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“Delicious ribs”

Hungry Bear BBQ # 1
Ranked #33 of 194 Restaurants in Gatlinburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Barbecue
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Good for: Cheap Eats, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Seating, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Ontario, Canada
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103 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Delicious ribs”
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Had been just down the road at Mike Copas Wood Carvings and he suggested here for lunch. We were not disappointed. Excellent ribs.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Awesome!!”
Reviewed 27 August 2014 via mobile

Don't know about the negative reviews. Looks like you just can't please everybody. My wife and I stopped by after a day of river rafting. We are from the Toledo Ohio area where most people don't appreciate or know what good food is. This place was neat. Smoker on the side of the building. Order at the counter and pick a seat. My wife had the half slab dinner with mac and cheese and baked beans. I had the four meat feast. Brisket, chicken, ribs, and pulled pork with potato salad and mac and cheese. Three delicious sauces to choose from. Everything was tender and delicious. Staff was friendly. Just a small little place on the side of the road. Not your big chain place. With 400 plus positive comments and a minimal amount of negatives, judge for yourself.
James and Kim Schwed

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Laguna Beach, CA
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Best BBQ ever!”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We wanted our first trip to the Smokey Mountains to be a "down home" adventure and this place put the exclamation point on our adventure! We shared the most tender ribs, pulled pork and brisket I've ever tasted; well smoked but not overpowering with mild, hot or sweet sauce added to taste after serving. Green beans and Mac 'n cheese were as "country" as they could get. The staff was friendly, place was clean, definitely not fancy but exactly what we wanted. Bonus: it's across from the Greenbriar entrance to the Smokey Mountain National Park. Spectacular drive.

  • Visited August 2014
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Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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159 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Great BBQ”
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We had passed by the restaurant many times going in and out of Gatlinburg and had almost always talked about stopping and trying the food. We should have done that much sooner than we did. The BBQ was excellent. There was a good variety of choices on the menu. The restaurant was clean and the staff was friendly and helpful. We will definitely stop here often.

  • Visited August 2014
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
2 reviews
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“Wow. This was really good.”
Reviewed 24 August 2014 via mobile

Came from St Louis which is full of BBQ joints. This place would be one of the ones with lines out the door and running out of items. The pulled pork was OK, the smoked sausage and ribs were outstanding. Wife said the beef brisket was also great. Glad we stopped.

Visited August 2014
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