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Smokey Que's

1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
+1 828-652-9800
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“ribs” (16 reviews)
“hush puppies” (21 reviews)
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American, Barbecue
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1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
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1 - 10 of 81 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We were staying in Marion to have some work done on our RV and found this place through Trip Advisor. It was FABULOUS! We both had the Chicken Thigh Platter and loved it. The meat is off the bone and cut in chunks with a...More

Thank Eileen G
Reviewed 4 days ago

My chopped BBQ sandwich was moderately sized, but the pork was dry and lacking in flavor. Tried two sauces, the vinegar style was actually too vinegary, the hot and sweet was very thick and too sweet. Potato salad side was OK. Waitress was very nice...More

Thank SPW777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has overall great traditional Southern BBQ & ribs. Convenient to downtown Marion & plenty of free parking. Lots of atmosphere. Very friendly and down-to-earth staff. The ribs literally fall off the bone better than any I’ve seen, and I’ve seen a lot. My...More

Thank Lois P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

I was a bit surprised that there wasn't more BBQ selections on the menu, but with that said, the chopped BBQ platter was very good. We had the bbq beans, fries, potato salad and slaw for our sides and all were good. The hush puppies...More

Thank Cathy F
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I love this place. Best tommy tenders around. Great fries and hush puppies. BBQ is good, fish is good. Local owner, with a customer serving attitude.

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were very disappointed in the food. The chopped BBQ and corn on the cob were very dry. The baked potato was not hot, the fried pickles were chewy, the fried squash is frozen, not fresh. Maybe it was the time of day (3:00pm) between...More

Thank Robin M
Reviewed 12 September 2017

The servings are generous, the prices are reasonable, and the Q is pretty darned good. The location is not obvious....look for the pistol-shaped smoker in the front by the street. The inside offers both booths and tables, but don't expect fancy here. The waitress was...More

Thank bwodom
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I found this restaurant through Trip Advisor and I'm glad I went. The pictures and the reviews sold me. The waitresses were very friendly and courteous. I recommend this place!

Thank Jean Y
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Not an elegant place but very friendly and a lot of the locals appear to eat here. They had two sizes of BBQ plates small and regular. My wife had the small and I had the regular. There is about a $2.00 difference and the...More

1  Thank Allan H
Reviewed 14 August 2017

We were in the area on Sunday at lunch time and googled restaurants in the area. Smoky Que's had great ratings so we decided BBQ sounded good. Just as we arrived, lots of people were coming in after church services. We were quickly seated and...More

1  Thank dsfort
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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