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McKethan Brothers Barbecue - CLOSED

1475 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7883
+1 828-265-2828
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good23%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“baby back ribs” (14 reviews)
“pulled pork” (26 reviews)
“brunswick stew” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Barbecue, Grill, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
1475 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7883
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Reviews (142)
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11 - 20 of 142 reviews

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Late lunch / early dinner. First time visiting. Our server was very friendly and attentive. Chopped beef brisket sandwich & Mac and cheese were delicious. Brothers Nachos were also delicious & enough for 4 people or my husband. :) Wish we lived here in Boone...More

Thank mismouse1
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic, as was our server, however the time it took to receive our food was painfully slow. With 3 kids in tow, we typically order quickly and expect for the food to come quickly (especially when it's pulled pork and already cooked....More

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We got seated fairly quick, but sat there for 20-30 minutes before anyone came and atleast took our drink order. Waiters and waitress's were all around, even looked at us but kept walking past us. My kids were getting really restless (and my pregnant wife)....More

1  Thank 476rickyh
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to McKethan Brothers. I am so sorry to hear that you did not have good service on your recent visit. As a family owned and operated restaurant is...More

Reviewed 14 August 2016

Nice Atmosphere... Nice Host ... but the food was horrible. I ordered Chicken Fingers and Hush Puppies. Yes I know its fried food but everything was dry and overcooked and the hush puppies were burnt. The waitress disappeared and never could find her. No One...More

Thank Ariel0320
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

Wow, I was so disappointed to read your review. I am so sorry that we did not offer great food and service. There is absolutely no excuse as to why your food was not cooked properly and the fact that your server was not more...More

Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Great baby back ribs and sides. They came with a house spicy BBQ sauce that was really good. Great rustic atmosphere with live music on the Saturday night that I was there. One of the owners/brothers even stopped by our table to check on us!...More

Thank Darryl H
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to McKethan Brothers. I enjoyed meeting you folks the other night. I am so glad that you enjoyed your experience and we were able to talk about our...More

Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Being a NC boy I love BBQ - I'm pretty sure it and sweet tea run in my veins. That said, I'm always on the lookout for good BBQ pork and on occasion, you can find that here. Now, full disclosure, I grew up with...More

Thank BigPapaNC
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for the support and taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to the restaurant. I am sorry that I was not available to visit with you when you came in to eat with us. I will...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

4 of us had dinner at this location. Our order was for 3 Rib-eye steaks and one Burger. I wanted baked potato but was advised that they were out of baked potatoes.. The waiter came out to advise that they only at 2 steaks available....More

Thank Sunniebgi
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to the restaurant. I am so sorry that we did not meet your expectations, but please know that your comments were taken back to my team to ensure...More

Reviewed 10 August 2016

If you want a basket dinner and want it fast in uber casual surrounding then this is your spot. Frankly, I won't go back. I love BBQ and was very underwhelmed.More

Thank Cincerely
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about your recent visit to the restaurant. I am not sure what you mean when you refer to our restaurant as a "Basket Dinner" but I was happy to hear that your...More

Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had dinner and really enjoyed it! A nice young lady met us and seated is promptly. She gave us menus and took our drink order. They have a nice selection of beer and wine. They seem to have covered the bases to please most...More

Thank Runtravelers
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you so much for your review and your kind words about our restaurant. I will share your positive comments with our team as it will certainly encourage them. I do hope that you can come back and join us for another...More

Reviewed 7 August 2016

more bad BBQ in Boone, turkey tasted like fish, chopped pork overdone, ribs tasted decent but again overdone, sauces were terrible, NO EASTERN NC SAUCE how stupid, waitresses were young and inexperienced, think it was training night, food took forever to come out, very amatuerishMore

Thank Jeffrey G
Ben M, Owner at McKethan Brothers Barbecue, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2016

I wanted to thank you for taking the time to let us know about you recent visit. I am so sorry that you did not have an good experience. I will certainly get to the bottom of why everything was overcooked the night you visited....More

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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$8 - US$25
Cuisine
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1475 Highway 105, Boone, NC 28607-7883
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Mountains  >  Boone
  • Phone Number: +1 828-265-2828
  • E-mail
Description
McKethan Brothers Barbecue was founded in May of 2015. We specialize in high quality barbecue, smoked meats, fresh house made sides, and southern desserts. We have a top-notch salad bar with home made salad dressings, domestic and local craft beers and wine. We provide an inviting atmosphere, and wonderful service. Can accommodate large groups.
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