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“legendary”

12 Bones Smokehouse
Ranked #36 of 832 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$ 5 - US$ 10
Cuisines: Barbecue
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Good for: Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Takeout
Reviewed 8 July 2012

when you see the line up outside your thinking, maybe not...but that would be a mistake. even the president has waited in line for ribs from here, so what does that tell you? maybe the best BBQ ribs on the planet. This is a legendary place that continues to impress everyone who has ever tried them. dont be one of those who didnt get a few bones from this amazing meat factory.

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Reviewed 7 July 2012

Clearly the best BBQ in Asheville. Only problem is they are only open for lunch but do carry out until 5.

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Tried to eat at the Asheville location on a Sunday on the way to the Biltmore Estate, no such luck.
Check the hours on their website before you go. Lunch only, M-F 11am to 4pm.

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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Brian from the White Trolley Tour told us this place was one of the best places in town -- the locals think so -- so we tracked it down (not easy, but is actually just across the tracks! near the river district). My husband is a Southerner and raved about the sides -- collard greens, jalapeno cheese grits -- all unique and interesting. I had the chipotle blueberry ribs and bought sauce to bring back home. Will remember to go again when we visit Asheville again. Super casual and fab eats. They are not open all the time so check the hours.

Thank SpracherK
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Reviewed 5 July 2012

Everywhere I travel i'm always searching for the perfect ribs...Found them here !!!

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Thank DavidM22
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