. Fabulous and friendly! You must stop in. You will be back!

Thank Judieelizabeth
Highlands, North Carolina
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Simply put, this store is a well kept secret and local treasure. Don't be put off by the outside or the lack of order in the staging of foods in the narrow aisles. Take a slow and thoughtful walk through the store as there is so much to discover here. Tomato pie. Blueberry muffins. Dusty's biscuits. Excellent meats and fish.... More 

Thank Rich781948
Alexandria, Virginia
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40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must grab when we are in Highlands. We even take them home for tailgating. They are back in the deli counter and so with the trip!

Thank HavePileWillTravel
West Palm Beach, Florida
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

A longstanding establishment with delicious meat cut to order--we shop here several times a week when we are in town!

Thank Sue F
Denver, North Carolina
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

Don't miss buying some of Dusty's bacon - the very best!! The store also has a lot of specialty items!!

Thank NorthCarolinaPeople
Gainesville, Georgia
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78 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

This is the perfect place to stop in and gather up some special goodies - either to enjoy on a stay or take home! Great selection of cut to order meats, as well as appetizers, specialty frozen meals, plus a great bakery hidden in the back. Fairly pricey but worth it!

Thank SoBelle27
Atlanta, Georgia
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50 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

"Don't judge a book by its cover" describes Dusty's perfectly. Housed in what could have been an old gas station store, they offer a great selection of gourmet food products and fresh meats. The reason I go is for the deli in the back. All types of sandwiches, wraps and salads. If you are lucky, the special will be tomato... More 

Thank M H
Lutz FL
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117 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

Our son came into town to help us do a few things around our place, Norton Creek Lodge, Highlands. He expressed how much he liked Dusty's ribeye..cut to order. It had been years since we last were there. Lots has changed and some (cut to order) had not. We still had sticker shock but oh my was it ever delicious... More 

Thank TravelTampaHgl
Schriever, Louisiana
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46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

The non-descript small storefront conceals all types of delightful seasonings, pastries, jellies, frozen or ready-to-eat delights, beautiful cuts of meat and great friendly people. They also have a great selection of lunch options. Can find just about anything here, don't pass it by!

Thank Debbie K
Greenville, South Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016

the people were very sweet here but our icecream sandwicheswere freezer stale and our beers were expired.

Thank amschulte82

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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating
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Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Dillard Road, Highlands, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: 8285262762
This is a grocery store/fresh meat market. In the back they will cut you fresh steaks, chicken, veal, whatever. They also have a deli that has the most amazing homemade soups( I recommend the lobster bisque) and sundried tomato bread. Fresh salads and a ton of homemade goodies in the freezer section. Do not miss this place!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?