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Wicked Smoke Bbq - CLOSED

104 W Union St, Morganton, NC 28655-3460
+1 828-475-7499
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good18%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“smoked turkey” (4 reviews)
“cheese grits” (8 reviews)
“brisket” (9 reviews)
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104 W Union St, Morganton, NC 28655-3460
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

The inclusion of cheese grits on the menu got me here (and they were peppery and wonderful!), but the pulled pork will be bringing me back. The meat is smoky and flavorful enough to eat your sandwich without any sauce, but the sauce was too...More

Thank DrThwing
Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

The BBQ was outstanding! The sides were all first rate quality, home made and made from scratch! The salad was fresh organic and had quality ingredients including dried cherries and nuts. The smoked chicken special was so flavorful it needed no sauce! You have to...More

Thank Mat T
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Small family owned 5 star BBQ in the heart of a charming southern town. If you are traveling along Highway 40 near Asheville, NC, and want a meal that is authentic and entirely home made, this is the place to stop... and with ample, free...More

Thank Linda W
Reviewed July 31, 2017

Morganton, NC has survived maybe even thrived where other western North Carolina towns cratered after furniture production moved off shore. It has a number of BBQ restaurants many with a long history but until now none worth revisiting. Wicked Smoke broke that chain being the...More

Thank Frank L
Reviewed July 4, 2017 via mobile

Drove part of the Blue Ridge from Asheville to Charlotte and made the decision to stop to lunch. Simple spot with no frills and great food. Mac and cheese is penne pasta and tasty, but not traditional. Smoked corn was on special and was definitely...More

Thank lnmoschella
Reviewed June 25, 2017

Got the lunch platter so it was a sample of brisket, pork, chicken, and turkey. With a side of what they called fries. Well all of the meats where very bland and watery. The fries where tiny cut, not full cooked, and way over seasoned....More

Thank Matthew W
Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Once is enough. The barbecue was mediocre. The chicken the same. Service was slow . The salad dressing was obviously, low quality bottled. Grand finale was the ant crawling across my husband's plate.

1  Thank bnbpen
Reviewed June 2, 2017

Pleasant ambiance, food is good though not the best. BBQ sandwich tasty if you get the right sauce combination. Wife found the iced tea too weak. Nice people.

Thank tulieguy
Reviewed May 1, 2017

I was surprised to see this get such high ratings. We were there this past December and found the service slow, the food poor and an all around disappointment. When you have a group of 9, and only plan to eat out a couple of...More

Thank Elizabeth E
Reviewed April 29, 2017

Just traveling through on our road trip. Stopped in this little town as it was lunch time and I saw the Court House. Told my husband there would probably be a little restaurant in the square around that pretty Court House. This is a great...More

Thank Lynda C
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 104 W Union St, Morganton, NC 28655-3460
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Morganton
  • Phone Number: +1 828-475-7499
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