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Smokey Que's

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1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
+1 828-652-9800
11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 15:30
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Indian Springs, Alabama
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111 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Ribs slaw beans hush puppies very filling. I got sauce on side and ribs were the fall off the bone kind and pretty good. Wife raved about how good her cheeseburger and fries tasted. Also tried small order onion straws and it was a lot for two to share and very good. All the waitresses were friendly and efficient. Hope... More 

Thank BobT66
Marion, North Carolina, United States
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108 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Some if the worst ribs I've had in a BBQ joint. Even though I took these home there was no way to church them up to taste like anything more than oven roasted pork. The BBQ itself is alright I reckon. I haven't been back to give a review on their other products.

Thank Chris H
Cleveland, Ohio
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic BBQ just like I make it home. Friendly atmosphere great service. Fantastic place to catch a bite to eat!

Thank Jenjer97
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332 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 November 2016

sorry, but this place is average at best. the service/server were helpful and very good, but that's it. good prices. other then that it's not too exciting. the menu description described a "two hand sandwich", but this must be based on a 10 years old hands as the sandwich was small in size. the meat barely had a hint of... More 

Thank rettup
Raleigh, North Carolina
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33 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Great place to go on the way to Mount Mitchell! YUM! Great smoked flavor. Wish they had banana pudding!

Thank David R
Kershaw, South Carolina
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73 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Went for Sunday buffet! Lots to chose from. Mac and cheese was delicious. Chicken strips, best ever!!! BBQ was good with different sauces to choose from! Check it out!

Thank Linda P
Burlington NC
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Smoked BBQ chicken was memorable. Portion size was generous and everything was very fresh. Will definitely stop by again when we're in town.

Thank sunshine88traveler
Marion, North Carolina
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The BBQ cheese fires are good. The seasoned fries my kids love and the fried pickles. I just think it needs to be updated on the inside a little.

Thank mjak2016
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23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I went there for lunch. I got half rack ribs, red slaw, and fried pickles. She got grilled chicken tenderloin platter with broccoli an roasted corn on the cob. Ribs, slaw, & hushpuppies were good. Pickles just so-so; wouldn't recommend. The chicken was tough, and we didn't like the seasoning. Broccoli tasted straight from a freezer bag.... More 

Thank Michael F
Clover, South Carolina
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Since the first time I came to Marion and had this food I LOVED it and try to eat there every time I come to town. I even stop in on the way home and grab some to go.

Thank lislou430

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
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: 1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-9800

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?