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Smokey Que's

1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
+1 828-652-9800
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“hush puppies” (21 reviews)
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1684 N Main St, Marion, NC 28752-5384
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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
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Sunday after church we was going to eat at another restaurant in Marion but they were closed. There was a lot of cars at the Smokey Que;s , so we stopped there. We had about a ten minute wait. But it was worth the wait...More

1  Thank Picky84
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Best BBQ in the area. Nice selection of sauces in different levels of spiciness. Friendly service. If you are looking for the resturaunt the sign is small and the logo is a cluttered design making it hard to pick out. The 8 ft plus smoking...More

1  Thank Clevedale
Reviewed 16 July 2017

We randomly choose this BBQ joint on google maps, and I am SOO glad we did. First off the portions here are HUGE. For a $12 combo you can get a huge portion of BBQ(dry with your choice of sauce on the side) and 2...More

1  Thank Daniel R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:30 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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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