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Smokey Mountain Barbecue

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1008 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694-9729
+1 336-246-6818
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been here before and you would not know it from the front but there is a drive thru... just pull in and keep driving to the back and you will find a large menu board, plave your order and drive to the window. I was hankering for bbq so I ordered the pulled pork dinner with 2 sides - bakef... More 

Thank Glenn O
Monroe, North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 20, 2017

Where there is a line to get in, the food must be good! We waited in a fast moving line, looking over a menu with a very large selection for food. Everything from seafood to chicken and BBQ. I finally decided on the BBQ sandwich combo. Came with a few awesome hush puppies! I had baked beans and added an... More 

Thank Sherry B
West Jefferson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

You go through a serving line to get your food, but it is a little quicker than table service and although you can tip, tips are generally less than waiter service. The BBQ is lean, the best I have ever had, but they have a wide menu including Brunswick stew (which you can get as a side) and fried chicken.... More 

Thank jjjjjgambill
Islamorada, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 21, 2017

My dad loved this place...It was not my fav, but we had to go twice because my father loved the old salty smokey ham. There are a variety of items to chose from other than BarBQue...a lot of locals eat here as well.....

Thank Cathy j
west jefferson
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

Everything seemed sweet and meat was smokey tasting. I don't care for the smoke flavor but can tolerate it to an extent, this was too much. Service was ok. I will not be going back.

Thank mrgmsg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Great place to eat. lots of variety and very reasonable prices. The folks where very welcoming. Would recommend.

Thank Mary D
Roanoke, Virginia
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24 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Went there to get a country ham (the owners also run (A.B. Vannoy Ham House) and stayed for lunch. Good to very good pulled pork with Lexington style sauce on the table, white slaw and hush puppies. The owners are super nice; buya beautiful air cured country ham while you are there!

Thank ChrisfromRoanokeVA
Sherrills Ford, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Everything you need for a good hot meal with flavor. Hush puppies are sweet, pork is smoky good and yummy Mac n cheese. Quick service and nice homey atmosphere. 🐷

Thank April N
Durham, North Carolina
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97 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

We were in town to visit family for Thanksgiving. We wanted to eat at the Vista Inn, but the drive was a bit far and it was getting dark, so we decided to eat at the closest place that had cars parked outside. The service was good, we got our food quickly enough. I had a half rack of ribs... More 

Thank Philly-In-Durham
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

Straight shooting country food served in casual setting...meats and vegetables, hush puppies. No pretense or silly gimmicks. Good hearty food, efficient service (especially friendly if you are a local), honest pricing. This is what a southern bbq place is supposed to be like.

Thank travelmansam

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 9:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1008 S Jefferson Ave, West Jefferson, NC 28694-9729
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-246-6818

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