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“Just OK”
Review of Little Pigs BBQ

Little Pigs BBQ
Ranked #200 of 792 Restaurants in Asheville
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Barbecue
Description: Very mediocre. Not advised for true BBQ lovers. The chopped pork was mundane, very little smoked flavor, could have been oven roasted instead of smoked or fire roasted. very ordinary, Beans were terrible, tasted like they were straight from the can. Sauce was not very good. Best thing on my plate were the Hush Puppies. They were really good. I won't be goung back
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Description: Very mediocre. Not advised for true BBQ lovers. The chopped pork was mundane, very little smoked flavor, could have been oven roasted instead of smoked or fire roasted. very ordinary, Beans were terrible, tasted like they were straight from the can. Sauce was not very good. Best thing on my plate were the Hush Puppies. They were really good. I won't be goung back
stafford, va
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Just OK”
Reviewed 15 February 2012

We were looking for BBQ on a recent trip to Asheville (alright, I'm pretty much always looking for BBQ) and this was OK, not great. As a native Texan who visits NC frequently and has had outstanding BBQ from Virginia to Hawaii, this was just OK. Had the Rib/Pork combo - 2 ribs were disappointing, while the pork and the tomato-based sauce average for NC, the best thing on the plate was the hushpuppies. service quick and friendly. CASH ONLY.

  • Visited February 2012
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English first
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great pulled pork and yummy chicken.”
Reviewed 29 January 2012

Our brother and sister in law recommended this place. They found it while visiting the hospital next door. It is obviously a local place and didn't have a lot of ambience but the pulled pork was excellent even without the sauce. My sisterinlaw had the ribs and she said they were excellent. We have eaten barbecue from Texas to North Carolina and this was as good as any I have eaten.
I read the other reviews before going in and hesitated but I am glad I went on in because it was a diamond in the rough.

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 244 helpful votes
“Good NC Barbeque”
Reviewed 6 October 2011

Anytime we are in Asheville, we always do lunch here a couple of times. Little Pigs has very nice NC style chopped barbeque sandwiches.

  • Visited November 2010
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Atlanta
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
“I agree with others...this place is just okay”
Reviewed 26 September 2011

My daughter and I grabbed a quick, late supper here on the spur of the moment because we were hungry, tired from touring the Biltmore all day, and wanted to hurry and get back to our hotel to swim in the in-door pool! I was disappointed that this restaurant did not have a child's menu (I did ask if they had one). The prices were reasonable for the sandwiches, although the other menu items seemed a little high. We both got a BBQ pulled pork sandwich, which was okay, and onion rings, which were not very good (some were burnt).

We left right when the restaurant was closing, so few people were in the restaurant while we were there. I did notice that quite a few people came in to order take out. The building was very old, and if you look too closely, it's not too appetizing to eat there. However, the employees were soooo friendly, genuinely smiling, and wishing us good night on our way out. Not a bad place to stop for a quick bite if you're hungry and short on time, but I wouldn't go out of my way to eat here and probably won't eat here again when in Asheville.

  • Visited September 2011
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Disgusting”
Reviewed 21 August 2011

By far the worst bbq i have ever eaten. Not just trying to be mean here but everything i had was gross. Im hoping some of the other north carolina bbq i try lives up to its name. This bbq gave me the impression that crock pots play a major role in their cooking process do not order ribs what ever u do

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