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When Pigs Fly

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American, Barbecue, Grill
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247 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Suite 1, West Jefferson, NC 28640
+1 336-846-4747
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10:30 - 21:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The new location is a lot nicer than the old one! Very good food, pretty fast service. Overall pretty nice place to eat!

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Creston, NC
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After a failed attempt at another establishment for breakfast. We decided to eat here! So glad we did! Great choices on the menu. Our food came out perfect! Good company, good service! Nice little place to eat! I'll have to come back and try the BBQ next time! :)

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Boone, North Carolina
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best hamburger in Ashe County. The barbecue is fantastic. Food is cooked to order not premade and thrown at the tables. Breakfast lunch and dinner. Price is right for the quality of food. I will be heading back soon.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I feel like we can't properly rate this place based on not trying what we came for: ribs. They come highly recommended and they were out of them due to the holiday. Their wings and hush puppies were very good as were the hot chips. The burnt ends were charred and dry and the flounder was very plain, not much... More 

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Point Pleasant, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Review long overdue. We had lunch during visit in July. They were out of fries so we had hot chips instead. They were great. We enjoyed the pulled pork and wings too. One of our group is vegan so she had limited choices on menu but she enjoyed small salad and chips. Service was friendly and fast. Will return when... More 

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Taylors, SC
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't get it. The BBQ meat was room temp. The "red slaw" was not to be ordered again. The meat had almost no flavor. One waitress looked like she lost her puppy and another waitress acted like we were bothersome. The owner kept bragging about how they were number one in the land and how all their food was... More 

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Millers Creek
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We tried the breakfast at the new location it was wonderful, chip beef gravy was out of this world!! Good job on the new menu

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Important Note: They have moved from the Mount Jefferson address to a new address: 658 South Main Street, Jefferson, NC 28640. This was our first visit to When Pigs Fly. We've been wanting to visit ever since we moved back to North Carolina. I've been wanting to try the Wings as they are rated amazing. We got there and the... More 

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Thank Claud Y
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

We eat here as much as we can because the FOOD IS COOKED WITH t. I assure you of this. This little gal that runs this place and her staff warms everyone's heart whether they know you or not... THEY TREAT YOU LIKE FAMILY. Everyone feels welcome here and right at home. For all you people who are from out... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

I've been a fan of this place for a long time. Great price, friendly staff, and the "messed up" wings (that's what they call them) is off the hook good!!! Stop in and just thank me later.

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Thank Scott K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$18
Cuisine
American, Barbecue, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 21:00
Monday
10:30 - 21:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 21:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 21:00
Thursday
10:30 - 21:00
Friday
10:30 - 22:00
Saturday
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 247 Mount Jefferson State Park Rd, Suite 1, West Jefferson, NC 28640
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-846-4747

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Huntersville, North Carolina, United States
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?