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“A Whole Lotta Food for a Little Price”

Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant & Catering Service
Ranked #10 of 48 Restaurants in Blowing Rock
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$18
Cuisines: Barbecue, Mexican
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Good for: Child-friendly
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Takeout
Description: Located just minutes South of the Blue Ridge Parkway on Highway 321 Bypass in Blowing Rock, NC, Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant specializes in North Carolina Barbeque Pork and Ribs, great food, nightly entertainment and catering. Our Restaurant’s Menu features barbeque beef, pork, chicken and ribs plus home style Mexican food. Family oriented with a rustic atmosphere. We cater to bus tours. Dine In - Take out - Catering Service Woodlands Barbeque Restaurant is one of North Carolina’s best Barbeque Restaurants. Our Menu features barbecue beef, pork, chicken and ribs. Home style Mexican food. Plus large selection of everyone’s favorite appetizers, sandwiches and desserts. Live nightly entertainment. Dine and listen to some of the best local musicians. Bar Lounge has all ABC permits and a wide screen TV. Our Catering specializes in Barbecue and Pig-Pickin’s for parties large and small. The catering staff arrives with your main course still smoking over hot hickory coals. Then your pork is chopped just minutes before serving it to your guests along with all the fixin’s.
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“A Whole Lotta Food for a Little Price”
Reviewed 22 July 2014 via mobile

Great food, laid back atmosphere and a bunch of food. If you are a light eater you can easily share a plate. My eight month old enjoyed the live music and flirtinf with our sweet waitress. ;) We will return!

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English first
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Yummy BBQ”
Reviewed 22 July 2014

Had intertainment in the main dinning room. Hot sauce was great, i had the pulled pork which was awesome. Jalepeno cornbread was dry

Visited July 2014
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Raleigh, NC
Level 6 Contributor
152 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“Good food, uncomfortable seats”
Reviewed 20 July 2014

I love the pulled BBQ chicken at Woodlands. The sides are also very good. But the backless bench seats are very uncomfortable, especially for people with bad backs.

Visited July 2014
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East Tennessee
Level 6 Contributor
156 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
“Tired dining venue with benches and tables that do not move and average food and service.”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

Dined here during our recent trip to Blowing Rock. I read the reviews and went anyway hoping for the best. I will not rate BBQ because there is such a variance between the many different places that prepare BBQ. My rule is just do not order BBQ up north, far left coast or upper Midwest. That rule has served me well. I have had BBQ in all over the south from Carolinas to Texas to Oklahoma, from Memphis to St Louis and everybody does it different- so no rating the BBQ other than to say that I thought the RIbs were what they did best. The remainder of the food other that the BBQ was just average- sorta of a fried food heaven-for sure not a farm to kitchen type of place.
Other than just being an average restaurant, the tables in the entire place were afixed to the floor and so were the benches. Perhaps this makes it easier to clean up or keep the patrons from moving the benches around to enjoy the regularly schedule pickers and performers. Note that we scheduled our time to arrive about 20 minutes before the time the website listed for the music to start. Upon inquiry, we were advised that the actual time was 30 minutes later than posted on the website. They were starting as we were departing. Prices were ok.
In summary, next trip, we will place a pick up order of ribs and get the rest of our food elsewhere for an enjoyable picnic or dining at the condo.

  • Visited July 2014
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Phoenixville, United States
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“A must try while in the Boone/Blowing Rock area”
Reviewed 14 July 2014

We came on a busy Friday night. The place was packed and there was live music (one guy with a guitar or piano). The ambient noise level was pretty loud so not the place for a great conversation. The food was exactly what you would expect from the name of the restaurant. Loved our pork bbq and hush puppies! Okra was delicious as well. I'd take a pass on some of the other sides if I went again, veggies a bit overcooked. However that doesn't take away much.

Visited July 2014
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