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Countryside BBQ

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2070 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-4822
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:30 am - 9:00 pm
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Hickory, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some times the BBQ is good and other times I know they give me leftovers and BBQ that needs to be thrown out. Yesterday I went to the to go entrance and the girl with long hair in a pony tail took my order. She has no customer service skills. She got my order wrong and then looked at me... More 

Thank TamTom2016
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Everything was good. Chopped BBQ would probably been better at lunch. Arrived mid afternoon. The brisket was good and the sides were very good. No sliced BBQ, just chopped. I personally like sliced better than chopped. ( Pork). Service was good, again mid afternoon visit.

Thank Rod L
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would highly recommend the chopped bbq. So delicious. I wish i could recommend more there, but i can't seem to stop ordering the same thing each time. Excellent hushpuppies.

2 Thank Bill S
Fort Mitchell, Kentucky
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Countryside is a great place to bring your family for an affordable and delicious meal. While the restaurant may be lacking a little in atmosphere, the surroundings are what you might expect. The servers were very helpful and the pulled pork was very good. The portions were large. If I am ever in Marion again I will stop in to... More 

Thank Lisa M
Chesterfield, Virginia
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92 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the sliced brisket with white slaw. The meat was smoked perfect and tender.The slaw one of best I've ever had. Lunch for 2 under $20 . Had water no drinks.

Thank Tom O
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71 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at Countryside BBQ for a sandwich after taking our puppy up to hike at Mt. Mitchell. We had to take our chopped sandwiches and sweet tea to go, because the dog was in the car and there is no outdoor seating. But the sandwiches, slaw and tea were very good. Really enjoyed the slaw and BBQ sauce. Next... More 

Thank lperonto
Marion, North Carolina
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Good barbecue but they also have a variety of other foods. Staff is friendly. They also have a good buffet breakfast on Saturday.

1 Thank jacquelined483
Los Angeles, California
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

Countryside BBQ is not a BBQ place. In my opinion this is a poor quality restaurant that serves boil-in-bag food. There's no on-site smoking which leads me to believe they steam their meats and add liquid smoke. The very nice server recommended the bone-in ham steak. I got 2 thin extremely salty pieces of sub-par ham, macaroni & cheese that... More 

1 Thank jvanolphen
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

It's ok sometimes. They have their moments. We order to go from here occasionally for work. 3 out of 5 times we've ordered they have messed our orders up and left things out. The food is ok. The breakfast is about the best. But it's only on Fridays during the week so we find ourselves waiting until Friday to order... More 

1 Thank Amy R
Knoxville, Tennessee
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

This year on the way to the beach we made it a point to stop here , because it was very good last year . We had BBQ before we left home so we ordered other foods . I ordered the fish (flounder) and chips , the fish was not cooked crispy and had a really strong taste . The... More 

Thank JUDY H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
American, Barbecue
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 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
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
6:30 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2070 Rutherford Rd, Marion, NC 28752-4822
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: 828-652-4885

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