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Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale

454 Hazelwood Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-1946
+1 828-452-9191
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good23%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sirloin” (29 reviews)
“salad” (51 reviews)
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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454 Hazelwood Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-1946
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband & I ate at the Bourbon Barrel Beef & Ale last Saturday evening. Food & service was great and we plan to go back there every couple of weeks. I had the ribeye and it was great, my husband and the sirloin and...More

1  Thank hunters821
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Bourbon Barrell had been recommended to us by a number of locals. We were out late on a Friday afternoon and decided to eat an early dinner prior to returning home. Consequently, we arrived without reservations and were immediately seated. The resturant/bar is small,...More

1  Thank RichDowns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just dropped in and took the chance . Pleasantly surprised... Grown up panini Cheese sandwich and the cold tomato soup was excellent... nice selection of adult beverages. It’s on our list to a go back to place.

2  Thank ncpiper
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

We went early on a Thursday, someone said they did prime rib on that day, nope. We ordered ribeye. Ribeye was oh so tasty , tasty, and good. The sides were ok, but the ribeye was outstanding. Thanks.

Thank r f
Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

We had heard about this restaurant from friends who had visited many times. We decided to try it out for my birthday. Wow! The food was delectable as were the cocktails. The service and attentiveness were outstanding as well. The place was nearly full on...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Because we are in town on business, we arrived just 30 minutes before closing. We were greeted with smiles and our server, Jonathan, acted as if he had all the time in the world! He knew the menu and food well and answered all of...More

Thank Karenfan
Reviewed 21 June 2018

This place is a sleeper! Not very impressive from the outside but wow, wait until you taste the food! The best steak I have had in a long while. Very cozy atmosphere too. the steaks were cooked to perfection and the brussel sprouts were amazing....More

Thank havingfunonvaca
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Atmosphere is very good, and the food is always great. Their specials are innovative. We went at lunch, and it wasn’t crowded at all. I think that they have awfully good burgers. A family member got the fried chicken sandwich, and said that it was...More

Thank simonscathy
Reviewed 5 June 2018

We were recommended to try this restaurant by folks who had their steaks the night before--not an ideal recommendation for a vegetarian but we tried it. It was quiet for lunch with quick service and a nice waiter and they had a "homemade" tomato bisque...More

2  Thank zoe1mom
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We were staying in Dillsboro and really wanted a great steak. TripAdvisor did not steer us wrong. We were met at the hostess stand by the owner, who quickly found our reservation and seated us. The complimentary starter salads were definitely a cut above; the...More

1  Thank MDGesq
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Response from A O | Property representative |
TA does not connect to our menu for whatever reason, but it will connect directly to our website. There will you find the menus. Thanks!
4 January 2017|
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Hey there, Visit our website. Both menus are there. I don't have control over trip advisor connecting to our page. Frustrating. Thanks! ARO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 454 Hazelwood Ave, Waynesville, NC 28786-1946
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Waynesville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-452-9191
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We serve regionally raised antibiotic and hormone-free beef, pork, and chicken. Many of our seasonal vegetables come from local farms,and our fresh fish (never frozen) is harvested from sustainable fisheries. Everything at the Bourbon Barrel is made from scratch.
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