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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.
PRICE RANGE
$8 - $18
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Barbecue
FEATURES
Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent side stop on way home. Was a slight detour off of the interstate but worth it! We had been here on a prior stay In waynesville so we knew how good it was already. Highly recommend making the stop!!!

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

OMG.. the best BBQ in the area. Make sure to stop in and have brisket anything. Delicious! Sweet red sauce is our favorite but plenty others to choose from.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for lunch while visiting the area with my family. Mac & cheese was amazing, As was the brisket, pulled pork and chicken sandwich with baked beans. Everyone was so friendly and restaurant was clean. Highly recommend!

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you like BBQ then you should eat here. If you love BBQ then you MUST eat here. I visited their location in Sylva in October when vacationing there with my wife. I was so impressed that when I was in Waynesville with my daughter...and son-in-law I pushed them into trying it. They have won awards for the BBQ in their restaurant so the bar to impress them is a bit higher. They loved it so much that they broke one of their travel rules and ate here twice. They are looking forward to returning to the area to eat here again. The brisket was perfect on Wednesday night. I think that was the absolute best I have ever had. It was the brisket we all dream about.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2020 via mobile

I looked up my last review of Haywood Smokehouse, it dated back to December of 2017. 3 years later and I actually think it has gotten better. Whenever in Smoky mountains, Haywood is a must. The brisket was outstanding, the burnt outside crust wraps a...very tender and moist inside. can you say cuts with a fork. I cannot rave enough about how delicious this brisket came off this trip. Through this crappy year, this simple little meal reminds you of what good ole bbq is like and we need to support these folks to make sure they keep dishing out the real deal.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 7, 2020

BBQ is one of my favorites but living in east Tennessee / western North Carolina area, it kind of hard to find good BBQ but Haywood nailed it. I found this place by chance, after buying a truck from a local couple I asked where...was a good place to eat, they pointed up the street and said if you like BBQ, give Haywood Smokehouse a try so we did. I wasn't expecting this kind of quality BBQ but it is. It's not just one of their meats that's good, it's all. The brisket is probably my favorite but the pulled pork, chicken, and sausage is right there with it. The sides are all great and make sure to save room for dessert because they have some good choices. Since then I've told several friends about it and now they're also huge fans. If you go during primetime lunch and dinner hours, be prepared to wait a while because it stays packed and there's a reason for that.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed November 21, 2020 via mobile

First time back since COVID and was very satisfied with their protocols.We ate outside,plenty of room,no traffic passing close to the table,individual servings of sauce,felt really safe,oh and the food was great,had the pulled pork,smokey and tasty,loved the beans.Wife enjoyed her brisket.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 20, 2020 via mobile

Ok ok ok! We love BBQ! So we decided to check this smokehouse out. Man, oh man! We asked the waiter for recommendations and he was smart - he asked what we liked and went from there. I told him I like turkey so so...but loved chicken and he said ok - I’ll recommend the turkey and I definitely wanted some ribs. My husband wanted their pulled pork. Well, I have a new found friend in turkey, so moist and delicious. He didn’t steer us wrong. We took a to-go box home only because we couldn’t pass up their banana pudding. We enjoyed it so much we ordered the same dessert as a to-go for later 😍More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed November 17, 2020

While driving thru the Smoky Mtns on vacation, we stopped here for lunch. It was really good! No frills, it isn't fancy but the food is really good. I had the chopped pork sandwich with baked beans and my hubby had the brisket sandwich with...cole slaw. The sweet tea was also really good! The meat was full of flavor (without any sauce!) and the service was great too!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed November 7, 2020

Very casual atmosphere, some outside seating available. You get very generous portions and we had ribs (bones) and brisket and Brunswick stew. All were very good, including the sides.

Date of visit: November 2020
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