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Smokey Que's

1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
+1 828-652-9800
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good36%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“catfish” (7 reviews)
“ribs” (15 reviews)
“hush puppies” (16 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
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Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

Went by there the other day, I don't eat a lot of bbq so I don't go here often. But Smokey que has the best hush puppies ever. I had hush puppies and baked beans ( I know strange lunch) they were wonderful. Everything I've...More

Thank Dawn S
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Low key, diner with great ribs & easy on the wallet. Very local. Good for lunch. Hush puppies above average.

Thank satorigal
Reviewed 6 October 2015 via mobile

I have been here twice, both times had good food and good service. I would recommend the chopped Bar-B-Que and the BBQ chicken. Just look for the smokin' gun out front!

Thank Brandon C
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

The BBQ was dry and the sauce was thick and lacking flavor. Bun was dry. Texas Toast was dry. Whoever heard of dry Texas Toast?Hush puppies were dense and tasted somewhat stale, made me wonder if they were purchased frozen. Coleslaw had a brown tinge--looked...More

1  Thank Kebekah
Reviewed 2 August 2015

We had a good lunch at Smokey Que's yesterday. The pork bbq was excellent and the bbq sauces were great as well. One person in our party is a vegetarian, so she got a veggie plate. She didn't complain, but I thought the portions were...More

Thank mountainmama1976
Reviewed 14 July 2015

They were packed when I visited so it took a while to get our food, but it was well worth the wait, and understandable why people lined up to eat here. The pork was tender and juicy cooked just perfectly. Pasqually

2  Thank Pasqually
Reviewed 7 July 2015

I visited Smokey Que's on July 6, 2015. The staff was very attentive and food prepared quickly and well. I had the onion sticks with horseradish sauce and it was the best onion rings I've ever had. The half rack of ribs was amazingly tender...More

Thank Bill B
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Best BBQ in Marion. The wings are excellent. And if you want a hot dog wiener then you will be fully satisfied. It's a big ole boy.

Thank Jamison L
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

Ribs fall off the bone they are so tender....my husband also likes the bbq.the sauce on the ribs has a sweet....vinegar taste....served with large hush puppies. ... I live 50 miles from this place but eat there several times a year....

Thank Kathy0825
Reviewed 23 May 2015 via mobile

Great food, friendly service, very helpful. I chose the potato salad as a side and it was fresh and made in house-delicious. Would definitely stop here again.

Thank Cathy H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:30
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Marion
  • Phone Number: +1 828-652-9800
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