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Smokey's Smoke House - CLOSED

4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
+1 828-898-6777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
4 Sep 2014
19 Aug 2014
“Average Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
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Reviewed 5 September 2014

This building has been around for years and has always operated as one barbecue place or another. However, the "Smokey's" incarnation has been closed for some time

Thank Live2SkiVA
Reviewed 20 August 2014

The wait staff was very good. Our waitress checked on us frequently. The food was average. I had the brisket and it was dry. My son and daughter said their food was good. The setting reminded me of being in a New England town, sitting...More

Thank LynnaeWhite
Reviewed 21 May 2014

Just changed owners the week we were there, they had only been open for 5 days... The barbecue was wonderful, with your choice of sauces - everything from chipotle to tomato based to mustard based. Tried all of them and still couldn't decide which was...More

2  Thank Darlene B
Reviewed 26 February 2014

I recently tried out Smokey's for the first time after a weekend of skiing with a group of friends. We all venture to Banner Elk frequently and have eaten at this restaurant in the past when it was not Smokey's. I have to say that...More

Thank m_jessica76
Reviewed 18 February 2014

Great food with nice service. No frills but all homemade. Keeping it simple but simple is good when it is done right. You can't beat the price either.

1  Thank Truthfultraveler1
Reviewed 17 February 2014

My family and I ate there this weekend and MAN! was that some good food! I spoke to the manager about a few of the reviews I read prior to going to eat about the location being out of food. He replied in a nice...More

Thank Mike s
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We have eaten at all three versions of this restaurant (Pappys Frontier and Smokey's). Although the food was good, there were a few issues. My wife and I ordered the brisket sandwich. She had mac and cheese and collards. The collards were really good but...More

Thank James H
Reviewed 12 January 2014

We ate there in January 2014 the sign out front still said Frontier, but all the things inside said Smokey, so must have changed hands. The food was very good, good portions, we tried the pork and brisket at our table and everyone like what...More

Thank pjfine
Reviewed 3 January 2014

I dropped by because our family was hungry for BBQ; absolutely the best pulled pork I have ever had. Kids didn't like the mac n cheese though because they said it was spicy, but the baked beans and southern cole slaw were awesome!

Thank fypm1
Reviewed 31 December 2013

We have been to this restaurant 2 other times in the past and enjoyed our dinner even though we noticed several negative reviews. We went last evening as we were in the mood for Ribs. WHAT AN EXPERIENCE! I think we were lucky the last...More

Thank Carl R
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-6777
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