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Highlands Smokehouse - CLOSED

595 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8553
+1 828-526-5000
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible8%
24 Aug 2016
4 Jan 2016
“Cozy place for a good lunch and beer and watch the games”
Restaurant Hours Closed
American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
595 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8553
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131 - 140 of 192 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2013

very good BBQ! had the pig out for 2! plenty of food and thankfully not overly priced like most in Highlands RIBS- awesome! BBQ CHCIKEN-awesome! BRISKET-decent, nothing too special BRUNSWICK STEW- the ultimate test for a good BBQ place... Stew was delicious! mac n cheese-...More

Thank Lily C
Reviewed 31 March 2013 via mobile

We got a sample of the brisket, pulled chicken, and pulled pork. It was all yummy. The baked beans are awesome. Collards are good. Recommend it!

Thank Jdp107
Reviewed 24 March 2013 via mobile

Fried pickles a Must!!! Pulled chicken so good.... Mac & Cheese not so good, very basic and no seasoning.

Thank Tamara H
Reviewed 14 March 2013

Enoyed it very much. The food was great. Service was very good.Very nice people. Love that kind of food!

Thank Cheryl P
Reviewed 13 March 2013

My husband and I went to Highlands just to eat at the Smoke House. My son and family love this place, and I love to tell people who visit the area really good places to go, so we went March 10, 2013. My son was...More

Thank o2bnchanted
Reviewed 3 March 2013

Driving by and pulled in - good choice. The brisket sandwich was incredible. Server suggested bacon on it; thank you! Had the sampler starter - ribs, wings, fried pickles and cheese sticks. All were very good. I almost ordered more wings, good smoke flavor. My...More

Thank Mike R
Reviewed 12 December 2012

If you are in the mood for really good BBQ, this is the place to go. Friendly staff, really wonderful food, seriously large portions, and very reasonably priced for Highlands, this is one of our favorites!

Thank Paula P
Reviewed 12 December 2012

The staff was friendly, obviously understaffed and stressed but doing their best to keep up, and when we eventually got our food, it was horrible. Did not have the heart to complain to our obviously over worked server, everything was over cooked, and under seasoned.

2  Thank TruF00d
Reviewed 4 December 2012 via mobile

We always enjoy a really good and laid back meal here. Great ribs, brisket and pulled pork with several choices of sauces on the table. Don't miss the collard greens or the mac and cheese. Great draft beer selection, too.

1  Thank tripnc
Reviewed 27 November 2012

The BBQ was delicious. We went for lunch and loved it. Very busy with lots of locals as well as visitors.

1  Thank 493bettyp
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:30
11:00 - 21:30
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11:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 595 Franklin Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-8553
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-5000
  • E-mail
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