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Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant & Catering Service

8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
+1 828-295-3651
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (76 reviews)
“hush puppies” (62 reviews)
“baked beans” (32 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
$$ - $$$
8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051
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11 - 20 of 558 reviews

Reviewed 23 May 2017

We were recommended to try this restaurant and found the food to be very good and it was accompanied by live music. Staff excellent with good services

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

I spent many days here during my time at ASU nearly 30 years ago and the quality and service have not changed. I had lunch here on a Friday - not too crowded. The chopped pork plate with Carolina vinegar-based hot sauce is a staple....More

Thank John E
Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on the recommendation of a friend. It was ok, not the best tasting ribs, but quite lean and tender. It's very casual with picnic tables and benches.

Thank DebbieAdkins
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This was our first visit to this restaurant. The BBQ was good. I had the pulled pork and my husband had the brisket which I thought was a little dry. The sides were very good. You will get a lot of food so keep that...More

Thank kmmusart22
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Woodlands had been tradition for years. We had the brisket tray and the woodlands super burrito. Excellent! Always have leftovers!

Thank jck1376
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed a couple of meals at Woodlands. The BBQ ribs were the best I've had not cooked on my own grill. They were full size spare ribs, smokey and juicy, with a real smoke flavor the chain BBQ joints have given...More

Thank John G. V
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great barbecue and really varied menu. Hushpuppies, order them for an appetizer and as a side. Trust me, you'll be happy. Pork and beef brisket BBQ, sliced or chopped. Too many choices!

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Late lunch about 2:30. Place was still crowded. Service took a little while. The food was great. We all had the chopped pork,collards, and regular slaw, plus one more side and either cornbread or hush puppies. Bought some to go for a second helping at...More

Thank Igocrazy
Reviewed 29 March 2017

While on a trip the wife and I stopped here for lunch, Service was good and place was clean. We both got bbq and ribs. Much better than we expected. Would stop here again.

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

We went there for lunch. Food is great. Great service. Staff is very friendly. Beer is cold. Great location. Highly recommended!

Thank David M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$18
Mexican, American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8304 Valley Blvd, Blowing Rock, NC 28605-9051 (Formerly Woodlands Barbecue and Pickin Parlor)
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Blowing Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-295-3651
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Located just minutes South of the Blue Ridge Parkway on Highway 321 Bypass in Blowing Rock, NC, Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant specializes in North Carolina Barbeque Pork and Ribs, great food, nightly entertainment and catering. Our Restaurant’s Menu features barbeque beef, pork, chicken and ribs plus home style Mexican food. Family oriented with a rustic atmosphere. We cater to bus tours.
Dine In - Take out - Catering Service
Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant is one of North Carolina’s best Barbeque Restaurants.
Our Menu features barbecue beef, pork, chicken and ribs. Home style Mexican food. Plus large selection of everyone’s favorite appetizers, sandwiches and desserts.
Live nightly entertainment. Dine and listen to some of the best local musicians.
Bar Lounge has all ABC permits and a wide screen TV.
Our Catering specializes in Barbecue and Pig-Pickin’s for parties large and small. The catering staff arrives with your main course still smoking over hot hickory coals. Then your pork is chopped just minutes before serving it to your guests along with all the fixin’s.
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