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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 28694-8041
+1 336-846-4747
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10:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 10:30 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 10:30 - 22:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank T B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

New location is bigger and better. Lunch specials are priced great ($6.00 including sandwich, side and drink). Great serve staff and owner...

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Thank George B
chattanooga, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found this on the internet and decided to give it a try. The owner is a relative of Shatley Springs owner. She was so friendly and chatty. BBQ was good, beer license wasn't in yet but we had a nice time with her visiting at the table with us. I would recommend this!

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Thank Kent M
West Jefferson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am not a burger gal and tbh the Blacked Cheddar burger here was the best I have ever had. I think I want one for dinner!

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Thank smsramsey
West Jefferson, North Carolina
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some of us girls from the office went here for our lunch break and we had called the order ahead of time. When we got there they brought us our drinks and in just a minute our food was on the table. We had plenty of time to eat and enjoy.

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Thank sandy r
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

I had the blue cheese bbq burger and it was awesome. My kids are half my sandwich. I liked the sweet potato fries also. Very laid back, non fancy place.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

Only tried once last year. Did not like food - didn't go back. service was weird. We had to go up and get our food. It wasn't expensive.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

When Pigs Fly is everything I want in a barbecue restaurant. We got chopped as well as pulled - moist and delicious. And my favorite part about getting barbecue is the sides: and this totally met with approval in our family. I can highly recommend this restaurant!

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Crumpler, North Carolina
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Have visited twice in the last month. The hush puppies were tough and only partially cooked in the middle and the french fries were limp and soggy -- indicative of the fryer not being hot enough. The slaw was pretty flat, too. The BBQ was fabulous == if we visit again, we will order BBQ, hold the sides.

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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, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
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 28694-8041
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  West Jefferson
  • Phone Number: +1 336-846-4747

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?