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Woodlands Barbecue and Pickin Parlor

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$$ - $$$
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8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
+1 828-295-3651
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Fort Wayne
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57 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was a little disappointing for me... it wasn't so much the paper plates, which leave any meal feeling sort of "less than." Or all the food dumped into the paper plate together. I just didn't think the barbecue was great. It was OK, not what I expected from a traditional NC barbecue. The pine walls, picnic tables and pig... More 

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Thank Connie C
Sanford, North Carolina
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85 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stopped in for lunch on a Sunday afternoon . We ordered wings for starters . The were moist , tender and huge ! We had Jim's sauce on them what a treat . It was around 1:30 in the afternoon . My muffin was long gone . I ordered the Hog barbque, brisket , ribs and wings sides of slaw,... More 

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Thank CFI1985
Pawleys Island, South Carolina
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36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I got to introduce my grandsons to woodlands last week. We had gone to W Jefferson and had time to go in to Boone for a late lunch. Woodlands was our first choice and we all had a big meal. One of the grandsons loves mexican even more than barbecue so he had tacos! We had forgotten that they offrred... More 

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Stanley, North Carolina
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84 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times over the past couple of years. The BBQ is good and they specialize in BBQ and ribs. Several sides available.

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Thank Phil S
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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44 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When we were seated, the gentleman said that the food would take some time. We did not count on a 90 minute wait for our food. We complained twice as all of the tables around us ate food, left restaurant, next customers were seated and also had food. I was told that if we ordered ribs, 90 minutes would be... More 

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Thank Joyce I
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Don't even look at the menu. Just order house or jerk wings. Get the large, ok? You'll hate you didn't. You'll send all your friends here, I promise. OMG!

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Thank Tony R
Poolville, Texas
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78 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in town two nights and ate dinner there both nights. Absolutely delicious BBQ. I had both the chopped pork and the chopped brisket, with several different sides. The hush puppies were great but some fellow dinners said the cornbread was a little dry. I did not enjoy the BBQ slaw but that was the only thing that I... More 

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Thank diveydivey
Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My girls and I visited Woodlands hoping to enjoy a few drinks and an appetizer or two. Since the bar was full, we decided to take a seat in the regular part of the restaurant. Although it was pretty busy, we ordered and received our food within 20 minutes. Two of us had the chopped pork plate, one had a... More 

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1 Thank mayesallie25
Gulf Breeze, Florida, United States
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow... Maybe I'm just a Florida boy and have had false dreams when it comes to North Carolina BBQ. My fiancé and I decided to drive in from Hickory hoping to find the real deal. You know...whole pigs that have bathed in smoke derived from a bed of hickory coals all night. Pork that was tender, juicy, with hickory notes... More 

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2 Thank Nathan H
Charlotte, North Carolina
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116 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Highly recommend for great NC BBQ. They have pulled pork, sliced pork, turkey, chicken etc. Servings are generous. Typical dinner includes choice of meat and three sides. It's crowded on weekends, but worth the wait.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Barbecue
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 21:00
Monday
11:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3651

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