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Old Hampton Store and BBQ

77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
+1 828-733-5213
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good31%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“baked beans” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (16 reviews)
“bbq sandwich” (11 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had dinner here this past weekend. We were pleasantly surprised with wonderful food, wine and live music. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening.

Thank kevinjahearn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came across their sign on RT221 and decided to seek them out. What a wonderful surprise! The pulled pork is the best, as is the potato salad. Lots of southern style menu items. Everything is home made, even their 3 different BBQ sauces. Oh,,,,...More

Thank Vince B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The location makes it a perfect stop after a visit to Grandfather Mountain. We came in for lunch. They had live Bluegrass music. That was a nice surprise. Lunch was great. We had pulled pork, smoked turkey, green beans, mac-n-cheese. Everything was delicious. My husband...More

Thank asmith6688
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We loved it and cant wait to go back. Food was great, good service, live music, nostalgic. My 14 and 10 yr old loved it too. Best mac n cheese, great chicken salad and both kids had bbq sandwich. The bread is local and delicious!!

Thank elynns75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting place. Good down home cooking and tasty sandwiches. Most days, there is live music. Food is good, hot, and fresh.

Thank Paul P
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Menu is limited but if everything is as good as what we had, it doesn't matter. You order at the counter and they bring you your food. House salad was excellent (available with meat topping), delicious home-baked roll was a great addition. Pulled pork BBQ...More

Thank Jim R
Reviewed 12 July 2017

We were here for lunch--missed the evening music--over the July 4th holiday stretched weekend. The grilled cheese sandwich with a hard cider was just right as was the fried okra and the cobbler. One orders deli style and the waiter brings dishes to the table....More

Thank Gouvernail
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Went for supper after hiking Linville falls. Best hushpuppies ever! We got plates with BBQ or chicken. Large and sharable. Green beans and Mac were great. Came with sour dough bread or cornbread. They sold desserts...we chose quick ones....brownie, cookies. Loved eating front porch style....More

Thank Beverly S
Reviewed 10 July 2017

The Old Hampton Store is just off the main 221 hwy. across from the Pixie Motel on Ruffin St. Besides great food you often find live music most summer days and plenty of old general store type of nick-nacks from candies and honey to many...More

Thank NCMtnhigh
Reviewed 5 July 2017

We stopped here for a BBQ lunch. This is a like an old country store. They were playing live bluegrass while we ate great BBQ and sides like mac and chees, turnips and baked beans. They also had great black berry cobler. They offer other...More

Thank Bradford B
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77Ruffin St, Linville, NC 28646
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Linville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-733-5213
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