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Smokey's Smoke House - CLOSED

4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
+1 828-898-6777
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good32%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
4 Sep 2014
19 Aug 2014
“Average Food”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
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11 - 20 of 77 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2013

We ate here tonight, it was alright. I enjoyed it being the restaurant before, that's for sure. My husband ordered their bbq pork sandwich and he liked it. My blackend chicken sandwich was Cajun style, not bbq blackened like I thought. I ordered their corn...More

Thank Sammantha A
Reviewed 12 November 2013

A snowy drive found us in Banner Elk at lunchtime, and we had heard the brisket was worthwhile, so we hit the Frontier. A nice, clean, well-laid out facility with sturdy wooden tables and a couple of large flat screens give the place a good...More

Thank larnole
Reviewed 11 November 2013 via mobile

I read the previous reviews prior to visiting and wasn't sure if I should go, but I'm glad I did. It was the best brisket I've ever had and my wife, who is a staunch advocate of Easter NC barbecue said that the western style...More

1  Thank Pomds
Reviewed 10 November 2013

We received a friendly greeting when we walked in the door, the waitress was prompt, but we needed time to decide, and she was patient and polite. My son has allergies, and she let us know what was safe based on his gluten allergies. She...More

Thank aafalcon1
Reviewed 29 October 2013

The meat (BBQ, Brisket, Smoked Turkey) and sides (pickled cole slaw, greens, baked beans, mac and cheese) were all good. The food was delivered quickly, was hot and there were ample portions. However, getting someone to take our order after being seated was a different...More

Thank SRamos66
Reviewed 20 October 2013

The mountain location adds to the appeal of the restaurant. The service was excellent and the server was an interesting college student working part-time. The BBQ pulled pork sandwich with sweet potato fries and baked beans was GREAT!! Recommend you try it soon.

Thank Ron M
Reviewed 7 October 2013 via mobile

The restaurant was wasn't busy or full (certainly less than half) and yet the service was very poor. We were going to sit at the bar (there wasn't a single person at the bar) but instead we opted for a table. Our drink order was...More

Thank MWalterH
Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Surprisingly delicious western and eastern style barbecue! The Texas beef brisket was awesome and that's coming from a girl who lived in Texas for 13 years! Kids loved the corn nuggets - fried corn fritter basically in nugget shape. Spouse said pork platter was very...More

Thank wakeforestncmom
Reviewed 18 September 2013 via mobile

After touring Grandfather Mountain we were looking for a place to eat a late lunch. Our lunch was excellent. We had the sampler platter for two. Everything was great. We even took it back with us and had it for dinner. We would recommend this...More

Thank Diane M
Reviewed 17 September 2013

The family wanted a sit down, not fast food and I did not want to go to Boone traffic because we were headed down to Grandfather Mountain area. This was a perfect stopping place. Better yet, this was a perfect stop--period. The entire family loved...More

Thank John L
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
11:30 - 20:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4235 NC HWY 105 South, Banner Elk, NC
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Banner Elk
  • Phone Number: +1 828-898-6777
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