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All reviews pulled pork baked beans baby back ribs smoked turkey chicken texas toast blackberry cobbler rack of ribs cole slaw apple sauce onion rings ice cream salad fall off the bone large portions north carolina murphy nc
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent barbecue. We had the smoked chicken and smoked turkey. Both were excellent. The baked beans and green beans as sides were very tasty as well. I would definitely go there again. Portions were more than sufficient.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We always love serving you, jennymY6402YJ. Whenever you're craving a delicious meal, we hope you'll join us again.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ordered the onion loaf which came out fairly quickly but lots of soggy parts...outside was cooked ok but the inside was uneatable due to wet soggy batter. Probably better if it was just onion rings and not a loaf. We ordered Ribs and Brisket...which was ok. The baked bean just don’t bother ordering...dry as be. Our waitress was a sweetheart but never came back for refills. We had passed this place twice on a weekend and it was packed both times. We went back on a weekday between lunch and dinner. I would not stand in line to ear here. We live near Bristol International Race Track and Ridgewood BBQ which is the best BBQ in the south so comparing the two....not even close..More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Jody, thank you so much for taking the time to provide feedback about your experience.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We are familiar with this chain and we NORMALLY rank them favorable. WE ARE GRATEFUL FOR THE BLAIRSVILLE RIB COUNTRY BBQ AS A RESULT OF THIS HORRIFIC EXPERIENCE WITH THE THE MURPHY RIB COUNTRY BBQ! On Sunday after church in Union County, GA we entered...here. We waited over 30 minutes for our party of 2 to be called. Waited in our car. Once seated, we were directed to the back of an add on porch. Ordered 1/2 rack of blooming onions as an appetizer. Waited and waited and then she came back -said another waiter took your order-do you want me to reorder it .We said CANCEL and we were disappointed! At that time, she attempted to place our lunch order (that we had waited over an hour to place) I ordered smoked turkey to be told it was not available. YOU NEED TO POST SIGNS STATING WHAT YOU DO NOT HAVE BEFORE YOU MAKE CUSTOMERS WAIT!!!! To add injury to insult, spouse ordered baby back ribs-what a JOKE of a serving! We know how much we eat and normally we have 1-2 servings from take home meals. In addition, I (since turkey was not available) ordered chopped beef. What a JOKE! a couple of small SLICES of beef. What was served to me was NOT Chopped-a couple of tiny slices. In addition, it was not even room temperature. I told her that and she brought back more warmer but not chapped slices of beef and she proudly said she chapped it herself. No condiments were on our table. I had to procure them from another table, There is no excuse for this type of customer UN Service! I certainly hope ownership as well as hired management reviews this post!More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Deb, we are incredibly sorry for this experience. All concerns have been brought forth to our management teams.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Good barbecue, staff observing all social distancing protocols, wearing masks and disinfecting surfaces. The barbecue was good, we mixed the sweet and smoky with the mustard based and it was very good. The ribs were melt off the bone, the green beans were overdone, and...the potato wedges should have been thrown in the trash, they were old and dry. BUT, the DRESSERTS! OMG! We had the apple pie with ice cream and the blackberry cobbler with ice cream, and boy can they do dessert, it would be worth the trip just for the dessertsMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

DeborahmG3532US, we are always committed to delicious food and attentive service. We are pleased you enjoyed your experience, especially our desserts!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Normally eat here about 4 times a year when passing through. Always enjoyed the food, service, and atmosphere. Not so much today. Ordered ribs, and my wife the pulled pork. I was surprised to see our order arrive in about 3 minutes. I know that...some foods can't be made to order, but getting my food in 3 minutes made me wonder. My ribs weren't what I've had in the past. They weren't bad by any means, but just wasn't up to Rib Country standard. They didn't fall off the bone like normal, but weren't "tough" either. Kinda in between. My bigger issue was that they were just luke warm at best. Not cold, but just a little warm. The fries were good, and the baked beans were great. My wifes pulled pork didn't have any taste at all, and wasn't very warm at all. They also were a little "chewy". My wife didn't eat half, and asked me to try them, and they were average at best. I kinda got the feeling when we got our food so quick that the food had been sitting back there a while. Maybe, maybe not. Anyway, the service was good, atmosphere was good, and I'm hoping this was just an off day. Everyone has them. We'll go back I'm sure. I won't quit eating there just because of one "average" visit.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Nick Fisk, Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Mitchellw975, we are sorry your experience was not 100% satisfactory. We appreciate that you took the time to provide us this candid and helpful feedback. We vow to fully impress you on your next visit.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Love their baby back ribs, then the chicken. Been going there now 3 times a year, go down to Murphy motorcycling the Smokies, for past 5 years, never disappointing BBQ.

Date of visit: April 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Glad you enjoy our baby back ribs, Dean. We appreciate your loyalty to us.

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Our family had ribs and pulled pork and they were both outstanding. And the onion loaf was excellent as well. Stop in if you are in the area.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

We strive to provide delicious food and attentive service, johnmZ3448DH! Thanks for taking the time to acknowledge what we do here.

Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

Not bad pulled pork & brisket, but a little dry. Absolutely fantastic baby back ribs. Great Apple cider. Delicious onion rings. Great sauce selection, especially the spicy & North Carolina, but the mild was also very tasty. Absolutely fantastic service!

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nick Fisk, Guest Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2021

Serving you is the real treat, H6176SJdavidc! Whenever you're looking to have another fantastic meal, we hope you think of us!

Reviewed 28 March 2021

We were a couple of hours from home and decided to stop by here on a Sunday afternoon for some BBQ. We had no idea it would be this good. I had the pork plate and my sweetheart had the 1/2 rack of ribs. Both...entrees were plentiful and delicious. Our server, Kile, could not have been nicer and more efficient. It was easy to understand why this place was so busy (yet very Covid compartmentalized). Worth the 15 minute wait to get seated.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nick Fisk, Public Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2021

Thetinman56, we're glad you came to see us! Hoping to see you back our way soon for another fantastic experience!!

Reviewed 26 March 2021 via mobile

First of all, the people are amazing. Right away the staff catered to my younger Autistic brother, which was very sweet. The food was so good. We got the half size onion loaf, onion rings, baked, fried and all kinds of delicious. It was a...really big portion and super good with the spicy ranch. We ordered the chicken tender basket, which comes with two sides. Usually you see 3-5 chicken tenders, but this platter brought 10!!! The baked beans were very tasty with pieces of pork, not spicy. The other entree was the combo for one with a whole rack of ribs, brisket and two sides. The ribs were tender, fall off the bone kind of ribs. The brisket had just enough marbling, not too fatty. We had a whole meal left over to take with us. That's how much food we got. Overall we loved it. Plan to visit Murphy again the future and will go there again for sure.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Nick Fisk, Public Relations Manager at Rib Country BBQ, responded to this reviewResponded 26 March 2021

We love seeing that our delicious food and attentive service are satisfying our guests! Thank you for the excellent review and feedback, HailLori. We hope to see you again soon.

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carol H
16 March 2017|
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Response from lorraine855 | Reviewed this property |
Pulled pork, chicken, beef, turkey plus lots of sides..
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Honeybare69
8 September 2016|
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Response from ribcountrybbq | Property representative |
I'm sorry but we don't serve alcohol at this location. However, we do serve Fresh Brewed Luzianne Iced Tea, Cheerwine, and fantastic BBQ! Come join us, we're smoking' 7 days a week, 11 - close!
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Response from ribcountrybbq | Property representative |
Absolutely! Come join us, we're Smokin' 7 days a week 11:00am - close.
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    • Food: 4.5
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    • Value: 4.5
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