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Rickard Ridge BBQ

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131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714-3849
+1 423-907-8202
11:00 - 20:00
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Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 20:00
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2 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Excellent BBQ. Ribs, baked beans and green beans all great. Will be back again next trip. Great setting on the lake with a view of the hills.

Thank The R
Beavercreek, Ohio
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119 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommended by the Hampton Inn staff a half mile down the road. Discount if mentioned. Nothing special but acceptable and a nice view of the lake. On the night we visited they had an local bluegrass band playing as a senior event.

Thank RunOhio
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113 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I dined on the patio and the view of the sunset was wonderful! He had the ribs and I had the pulled pork sandwich. The onion rings were terrific - not sure what was in the batter, but they were great!

Thank Renee J
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215 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This BBQ place was recommended by the hotel staff (Hampton). They did not point us in the wrong direction. It is in a state park which is a little different. We had a very good meal (fried mushrooms-home made and chicken wings). The food was very good. The people seating next to us had the chicken thighs and pork ribs... More 

Thank tkherold
Pompey, New York
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's BBQ with a view. I really wish this place was closer to home. The staff is very nice. The food was great. The location is surrounded with nice views. If you go, you have to try the baked beans. They are the best I have ever had! Apparently it is an old family recipe. We would definitely eat here... More 

Thank MercsMiles
Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, United States
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12 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped at the Hampton Inn less than a 1/4 mile away and stumbled on this place while checking out the area. It is in a very picturesque location with the building sitting on a hill overlooking a lake. The food was very good. We first ordered wings that had a nice smokey flavor and were not disappointed. I wanted... More 

Thank Phil B
Columbia SC
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I recommend splitting the combo. Fried green tomatoes appetizer are awesome. Loved the setting in the park.

Thank Scuba_StClaire
Clinton, Tennessee, United States
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58 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Went for lunch in small group and sat near window that has view of lake. A pleasant setting for a lunch with friends. The barbecue was tasty! I had the big loaded baked potato that has barbecue piled on top. Very good, but wish they'd put it on a regular size plate - it was served in a small basket... More 

Thank SMJ_13
Bowling Green, Ohio
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

This was good bbq but not exceptional. The grilled asparagus, onion rings, & fried pickles were good. We had the brisket, cheddar sandwich, good added grilled onions which was nice. Dessert Was good but not homemade.

Thank Karen Y
Knoxville, Tennessee
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120 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We actually ate here two nights in a row, considering the choice of place in town. But this was way more just last refuge. The barbecue was very good, not the best we've had, but a good B+. Ribs, chicken, brisket, flat-iron steak, we tried it all. Very good. On Saturday there was a bluegrass band that was most enjoyable,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
American, Barbecue
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 16:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 131 Goose Ln, Caryville, TN 37714-3849
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Caryville
  • Phone Number: +1 423-907-8202

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