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Haywood Smokehouse

403 Haywood Street, Dillsboro, NC 28725
+1 828-631-9797
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brisket” (119 reviews)
“mac and cheese” (30 reviews)
“baked beans” (28 reviews)
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American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
403 Haywood Street, Dillsboro, NC 28725
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our group of 9 spent the day tubing the Tuck, so we were starving and decided to stop at the Haywood Smokehouse. I'm so glad we did, because it was the BEST BBQ ever! They seated us quickly, our waitress was a doll, the service...More

Thank amyloufrombyu
Reviewed 6 days ago

This restaurant was so relaxing .Our church group went and we had plenty of seating. The food was great,

Thank gosnell58
Reviewed 6 days ago

The restaurant has a relaxed atmosphere with the mountain type decor you would expect. The service was fast and friendly even with a fairly large crowd. The food was great, good portions and moderately priced. The only drawback is parking. If you have members of...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable!!!! Only way to describe the food and atmosphere. Absolutely the best BBQ I have ever tasted. The sides and desserts are all homemade and the meat is simply to die for.

Thank Douglass C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The brisket was tender, melt in your mouth. There was an ample choice of sauces from sweet to spicy. Sides included macaroni and cheese, potato salad and coleslaw. What made this restaurant stand out was the food cooked to perfection, service and country home atmosphere....More

Thank 2widows
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely the best BBQ I’ve ever had!! Also ask for the home fries. Which is fried potatoes, peppers, onions with cheese . This item is not listed on the menu. Also service is excellent . If you can’t find a parking place don’t get discouraged...More

Thank Lori J
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. Would definitely recommend. I had the sausage and chicken with Mac and cheese, it was delicious. The chicken was super moist and tender. My husband had the brisket. It was very tender and moist. Will definitely return when we are in...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on referral from a friend...pulled pork, brisket was super moist and fall off the bone baby back ribs. Everyone raved about the baked beans!!! Will certainly be back!

Thank Stacy G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here on a layover from the train. It was fast, delicious, especially the brisket. The wait staff was great! Would eat there again if I am in town.

Thank Stljoe5
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son wanted to try this spot but I was somewhat reluctant. I have had some not so great experiences with brisket outside of Texas. This was different. This was the best brisket I have had since leaving Texas. There was a good char ring...More

Thank jeoiwo
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26 October 2015|
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Response from NorthCarolinaDotti | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so, but after going "out for dinner" in a nearby "city", the wait is nothing!!!!! Worth a wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Outdoor Seating, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 403 Haywood Street, Dillsboro, NC 28725
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Jackson County  >  Dillsboro
  • Phone Number: +1 828-631-9797
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Haywood Smokehouse knows barbecue! We are proud to serve the best Texas-style barbecue outside of Texas. Not a boast, just the truth! Our premium specialty meats; fresh, house-made sausages, house-made sauces and fall-off-the-bone ribs and smoked brisket will have you coming back again and again. Or enjoy our melt-in-your-mouth smoked pork or turkey breast. Our family-friendly place features daily lunch and dinner specials and a Sunday Brunch that will knock your socks off. Too busy? We have take-out and catering too. So grab an ice cold Shiner, sit outside on the deck and enjoy the best of Texas right here in Western North Carolina. Haywood Smokehouse is the Place to Meat!
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