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“Small town country restaurant with great food”
Review of Bar-B-Que Wagon

Bar-B-Que Wagon
Ranked #22 of 56 Restaurants in Bryson City
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner
Reviewed October 4, 2013

Just your typical small town country restaurant, the sandwiches were excellent, and the staff was friendly. A no frills kind of place, you order at the counter, and they call your number when the meal is ready. Bring cash, because they don't take credit cards.

Even though the service is counter style fast food, they do make the rounds of the dining area to make sure you enjoyed your meal and had no issues.

Restaurants like the Bar-B-Que Wagon in Bryson City make traveling fun and interesting. Sure you could complain about things like they serve RC Cola on the fountain, and they don't take credit cards, but when traveling I'll take a place like this over a typical fast food restaurant every time.

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Tasty pulled pork barbecue sandwich with smokey flavored sauce and steak fries. Very good value! Bonus - they serve Royal Crown drinks!

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Reviewed August 28, 2013

Have eaten here several times, mostly on impulse as its a 40-mile round trip from our home in Sylva. Best pork b-b-que in western North Carolina. I like the "gold" sauce but they have a handful of flavors. Decor is what you would expect in rural NC...nothing fancy. Two dining areas PLUS outside covered tables along the river.

PAY ONLY IN CASH. There is an ATM machine just inside the door. Prices are reasonable and food quality exceeds what they charge.

Convenient location. On US19 as you approach Bryson City from Cherokee.

No service to tables...wait for your number and pick-up at counter.

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Reviewed August 5, 2013

We stopped by after a long day at the lake. We were so glad we did as it was recommended by others in our group. We all selected the chopped pork platter, but had various sides. The BBQ was some of the best that I had eaten in some time. The coleslaw was fresh and homemade and the baked beans were hot and full of flavor. The sauces come in squeeze bottles and they have a variety of flavors from mild to hot and spicy, and the gold sauce is delicious if you like a tangy mustard style sauce. It is cash only, but they do offer an atm inside. We will definitely come back to dine again!

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Thank ErinBW
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

You order at the front upon walking in. Cash only so be prepared...they only tell you this after you have ordered like you should have know better. The bill was a tad more than expected, so I asked for a receipt. Annoyed, she handed me the receipt. She had charged for cups of water on top of our seventy dollar order without informing of us. guess we should have expected it also?? Nothing cheap about the prices. The food was tasty, but not the best I have ever had. Attitudes do make a difference. I wouldn't go back for more of the same treatment.

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