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Dusty's Meat Market

493 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-6673
+1 828-526-2762
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good21%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tomato pie” (9 reviews)
“pies” (4 reviews)
“ribeye” (4 reviews)
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493 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-6673
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Cut to order meats are great. Last Minute Company coming to visit you. No problem, run into Dusty's for homemade appetizers, sandwiches, pies, cookies, ice cream and wine or small gifts or things for rental cottages. We love stopping here!!!

Thank Margo G
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stopped in on a Saturday afternoon and could smell the pies baking, it was amazing. Traditional pies buttermilk, Apple, blueberry and a wonderful tomato pie. We walked around the store and found many gourmet items and beverage related accessories. We up with a small tomato...More

2  Thank Meander5
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Love the small store - can buy ready to eat foods that are delish, fabulous meats, and special gifts too.

Thank csr944
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Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we called them to hold a tomato pie. Wow! It was the best tomato pie I have ever eaten. It was so good that good, we went back the next day to purchase a few to take home. We also purchased...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 28 June 2017

I always go to Dusty's for my ribeye when I come to Highlands. They have the best quality beef around. They have a wonderful shop and have a variety of other items as well. If you are going to have a party, get your beef...More

Thank BarbTampa_FloridaUSA
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Wow. What a secret! The meats and cheeses were fabulous, the bakery was out of this world! The gluten free options were plentiful and service was great! Lou was very friendly and helpful. We will be back.

Thank gap2caf
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We stopped in today to look around and bought 2 blueberry scones, which we ate as soon as we left. They were so awesome that we turned around and went back to Dusty's to get some more. They had none left so we ordered eight...More

Thank Robert I
Reviewed 19 July 2016

Love this place! Order ahead for a southern tomatoe pie made from scratch! Along with tasty bakery treats and sandwiches. Take out and bring home to enjoy. Fabulous and friendly! You must stop in. You will be back!

Thank Judieelizabeth
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Simply put, this store is a well kept secret and local treasure. Don't be put off by the outside or the lack of order in the staging of foods in the narrow aisles. Take a slow and thoughtful walk through the store as there is...More

Thank Rich781948
Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

This is a must grab when we are in Highlands. We even take them home for tailgating. They are back in the deli counter and so with the trip!

Thank HavePileWillTravel
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11 February 2018|
Response from Meander5 | Reviewed this property |
They were not when we visited.
Pat H
11 October 2016|
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Response from Rich781948 | Reviewed this property |
I remember a chalk board there with the daily specials and you can pick up a to go menu at the sandwich/bakery counter. The blueberry muffins are delicious, and don't forget the tomato pie. Especially good if you are a lover... More
17 April 2016|
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Response from Sue F | Reviewed this property |
Maybe on the outside porch?
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 493 Dillard Rd, Highlands, NC 28741-6673
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Highlands
  • Phone Number: +1 828-526-2762
This is a grocery store/fresh meat market. In the back they will cut you fresh steaks, chicken, veal, whatever. They also have a deli that has the most amazing homemade soups( I recommend the lobster bisque) and sundried tomato bread. Fresh salads and a ton of homemade goodies in the freezer section. Do not miss this place!
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