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Black Bear BBQ

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$5 - $25
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American, Barbecue
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had traveled from PA to visit Family. Some of the Family and I decided to go for a joy ride around Asheville. My cousin wanted to stop some where to eat, he drove into this little shopping center and there was Black Bear BBQ....More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed February 8, 2020 via mobile

After 3 visits, I won’t return. 1st visit: a small roach crawled over our salt shaker, we just got up and left mid meal. 2nd visit: “brat night” which includes a 2 1/2in brat. It was a joke for $10. 3rd visit: the absolute worst...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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321autumnb, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Laura, thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your various experiences however I am compelled to discredit some of these assertions because they are simply untrue. And because I recall our interaction regarding your dissatisfaction with the amount of chicken on your...More

Reviewed February 1, 2020

I asked the concierge at my hotel where the best BBQ in Asheville was. She sent me to Black Bear BBQ. Excellent choice. My only regret was that I didn't have time to eat there more than once. I had the pulled pork with a...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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321autumnb, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Thank you for taking the time to share! We are glad you found us and had a positive experience and we made your visit to Asheville more enjoyable!

Reviewed November 8, 2019 via mobile

Asheville has lots of choices for barbecue. Black Bear ranks among the best. The chicken was really moist; the brisket delicious. Portions are not overwhelmingly large, but everything is delicious and made with fresh ingredients. Keep an eye on the specials. On our recent visit...More

Date of visit: November 2019
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321autumnb, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded February 11, 2020

Thank you for your review. We are glad you found us and also appreciate some of the out-of-the-ordinary things we are doing over here. We love BBQ but also enjoy thinking outside of the box when it comes to creating delicious food.

Reviewed October 4, 2019 via mobile

... pulled pork and sides , amazing ! The meat was very tender and smokey. Sauces on the side a good idea, the spicey is so good . The potato salad was fabulous and the collard greens were done so well still fresh flavor and...More

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed August 29, 2019 via mobile

Stumbled upon this place by accident and decided to give it a try. I’m picky about BBQ and it’s not my favorite food but this bbq was nearly the best I’ve ever had. Several menu options to choose from and very reasonably priced. The Mac...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Autumn P, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

Thank you for taking a chance and giving us a try! Glad you enjoyed our product! We know BBQ is a very subjective style of cuisine and everyone has their preferences, so it is always nice when we are able to satisfy! We look forward...More

Reviewed August 15, 2019 via mobile

So I was kinda skeptical ain’t gonna lie, but I walked in and ordered the pulled bbq plate with two sides and sat down and within minutes my food arrived. They have several sauces to choose from and the bbq was phenomenal and the coleslaw...More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Autumn P, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded September 10, 2019

Thank you for stopping in and trying us out! Glad you had a positive experience and appreciate you taking the time to share!

Reviewed June 26, 2019

Quite by accident, we had lunch at the Black Bear Bar-B-Que and were very pleasantly surprised. The blackboard menu consists mainly of bar-b-que dishes and sides. I got a pulled pork sandwich with cole slaw and my husband got a half rack of ribs with...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Autumn P, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

Thank you for stopping in and checking us out! Glad you enjoyed our spot!

Reviewed June 15, 2019

I have always been a fan of Moe's. I even mentioned them saying I was going to give them a try, but so far Moe's was our favorite. She said black bear is better. I got a rack of ribs, their broccoli casserole, some of...More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Autumn P, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

Thank you for giving us a try and the great feedback. I'm not really sure what to say about the portions. Every dinner plate comes with more than a pound of food on it and range from $7.95(smoked sausage) - $13.95 (1/2 rack of ribs)....More

Reviewed May 15, 2019 via mobile

Great BBQ! Many options to satisfy the whole family. We had a wonderful lunch and took home some amazing jerky for a snack later. We

Date of visit: May 2019
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Autumn P, Owner at Black Bear BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded June 27, 2019

Thank you! We definitely wanted to create a menu and space where there is something for everyone!

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