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Crystal's BBQ and Grill - CLOSED

576 Upward Rd Unit 3, Flat Rock, NC 28731-8596
+1 828-693-0645
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good10%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
22 Apr 2016
“Eh i could pass”
15 Jun 2015
“Real BBQ”
Restaurant Hours Closed
576 Upward Rd Unit 3, Flat Rock, NC 28731-8596
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Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

I am very picky about my BBQ, so for me to like it, you have to really wow me. I would pass on this place for something better.

Thank Kelsey K
Reviewed 15 June 2015 via mobile

Wood smoked, not just "finished". High quality pirk means high quality BBQ. Great brisket too! Lots of Cops, EMS and Fire Department eat there so you know its good. Family owned with owner on site.

Thank ridir
Reviewed 5 February 2015

We stopped for lunch and it was delicious! The pork sandwich was overflowing the bun and tasted like BBQ should! Brisket sandwich was big, tasty and tender! The price was great and the staff made us feel at home. We will go back and often.

Thank Slash C
Reviewed 8 November 2014

Unbelievable BBQ. Very clean, family owned, fast service, friendly staff. Large portions. The food is not frozen heat and eat. Everything is fresh and home made.

Thank J C M
Reviewed 11 August 2014

Crystal's is tucked into a modest strip mall off Upward Rd. The savory aroma of hickory greets you. The pork is outstanding...lean, juicy, and tasty. Her sides are excellent and there is a good variety. We've had barbecue from all over the South and Crystal's...More

Thank Linda P
Reviewed 1 August 2014

We had tried to eat here on a Saturday a few month' s back, and found that the restaurant is closed on weekends. We passed back this way this week, and specifically made a point of giving it a try........and it wasn't anything special. The...More

1  Thank Gatorgolfer
Reviewed 23 July 2014

Crystal's is really is cross between a BBQ and a meat & 2 (veggies) restaurant. The beef brisket is cooked they way you wish you could cook it and lovingly carved right before your eyes. The portions of meat and veggies are heaping. My favorite...More

Thank Steve61Florida
Reviewed 30 April 2014

and there is nothing wrong with Crystal's. It has counter ordering, towel paper napkins, plastic ware, no frills décor... and a multitude of local folk eating GOOD BBQ that is a cut above most places. The staff at Crystal's is very friendly, helpful, and ready...More

1  Thank grantg2
Reviewed 23 April 2014

We had both types of BBQ & liked them-nice & lean. I do have to say have the mac & cheese-maybe the best I've had. Soft drinks are only $1 with free refills. They do have short hours. If we were having a casual dinner...More

1  Thank Kaye333
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This is probably a great place, but after finding it on TA, and searching it down on my GPS, we arrived at noon on Saturday to find it closed. Closed both Saturday and Sunday.

3  Thank Gatorgolfer
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
10:30 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 576 Upward Rd Unit 3, Flat Rock, NC 28731-8596
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Flat Rock
  • Phone Number: +1 828-693-0645
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