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Haywood SmokeHouse

79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
+1 828-456-7275
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (262 reviews)
“baked beans” (75 reviews)
“burnt ends” (25 reviews)
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Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The aroma as you near Haywood Smokehouse is like a siren song, drawing you on irresistibly. It's just a converted home on the outskirts of Waynesville, but for those who love smoke meat, it's like moths to the flame. So good that it's gonna take...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BobKretzu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been by this place a number x and the lock was always full of cars but had never eaten there. My granddaughter said she wanted a barbecue so we stopped and had lunch. The food is excellent and the servings are large. We...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ron H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I were vacationing in the Cherokee mountains this weekend, and we had a taste for BBQ. After doing some surfing on the net...we decided upon Haywood's. We got more than we bargained for. The menu items sounded delectable and to our surprise......More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank K3761FZsabrinam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly, fun, casual, fantastic bbq! Crowded and do not take reservations but worth the wait. Going back tonight

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Yellowfin39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a great place to have BBQ. Not fancy but clean, fast, friendly and good. It was busy for lunch but service is super fast.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 547stanm
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fast, friendly service. Generous portions. Delicious food. Reasonable prices. Clean. I had the brisket, pulled pork, mac n cheese, baked beans. Excellent. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BuckyLucky
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to eat, I eat here at least once a month, I tell everyone that I wouldn't eat any where else for BBQ. I send everyone here. Best BBQ in town.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Barbara C
Reviewed November 7, 2018

Great brisket and friendly staff. Had generous portions. We were there at lunch and the place was busy but we were seated quickly and got our food quick also. We will be back.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Venture55998493530
Reviewed November 6, 2018

I love this restaurant. The decor is so unique and warm. Service is always outstanding. The food is awesome. I especially love their brisket and smoked turkey. Their ribs are pretty darn good too. Lots of different sauces to choose from but their strawberry chipotle...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Vicki L
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

I have been to Haywood Smokehouse numerous times and it never fails two please me. Their macaroni and brisket are to die for. The decor is Rusty and the servers are friendly.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Karen S
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Questions & Answers
July 10, 2018|
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Response from Joe B | Property representative |
No, we do not, but if you have a larger party we do "call ahead seating". You call and let us know 15 minutes before your arrival, and we make accommodations for your party. We also get the food to the tables in record... More
Mary W
May 19, 2017|
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Response from lucybelle80 | Reviewed this property |
They do have website I do know unsure on the gift card part. I'm sure they would be glad to inform you if you was to call them. Sorry I don't know the answer I was only there one time it was delicious.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $18
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 79 Elysinia Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-2000
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-456-7275
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Here at the Haywood Smokehouse we do things the old way, sometimes the hard way to deliver to you a unique and authentic Smokehouse experience.
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