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Bones bbq joint

231 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3323
+1 865-325-1350
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (53 reviews)
“hush puppies” (31 reviews)
“baked beans” (28 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, Barbecue
££ - £££
231 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3323
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Reviewed yesterday

Was here for a weekday lunch with a party of 8 and the bbq was fantastic - even by Texas standards! Everyone had something different - pulled pork, brisket, chicken, salads and ribs. All were finger licking good. Sides very good as well. A self-service...More

Thank kghudson
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I walked in and ended up behind a huge group deciding what to get. The cashier coached them through it and in a few minutes they had not only ordered but the food was coming out. Very impressive. I got a sampler platter and here’s...More

1  Thank JymResciniti
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just visited Bones based off several recommendations and it lived up to the hype! Great bbq and great wings. I’ll make this a go to spot every time I visit.

Thank Mjsirmans
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Out of mac-n-cheese at 2 in the afternoon? Portions were pretty small for the price, and the flavor................sort of like burned. The sauces helped cover it. The best part was the free refillable drinks. Sweet tea was good. Go somewhere else. It was disappointing.

Thank sbcb824
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came in on Monday 04/02/18 after a long hike. We were greeted by a terribly miserable girl behind the counter. SHe offered no hello, no how are you. Simply stated "we are out of chicken, macaroni and cheese" (and one other thing but I...More

1  Thank SarahPaige
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were in Gatlinburg and stopped here for dinner last week. Weirdly, they were out of both chicken and macaroni and cheese, which both seem pretty central to a barbeque place. The food was decent but nothing to write home about. I did like that...More

Thank teacherjess
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stopped in looking for some good BBQ earlier this week while visiting the area on spring break. Menu was perfect for this type/style of restaurant, but we were greeted with “we are out of chicken, baked beans, macaroni and cheese, and one other menu...More

Thank Darren T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sign indicated they opened at 11 am. We waited until 11:10 and still not open. Staff saw us outside, still didn't open or come out to tell us if there was a problem. Disappointed because we wanted to try the restaurant.

1  Thank matt s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From being out of chicken, brisket, hamburger to the owner stalking around yelling at someone on his cell phone, this place is a horrible place to eat. Read my reviews. I’m fair. So please know this place is bad even by Gatlinburg standards. That said,...More

1  Thank fgtrdgjk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed yummy BBQ pork, chicken and brisket at this lovely restaurant, which is located off the main drag. The food was delicious and we enjoyed trying out all the different BBQ sauces. The restaurant was clean, good music was playing and the staff was...More

Thank Misty E
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Mika L
8 June 2016|
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Response from CovertChick9903 | Reviewed this property |
9 pm, at least during the week
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 231 Historic Nature Trl, Gatlinburg, TN 37738-3323
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Sevier County  >  Gatlinburg
  • Phone Number: +1 865-325-1350
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