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12 Bones Smokehouse

3578 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-2506
+1 828-687-1395
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Overview
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brisket” (22 reviews)
“corn pudding” (21 reviews)
“collard greens” (13 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
American, Barbecue, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
3578 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-2506
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1 - 10 of 191 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nothing fancy here, but GREAT barbecue and various sides and salads. Large portions. Friendly staff. Definitely worth the trip!

Thank docnc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I am not a huge barbecue fan, but their barbecue is good. Small restaurant, usually extremely busy. Great place to take out-of-towners as a tourist spot.

Thank William Q
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wife & I each got a pulled pork sandwich and we tried 3 bones of Nekid and brown sugar ribs. We preferred the nekid ribs. We both tried the smoked potato salad which was different but tasty. I had the collards that were very good....More

Thank Dean H
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend 12 Bones Barbecue, wether a quick business lunch or family gathering! You will come away saying, what took me so long to get here! 5 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Thank ktcurryvibes
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Ifb BBq is your thing simple & true with just the right fixins the this is your place to go. Just bring a good hunger & a little money & you will leave a happy customer. If you are looking for fancy then this is...More

Thank jim g
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

i almost always get the same thing when I go, ribs, Mac and cheese and green beans. And they're so good. Not been disappointed yet...when I ate there. But, I have been disappointed a few times with my take out. Good beer selection and always...More

Thank Courtney C
Reviewed 26 September 2017

I was very excited to try some authentic food. I had eaten at Paula Deen's Restaurant in Savannah and loved it. The ribs were excellent !! The ' sides ' were pretty bad. I hate to make bad reviews but there is no way around...More

1  Thank PattyandKenny10
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The hub and I visited this place on our annual anniversary trip to Asheville. We had promised ourselves that we would stop limiting our food visits to only those places we had been to in the past (we failed because we had to go to...More

Thank rntravelgnome
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Second visit for lunch. Ordered the full rack of ribs with their specialty sauce blueberry/chipotle. Mouth watering and delicious flavor, meat falling off the bone. There are plenty of sides to choose from, the jalapeño mac&cheese was tasty. They only serve lunch, but stay open...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

The ribs are fall of the bone tender. I prefer the brown sugar, but you can't make a bad choice. It's hard to go wrong with the pork. I never can decide if I want a sandwich or the pork plate. Add the jalapeño cheese...More

Thank hkrutek
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$10
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 - 18:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 18:00
Thursday
11:00 - 18:00
Friday
11:00 - 18:00
Saturday
11:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3578 Sweeten Creek Rd, Arden, NC 28704-2506
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Arden
  • Phone Number: +1 828-687-1395
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