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“Great meat, even better sides”
Review of Bonfire Barbecue

Bonfire Barbecue
Ranked #88 of 857 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Yes, Bonfire has smoked meat (chicken, turkey, pork and brisket) down to an artful science. And they have an array of tasty sauces. The habanero mayo is legit! But they rally shine in the side dishes. The okra is not the breaded gunk, but crispy fried with just the right seasonings. The Brussels Sprouts make your eyes roll back in your head they are so good. All kinds of genuine Southern food is featured, and the chef does them honor. That chef deserves a wider audience and more appreciation than is available in this modest, local-folks joint tucked away in a strip of shops. Don’t let the facade deceive you. You won’t get a better hot meal in Asheville.

Thank Pomommie
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I have been to every BBQ place in Asheville and revisit many quite often. But my favorite for Brisket and greens, as well as family style dinners is Bonfire BBQ!! Their brisket melts in your mouth!! It is the smokiest, most tender, juiciest brisket in town! We also love their sides, especially the greens, brussel sprouts, jalapeno cheese grits, mac and cheese and the hand cut fries!! The pulled pork, ribs and chicken wings are also fantastic!! They have several sauces, something for everyone, from sweet to vinegar to spicy!!
If you only have time to visit one BBQ place while you are in Asheville, Bonfire is the one!! You will love it!

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Thank robina470
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

A group of 8 visited this restaurant and everything ordered was great! Fried pickles, catfish, brisket, smoked turkey and vegan BBQ. All food was great. The okra fries were awesome and the brussel sprouts were better than the gourmet restaurant we ate at the night before. Highly recommend this food.

Thank cosmovt
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Reviewed 17 December 2017

A sports bar type ambience. Friendly staff. I had the dry ribs the first time and the wet ribs the second time. Good flavor but, a little tough to chew.

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Thank William S
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

If you want a funky atmosphere with a warm greeting this joint is a must. Outstanding meats, sauces and sides. You could live on just the sides of okra fries, cheesy gruts and Brussels sprouts. Heaven! Not far off the highway and great for groups. Called ahead and they accommodated a tour bus! Dont miss.

Thank Ediesacruiser
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