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Duncan's Bar-B-Que - CLOSED

461 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good14%
  • Average14%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible24%
11 Dec 2015
“Laid back, loved it.”
25 Aug 2015
“Yummy!!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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American, Barbecue
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461 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC
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Reviewed 12 December 2015

This is a go in from the sidewalk kind of place, and man, is the Bar-B-Que good. I have smelled it cooking all over this tiny town every time I go, but this was my first time tasting it, and i loved it. Just spicy...More

1  Thank binjammin
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Delicious Bar-B-Q can be found here at Duncan's. We have eaten here the past 3 times we have traveled through Chimney Rock. The food is consistently delicious. Highly recommend Duncan's if you like Bar B Q

Thank lauralaf25
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

Not in Raleigh, Not in Durham, Not in Charlotte. We looked all over the state to find great ribs, Who expected we would find them in a little roadside joint in remote Chimney Rock, This very unpretentious joint caught our attention as we wound through...More

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 31 July 2015

In a state with some of the most amazing BBQ, Duncan's did not meet this same standard, but seemed to want to make up for it in its portion size.

2  Thank Rex G
Reviewed 25 July 2015

It is a small family run place that needs updating, the food was average, the two young grandchildren were delightful and were a great wait staff.

2  Thank Dale M
Reviewed 17 July 2015

Not great, not terrible. Just very so-so. If you want great ribs - believe it or not, La Strada Restaurant across from the beach has the best ribs. And they're an Italian restaurant! Duncan's will do in a pinch for a BBQ sandwich, but that's...More

3  Thank JLure1692
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

I am a native NC BBQ lover. We stayed in Chimney Rick and stopped at Duncan's on our way out of town. I have found that with most restaurants you can't judge a book by the cover. This is not true of Duncan's. The staff...More

7  Thank Traveling_Loo
Reviewed 20 June 2015 via mobile

The place is located right on the river, overlooking the Chimney Rock cliffs. I immediately recognized the place. They used the cliffs and waterfall in the 1992 end scene of " The Last of the Mohicans". The owner at the counter is very nice. The...More

3  Thank smokymtman80
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Yes, this was very bad. Food was horrible, outside seating is dangerous and could fall at any moment. They do not take care of the building and I am glad that I did not get sick. Good location, lots of potential for a real business.

8  Thank DaneDL
Reviewed 27 May 2015 via mobile

We both had the minced banquet which was ok but it was out of a container. Just like Lloyds BBQ at the grocery store. The Mac-n-cheese was nothing but the elbow macaroni with cheese sauce. There was smoke coming out of the building's stack but...More

7  Thank steelyda
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  • Address: 461 Main Street, Chimney Rock, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Chimney Rock
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