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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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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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116 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Without a doubt, Woodlands has the best chicken wings I have ever tasted. We have been going to Woodlands for over 30 years, and it never disappoints. Everything they serve is delicious, but you must try the wings, even for an appetizer. Keep in mind when ordering, though, that each wing is a full wing wth both pieces! They a... More 

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Thank Meg250
Leesburg, Georgia
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just visited the local BBQ restaurant....It was an awesome experience, Great BBQ, burgers and more. Make sure to save room for the Fried Apple Sticks, they are to die for.

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Thank dms0578
Salisbury, North Carolina
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We absolutely loved this place. Would eat in the bar, the bartenders were like friends. They had the best ribs in the universe, but then they changed and instead of baby back ribs started serving short fat filled ribs. We told the manager but he insisted that they had changed them at a request. Tried it once in the last... More 

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Thank THEKEIRNS
Charlotte, North Carolina
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Always find a way to stop here when in town for lunch. Good food for a good price. Never leave hungry. If you enjoy true BBQ then give this place a try.

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Thank samuelmckinzie
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was our first time at this little but comfort restaurant. Ones you open the door friendly atmosphere. Jennifer was our waitress and she did excellent. She took her time to explain the menu and her recommendation was perfect . Make sure to tip her well. Food "OMG" the BEST amazing tasty!!! I totally recommend this place to anybody that... More 

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St. Augustine, Florida
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6 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great BBQ! We came to Woodlands with a large group (10 people) so everyone had something different to eat, from the Brisket to the pulled pork. Portions are plentiful, event the kids half chicken finger basket (3 large fingers) was delicious. The staff was very nice and accommodating. They had live bluegrass duet playing during our meal which was great.... More 

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Haw River, North Carolina
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Best brisket I have ever had. The service is always good. I highly recommend you get there a little early as they always stay busy. I have never had to wait and I would but just to be safe, go early. The brisket tray and brisket plate are my recommendations. I even bought two bottles of sauce, one hot and... More 

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Thank Furgie1
Morganton, North Carolina
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79 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Rustic, wood picnic-like tables with benches. Plastic ware and disposable plates. Fresh ribs that fall off the bone. Good service. Menu reminds the customer not to be in a rush, because the grilled items are fresh. Can't give this popular place a 5. Inspection rating of 90 calls sanitation into question.

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Thank CindyCookRN
Omaha, Nebraska
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216 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

We stop here every time we're in the area, and the chopped pork is as good today as it was in 1988! Hush puppies and sweet tea round it out to be a family favorite!

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Thank Marionfive
NC
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37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Woodlands has the best BBQ in the area. It is a wonderfully busy place with lots of fun noise and cool ambience. The food is down home food BBQ southern cooking!

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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
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups
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?