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12 Bones Smokehouse

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5 Foundy St, Asheville, NC 28801-0146
+1 828-253-4499
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11:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 16:00
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Saluda, North Carolina, United States
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60 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Visited the new location down by the river - love it! The parking is a bit random. Same great food with lots of seating space in a very funky renovation. If you haven't taken the time to check them out at this site - go! Especially with the weather warming it would be great to sit outside.

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Thank Kerry S
Asheville, North Carolina
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575 reviews
309 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 401 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Is the "new" 12 Bones on Foundy Street as good as the old 12 Bones? Yes! In fact, it's better! We had takeout this evening from the Foundy Street location of 12 Bones. (12 Bones has extended its takeout hours from 4 to 6 pm Mon.-Fri., but eat-in is still just 11-4 Mon.-Fri.) I had the regular half rack (brown... More 

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Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina
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161 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Varied menu & tasty. To go meals were packaged just as requested. Everything delicious & left overs!

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Thank 560lynm
Apex, North Carolina
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is our first choice of places to eat in Asheville!! There are several choices of flavors that you can order for your ribs. Our favorite is blueberry chipotle. The sides are good as well. I recommend the cheese grits with jalapeños, the buttered green beans, or the corn pudding. The food is spicy, even most of the sides, but... More 

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Thank ncismyhome2
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I ordered the pulled pork sandwich and my wife had the ribs. The food was good. The ribs could have been a little more tender but the dry rub was great. Try the cole slaw too!!

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1 Thank William W
New York City, New York
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2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to 12 bones on a guys weekend. The food was sooo good. If you love BBQ you need to eat here. The ribs are the best I have ever had. I would have never had collard greens but at 12 bones they are delicious. There are so many good choices here it's almost hard to choose. It's BBQ the... More 

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Thank joespad79
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I've been going to 12 bones for years, went to the new river location and loved all the indoor seating. I've always wanted to try everything on the menu, but only seem to be able to order the same plate every time because it's SO GOOD! 12 bones is easily family and personal favorite BBQ joint in the state.

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Thank Steven L
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Oh my gosh I could go on and on about how yummy this place is! The pulled pork, collard greens and corn casserole were our fav! The setting is really neat too!

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Thank Valerie B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love 12 Bones! The first couple of time we visited Asheville we ate here, but then the next few times either they weren't open when we were there (the do have limited hours, so always check before you head over) or we ended up skipping because we wanted to try somewhere new. Our last trip, two weeks ago, we... More 

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Thank Brooke O
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a little out of way but it was worth it. My friend had read about this place so when we were passing through Asheville we went there. When I parked it didn't give me a good feeling the area and buildings but I saw people waiting on a line to enter the restaurant. I ordered ribs and sat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 16:00
Thursday
11:00 - 16:00
Friday
11:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Foundy St, Asheville, NC 28801-0146
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Asheville
  • Phone Number: +1 828-253-4499

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Cherryville, North Carolina
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?