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Rib Country

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2121 US Hwy 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906
(828) 837-4444
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat - Sun 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Orlando, Florida
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My brother and I eat at this restaurant most every time we travel to North Carolina to his summer home in Andrews. We travel there about every other month. The food at Rib Country is consistently great. My brother raves about this restaurant to everyone he meets and tells them that this restaurant has the best ribs he has ever... More 

Thank paul32819
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It's an ok place. Although it was good, The BBQ didn't have the smoky taste we thought it would. The brisket was perfectly cooked, just lacked a good seasoning! My husband had the ribs, and said they were decent, yet lacked seasoning as well. Very cute, and southern, decor !! Souvenirs very expensive.

Thank Wifey78
Myrtle Beach
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I stopped in there for a late lunch on one of our three days staying in Murphy. I had the pulled pork and my husband had ribs. They were both awesome with a perfect smokey taste. The ribs were so tender you didn't even need to cut them with a knife. On our way out we bought... More 

Thank MASMyrtleBeach
Brandon, Florida
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327 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

While not epic, the ribs are very good. Enjoyed the brisket lunch plate. Portions were good size for the price. Service is good. We stopped for a quick lunch with the grandkids who enjoyed coloring and drawing on the paper bag place mats.

Thank james628
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was in the area, and heard about this restaurant and dropped by.. Great food and service.. definite add to the not so regular places..

Thank Greg M
Albemarle, North Carolina
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The atmosphere was great. The smoked turkey I had was wonderful. I will definitely go back and I will get the turkey again.

Thank Carolyn M
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a chain BBQ place. Everything that we ordered was good. I had the ribs. We had a large party so there was a good variety on the table and nobody complained. It wasn't the best BBQ I've ever had but i would go back.

Thank MountainGulli
Eden, North Carolina
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We used to stop here when we traveled through this part of NC while returning from visiting family in Atlanta. We no longer have family there, but while staying in Maggie Valley, NC we remembered how great the food was at Rib Country. We drove about an hour and a half - and the food was just as good as... More 

Thank Les H
Blue Ridge, Georgia
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56 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived a little after 5 p.m. on a Saturday night after rafting the Nantahala, Fortunately it has a very casual atmosphere. This was our first time eating at any of the Rib Country restaurants. It was busy, but not too crowded so we were seated quickly. We all enjoyed our entrees of steak, pulled pork sandwiches, chicken tenders, and... More 

Thank Nancy S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant for several years with trying their baby back ribs because I was a BBQ snob. I love Jim's Smokin' Q in Blairsville, GA, and we would scour SE Tenn. , SW NC and northern GA for BBQ. Adel, GA has a great place too, but I have to say the this place has some of... More 

Thank Thomas M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2121 US Hwy 64 West, Murphy, NC 28906
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Murphy
  • Phone Number: (828) 837-4444

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